Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located and how do I get there?

We are situated in the very heart of West Acre village at:

Routier Cookery School, Pickling Shed, West Acre, Kings Lynn, PE32 1UA

Our Google Maps location is here.

Any Parking for my Austin Montego?

Plenty! Come to our site and you will easily find your spot.

What do I need to bring?

We provide everything including utensils, an apron, all food, and non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks, teas, and coffees. A sensible pair of flat bottomed shoes and a hairband for long hair would be advisable.

When should I arrive?

Try to aim for 10 minutes prior to the course start time to settle in and have a drink. Sit outside on the picnic tables if you like or inside at the long table.

What's the atmostphere like?

We run relaxed classes giving you the time and direction to improve and learn at your own pace. We encourage you to ask questions and are on hand at all times if things go a bit wrong.

Do you have disabled access?

Yes, we do. We are on one level with disabled toilet facilities.

What is the age limit?

Sky’s the limit although you must be sixteen or over unless accompanied by a paying adult.

What types of people will I meet?

A very diverse range of enthusiastic individuals from home cooks or professional chefs to complete novices just starting out. Hopefully all with a common desire to enjoy really good food and wine.

The chat can get loud and laughing is mandatory so be prepared. Strong political views are to be avoided unless you really cannot help it.

What if I have an allergy, dietary requirement or a phobia?

If you have an allergy or any dietary preference please bring it to our immediate attention and we will do our best to attend to your specific, individual requirement.

Please be advised that our kitchen contains traces of all foods and therefore we cannot guarantee a completely allergen free environment and cannot be held liable.

Can I book a private group class?

Yes. Please contact us here for your preferred dates and we will be back to you for confirmation.

Do you sell Gift Vouchers?

Yes. What an exciting and thoughtful way of saying you care. Click here and we will take you through the very quick process.