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The Seafood School at Billingsgate

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Gut Shuck and Fillet

Fabulous day on the knife skills course beginning with a tour of the market led by Rob who was very... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
princessjoanie
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London
Catch of the morning course

Course led by Ken whose anecdotes, banter with the traders, knowledge of fish and ability to teach... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
YorkshireMeggie
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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The seafood industry is in a superb position to answer people's needs in all these areas: fish is a healthy, wholesome, nutritious food that's fun to eat and can be prepared and cooked in a few minutes. Billingsgate Seafood Training School has a...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Wow, what a day! Started off at 6am with an tour of the market showing you how to tell if the seafood you’re buying is fresh or not. Really interesting and the guy really new his stuff. Back upstairs for breakfast before cracking on with...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My husband booked the Saturday Masterclass as an anniversary present. Getting here on public transport is easy enough - but as it was an early start we opted to drive and make use of the free parking permit. Wasn't 100% sure whether we should have...More

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Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we take on board your comments. Staffing, for a small business can sometimes be a problem, however we feedback on board we have taken on more freelance staff to help cover holidays and the inevitable sickness cover! We hope that...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Fabulous day on the knife skills course beginning with a tour of the market led by Rob who was very informative and we enjoyed the banter with the traders then a delicious kedgeree breakfast.The knife skills was led by Ron who was very knowledgeable and...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

Course led by Ken whose anecdotes, banter with the traders, knowledge of fish and ability to teach knife skills made it a very enjoyable and worthwhile experience. I liked being able to buy our own fish which made the course tailored to exactly what each...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

My wife and I had a fantastic day at Billingsgate on the Shuck, gut and Fillet day. Ron was a superb guide to the market and his knife skills were fabulous and gave us a lot of individual attention and was very knowledgeable and with...More

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Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we will make sure to pass your praise to Ron who took your class.

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Had a fantastic day from start to finish. I booked this as a 60th birthday present for my brother. We arrived at Billingsgate early to take advantage of the market and its produce. The course started around 9 and there were about 15 in the...More

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Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your feedback, we strive on inspiring people to eat more fish as part of a balanced, healthy diet. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your day

Reviewed 8 June 2018

From the arrival to departure the staff were excellent and knowledgeable. Picked up some great tips along the way.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Thank you so much for clear, fun and inspiring training. CJ just knows how to balance the detail with the simple instructions. The fact I can remember everything is a clear sign of a good teacher. Thank you!

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Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for your kind words - I will be sure to pass this on to CJ

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Excellent content to course and well presented. Very informative and quite intense. Good value Would recommend to anyone who wants to learn how to prepare fish and get ideas for recipes

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Our teacher Ron was so good one of the best courses I have been on was a bit nervous but was made at ease very quickly Ron was very easy to chat to and he's knows so much it was fantastic can't thank Ron enough...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I couldn't praise the course more. I arrived at the market at 6 am. It was too early for easypublic transport but I was able to park at the market for free. We had a tour of the market with useful information about identifying best...More

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Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your class with us.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

Ken an Old (I am sure he won't mind me saying) Billingsgate trader took us on our trip around the market. He knew all the traders and they knew him and indeed seemed to hold him in high esteem. His knowledge was unprecedented, unlike some...More

Thank RobAiers
Kirsty P, Marketing at The Seafood School at Billingsgate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Rob, Thank you for your high praise - we will make sure that Ken see's this! He is our Knife Hero ! We are glad that you enjoyed your day at the school with him

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Chanade24
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Response from Kirsty P | Property representative |
Hi Chanade - It really is up to you - courses range from £60 for a market visit and breakfast right up to £198 for a full day, starting with a market visit, breakfast, cutting session, cooking session and tasting sessions... More
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