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Hillmount BBQ Academy

56/58 Upper Braniel Road, Gilnahirk, Belfast, County Antrim, BT5 7TX
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Release Your Inner Chef!

Whatever your level of culinary experience the Hillmount BBQ Academy is passionate about teaching people how to cook good food on a Weber BBQ. Located in the heart of the Castlereagh Hills, the BBQ Academy has been innovatively designed to create a relaxed and welcoming environment that’s perfect for cooking. The Hillmount Academy Chefs will teach you everything you need to know about different barbeque cooking techniques such as cooking directly or indirectly, grilling, roasting, and baking, so you can get the most out of your BBQ.

You will have the opportunity to cook delicious food such as smoked salmon, lamb joints, and chocolate puddings! – Dishes you never thought possible on a barbeque!

The Master Classes are innovative hands-on barbeque cooking experiences that are perfect for individuals and groups


For the perfect gift, why not surprise someone with a Hillmount BBQ Academy voucher? Whether your friend or loved one owns a Weber barbecue or just loves cooking, a Hillmount BBQ Academy voucher is the perfect present for any food lover.
Taster Session £20
1/2 Day £70
Full Day £120

Vouchers can be delivered to yourself or direct to your recipient.
Corporate Packages – Everyone loves food!

Cooking is a fantastic way to engage your staff. The BBQ Academy can be utilised for team-building and corporate days as we offer a fully functional meeting room with a capacity for 12 people. There is full disabled access throughout the BBQ Academy and the outdoor cooking areas, with ample onsite FREE car parking.

• Conference Room
• Outdoor & Indoor Seating Area
• Covered Outdoor BBQ Cooking Area
• Close Proximity to La Mon Hotel & Castlereagh Hills Golf Club

BBQ classes will run on a Wednesday & Saturday.
Pre-booking is essential.
Vouchers and more information available in-store or online at:

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  • Cafe

Establishment Features

  • Groups catered for
  • Lessons/courses available
  • Prior Booking Required
  • Showers
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Guide Prices

Taster Session £20
1/2 Day £70
Full Day £120

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