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Attended Southern Italian cookery course at Ballyknocken – a birthday present from my husband - and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greystones, Ireland
Simple, practical and delicious dishes

Got a voucher for the 7 Meals in 7 Nights class as a Christmas present from the wife after being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Naas, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended Southern Italian cookery course at Ballyknocken – a birthday present from my husband - and loved the experience! Our instructor, Swiss-trained chef Daniel, was terrific – very warm and approachable as well as being highly skilled, very knowledgeable about food in general and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 655fuchsia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a voucher for the 7 Meals in 7 Nights class as a Christmas present from the wife after being told to stop poisoning the kids. Great day out with 7 really fab recipes which are easy to make and I know the family will...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank w00die70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am just back from my hen party in Ballyknocken house and still buzzing from the excitement of it all. From the get go the staff were incredibly friendly and nothing was too much of an ask. The outhouse was set up for a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MaudClaud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night for our friends Hen! We had a large group and nothing was too big a question or request. Catherine, Sharon and the team are amazing and good fun and patient. The food was delicious and we were greeted with a sandwiches...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nuala c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wonderful! I booked out all rooms at Ballyknocken House as a surprise birthday party and we had a private evening cookery class, where we made our own dinner. From start to finish, the experience was superb! Everything was so well organised, nothing was too...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gregdub
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank FatBiz
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
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