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My daughter studied abroad in Bologna this past semester and we went to visit her afterwards. We... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2018
Anne W
Fun and some of the best pasta we ate on trip!

I’m one of those people that likes to research the hell out of every option...and trust me I did... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
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We are a cookign scool and we offer every day classes for people who are interested in Bolognes and Italian food tradition.
Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

My daughter studied abroad in Bologna this past semester and we went to visit her afterwards. We took the class together one evening and it was super fun and enjoyable! Well worth the money and our food was delicious. I would highly recommend taking this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anne W
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I’m one of those people that likes to research the hell out of every option...and trust me I did! There were so many options for cooking classes in Bologna and the region. There was something about this one that just clicked. The price was slightly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ValeriaH70, Direttore at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you so much for the very nice review!!! We enjoyed the time spent with you.

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about the combined cooking class/market visit we took with Barbara and Valeria! The market visit gave us a unique glimpse into the city of Bologna and the culture of Emilia-Romagna. In the cooking class, they made seemingly complex dishes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went for a cooking class taught by Valeria and had a wonderful experience. She is a very talented teacher and cook, and treated us very kindly. The kitchen facilities are very professional. As English speakers, her fluency in our native language...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ValeriaH70, Proprietario at Il Salotto di Penelope, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you so much!!!! I enjoyed the time we spent together Good luck for the gnocchi!!!!

Reviewed 27 October 2018

In October 2018, I had the pleasure of taking a cooking class with Valeria and Barbara, two wonderful ladies, passionate about their craft and equipped with a great sense of humour. The class itself is done in a very professional setting (large kitchen, big table...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Three generations of our family met in Bologna, ranging in age from 15 to 83 and one of the highlights without a doubt was the afternoon/evening spent at Il Salotto di Penelope. They made us all feel instantly welcome, there was laughter and story telling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

I invited my girlfriend to Italy for her 30th birthday and I decided to do an Italian pasta cooking class. We had a great time and learned how to cook pasta. I'm not the greatest cook, so it's not easy to teach me how to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

My family and I recently did a trip from Rome up to Milan and we had a stop in Bologna along to way. I looked into a few pasta classes to do in Bologna while we were there and I am so glad we ended...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

I have never made pasta before and cook very infrequently, but how can you visit Italy and not try a pasta making class? I brought my 2 daughters (ages 9 and 12) and we all had a grand time rolling out dough with the giant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Very classic Italian dishes and ingredients, made pasta from scratch and ragu. Ladies teaching were very good and entertaining. Then you get to eat what you made along with very good red wine. Very much worth the couple hours!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from ValeriaH70 | Property representative |
We are about 6 km far from the airport. Taxi costs 20/25 euros or you can take BLQ bus from the airport to the train station with some stops nearby.
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