Cookery schools in South-East England

Kent Cookery School

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Basic ingredients Based in a beautiful cobbled courtyard five minutes from Ashford in Mersham, Kent Cookery School has large vaulted ceilings and a beautiful separate … More

Flora’s Kitchen Cookery School

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Determined to provide teenagers and students with a well-rounded culinary education, Flora, a mother of four, set-up the ‘Kitchen’ in her rather grand country … More

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

Thaikhun Cookery Schools

Thai cookery classes and cookery courses in the UK
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Basic ingredients: UK restaurant group Thaikhun (pronounced “tycoon”) has a mission: to introduce the nation to authentic Thai street food. It plans to do this via cookery classes, which “ensure … More

Season, the Exclusive Cookery School

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“So much to learn!” exclaim the dynamic team at Season Cookery School. It’s a mantra supported by an impressive array of cookery classes, … 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

Caboodle Food Cookery School

You are never too young or to old to learn to cook
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With its background in nutrition and food safety courses, Caboodle Cook School has been training cooks for the past decade. Now home economist … More

Chequers Kitchen Cookery School

Chef Pieter van Zyl heads up the cookery school at Chequers Kitchen
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New premises herald a new venture in the Chequers kitchen where the skills of the Swiss-trained South African head chef Pieter van Zyl combined with … More

Corinne’s Creative Kitchen

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Basic ingredients: Corinne Goodman has been running cookery classes inspired by her mum’s creative South East Indian cuisine since August 2008, having learned to cook with the … More

Squires Kitchen International School

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Basic Ingredients: Squires Kitchen International School is the UK’s longest-running sugarcraft school and has been teaching the art of cake decorating for nearly 30 years. The school … More

Abinger Cookery School

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Lewis Davies showed his flair for property development when he took a disused pub in the Surrey Hills and transformed it into the … More

Lemon & Soul Cookery School

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Katarina Willingham’s lifelong passion for cooking inspired her to set up Lemon & Soul, having earned her stripes at the Billingsgate Seafood School and The Cook … 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

The Cooking Academy

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The Cooking Academy places health and nutrition at the heart of its teaching. Kumud Gandhi, who established the school in her homely kitchen … More

Cinnamon Square

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Specialist baking from Great Taste Award gold star winner Paul Barker (pictured) less than an hour on the tube from Central London. Hands-on … 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

The CiCi CoCo Kitchen and Cookery School

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CiCi CoCo comes from a famous Italian nursery rhyme and means things that go perfectly together, which aptly describes the inspiration for this … More

The Weber Grill Academy

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The Grill Academy near Oxford is Weber’s purpose-built barbecue cookery school with a dedicated team of experts who demonstrate that there is much … More

Rosemary Shrager Cookery School

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Celebrated culinary all-rounder Rosemary Shrager brings a wealth of experience to her new cookery school in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She fronts the school … More

Jace Catering and Training Cookery School

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A brand new venue in Wallington heralds the arrival of short cookery courses from March 2013, courtesy of Surrey’s Jace Catering and Training … More

Padmaja Kochera Cookery Classes

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Padmaja Kochera is a qualified civil engineer but a passionate and devoted Indian chef, food writer and all round enthusiast. She won BBC2’s … 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

No.7 Cooking Academy

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Basic ingredients:  Located at No.7 the High Street in Welwyn, Hertfordshire, the No. 7 Cooking Academy is  run by globetrotting chef, Dennis Van Golberdinge and his … More

Priceless Nutrition

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Stephen Billingham cooks with his three-year old, Archie, every week and believes it has led to his son’s enhanced appreciation of food. It … 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

Beverley Glock Cookery School

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Children’s food expert Beverley Glock established her culinary enterprise in response to her daughter’s demand for a cooking party as a fifth birthday celebration. Now … More

The Organic Cookery School

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On an ethical crusade to spread the word about healthy food to families and children, this not-for-profit social enterprise could easily be the … More

The Cookery School, Isle of Wight College

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This cookery school has been closed and there are currently no plans to relocate it.   This brand-new cookery school based in Newport is … More

