We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cooking course student

I attended the half day Indian cooking course and it exceeded my expectations, I would honestly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dylan J
via mobile
Half Day Indian class

What a wonderful experience! Pooja was a wonderful and warm teacher. The set up of the lesson is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shenley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 145 reviews
All photos (120)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good1%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“indian cookery”(24 reviews)
“take home”(20 reviews)
“at home”(12 reviews)
The Cooking Academy teaches people how to prepare and cook food from around the world in a professional, enthusiastic, creative and enjoyable way. We are unique in our approach to cookery by putting ingredients and their beneficial health properties...more
London Road | Silverwood, Rickmansworth WD3 1JR, England
+44 1923 778880
Reviews (145)
Filter reviews
145 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews indian cookery take home at home the kitchen fish cookery course cookery class bombay potatoes delicious dishes learn how cook indian food teaching style end of the day ask questions small group looking forward new ideas
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 145 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended the half day Indian cooking course and it exceeded my expectations, I would honestly recommend this to anyone who is keen to learn how to cook amazing authentic Indian food.

Thank Dylan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience! Pooja was a wonderful and warm teacher. The set up of the lesson is easy to follow and I can not wait to recreate the meals. Will definitely be signing up for some of the other courses!!!

Thank Jenkins78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the class and Pooja, the tutor, was excellent: knowledgeable and friendly. The class was small and intimate so lots of opportunity to ask questions. All ingredients was prepped in advance, meaning we could maximise the time to learn about and practice Indian...More

1  Thank AJ2381
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given an open voucher as a present and attended the Fish Cookery Class. The atmosphere was relaxed and informal and the knowledgeable Xenia was a great teacher. I picked up so many useful tips and enjoyed the hands on cooking experience. We created...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was given a voucher for the one day indian cookery class as a present - attended recently and had a great time. The team are very welcoming, the classes are held in a large family home which is relaxed and informal. I particularly liked...More

Thank Tim198143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I received a voucher for a day course as a present. Never having heard of the place before I was not sure what to expect. However... The venue was lovely, the course - well thought through, the chef - pleasant, patient and informative, the food...More

Thank SinoWino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a vegetarian cooking course led by Pooja. I’m vegan and was made very welcome and only one recipe needed altering to make it vegan anyway (a simple swap of tofu for paneer and soya milk for cow’s milk). It was a great day...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pooja was such an amazing, informative and friendly teacher. We both learnt so much about Indian cookery. The food we made was simply exceptional. If you’re struggling what to buy someone as a gift, then look no further than here. Hoping I will be back...More

Thank LJP56
Reviewed 7 October 2018

What a fab way to learn about food and how to cook with it! My brother bought me a day's cookery class learning to cook Spanish Tapas and it was the perfect gift. Xenia Murray was incredibly knowledgeable about the origins of the foods we...More

Thank marcialc987
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Fanstatic .... i need to write more but nothing more to say .... really trip advisor one word was enough

Thank Peter M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Premier Inn Watford (Croxley Green) Hotel
1,188 reviews
2.20 miles away
Denham Grove
841 reviews
3.05 miles away
Best Western White House Hotel
502 reviews
3.13 miles away
Travelodge Watford Central
736 reviews
3.22 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 71 nearby restaurants
Zaza Rickmansworth
467 reviews
.69 miles away
Tamarind Thai Cafe
416 reviews
.85 miles away
The Cafe in the Park
444 reviews
.76 miles away
Maurizio s
225 reviews
.71 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
Rickmansworth Aquadrome
176 reviews
.44 miles away
Batchworth Lock Canal Centre
34 reviews
.52 miles away
The White Bear
38 reviews
.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Cooking Academy staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines