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The Kent Cookery School

Mersham Le Hatch Hythe Road | Mersham-le-Hatch Business Village, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NH, England
+44 1233 501771
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Excellent evening!

Sweet Treats! Well what a fun evening learning cookery skills at the same time. James and Autumn... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lynred
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Rye, United Kingdom
Excellent!

My husband and I had a wonderful time at the couples cookery course. James and Autumn were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
meganosborne
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Deep in the heart of the Kent countryside yet only 35 minutes from London King’s Cross, The Kent Cookery School offers a wide range of cooking courses to suit everyone. Whether it is a gift for a loved one or a treat just for you our team of expert tutors will make sure your day is a day you’ll never forget. We offer every type of course from bread making to pattiserie, full day, weekend and evening courses. Once a month we open for dinner, with our chefs tables, come and watch the live theatre of our chefs as they create a four course fine dining menu, We also offer private parties, demonstrations, and one on one tuition.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“the kitchen” (11 reviews)
“cookery school” (36 reviews)
“great evening” (5 reviews)
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Mersham Le Hatch Hythe Road | Mersham-le-Hatch Business Village, Mersham, Ashford TN25 6NH, England
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+44 1233 501771
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Sweet Treats! Well what a fun evening learning cookery skills at the same time. James and Autumn were so friendly and welcoming plus James being a great chef and I will certainly be going again to further my cooking knowledge... thank you James a 5*...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time at the couples cookery course. James and Autumn were fantastic, James - clearly an excellent and very experienced chef but made it all feel relaxed and fun. We will definitely go again, this is a great present...More

Thank meganosborne
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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Megan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are so glad you both enjoyed your evening with us. It was lovely to meet you both and we hope to see you back very soon! kind regards, Autumn

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t even think about it for more than 30 seconds! Go! Spent the evening with my partner learning to cook a number of new dishes and cannot express how enjoyable and professional James & Autumn were. Even if your not a huge fan of cooking...More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brian, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you back in the kitchen cooking again soon! Kind regards, Autumn

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well where to begin. I booked the Chefs table for my husbands surprise 50 birthday. He loves cooking and I thought he would like this and he loved it. James Autumn and Liz were fantastic nothing was too much trouble. James got the whole family...More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tracy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review, we are so glad you all enjoyed your evening and most importantly that Simon had a memorable 50th birthday! You were all such a pleasure and loved having the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a relatively novice cook having recently taken over the cooking duties in our household. I was given vouchers as a present and booked the Taste of Italy Course, with some trepidation. From the moment I arrived James and his team put you at...More

Thank Mastom
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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, we really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us on the Taste of Italy course we hope to see you back in the kitchen again soon!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the Thai Street Food evening. 3 dishes and you get to eat what you cooked. The instructions were very clear and the "teacher" checked all ok too - even did a tasting on your dish. By the time I came to eat it...More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Anna, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review we are so glad you enjoyed your evening cooking up some great Thai St Food with us. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Autumn

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

I attended the Macaroon course as a birthday treat. A lovely school and very welcoming. I really wanted to master making macarons and finally achieved it with James's expertise! Can't wait to go back for another course.More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Debbie, Thank you for joining us on our Macaroon evening, we are so glad you enjoyed yourself. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review we really appreciate it, we hope to see you back at the school soon. Kind regards,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I went on the Bread Making Course (as a birthday gift from my two daughters). I went not knowing quite of what to expect. I thought at the outset, that is before I arrived, it would be kind of OK, say 5 or 6 out...More

Thank Manfromthebubble
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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Phil, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your day with us on the bread course. We are glad you enjoyed your day, and you are quite right there is a LOT of bakes to take home! We hope you...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have attended several classes and the chefs table at the school and I have to say each experience is a real treat. Extremely professional, welcoming and whether you are a complete beginner or a more adventurous cook there is something for everyone and I...More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are so glad you have enjoyed each experience with us and thank you for your kind words regarding our Chefs table evenings we thoroughly enjoy hosting them. We hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Arrived on time, even before the owner. Waited 10 minutes and then rang them. We cancelled that course, nobody told me. To cut a long story short, l was offered another course but l lost all confidence in the establishment, therefore l requested my money...More

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Autumn P, Manager at The Kent Cookery School, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Terry, Thank you for your comments. As we explained on the day that there had been an error which meant we did not have a note of your booking at the time of cancellation as the other participants were notified. We apologised extensively for...More

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