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Exeter Cookery School

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Lots of learning and lots of laughs (fish and sauces)

I've been to the ECS twice now with my father. We have bought each other vouchers for birthdays. We... read more

Reviewed today
Exeter, United Kingdom
Shellfish & Seafood cookery course

My second time at the wonderful Exeter Cookery school. I had a fabulous day learning how to prepare... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Learn to cook the food of your dreams in our converted 1830’s warehouse on Exeter’s historic quayside, with a range of cookery courses to suit everyone. The stunning purpose-built kitchens at Exeter Cookery School have been kitted out for real home...more
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60 Haven Road | Quayside, Exeter EX2 8DP, England
+44 7415 783759
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Reviewed today

I've been to the ECS twice now with my father. We have bought each other vouchers for birthdays. We went on the half day fish course first and then the essential sauces course. We loved them both. Jim is very knowledgeable and makes the course...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My second time at the wonderful Exeter Cookery school. I had a fabulous day learning how to prepare & cook squid, mussels & scallops. What we cooked was absolutely gorgeous & Jim, Lucy & Daisy were fantastic - Jim is an incredible teacher & Daisy...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Didn’t know what to give my husband as a wedding anniversary present so we booked this course together. From the start it was excellent. Lovely people on the course with us and Jim is an excellent teacher explaining everything so clearly. He is also passionate...More

Thank Di B
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Did the seafood day ,lovely day relaxed learnt lots of tips , dissected a squid,cooked a sauce and mussels and a few scallops. Just felt we could have spent less time talking watching and cooked a bit more seafood.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was lucky enough to receive a gift voucher for the Exeter Cookery School (one day course). It took me a while to choose which one I would benefit from. So I attended the Fish Prep and Cooking course yesterday. What I liked started from...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

I was given the full-day French bistro course for my birthday and I was excited after hearing the great experience my boyfriend and dad had on the half-day sauce course. I turned up with my dad and any pre-cooking nerves I had melted away, Lucy...More

Thank Chantelle B
Jim F, Owner at Exeter Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

What a lovely review! Thank you so much, Chantelle - it was lovely to have you and your dad here on a course. Hope to see you again sometime. Jim.

Reviewed 1 July 2018

Myself and my wife enjoyed a mornings fish course at the Exeter Cookery School and were impressed by the enthusiasm and professionalism of the team. From those who hadn’t cooked a fish before to those who were experienced, the knowledge base and teaching style was...More

Thank addis0ns1
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I spent this afternoon at The Exeter Cookery School. Jim and Lucy are the best. Such a warm welcome and made to feel at ease as soon as we walked through the door. After introducing ourselves we were able to enjoy a mug of tea...More

Thank Pamela B
Jim F, Owner at Exeter Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Wow - thank you so much for such a sparkling review! It was lovely meeting and cooking with you and we hope to be able to do so again sometime in the future. Take care and keep on cooking - you're a natural. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Just had the best time here. A whole afternoon learning how to make Ice cream. Jim is a brilliant teacher, full of fascinating facts, fun, patient and made the whole process a total success. I'm going back for more courses!

Thank Sjm1954
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We went for a half day meat cookery course. Jim and Lucy were great. Jim is hugely passionate about animal husbandry and welfare and we learnt a number of things about tricks the big supermarkets use to trick us when buying meat. Came away with...More

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