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Harthill Cookery School

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Utterly excellent

We went on the Christmas menu course and it was brilliant, a lot of laughter and a lot of excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caerwys, United Kingdom
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Fantastic day from start to finish

On arrival at this beautiful setting, we received a warm welcome by Brian, with a chance to relax... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jackie H
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Set in the grade II-listed Victorian village school at Harthill and enjoying panoramic views out across the Cheshire countryside, Harthill Cookery School is a new venture from Master Chef of Great Britain Brian Mellor. You find here one week or...more
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Harthill School Harthill Lane | Harthill Lane, Chester CH3 9LQ, England
+44 1829 782097
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Christmas menu course and it was brilliant, a lot of laughter and a lot of excellent food. I would recommend this venue to anyone and I will definitely be going back.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Sarah_Servant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival at this beautiful setting, we received a warm welcome by Brian, with a chance to relax with a hot drink with the other guests. This was followed with introductions from Brian and Malaysian chef Norman Musa, before getting started on the Malaysian cooking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Weber winter warmer course, which involved preparing the food and cooking it on a number of charcoal and a gas bbq, including a 5kg turkey. Everyone gets involved and it was a really friendly group. Brian and Mary are very welcoming and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Janieb1962
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We held my parents 60th wedding anniversary on the terrace at Harthill Cookery School. Brian, Mary and the team had thought of everything and we all made some wonderful memories. With Brians help we all enjoyed getting involved with the cooking and then eating our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 666jackiedp
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lovely warm welcome which made me feel relaxed about trying new cookery skills. The course has given a good basis to expand the use of my new wood burning oven. Taught with humour and gave a breadth of skills that I can build on. Thank...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank petermurray195
Reviewed 25 June 2018

You'll receive a warm welcome, the location is lovely and the tutor was excellent. However the course content was different to what I expected, As you would expect the course did cover the use and purpose of various knives and how to care for them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Just back from the Thai on the Terrace evening, what a great night! Everything was fantastic, food, chefs and staff. Met some lovely new people. Really was an excellent sociable evening. Highly recommend it to anyone. This was my 3rd visit. Will be booking to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I have always struggled getting to grips with pastry despite seeking advice from many cookbooks so decided to book on to the ‘pies and pastries’ course. The advantages of actually having a professional chef giving you advice there and then is tremendous. Brian made everyone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wolff89
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The school is in a lovely setting and the staff are very friendly. I could not recommend the BBQ course as it is more of a demonstration All I got to do was wrap some potatoes and chop some chillies. The chef did all the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I went on the introduction to wood burning oven course and I have to say for anyone thinking about getting a wood burning oven this course is a must. It covers the basics of getting the fire going and keeping it there in a position...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pauline B
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12 January 2015|
Response from Rlainrlain |
Yes please ring the school or email us and we can tell you what courses are available and the costs.