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Harthill Cookery School

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Address: Harthill School Harthill Lane | Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1829 782097
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
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Set in the grade II-listed Victorian village school at Harthill and...

Set in the grade II-listed Victorian village school at Harthill and enjoying panoramic views out across the Cheshire countryside, Harthill Cookery School is a new venture from Master Chef of Great Britain Brian Mellor. You find here one week or weekend cookery courses for basic cooking skills such as baking, bread making, chocolate, cooking with fish or meat, teens cooking clubs. It is a vibrant centre for professionals and public to indulge their passion for food.

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Excellent cookery school

I attended a Thai cookery course at Harthill and it was overall a really great experience. Brian and Mary put you at ease right away and are so welcoming and friendly. The course... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a Thai cookery course at Harthill and it was overall a really great experience. Brian and Mary put you at ease right away and are so welcoming and friendly. The course was fantastic, we learnt a lot but it was never daunting and everything was explained so well. I really felt like I had learnt a lot. I... More 

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Thank Elizabeth R
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on two half day courses at harthill ,pies and puddings and bread and pizzas, I loved every second of both , I have a third to look forward to in January Brian makes the course interesting and easy to follow and show great patience and now I can make pastry , bread and pizzas Nice coffee and... More 

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Thank tonyrice57
Bramhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on a beginners bread making course at Harthill, and really enjoyed it. Brian and Valentina (pizza dough) are terrific teachers who clearly love sharing their expertise. And their enthusiasm is infectious. The hands~on experience gained during the day was invaluable, as were all the little tricks~of~the~trade you notice when watching a master in person. Great place, great course,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have now attended two of the courses, the meat course and a bread course and can't speak highly enough of Harthill Cookery School. Both courses were highly informative and at the same time great fun. Brian and Mary are amazing hosts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We attended this course as a couple a little unsure of what to expect. We needn't have worried because we arrived and were immediately put at ease by the Hospitality of Brian and Mur, and of course the aroma of fresh coffee and freshly baked biscuits. The day began with introductions around a huge dining table, where we learned the... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Took my staff on a full day course. We had a great time. Brian was a good laugh and very helpful and knowledgeable. Mary is lovely and can't do enough to make sure everything goes smoothly for you. Lovely cookery school, gorgeous setting and I know exactly what to get people for Christmas now. Will Definitely be back there soon... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I took a team of 10 to the Harthill Cookery School and had a fantastic time pulling together a range of Mexican Street Food dishes as well as our own 'Bake Off' style strawberry tart competition. Mary and Brian were excellent hosts so the day went perfectly and every member of staff thoroughly enjoyed the whole event. I would recommend... More 

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Hessen Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I booked my girlfriend and I in for the patisserie course. I was a little worried that the cooking would be quite hard but it was set at a good level and since it was just four of us in the group, we had plenty of scope for questions. Really pleased with the masses of food we got to take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Having always enjoyed Thai food I decided I would try my hand at cooking it for a change. I attended a Thai cookery lesson at the Cookery School and I was expecting a quick fire here's what you need, here's what you do, go do it type session but that isn't what we had on the night! Brian and Mary... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

What a wonderful way to spend an evening ! The three hour Thai Cookery Course was fun and informative. We each cooked three dishes - all equally delicious- only two of mine made it home - the Pad Thai was scrumptious and not for sharing !. The Tom Yam and Pork and Prawn Sti Fry with vegetables were much appreciated... More 

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