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Making Christmas easy

I attended the above course this morning with my daughter. It was extremely enjoyable, very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great time making bread and cheese

We had a fab time with Ann learning to make cheese and bread. Surprisingly simple, very enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Phillows Barns Hammonds Road, Danbury CM3 4BG, England
+44 800 756 6805
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended the above course this morning with my daughter. It was extremely enjoyable, very informative and Ann has the most wonderful way of imparting her immense knowledge. We have attended a number of these two hour courses in the past, and cannot recommend them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie_F_Fisher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fab time with Ann learning to make cheese and bread. Surprisingly simple, very enjoyable and you learn and pick up cooking tips without really noticing. A hands on experience that I will be recommending to fellow foodies!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn’t sure what to expect on this course , I had a very enjoyable afternoon with Anne . I did spend a lot of time smiling and generally living up to being the naughty one in the class . Anne really was brining a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GeorgiegirlEssex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 2 hour course on bread and cheese making with Ann . It was a excellent 2 hours spent . Made bread and cheese . Ann was a excellent teacher and you get involved all the way through . A excellent experience well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gandysaints
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure why some reviews are low. I've now done two different classes and both were brilliant. Can't wait to book and complete another one. Edit, Have now done 4 plus courses, really friendly and informative. Of your thinking about doing a course, stop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I originally was given a voucher for a course as a present from my wife and did the Italian Gourmet course. I was such an enjoyable course I immediately booked more. Having now done 7 I can't wait for the next one. I have learnt...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Duncan_S777
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I did the 2 hour course in Danbury location, it was a birthday present gift. I’m not vegetarian but I fancied the menus and thought it be nice change. I’d never been to one of these sorts of courses before so I didn’t know what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gavsarah
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Recently we had the chance to participate in a cooking class as a team building. Prior to the event we had to shift the appointment by months because of unexpected issues and Ann handled this great and was kind enough to modify our appointment. Ann...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaweed87
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I purchased a private cooking experience for up to 10 people for family and friends as a present. We cooked a beautiful 3 course meal and learnt lots along the way, even just handy little tips to make cooking easier and more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elle C
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I was bought a cookery experience as a present and went along with a few friends. Spanish tapas was the choice, a group of 10 we all had the opportunity to be hands on. It was an enjoyable and informative way to spend two hours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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31 March 2018|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Hi use Annsmartschoool site there are 3 different venues to choose from and the calendar runs for 8 weeks so you will need to search for the Sushi course and may need to be flexible on date. I attended the Sushi course on... More
20 September 2017|
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Response from ChrisMcMillan |
My husband was given this as a birthday present. The original information was perfect as he’s been making bread for over 40 years. This has been a pig in a poke and we’re extremely angry about the experience held in a... More