Cookery schools in London

Smart Raspberry Cookery School

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Smart Raspberry runs cookery classes for 5-16 year olds in South East England (from Reading to Milton Keynes) with the aim of teaching the “valuable … More

Waterhouse Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: This well-intentioned cookery school offers bespoke classes, tailoring tuition towards staff away days, client entertainment and private parties. Ambitious cooks can arrange a dinner party, chez … More

The Avenue Cookery School

The Avenue Cookery School
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This family-run cookery school has recently moved to new premises in Wandsworth, south-west London, and expanded its repertoire to include a range of … More

B&H Kitchen

The pretty B&H Kitchen
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London institution and lifestyle company, Bourne & Hollingsworth, has scaled the heights of creative endeavour – and its Clerkenwell buildings – to bring us … More

Cutting the Curd, cheese making classes

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Cutting the Curd class tutor Louise Talbot is a big cheese. Membership of the Specialist Cheese Makers Association, judge for the Global Cheese … More

Enrica Rocca Venetian Cookery Classes

An Italian cookery course in full swing at the London branch of the international Enrica Rocca Cookery School
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Pronounced “chi-KET-tee”, this is actually the plural of the word cicchetto – the tapas-style finger foods found in abundance in Venetian bars – … More

Jenius Social Cookery School

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“Making connections through food” is the Jenius Social motto and it is inscribed on the glass door of their bright, modern venue in … More

Food at 52

Classes take place around one big table at Food at 52
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Basic Ingredients: Food at 52’s new premises are just down the road from their original school in Clerkenwell. The new school is equally cool, with an … More

Bake with Maria

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There is pretty much the full range on offer here for budding bakers, from an introduction to baking, French, Italian and Scandinavian classes … More

Let Us Cook

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Married mum of three and Leiths graduate, Earleen Taylor, kick-started Let us Cook in July 2013 at Overton Grange School in Sutton. Driven … More

Konditor & Cook Cake School

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The doyens of London cake-making, Konditor & Cook operates two Cake School sites in Borough Market and on Stamford Street. Classes such as … More

BKD KIDS baking classes

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Baking classes at BKD let kids have fun, be messy and nurture their creativity all at once. BKD is run by chorister and Welsh … More

Miele cooking courses

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The Miele Creative Living concept showcases its range of kitchen products via cookery courses, demonstrations and appliance schools, in Abingdon, London and Sutton Coldfield. Not … More

Central Street Cookery School

Central Street Cookery School runs inspired courses
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In a relatively short span of time, Central Street Cookery School has become a vital hub for Londoners living and working in and around … More

The Kids’ Kitchen

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The chief ingredient at The Kids’ Kitchen is fun. The team knows that its playful approach to cooking is the best way to … More

Absolute Indian

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Sheba Promod has been a cookery tutor and freelance writer since July 2011 after she left a secondary school teaching post to pursue … More

Rachel’s Kitchen

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Basic ingredients:  Anyone daunted by the prospect of cooking a meal from scratch but keen to learn would no doubt be inspired by Rachel Davies’ … More

School of Wok

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The brainwave of chefs and Oriental and Asian cookery experts Neville Leaning and Jeremy Pang, this new, pared down cookery school in the … More

Pukka Paki cookery classes

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Passionate cook and serious food lover, Sumayya Jamil, aka Pukka Paki, quit her full-time job as a commercial lawyer in 2012 in pursuit … More

Jamie’s Ministry of Food

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Based in Leeds’ historic Kirkgate Market this community-focused cookery school offers two ten-week courses, ‘Beginners’ and ‘Continuing’. It’s open to people of all … More

Blackheath Cooks

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The lovely website for this new cookery school and cook shop in South-East London promises a smart up-to-date culinary experience. Joy Neal set up … More

Young kitchen cadets

It won’t be long before the summer holidays are upon us. Following grown-up footsteps and palates, children’s cookery clubs and classes are springing up all … More

Divertimenti Cookery School

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Basic ingredients: Based in South Kensington, the original kitchenware shop, Divertimenti, offers several classes and demonstrations a day run by some of the best in the … More

Cookery School at Little Portland Street

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Rosalind Rathouse is the professional chef and self-confessed food obsessive who runs, with great success, the Cookery School. Situated two minutes from Oxford … More

Ginger Pig

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This popular London butchers of rare breeds reared on the North Yorkshire Moors started out at Borough Market in the late 1990s and … More

Fair Cake

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Cup cake course specialists that have inspired dozens of domestic bakers to set up shop. Run by Shikhita Singh, classes are held in … More

The Underground Cookery School

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Informal hands-on classes for corporate groups, hen nights and private parties held on the edge of the City of London. Classes are run … More

Ren’s Kitchen

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Group and tailor-made Indian cookery classes held in a modern cookhouse in the garden of Renuka Patel’s suburban house in North London. Groups … More

Hampstead Cuisine School

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Please note this cookery school is now closed and its website directs to London Cuisine school in south-east London A quirky, well established … More

Le Cordon Bleu

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Classic, world-renowned cook school whose diploma is recognised in the industry as being one of the best. With campuses all over the world, … More

Cake Boy Cookery School

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Master patissier Eric Lanlard runs cookery classes in the modern open kitchen at his coffee and cake boutique. Classes usually have a maximum of … More

Leiths School of Food and Wine

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Established by chef and food writer Prue Leith in 1975, Leiths offers courses for professionals and amateurs including a unique year-long diploma course. … More

Books for Cooks

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Eclectic ethnic cuisine workshops take place in a custom-built kitchen upstairs above London’s only bookshop dedicated to cookery books. The £40 price includes a … More

L’Atelier des Chefs

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Parisian brand L’Atelier des Chefs has been in London since 2008. It has a modern, hands-on philosophy that aims to get time-crunched town … More

Authentic Ethnic Cookery School

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Canadian born Tertia Goodwin runs London’s first cookery school focused on international cuisines. A drab main road doorway leads to a spacious all-white ultra-cool … More

Jamie Oliver’s Recipease

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Book the session online, arrive, get stuck in, enjoy! Easy-to-learn “buzzing little community hub” courses focusing on specific dishes. Reserve a place for … More

Marika’s Kitchen

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Kooky cook Marika Gauki is an Anglo-Greek former punk whose band enjoyed brief success in the US. Now she runs a morning cookery … More

Billingsgate Seafood Training School

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Classes for up to 16 people take place in a kitchen above the market with a resident fish expert. Morning courses, a combination … More

La Cucina Caldesi Cookery School

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Run out of the Marylebone kitchens of the husband and wife team from Return to Tuscany TV fame, this is the only Italian … More

Waitrose Cookery School

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Based above  the handsome Art Deco Waitrose store in Finchley Road, the first Waitrose cookery school has ash blonde wooden floors and is … More

Venturi’s Table

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Opened in 2005 but taken over by new owners in 2015, the mission of London’s first corporate cookery centre is to provide fun … More

Mosimann’s Academy

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Set in a converted Victorian School in Battersea, the Academy was established by internationally renowned chef Anton Mosimann in 1996 and is run … More