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Cactus Kitchens

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Cooking course par excellence

Being taught to cook a 3 course meal by Michel Roux Jnr is such a treat and is so fantastically... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
X1291BJphilipl
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Bread Course

This is the third course I’ve been on now, courtesy of my lovely husband finding a gift idea that... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
jane_costigan
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Oct 20, 2018
“Cooking course par excellence ”
Dec 9, 2017
“Bread Course”
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The Michel Roux Jr Cookery School offers a range of one day cookery courses taught by celebrity chefs, including Michel Roux Jr as well as corporate and team building events.
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1 St. Luke's Avenue, London SW4 7LG, England
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Being taught to cook a 3 course meal by Michel Roux Jnr is such a treat and is so fantastically executed. I believe they may have stopped offering courses if so that is so sad as it was a great experience, and Michel Roux is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This is the third course I’ve been on now, courtesy of my lovely husband finding a gift idea that works! It’s such a great day out and I fully recommend one! We started with coffee and delicious pastries then into the kitchen to start a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

been to a few cooking classes, this tops it. Chris was brilliant, full of info and very patient. Amy and the teams enthusiasm genuine , and the wine pairings spot on ( thanks Amy) Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic and perfect way to spent a day being instructed by one of Britains top Chefs who also happens to be a very nice and decent person to boot. I cannot recommend this course too highly, I will do it again just perfect.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

My brother and sister-in-law gave me this for a special birthday. It is without doubt one of the best days of my life. Chef Michel was absolutely generous with his time and knowledge. It was great to watch him in action. I managed to get...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

My family gave this experience to me for a “special” birthday - it proved to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable presents I have ever received! My daughter and I spent a fantastic afternoon being taught patisserie techniques with Bridget Colvin. She is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, I spent a wonderful day at Cactus Kitchens in the company of nine other “nervous” participants for a day of Cooking the Roux Way. We needn’t have worried, very relaxed atmosphere and friendly. WOW what a fabulous day. Firstly, everyone was extremely friendly and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

A whole day of cooking? Yes please! This cooking course with Steve Groves at Cactus Kitchens was one of the best birthday presents I could have been given. We cooked three courses and ate them accompanied but some great wines. The dishes were challenging but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

I thoroughly recommend this day. I was nervous but soon felt at ease as the recipes and instructions were clear and easy to follow. I previously felt uncomfortable about this kind of day, but I'm buzzing from my strawberry soufflé and my confidence in cooking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband booked this for me as a treat, I've always enjoyed cooking, but I am in no way a professional chef! Just a home cook, so I was nervous to begin with, however I need not have worried. Cactus Kitchens are in a house...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Galina K
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Response from jane_costigan | Reviewed this property |
They have closed the school for the time being !! I had a patisserie voucher which they’ve refunded. I think the accountant said they weren’t viable?? There were approx 8-10 on the course. You all had stations to cook... More
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