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Cactus Kitchens

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
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Bread Course

This is the third course I’ve been on now, courtesy of my lovely husband finding a gift idea that... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Winchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
cooking the Roux Way

been to a few cooking classes, this tops it. Chris was brilliant, full of info and very... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
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The Michel Roux Jr Cookery School offers a range of one day cookery courses taught by celebrity chefs, including Michel Roux Jr as well as corporate and team building events.
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1 St. Luke's Avenue, London SW4 7LG, England
+44 20 7091 4900
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This is the third course I’ve been on now, courtesy of my lovely husband finding a gift idea that works! It’s such a great day out and I fully recommend one! We started with coffee and delicious pastries then into the kitchen to start a...More

1  Thank jane_costigan
Reviewed 23 November 2017

been to a few cooking classes, this tops it. Chris was brilliant, full of info and very patient. Amy and the teams enthusiasm genuine , and the wine pairings spot on ( thanks Amy) Highly recommend!

2  Thank Mikeyfree
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic and perfect way to spent a day being instructed by one of Britains top Chefs who also happens to be a very nice and decent person to boot. I cannot recommend this course too highly, I will do it again just perfect.

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My brother and sister-in-law gave me this for a special birthday. It is without doubt one of the best days of my life. Chef Michel was absolutely generous with his time and knowledge. It was great to watch him in action. I managed to get...More

Thank LornaS729
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My family gave this experience to me for a “special” birthday - it proved to be one of the most enjoyable and memorable presents I have ever received! My daughter and I spent a fantastic afternoon being taught patisserie techniques with Bridget Colvin. She is...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Yesterday, I spent a wonderful day at Cactus Kitchens in the company of nine other “nervous” participants for a day of Cooking the Roux Way. We needn’t have worried, very relaxed atmosphere and friendly. WOW what a fabulous day. Firstly, everyone was extremely friendly and...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A whole day of cooking? Yes please! This cooking course with Steve Groves at Cactus Kitchens was one of the best birthday presents I could have been given. We cooked three courses and ate them accompanied but some great wines. The dishes were challenging but...More

Thank kmpw
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I thoroughly recommend this day. I was nervous but soon felt at ease as the recipes and instructions were clear and easy to follow. I previously felt uncomfortable about this kind of day, but I'm buzzing from my strawberry soufflé and my confidence in cooking...More

1  Thank BellaBeaconsfield
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My husband booked this for me as a treat, I've always enjoyed cooking, but I am in no way a professional chef! Just a home cook, so I was nervous to begin with, however I need not have worried. Cactus Kitchens are in a house...More

1  Thank Alexandsharon
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I received a voucher for this cookery day as a 40th birthday gift from my husband. Although I've always loved to cook at home and experiment with new recipes, I am by no means a 'chef', so when I opened the present, I was a...More

1  Thank Louise S
Cactus K, Guest Relations Manager at Cactus Kitchens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Louise, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a kind, detailed review. I'm sure it will be really helpful for people choosing courses in the future! I have passed on your comments to the rest of the team and...More

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Galina K
3 April 2018|
Response from jane_costigan | Reviewed this property |
They have closed the school for the time being !! I had a patisserie voucher which they’ve refunded. I think the accountant said they weren’t viable?? There were approx 8-10 on the course. You all had stations to cook... More