Best Cooking Classes In London

Looking to learn a new skill and brush up on some culinary know-how? Love spending time in the kitchen, but looking to get a little more familiar with the ins and outs of food while having plenty of fun? From butchery classes and deluxe cooking experiences, to pasta workshops with skilled teachers, check out our recommendations for the best cookery classes in London, where you'll train with some of the very greatest. 

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Last updated on 8th May 2024

What’s On at Petersham Nurseries

Petersham Nurseries is spoiling us with events this year, one of them being a pasta masterclass taking place at La Goccia. Tickets start from £70 each and include ingredients in order to make your own plates that you can recreate at home in the future with your new-found skills. Join the restaurant for dinner afterwards and watch the chefs in action, doing what they do best. 


If you're looking for cooking courses in London for beginners, then Migrateful should be on your radar. They've got online and in-person classes (in Peckham and King's Cross) for all cuisines, taught by experienced chefs from different cultures. Not only will you learn something new, but this also supports skilled asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

Sushi & Sake Masterclasses

@ Inamo Soho on Every Tuesday

After affordable cooking classes in London? Inamo Soho's sushi and sake masterclasses see you learning how to make premium Japanese cuisine such as salmon maki and nigiri, before washing down your creations with a wine tasting that complements the flavours you've put together - all for £39.95. Better yet, you then get a 15% discount when dining at the restaurant afterwards. Skills and a discount? Win win

Red Carnation Hotels Borough Market Tour with Chef Ben Kelliher

When it comes to Borough Market cooking classes, this has got to be one of the best. Executive Chef Ben Kelliher will help to guide you through the process of sourcing and creating a sustainable seven-course meal from market vendors, which he will then create for you at The Rubens at the Palace hotel. You're sure to remember these recipes for a long time, and the price of your ticket also includes a free cookbook to take home.

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  • £500

Theo Randall at The Intercontinental Park Lane

Join award-winning chef Theo Randall at The Intercontinental Park Lane for one of the best pasta classes around. Not only will it be led by the man himself, but it will also provide you with four delicious courses and wine pairings too. A perfect cooking class for couples, take the tips home for a date night to remember.

Butchery & Barbecue Masterclass

@ temper Shoreditch restaurant on Wednesday 10th July 2024 and 3 other Wednesdays

temper Shoreditch (a well-known name when it comes to London dining thanks to its theatrical firepit and an appearance on Celebrity MasterChef UK) are offering an insight into their signature fire pit cooking across a butchery and barbecue masterclass at the restaurant for £100 per person. But that's not all, as your experience will be followed by a sumptuous three-course meal, celebrating lightly charred flavours and premium cuts.

Hot Sauce 101

@ Catalina’s on Thursday 27th June 2024 and 4 other Thursdays

Save 20% on ticket Hot Sauce 101 with discount code July20
Valid on the following dates: 11/07/2024 and 25/07/2024.

Fancy something different in London? Hot Sauce 101 is definitely a must-visit for those who love a little spice in their life, taking place at Catalina's in Fitzrovia - a family-run Mexican restaurant that knows a thing or two about spice. You'll get your own personal lab to create a killer sauce, while taste testing samples and gaining some much-needed pepper knowledge.

The Big Bakes

Get stuck into The Big Bake, where you'll face-off against pals in an attempt to be crowned star bakers. All the instructions, tools and ingredients for your masterpiece will be provided so all you've got to bring with you? Your A-game. Plus, their Tooting and Haggerston spots have boast bars too, so you'll be well refreshed to take on all that dough and pastry. Professional? You soon will be.