The Cookery School at Laverstoke Park Farm

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Please note: As far as we are aware Laverstoke Park is no longer running cookery courses. Basic ingredients: Run by science-centric chef Paul Blake and located … More

Braxted Park Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: The recently refurbished kitchens at the Braxted Park Cookery School inhabit a pristine white, beautifully-illuminated space with huge arched windows that look out on … More

The Mike Robinson Game and Wild Food Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: As the name would suggest, this is all about plundering the natural surroundings – in this case, the charming Berkshire village and home of … More

The Mistley Kitchen

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 Something of a culinary polymath – self-taught chef, restaurateur, food writer and now cookery school tutor – Sherri Singleton opened Mistley Kitchen in … More

The Inspired Gourmet Cookery School

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Basic Ingredients: A school near Milton Keynes where all ages can build their confidence in the kitchen under the attentive watch of a quartet of highly … More

Dishy Cookery School
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Basic Ingredients: With good links from London Waterloo, this Surrey based cook school offers five-hour day courses from its homely but smartly equipped kitchen in the … More

SuJoCo Cookery School

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 Local chefs Sue Van Zwanenberg and Jo Oomen run this cookery school from converted stables in the foodie Parish of Lodsworth beneath the South Downs National … More

The Cook Academy

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Based in smart premises in the pretty market town of Alresford, near Winchester, the school offers a wide range of cookery tuition and … More

The Old Rectory Cookery School

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Based in a Georgian house in the village of Bentley on the Surrey/Hampshire borders, the Old Rectory Cookery School was once the home of Jane Austen’s brother … More

Webbe’s Cookery School

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Based in Rye, on England’s south coast in historic 1066 Country, the cookery school is a natural extension of Paul Webbe’s passion and knowledge … More

Pudding Pie Cookery School

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A fun programme of classes mainly for adults but which also cater for children and teenagers. Classes can be held at any venue with … More

Smashing Pans

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NB: Please note that we understand that this cookery school has ceased trading. Please click here for more information and contact the school directly with … More

The Lighthouse Bakery School

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Located in the beautiful High Weald countryside in East Sussex, overlooking Bodiam Castle, this artisan bakery school runs a dozen or so different one-day … More

Buttermilk Barn Cookery School

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NB: Buttermilk Barn is now closed and Angela Herbert-Bell is offering courses at her new venture, Herbert’s restaurant and cafe in Keston. Angela runs 15 … More

Stirring Stuff: The Henley Cookery School

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As far as we are aware this cookery school is now closed. There are occasional posts on its Facebook page. The quietly assured … More

Novelli Academy

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Based in the 14th-century home of chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, the Academy offers a choice of  one and two-day courses run by an international brigade of … More

Tante Marie Culinary Academy

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Set in a Victorian mansion in secluded grounds in Surrey, the acclaimed Tante Marie Culinary Academy is the largest independent Cordon Bleu school … More

Main Ingredient Cookery School

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The cookery school is an offshoot of Flip Woods and Hoops Anderson’s impressive catering outfit based near Hemel Hempstead. Classes take place in … More

The Smart School of Cookery

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This Essex-based cookery school was started in 2008 by Ann Hood, an ex-MasterChef contestant. The varied expertise of her and an assortment of … More

Just Cook

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Founder Tim Ryan runs courses from a gleaming high-tech kitchen. Tim confesses not to being a chef by trade and sees himself as … 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

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

Fermyn Woods Hall

Emma Crowhurst
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Country house cooking in a grandly restored Victorian kitchen. Resident Cordon Bleu chef Emma Crowhurst (pictured, right) and “Lady AGA” Lucy Young steer students … More

Newlyns Cookery School

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Above the farm shop and beneath a barn-like roof is a roomy cookery school offering hands-on classes for up to 12 people and … More

The Raymond Blanc Cookery School

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Leading cookery school at two-Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc’s country restaurant and hotel. One, two or four-day courses for novices, children, corporate clients and … More