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Exeter Cookery School

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Butchery course

I was bought this as a gift and had great fun. The three people that ran the course were Lucy, Jim... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Birthday with a flourish

20 of us booked for my birthday for an evening of cook your own dinner here. Jim and Lucy were... read more

Reviewed 3 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was bought this as a gift and had great fun. The three people that ran the course were Lucy, Jim and, Peter. The course was split into two parts butchery and cooking. Peter led the course for butchery and Jim for cooking. Peter is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

20 of us booked for my birthday for an evening of cook your own dinner here. Jim and Lucy were brilliant, patient but got the best out of the group - we had a superb evening thank you. We were amazed at the pan fried...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sharon B
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

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