School of Wok
School of Wok
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
About
Whether it be Char Sui or Sushi, Spring Rolls or Summer Rolls, we can teach you the authentic way to prepare a whole range of Oriental dishes in our state of the art kitchens.
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Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


How to get there
  • Leicester Square • 4 min walk
  • Charing Cross • 4 min walk
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  • Georgina H
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous Day and Food
    My Son bought this for me for my 60th birthday gift and I then bought it for him for Xmas! It was an absolutely brilliant day. Great Chefs, Lance and Ian. Very knowledgeable, friendly and put everyone at ease. Lovely group of people. Would highly recommend the Chinese Takeaway Menu. Georgie and Ollie
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Glyn H
    North Stainley, United Kingdom58 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun cookery classes with very knowledgeable teachers
    Always wanted to learn some fundamental recipes and techniques for dim sum and had a very enjoyable full day course. Conveniently situated close to Covent garden and a short walk to China Town and Leicester Square. Made some lovely food which also covered lunch and enough to take home. Our teacher Ian was very patient and friendly and we had a lot of fun learning with him. Overall, great experience and I want to come back for more.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 8 July 2023
  • Lauren H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Would highly recommend
    School of Wok exceeded my expectations. We did a full day cooking course and it went above what I hoped. The portions were generous and our chef was so funny and helpful. The day flew by. I would highly recommend them for a nice birthday treat or even just to experience.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 July 2023
  • dazlet
    Gravesend, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant Experience
    I attended the full-day Indonesian cookery course, which was a present from my wife. First off, the organisation and follow-up with recipes after the course was impeccable. And on the day, our tutor/chef Cher and his assistant Lance were helpful, knowledgeable, and fun! It made for a great learning experience, and after cooking, we could sit down and enjoy the delicious food we'd cooked with a beer and glass of wine. We even had enough food left over to bring home. I'd thoroughly recommend the School of Wok and will be looking to do another course in the future.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 July 2023
  • ArtDecoBabe
    Gravesend, United Kingdom50 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A brilliant experience!
    I went on a day course on Indonesian cuisine with my husband. I had bought him a non-specific day course voucher for Christmas, and this allowed him to choose the type of course he wanted to learn about. I then booked with him on the same course. At every stage leading up to the course, we had email communication with Beverley, checking on any dietary restrictions, what names we we’re going to be called by, in the course so it was a more personal with the tutor and the group. We stayed in London nearby to ensure we were not going to be late. Beverley reassured us we would have space for our belongings (we made sure we packed very light, a huge achievement for me!) The course was fun and very informative, thanks to the main chef/tutor Cher and Lance’s flawless assistance. We learnt not only the process of each dish, but the background of ingredients combinations and the various influences on Indonesian cuisine. We cooked in two batches, one before lunch, which we then ate. And then after lunch, where we also had a chance to eat, or take away. If you plan to eat while you are there, be prepared you probably won’t need an evening meal. The food is so good you may not have any to take away!! I would totally 100% recommend these courses! If you interested in expanding your knowledge in a variety of Asian cuisines it a fun way to learn, meet like minded people and enjoy great food!!! Thank you Cher, Lance and Beverley, we’ll be back!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 July 2023
  • Lorraine B
    St. Albans, United Kingdom406 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Understanding the Wok
    An excellent day being taught how to prepare and cook food in a wok. Expert teaching with a sense of humour and learnt some new skills and tips. Flavours of the food were excellent and you eat what you cook and can take home the leftovers. Will return for other classes in due course to experience other oriental classes.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Grace P
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A different way to spend an evening out
    An interesting and entertaining evening. Lance and Ian looked after us beautifully ensuring that instructions were safe, clear and manageable. We cooked Chinese banquet dishes, all of which we enjoyed and will try gain at home. Lots of tips and lots of learning. Thank you
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 September 2023
  • Yasmin H
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fun, great food and lovely host
    A great option for a team building activity / work social. We booked for exclusive use for a Tuesday evening, for a group of 15. We picked the Japanese menu, with the option to double up on portions for £10pp extra and donate the spare food to charity. There was a small competitive element, but it was a really fun evening that flew by. They were able to adjust the recipes for our vegetarian team member and communication was great throughout the booking process. Would definitely recommend, our cookery teacher Ian was a great host.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 4 October 2023
  • anna b
    Colchester, United Kingdom12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great evening out
    What a great way to spend an evening - 3 hours of prepping, cooking and then eating a four dish, veggie Chinese meal. We learnt how to use a cleaver properly and wok with panache. Already planning our first home menu and thinking about the seafood course next. Thanks for a great evening school of Wok with special thanks to Ian our tutor for the night.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 October 2023
  • Lou2110
    Biggleswade, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful!
