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Why book direct?

Booking direct means that we can plan your stay from start to finish and ensure every part is the 5-star service you expect.

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The African Kitchen

£210 per person

A full day cookery class experience

Chef Tutor - Gerard Molloy

Led by our passionate Chef Tutor Gerard, this immersive experience takes you on a mouth-watering journey through the heart of African cuisine, allowing you to master the art of preparing delectable dishes inspired by the diverse regions of this remarkable continent.

The African Kitchen is more than just a cookery class; it's a celebration of culture and community. As you prepare and share these dishes, you'll discover the stories and traditions behind each creation, gaining a deeper understanding of the significance of food in African societies. Whether you're a seasoned home cook or a beginner looking to expand your culinary horizons, this class is designed to be engaging and informative for all skill levels.

If you would prefer to book over the phone or are using a voucher as payment/part-payment please contact reservations on 01425 282212 or email your details to

Please note that this class is for those aged 18+

Course Overview

  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the class begins for refreshments and registration to ensure the class begins on time

  • Cookery classes include a mixture of hands-on cooking and demonstrations to help you get the most out of your time with us.

  • Take a break in the middle of the day to enjoy the dishes you have made thus far, before going back into the school for the rest of your course. At the end of the class, you will again be seated around the Chef's Table to enjoy the further dishes you have created, accompanied with a refreshment to reward your hard work.

  • Any food that you have created that you do not wish to eat on the day can be packaged up for you to take home with you. We will provide you with containers to take food home and bags to carry them in, however in the interest of sustainability we encourage you to bring your own from home.

  • Take home your new found knowledge and skills from the class, along with The Kitchen Apron and Recipe Pack as a souvenir of your time at the cookery school!


Course Dishes

  • Senegalese 'Poisson Yasa' Fish Yassa

  • Nigerian Chicken Suya, Smoky Jollof Rice, Ghanaian Kelewele.

  • 'Durban' Vegetarian Bunny Chow

  • South African Malva Pudding

Things to know

  • In the majority of cases we will be able to adjust dishes to accommodate all dietary requirements so please let our reservation team know before you book or on your web booking. There are a very few classes that cannot successfully be adapted to accommodate a certain dietary requirement. If this is the case we will be more than happy to recommend a class to suit your needs.

  • We are often making improvements to recipes and adapting the dishes taught on our classes to enhance your experience. Dishes on this class may be subject to change.