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Nick Nairn Cook School

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Excellent cooking experience

We really enjoyed our cooking experience with Nick Nairn at his cookery school in Port of... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Moray, Scotland
via mobile
Loved the wonderful experience

On Friday past my wife and I joined 20 others at Nick's school where he himself gave us a... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
via mobile
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Cooking school run by Scottish celebrity chef, Nick Nairn. Our cookery school offer the very best: in tuition, produce, facilities and locations. Whatever class you choose, we know you’ll be glad you spent the time with us.
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Port of Menteith, Port of Menteith, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3JZ, Scotland
+44 1877 389900
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed to find despite having booked dinner that the restaurant was closed. This was due to bad weather and a power cut which is understandable. Having left my phone number and travelled 30 miles to get there I would have thought that they would have...More

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NickNairnTeam, FOH at Nick Nairn Cook School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Sorry about the disappointment you had after your booking. We had no contact details for you on our reservation sheet and our phones/answer phones were out of action because of the power cut, we did think about your booking but with no means...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our cooking experience with Nick Nairn at his cookery school in Port of Menteith. We made and ate scallops & black pudding, pepper steak and a dark chocolate over a 7 hour period from 10am till 5pm. Nick is an engaging host...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

On Friday past my wife and I joined 20 others at Nick's school where he himself gave us a masterclass in Indian cooking. It was an excellent day with Nick and his right hand man from Devon. A great experience and well worth the visit....More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch today at pop up pizza restaurant at Nick Nairns Cook School... Lovely atmosphere, excellent food and delighted to meet the man himself.

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

we stay at lochend chalets a few times a year and this year Nick nairn opened a pop up restaurant in his cook school.it was amazing.definotely worth a visit

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Had such an amazing day at the cook school. Thanks so much to Nick and resident chef Andrew. Very friendly and approachable, sharing their knowledge and some very useful tips. Breakfast - cooked by Nick, was scrambled eggs, smoked salmon on sourdough toast. We then...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent day again at Nick Nairn Cook School 😃 Lobster Tortellini, Saltimbocca & panacotta with berries, yum! As ever Nick and the staff were outstanding, keeping us fed, watered and entertained as well as providing expert tuition and demonstrations to allow us to produce delicious...More

Thank Iain P
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This was my first visit to the Cook School and hopefully will be repeated. Andrew, the resident chef was excellent. He had a great style and not only did he instruct the group on how to make the dishes he went out of his way...More

Thank averilmckinley
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I've visited the Port of Menteith School three times so far, I always enjoy the classes which are of excellent quality and the food we make is delicious. The tutors really know their stuff and teach in a way that isn't over-simplified or patronising but...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Been here several times and always enjoy the instruction, cooking, and of course the eating. The venue is purpose built as a cook school and pleasant to work in. I love the huge mirror set at 45 degrees so that you can see direct into...More

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Don J
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Response from GraemeCochrane | Reviewed this property |
Hi Don, you don't need any experience. I'm a novice cook and Nick was a great teacher. They explain everything step by step. It can be a busy class and there is more than one teacher floating to help. It's great fun