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Il Salotto di Penelope

Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Best money I've spent on my trip! The chefs were amazing! Funny, personable and take the time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eric O
via mobile

Wow. What an amazing 4 hour evening. Three delicious courses prepared during our private class of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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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.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (33 reviews)
“from scratch” (16 reviews)
“at home” (20 reviews)
Via San Felice 116/g, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 649 3627
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best money I've spent on my trip! The chefs were amazing! Funny, personable and take the time to explain the food science and tradition behind each dish you prepare. The class was very hands on and intimate, small group. Absolutely recommend. It's less than a...More

Thank eric O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What an amazing 4 hour evening. Three delicious courses prepared during our private class of 4, all from scratch. Hand rolled pasta for fresh tagliatelle bolognese; tortolloni stuffed with amazing ricotta filling; and hand made gnocchi with home made tomato basil sauce “NO GAHHHHLIC”...More

1  Thank Bdrose1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one free night in Bologna, which was a Sunday and its almost impossible to find anything on a Sunday night but Il Salotto di Penelope was available and we are all so glad it was!! Our teacher spoke great english, was funny...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. Shopping in Bologna with someone who knows what to look for and where to buy it was a great beginning. Our class was fun and hands on as we learned not only how to prepare our dishes but why we use...More

1  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a great time. Enjoyed the learning, the hands on cooking as well as eating the results. It was very tastefull. The company was very enjoyable. Barbara and Valeria are nice, explain very patiently and well.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife, college-age daughter and I took our first ever Italian cooking class at Salotto di Penelope. It was the highlight of our trip to Bologna, a wonderful city. Barbara and Valeria were warm, humorous and very accomplished cooks. We took the evening class but...More

Thank LovetoTravel31BB
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I are cooking afficiandos and took a course with Barbara and Valeria. It was a personal, made to order class, resulting in world class cuisine and wonderful techniques. They are two accomplished chefs and make the experience a highlight of your trip!!

Thank 35malkar
Reviewed 20 June 2017

As soon as we entered we were greeted and welcomed in, washed our hands and got our aprons on. Right into it! We were given the key to great gnocchi, cooking the sauces and given all of the insights, tips and tricks you'd want and...More

Thank flip585
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Italy with another couple who had been to Italy several times, but this was our first time. I really wanted to take a cooking class to learn how to make pasta. We did that our first day in Italy, with Barbara and...More

Thank BexTex97
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We were a family hoping to learn about the right way to cook Italian pasta...... What we encountered were two wonderful women, with lots of patience for young kids and adults who don't know much about cooking. The lessons and cooking were helpful and fun,...More

Thank Galit Z
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J. C
25 December 2014|
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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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