We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Fantastic Experience

We spent the day on the Taste of the Mediterranean cooking course. Arrived at 09.30 to a warm... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
June K
via mobile

I completed the med cookery course which was brilliant. I learned so much from pasta and bread to... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Cheshire, England
via mobile
Read all 91 reviews
All photos (25)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good1%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cookery course”(19 reviews)
“panna cotta”(9 reviews)
Cheshire Cooks is located in a converted Barn in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. It is a unique venue offering a fresh approach to cooking with exciting classes that emphasize hands-on cookery and inspirational teaching, using top quality...more
Millpool House Park Road | Park Road, Oulton, Tarporley CW6 9BH, England
+44 1829 760902
Improve This Listing
Reviews (91)
Filter reviews
91 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cookery course cookery school panna cotta bread making a nice bottle of wine brilliant hosts bouillabaisse stews cheese souffle fresh shellfish great facilities philip teacher
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 91 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We spent the day on the Taste of the Mediterranean cooking course. Arrived at 09.30 to a warm welcome by Philip and Janice, and a cup of tea. We cooked our way through bread making, pasta, Cheese Souffle, Panacotta, Syrian Bread and load more. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank June K
Wilf4, Owner at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Many thanks for the fabulous comments, Janice and I enjoyed your company and enthusiasm to learn so much. We hope that you enjoyed your feast with the family and that we can welcome you both back again soon, Philip

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I completed the med cookery course which was brilliant. I learned so much from pasta and bread to souffles and stews. Nothing was rushed, could ask loads of questions. The atmosphere is really relaxed. I got to make everything myself and have a go at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ali_246_11
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Second course done here and certainly lived up to the brilliance of the first. Excellent course - Mediterranean style.Hands -on cooking expertly led by Philip, assisted by Janice.Basics are weighed & measured for you for speed, but believe me, you do the preparation and cooking....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Attended the Fish & Shellfish Course yesterday as a present from my wife.Not sure exactly what to expect, but reviews made it sound interesting.Philip & Janice make you feel welcome and comfortable from the word go, with a relaxing cup of coffee whilst Philip briefly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My wife bought me a fish cookery day as a present. Was a little bit difficult to find the venue, but it was totally worth it. We arrived and was made welcome straight away, with coffee in hand minutes after arriving. My wife wasn't cooking...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rhodsy
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I booked a cookery course as a gift for my Mums birthday (and went along to keep her company😉). What a fantastic day! Great hosts, great location, great food. We were both really impressed with the amount of dishes we managed to cook on the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank angelafell1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I attended my second course at Cheshire Cooks at the weekend, which was an Italian course, and I was as impressed as the first time! Phillip & Janice are very friendly, accommodating and make you feel at ease as soon as you walk through the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank samanthafrank
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was my second visit and Janice & Philip were again wonderful hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and they made me feel like family with their lovely welcome. I went on the Fish & Shellfish course which I've been wanting to do for ages...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank NomadsPerth_Scotland
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit and as enjoyable as the first one. We learned to filet fish as well as cook some wonderful dishes. Philip our tutor clearly loves both cooking and teaching. I would recommend this school to anyone! Will be back again!! Siobhan...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sightsee558414
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We booked to stay at Cheshire Cooks as a Christmas present for our husbands - Philip and Janice could not have made our stay more wonderful, nothing was too much trouble. We arrived on the Friday night and were driven to the local village for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank enquiries629
Janice M, Owner at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Many thanks for the great review, fantastic recommendation indeed! We are so glad the hubbies enjoyed learning their new cookery skills and delighted you enjoyed your stay with ourselves. We look forward to welcoming you back in the Summer. Bon Appétit, Janice & Philip

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf and Spa
2 203 reviews
2.65 km away
The Swan Tarporley
608 reviews
3.57 km away
Nunsmere Hall Hotel
1 060 reviews
3.88 km away
Willington Hall Hotel
413 reviews
4.76 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 nearby restaurants
The Alvanley Arms
957 reviews
.91 km away
Shrewsbury Arms
209 reviews
2.38 km away
The Fishpool Inn
2 397 reviews
3.03 km away
Egerton Arms
175 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Cotebrook Shire Horse Centre
295 reviews
.90 km away
Reclaimed World
63 reviews
2.33 km away
Beeston Castle
467 reviews
5.08 km away
Cheshire Segway
114 reviews
5.48 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cheshire Cooks staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines