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Awesome experience

This was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. You are essentially welcomed into the home of a... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Kurt S
Houston, Texas
Fun and Informative!

The cooking school takes place on the top floor of Villa Ines on the island of Lido just beside... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Portland, Oregon
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Marika's warm, functional kitchen equipped with the most modern technology, you will have the pleasure of preparing both typical venitian dishes and more, using the fresh herbs grown in the garden of the beautiful old venitian villa: villa...more
Via Lazzaro Mocenigo 10 | Lido, 30126 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

This was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. You are essentially welcomed into the home of a world-renowned chef to learn how to cook delicious Italian dishes. Marika was amazing -- very warm, welcoming, and a fantastic teacher. We will never forget it!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The cooking school takes place on the top floor of Villa Ines on the island of Lido just beside Venice. It took approximately 20 minutes to take the water taxi from the train station to Lido, and then a further 20 minute walk. Villa Ines...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Ten of us attended class and had a wonderful time. We learned a lot and ate excellent food that we prepared. Marik is a wonderful cook and much fun to be around. We met most of the family and had a great day. I came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

On the last day of our honeymoon we decided we wanted to learn how to make some of our favorite foods... pasta! When we researched online and found this class, the moment we saw gnocchi on the menu we knew we had found the right...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family and I took the half day class and it was wonderful. The house and grounds are beautiful and the staff was absolutely top notch. We gave them our preference for seafood and pastas and they did not disappoint. Stuffed octopus, sashimi, ceviche, prawns,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 404greggw
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I booked a last minute private cooking class with Marika. The class was wonderful and the food was amazing. After our long vacation in Italy, this was the best meal by far. I would recommend her class, either private or group to anyone who travels...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LIvan50
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing time at Acquolina. All the staff were so friendly and helpful which made the experience that much better. The villa is stunning and gives you a proper Italian feel to it. The class is very interactive which is exactly what you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GuyW49
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We visited Venice with our four teenagers in July. It is sweltering & crowded during the summer, so a day on Lido in Marika's kitchen was the PERFECT outing for my family. Villa Ines is simply stunning - a dreamy "secret garden" and a simple...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ann J
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We spent two weeks in Croatia and another few days in Italy and would consider this experience in the top two of our Europe trip, tied with Monte, Croatia's first Michelin Star restaurant. Our time with Marika was incredibly valuable, and we learned so much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KittyBogo
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My wife and I spent two weeks in Venice and the Veneto. By far one of our most favorite experiences was our cooking class. We spent an afternoon making two kinds of ravioli, gnocchi and a tagliatelle. Only the kids who joined our class had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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14 January 2017|
Response from askier55 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely ! Don't miss this experience.
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Response from natmelb | Reviewed this property |
Check the availability on their website. I booked through there and everything was smooth! It was by far one of the best things lve done. I now cook pasta at home weekly and its so simple you will wonder why you ever bought... More