Claridge’s masterclasses are a unique experience in which you will share some of the expertise and secrets of key members of the Claridge’s team, and discover more about the hotel’s proud culinary tradition.
An opportunity to glimpse the hard work and passion that go on behind the scenes at one of London’s most iconic hotels, a masterclass is also a practical tutorial, providing new skills and knowledge to take home to your own kitchen and dining room.
Sunday roast masterclass 3 March
Shellfish masterclass 5 May
Afternoon tea masterclass 2 June
Pâtés, pies & terrines masterclass 6 October
Our masterclasses are limited to a maximum of 10 places.
Private groups are very welcome. Masterclasses can be arranged any day throughout the year for parties of 10.
Sunday roast masterclass (sold out)
3 March 2018, £250 per person. Learn how to put together all the essential elements of a classic British Sunday roast, from preparation of the meat to creating traditional trimmings like Yorkshire pudding and potatoes roasted in goose fat. Your experience starts at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in Claridge’s art deco Fumoir. Following a practical tutorial, guests will be served a traditional roast lunch in Claridge’s kitchen.
5 May 2018, £290 per person. This class focuses on produce from the seashores around the British Isles. You will be taught how to prepare and cook lobster, crab, langoustine, razor clams, oysters and mussels. Your experience starts at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in Claridge’s art deco Fumoir. Guests will then take part in a practical tutorial, after which you will be served lunch in Claridge’s kitchen.Book now
Afternoon tea masterclass
2 June 2018, £250 per person. Learn the art of sandwich-making, how to do perfect scones and tea pastries and the way to prepare the perfect cup of tea. Starting at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in the Fumoir, followed by a practical tutorial with the chefs and a session with the tea master. You are invited back to the Foyer at around 2.45pm to enjoy a traditional Claridge’s afternoon tea.Book now
Pâtés, pies & terrines masterclass
6 October 2018, £250 per person. This class will take advantage of various types of game and other ingredients that are in season in October, focusing on how to turn these ingredients into pâtés, pies and terrines, including Claridge’s well-known duck terrine and game pie. Your experience starts at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in Claridge’s art deco Fumoir. Following a practical tutorial with the chefs, you will be served lunch in Claridge’s kitchen.Book now
English tradition at its finest. Dainty finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and delicate pastries, accompanied by specially-selected teas.Find out more
The Foyer & Reading Room
A celebration of Claridge’s art deco style. Take a seat for breakfast, lunch, dinner – or our world-famous afternoon tea.Find out more
Experience a connoisseur's collection of vintage champagnes and sought-after spirits, served in striking art deco surrounds.Find out more