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Edinburgh New Town Cookery School

7 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JE, Scotland
+44 131 226 4314
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Fun evening and great food

As part of a ten day bus tour of Scotland, we had our farewell night dinner at the Cooking School... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Chris H
Vietnamese Cooking Class

This cooking class lived up to expectations and exceeded them! I had the most amazing day... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Johann C
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

As part of a ten day bus tour of Scotland, we had our farewell night dinner at the Cooking School. Spent about ½ hour in their classroom where a chef demonstrated how they make Dundee Chicken. Then we went upstairs to one of their dining...More

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Fiona S, Principal at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the evening - it was lovely to have your group with us.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This cooking class lived up to expectations and exceeded them! I had the most amazing day, learning and cooking in a relaxed environment with a team of staff who guided you every step of the way! The day started with tea or coffee and some...More

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Fiona S, Principal at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I will make sure the teachers and helpers see it. They work really hard to make sure everyone has a good time. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Another great day at the cook school. The day was busy, but fun and the time just flew by. Very friendly delivery and the tutor was on hand when needed - a positive & supportive environment where you can learn as much / little as...More

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Fiona S, Principal at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the course and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Great building, friendly staff and, much to my surprise, I can now bake ! Thanks for all your help. It was fun

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I was unable to attend a class due to illness and let the school know a couple of days in advance. They were able to sell my place but refused to refund my fee which had been paid in full at the time of booking....More

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Fiona S, Manager at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Hello, can you please contact me (the Principal) directly as this is a surprise to me. With two days notice it is often very hard to sell the place on a course which may have been booked up for months, but we always try hard...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We have been to the school for courses a couple of times & had a great experience. We were meant to be there this weekend but are snowed in & spoke to the school about this the day prior. We understand the cancellation policy &...More

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Fiona S, General Manager at Edinburgh New Town Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear AirmileAlex, I cannot tell you how disappointed we all are to read this review, especially as you say you have been twice before and had a great experience. We work extremely hard to make sure that our customers have a very good time and...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

My AAA tour of Scotland Highlands ended with our last dinner together at this cookery school. Our chef gave a cooking presentation of the meal to be served that evening including everything you always wanted to know about haggis but were afraid to ask. The...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very entertaining beer and food tasting night. Good range of beer matched with excellent Scottish food. Highly recommend this experience.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

8 of us came today as part of a hen party, we made a selection of cakes which were all beautiful. All staff were very pleasant and helpful throughout, I would definitely recommend this!

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

The school has really good facilities for demos and practical work and the teachers, Colette and Joanne were very welcoming and open to questions and interacted well with the attendees. I attended the patisserie course as I wanted to learn puff pastry. The course ran...More

1  Thank LAllan
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