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Address: Port of Menteith, Port of Menteith, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3JZ, Scotland
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+44 1877 389900

Cooking school run by Scottish celebrity chef.

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What A Fantastic Way To Spend A Sunday Afternoon

I've never been on a cooking course before so was not sure what to expect. Glad to report that it was a simply brilliant way to spend 3 hours. Our chef for the day was the very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stirling, United Kingdom
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never been on a cooking course before so was not sure what to expect. Glad to report that it was a simply brilliant way to spend 3 hours. Our chef for the day was the very knowledgeable and entertaining Lewis. His relaxed style was ideal, mixing just the right amount of technical info about the ingredients with actual cooking,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have been to a cook school. Did not know what to expect and was nervous about meeting such a well renowned chef. Firstly the location is stunning. Secondly Nick Nairn is a thoroughly down to earth and decent individual. No airs and graces and immediately put us at ease. The day and menu was extremely well planned... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Excellent visit which taught me more than i could ever imagine regarding cooking fish. Course had just the right amount of fun and learning combined.

Thank Steven B
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Fabulous short course of 3hours carving up a chicken then cooking great chicken supreme, black pudding mash, crispy panacetta, red wine jus & lovely green beans with shallots. Delicious and educational. Followed by how to make & eat beautiful vanilla panacotta with berries. Great presentation by Mr Nairn himself ably assisted by the wonderful John Webber. If you havent been... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful day with Nick Nairn. Learned a whole amount while have lots of fun. Thank you to Nick and all the staff. Definitely recommend you try it !

Thank Maggie B
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Relaxing day but learned a lot - well fed and watered. Transferable skills! Nick is pleasantly irreverent and very engaging.

Thank John P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

What a great day. Were specially there for the Roy Brett of Ondine fish day but additional entertainment from Nick Nairn and his sidekick Paul Rankin. Very lighthearted and stress free. Not only do you learn how to cook signature dishes but you get a lot of general tips as well. Tristan one of the usual chefs was great, coming... More 

Thank Edinsteve
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I attended one of the day courses at the cook school and I would recommend it to anyone whether you have any culinary skills or not. The chefs on the day were very helpful, very informative and very entertaining! There is no need to fear that you might make a disastrous mistake as they are round and about to assist... More 

Thank Eleanor C
Broughty Ferry, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Had a superb day. Nick and John were quite the double act. Everything, from the quality of the produce used to the wonderful surroundings made this an experience I can't wait to repeat. It's a great day and so glad I booked it. Thanks to all the team at the cook school, you made my day x

Thank H0ddle
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is really an experience to be enjoyed. Nick Nairn was brilliant, amusing and highly entertaining. The facilities at the cook school are excellent with all the best of equipment available for you to use throughout the day. You eat what you make, accompanied with wine supplied, while chatting to the other participants. Opportunity at end of day to buy... More 

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