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The Smart School of Cookery

Phillows Barns Hammonds Road, Danbury CM3 4BG, England
+44 1245 227527
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Brilliant – what a fantastic experience – we will definitely do it again!

Me and my partner Nick attended the Sushi and Japanese class this afternoon and met Ann for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue C
Smart way to have lunch!

My friend and I did the luxury pie course earlier this week and absolutely loved it. I agree with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rebecca W
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Phillows Barns Hammonds Road, Danbury CM3 4BG, England
+44 1245 227527
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my partner Nick attended the Sushi and Japanese class this afternoon and met Ann for the first time. Lovely lady and what a fantastic interactive class she held. Everyone got their chance to stand up front and prepare part of the menu dishes....More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I did the luxury pie course earlier this week and absolutely loved it. I agree with the teaching style of the class, it's easier to watch and learn when you're not having to make the entire dish yourself. In the class we...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My husband and I attended the Italian Class this week, following a voucher bought as a Christmas present. A really lovely morning! Very welcoming and great fun. Good to get 'hands on' but also good to sit and watch others too! We learnt so much...More

Thank mrsm278
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Me and my husband have attended several classes over the years and keep going back. We love them. The format is great groups of up to 20 people in a class - you each take turns to do a bit of the classes menu. The...More

Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Don't book this course. My wife booked it for me as a present and we were hugely disappointed. It is not a trained chef who teaches you. We got a young chap who knew very little about cooking. Our involvement was cutting one onion! You...More

2  Thank nashville1978
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We were given a gift to do the 2 hour pasta making class and were looking forward to learning how to roll and make it. Instead one person at a time did parts of each recipe and all I got to do was stir some...More

5  Thank Rich_London17
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Came to the smart school with work. We did a curries cookery lesson. Ann was great providing lots of hints and tips to make curries really easily. Really good evening, well worth a visit.

Thank Kfuller8
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my fiancé fancied doing something different on a Sunday afternoon and went to a class as a recommendation from a friend. Ann is great and you can tell she is passionate about what she does which improves your experience. Did a tastes of...More

Thank Coombs_1989
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A group of us from work took part in a 'curry cooking' lesson and one that I really enjoyed was a Japanese Katsu curry. Ann gives great hints and tips as she talks you through the stages. This is the second time I have been...More

Thank alwaysonthemoveEssex
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The course was an excellent balance of observing and doing and was very informative. I learnt a lot. In addition to making a number of cheeses, we also made several breads, butter and chutney. I hadn't realised the process was so simple (simple but precise...More

Thank howarddavid3
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