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Address: Ashford, Glenealy, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)404 44627
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We thoroughly enjoyed it. This is Ireland at its best.

We had supper there with a large group from a bus tour. I didn't know who Catherine was or that she is a celebrity, but she came out to the herb garden to talk to us and make us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Lakeshore, Canada
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Lakeshore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had supper there with a large group from a bus tour. I didn't know who Catherine was or that she is a celebrity, but she came out to the herb garden to talk to us and make us feel welcome before the meal. We thought the food was fantastic, and so did the other passengers. Catherine is so friendly.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Please please please visit, we had so much find with the group and our chef teachers, easy to follow but gorgeous food produced and we got to ear it all as well, cannot recommend enough. Catherine Fulvio is a truly gifted chef with a wicked funny streak to her you will love every second of any course here.

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Thank Cain W
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had a meal here as part of a large group. Because it's a cookery school we expected well-cooked food but that's not what we got. Nor did we get what was listed on the menu at each table. The soup was artistic but just lukewarm. The chicken was wrapped in thick fatty bacon which hadn't been fried off. It... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

First, TripAdvisor, please list this under Wicklow and especially thing to do outside Dublin. It's well worth the drive. We had a very large group of over 350 people go here in April for lunch and activities. Catherine Fulvio was a perfect host. Her staff was awesome too. The food (for 350!) was some of the best we had while... More 

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Thank MadisonJerry
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Went to Ballyknocken House for a Saturday cookery course and b&b. Two sisters, their 2 nieces and their 2 13 yr old daughters. It was the Head Chef, Junior Chef course. The course was fantastic with everyday recipes and chef Danny was brilliant. He gave great tips to the juniors. Catherine came to see how they were getting on and... More 

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Galway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Got the gift of a Saturday morning cookery course. Really enjoyed it. At first was disappointed that Catherine herself wasn't giving the course, but Patrick was equally as good. Thanks so much for the interest you showed during the course of the few hours Patrick. You are clearly passionate about cooking and this influences everyone in the group. Learned some... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Just before I start my review just a quick note for people so they don't make the same mistake as me. When you put Ballyknock into google maps the autofill will bring up Ballyknockan, Co Wicklow as the first search option. I selected this which brought me to a different place entirely on the other side of the Wicklow mountains... More 

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Thank Travelator1983
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Was there this morning with family for my 30th birthday. I absolutely love food and I love to cook and it was a really cool thing to do for my birthday. Catherine is such a warm and friendly person and an very experienced chef and a great teacher. I would absolutely recommend ballyknocken cookery school as a great thing to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience, informative and fun. Catherine's personality is warm and friendly just like the surroundings of the old house. Highly recommend. (We did the 'Bake it don't buy it' class on a Sat afternoon btw!)

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Thank I1541EYannad
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

It was an enjoyable experience. We had a lot of fun watching the guys in our group making scones. The best of all....we got to eat the scones.

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