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Ireland Tour

Our tour group ate here one evening. The grounds and house are beautiful, Catherine Fulvio is a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Elsie E
Mechanicsville, Virginia
Fun experience and great scones and jam

Fun experience and great scones and jam. Audience participation and the instructor/owner is an... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Bonnie S
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Our tour group ate here one evening. The grounds and house are beautiful, Catherine Fulvio is a wonderful hostess and chef, and the food is delicious! The waitresses are very friendly and helpful and interacted with all of us. Catherine came out towards the end...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Fun experience and great scones and jam. Audience participation and the instructor/owner is an author and TV personality.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visiting Ballyknocken was a real treat; literally and figuratively. Ballyknocken is both a Guesthouse, B&B, and a cooking school. Well known chef Catherine Fulvio is an amazing host. She and her husband have come upon a wonderful niche in their adventure. We stopped here on...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Chef Catherine Fulvio is friendly, personable and super talented. Her entertaining baking demonstration was one of our trip highlights. The scones and soda bread were delicious along with homemade jam. We wish we lived nearby to visit often.

Thank c27balstro
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We did the Super Food Cooking Lesson. It was on for 4 hours and i found it was worth it. There was 8 people with 2 groups of 4. Both dishes did 3 dishes each. The four main courses were all delicious i was very...More

Thank Flame0092
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Catherine is a great host. 24 of us visited on Wednesday. Learnt a lot. Put the skills into practice and then ate it all. The recipe for focaccia is wonderful.

Thank Richiewall1
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic really recommend, had a lovely time here fantastic food, can't wait to cook some of the fab recipes at home!

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner attended the "Eat like an Italian" cookery course and stayed in Ballyknocken House for the night. The cookery class was really enjoyable and we got some great cooking tips from our teacher. Catherine herself cooked us dinner which was absolutely stunning....More

1  Thank Dee D
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

With alot of fun. Had Celtic games, clay shooting,lunch, bird show, sheep herding and whiskey tasting. The lunch was awesome a the staff was friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Einar B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had supper there with a large group from a bus tour. I didn't know who Catherine was or that she is a celebrity, but she came out to the herb garden to talk to us and make us feel welcome before the meal. We...More

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