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.
Afternoon tea masterclass 2 March and 1 June
Shellfish masterclass 18 May
Sunday roast masterclass 7 September
Game masterclass 5 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.
Afternoon tea masterclass
2 March and 1 June 2019, £250 per person. Learn the art of sandwich-making, how to bake scones and tea pastries and 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
18 May 2019, £250 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. Starting at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in the Fumoir, you will then take part in a practical tutorial with the chefs before being served lunch in Claridge’s kitchen.Book now
Sunday roast masterclass
7 September 2019, £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 puddings and potatoes roasted in goose fat. Starting at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in the Fumoir, you will then take part in a practical tutorial with the chefs before being served a traditional Sunday lunch in the Claridge's kitchen.Book now
5 October 2019, £250 per person. As a celebration of the game season, in this class you will explore the different ways of preparing and cooking grouse, partridge and venison. Starting at 11.30am with a welcome cup of tea or coffee in the Fumoir, guests will then take part in a practical tutorial with the chefs before being served lunch in the 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