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Cookery Day Course

I attended a 4 hour "hands-on" cookery class yesterday and real enjoyed the whole experience. A... read more

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Ireland Tour

Our tour group ate here one evening. The grounds and house are beautiful, Catherine Fulvio is a... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Elsie E
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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Reviewed yesterday

I attended a 4 hour "hands-on" cookery class yesterday and real enjoyed the whole experience. A very warm and friendly welcome by Catherine & Daniel set the mood that this was going to be a very relaxed and informal morning. There was about 12 attendees...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Our tour group ate here one evening. The grounds and house are beautiful, Catherine Fulvio is a wonderful hostess and chef, and the food is delicious! The waitresses are very friendly and helpful and interacted with all of us. Catherine came out towards the end...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Fun experience and great scones and jam. Audience participation and the instructor/owner is an author and TV personality.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Visiting Ballyknocken was a real treat; literally and figuratively. Ballyknocken is both a Guesthouse, B&B, and a cooking school. Well known chef Catherine Fulvio is an amazing host. She and her husband have come upon a wonderful niche in their adventure. We stopped here on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank thomasmV1958LM
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

Chef Catherine Fulvio is friendly, personable and super talented. Her entertaining baking demonstration was one of our trip highlights. The scones and soda bread were delicious along with homemade jam. We wish we lived nearby to visit often.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank c27balstro
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We did the Super Food Cooking Lesson. It was on for 4 hours and i found it was worth it. There was 8 people with 2 groups of 4. Both dishes did 3 dishes each. The four main courses were all delicious i was very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Flame0092
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Catherine is a great host. 24 of us visited on Wednesday. Learnt a lot. Put the skills into practice and then ate it all. The recipe for focaccia is wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Richiewall1
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic really recommend, had a lovely time here fantastic food, can't wait to cook some of the fab recipes at home!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank bumble2016
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner attended the "Eat like an Italian" cookery course and stayed in Ballyknocken House for the night. The cookery class was really enjoyable and we got some great cooking tips from our teacher. Catherine herself cooked us dinner which was absolutely stunning....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Dee D
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

With alot of fun. Had Celtic games, clay shooting,lunch, bird show, sheep herding and whiskey tasting. The lunch was awesome a the staff was friendly. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2016
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