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Ballymaloe Cookery School

Shanagarry, Midleton, Ireland
+353 21 464 6785
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Will be Back Again!

I got a birthday present of a general half day cookery course in Ballymaloe. I'm a fairly decent... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
oflynnde
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Dublin, Ireland
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Lovely location, super room and amazing meals!

Ballymaloe in great location- very scenic and quiet. Not difficult to locate. I had a single room... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Sally R
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Shanagarry, Midleton, Ireland
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+353 21 464 6785
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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

I got a birthday present of a general half day cookery course in Ballymaloe. I'm a fairly decent cook but I learnt loads of tips and tricks in the kitchen on the day. We had a demonstration session and a practical session, both of which...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Ballymaloe in great location- very scenic and quiet. Not difficult to locate. I had a single room which had queen sized bed, big room with 2 aspects. Bathroom a bit narrow but worked fine. Only issue about room for those who care- no TVs. Also...More

1  Thank Sally R
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Taking a class at Ballymaloe was a bucket list item, and glad we ticked that one off! We took an afternoon 2 1/2 hour class from Rachael, who is Darina's daughter in law. I've taken tons of cooking classes and this one made my head...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

We unfortunately did not have much time in Ballymaloe as it was a stop on the way back to Dublin after a crazy hospitable wine tasting event for Lawson's Dry Hills wines from New Zealand in Ballycotton. The school is set in truely superb grounds,...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

I've been a fan of Darina Allen's for as long as I can remember so despite not being much of a cook myself, I was thrilled when a group of friends wanted to attend a cooking demonstration. Darina started the presentation and lesson. It's set...More

3  Thank meagana786
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

I was gifted this Cookery school lesson on gluten free cooking by my beautiful wife. We both attended the lesson and learned so much from Debbie and Tracy who provided so many interesting recipes and cooking techniques. It was a busy and full-on afternoon, but...More

1  Thank Kwazycanucks
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Wanted to experience the Ballymaloe Food Ethic and experience with a view someday to take a demonstration or dine in the House itself, but if this is a 'taster' of the service and food quality then neither option will be availed upon. We ordered a...More

5  Thank TriggerMLR
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The highlight of our trip to east Cork. What a wonderful garden! And a nice outdoor cafe. And a genuine welcome.

1  Thank GabbyDublin
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Ballymaloe is a beautiful venue and the butcher conducting the course is a nice chap. But the 1 day demonstration itself was very boring and did not warrant its price tag. A total RIP OFF and not worth €200 for a day course (to watch...More

2  Thank deinvisibleman
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

I came to have a meal at The Nosh and to do a bit of shopping. I received a fine meal of lovely tart and salad, with homemade pink lemonade, and had a delightful time shopping for myself and my granddaughter. A sweet chat with...More

Thank Ann G
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