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Cookery School at Little Portland Street

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Summer Cooking Camp (for Teens)

My 13 year old daughter attended a Summer Cooking Camp for Teens in August 2018, which she loved... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dettmer2018
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London, United Kingdom
Super fun pastries class

I did the french pastries class on Saturday morning which was great. We were welcomed with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leonora S
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London, United Kingdom
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At Cookery School we focus on demystifying cooking, removing jargon and bringing back good home cooking skills at our school in Central London. At Cookery School the atmosphere is fun and informal. We provide the skills necessary to become a...more
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At Little Portland Street 15B Little Portland Street, London W1W 8BW, England
Fitzrovia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My 13 year old daughter attended a Summer Cooking Camp for Teens in August 2018, which she loved and came away buzzing with inspiration every day. She gained lots of pretty sophisticated cookery skills (eg: how to slice an onion properly and make a bechamel...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Unfortunately, I was looking forward to an actual cooking class whereas this Japanese Home Cooking Class was a mere demonstration. The entire day, I cut up one potato and helped stir a dish. I’ve taken many cooking classes back home in New York City at...More

Thank sbenny2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

I did the french pastries class on Saturday morning which was great. We were welcomed with tea/coffee and freshly baked scones before beginning our lesson. Our teach Ghalid was enthusiastic and a great teacher. We learnt how to make all the classics and even got...More

Thank Leonora S
Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Leonora S, Thank you for your lovely review and hope you enjoyed your freshly baked croissants the following day! Many thanks The team at Cookery School

Reviewed 4 days ago

Session was better than expected. A lot of good guidance and practice on chopping - and the chefs and assistants on hand did all the cooking and cleaning - so we ended with a great meal as wellMore

Thank stephen s
Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear stephen s, So pleased we exceeded your expectations! In other classes you do the cooking yourself but the knife skills one is focussed more heavily on the chopping to give you plenty of practice. We hope to have you back again soon. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The chef taking the class was very helpful and engaging in manner and I learnt some interesting technical tips and information, but the hands on experience was limited to making a rather small quantity of shortcrust pastry. This was used to make tops for 2...More

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Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you liked the teacher doing the class. This three hour class is about pie making, with the most important element being the pastry that tops the pie. We have been running this class for many years...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent £1,200 on a 3 hour corporate event to do very little cooking. My experience: - Welcome drink (elderflower squash was the only non-alcoholic option) - Chopped 2 cloves of garlic and rubbed it in lamb - Watch the staff put it in oven and...More

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Cookery_School_, Owner at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear I_review_you_101, As I said on email previously, the event that you describe does not sound like a Cookery School one at all. We take great pride in all that we do and are always disappointed when a client feels that an event has fallen...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot in such a short space of time, all very enjoyable too. Taught with the expertise of two excellent chefs. Good atmosphere and learning environment.

Thank Adriano M
Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Adriano, We are delighted that you enjoyed the beginners course and learnt a lot. Do keep practising at home! Best wishes, the team at Cookery School

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time at the sauces class, there was six of us in the class which was ideal. The teacher, Carolina, was great fun and a happy to answer any questions. The class was a mix of us doing prep and cooking and...More

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Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AnniA87, Thank you for your lovely review of our sauces class. We will share your comments with Carolina and hope to have you back here for another class soon. Best wishes, The team at Cookery School

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an excellent day! Taught by Alice whom was a mine of information on everything from US food trends to how to make a great ginger beer. As a small group we could (and did) ask many many questions on this fascinating subject as well...More

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Cookery_School_, Owner at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Rich, so pleased you enjoyed it. Alice is one of our newest teachers and we're very happy to have her as part of the team! We will pass on your feedback. Best wishes and see you again. The team at Cookery School at Little...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Appropriate facilities and very nice tutors. Group of acceptable size. However, the class was too busy, with too many recipes to go through. I was really disappointed with the quality of the recipes. The roulade was simply wrong. The aubergine in sauce...not great. And a...More

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Cookery_School_, Manager at Cookery School at Little Portland Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear frenchchic001 We are pleased that you liked our facilities and staff and enjoyed the Dim Sum class, but disappointed that you did not enjoy the Vegetarian class as much. We aim to give everyone a good overview of the dishes and want all attendees...More

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Galina K
3 April 2018|
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Response from Cookery_School_ | Property representative |
Hi Galina, We have two kitchens so depending on which kitchen a class is taking place in, there will be up to 12 or up to 16 people in a class. We have a ratio of 1 chef per 10 students generally. Regards, Jo
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