    I can not recommend School of Wok and the team highly enough. We held our team dinner this week and everyone absolutely loved it. We did the 'cook for homeless' and everything was perfect. All allergies were catered for seamlessly, communication from start to finish was fantastic. The ingredients were 10/10. We had so much fun, can not recommend highly enough!! Book - you wont regret it :-)
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 20 December 2023
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Peter C
Hertford, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
I've cooked Chinese food for many years and thought I knew how to do it... until I went to the School of Wok. It was an amazing day. Great fun and full of useful tips and ideas. Highly recommended.
Written 16 June 2024
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Mmlci
Norwich3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
My friend and I did the Vietnamese cookery course. Lance was our chef who did an excellent job. Great teacher, fun relaxed course with delicious food. Lots of good cooking tips. Can't wait to cook these recipes at home.
Written 16 June 2024
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Ben M
London, UK16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Wonderful time experiencing the basics of oriental cooking all to the backdrop of a clean and fresh location with friendly but professional staff. Lance was a demon with the cleaver and wok!
Written 15 June 2024
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Katie S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Business
I organised a Thai cooking class for my company social, and it was a fantastic experience. Hannah did an amazing job with the organization, always responding quickly and efficiently. Our chef for the evening, Cher Loh, was incredibly informative and kept everyone engaged. Thank you for such a wonderful evening!
Written 22 May 2024
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660belinda
La Paz, Mexico17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
I did the Indian Cookery Class with Radhika Howarth at School of Wok and it was an excellent way to spend an afternoon. Radhika is a fabulous teacher who imparts her knowledge with ease and a huge amount of humour and enthusiasm. The recipes were easy to follow and delicious. I have made them at home since and was not disappointed. School of Wok is a great place to attend a class. The school is well laid out and very organised. If you are lucky enough to find a space in one of Rahika's classes, I would snap it up. These are recipes that you will use time and time again. Definitely a 10/10 from me.
Written 19 May 2024
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Nicola T
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
The amount of 5 star reviews says it all really. Spent a fantastic couple of hours learning how to cook an incredible red thai curry plus pancake rolls and a tasty sweet chilli flavoured salad, which we proceeded to eat washed down with a couple of glasses of wine. What’s not to like - the tutors/hosts were fantastic and super helpful. Would definitely do again. Thank you!
Written 18 May 2024
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Katie C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Business
School of Wok you went beyond our expectations. We went for Beers and Bao's, and the whole experience was such a treat -- from the teaching of prep skills/tricks, to the cooking, to the eating! I can't recommend this enough for corporate events but I'd also love to come back with friends and family.
Lance our instructor was excellent and ever so patient with the many other cooks in his kitchen :) There was plenty of drink and PLENTY of food! We loved it! Thank you.
Written 14 May 2024
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Kelly W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Business
Thank you for such an amazing experience. The session was all well planned out and we were looked after very well. So much fun was had by all. Thank you again.
Written 13 May 2024
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Hilary
London, UK7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Delicious, authentic and fresh ingredients with friendly, well organised instruction from Darwin. Loved the whole thing. Would have preferred to be in the upstairs area which is more spacious and airy but I could see that the place was busy all day.
Written 10 May 2024
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holidaychicLondon
London, UK617 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
My husband bought us the Thai 5 hour cooking course for Xmas. We were two of 9 people on the course - a lovely group and a had a great chef and teacher / Darwin. He explained things well, was very charismatic and fun as well as teaching us how to prepare - Thai Green curry, coconut rice, Som Tam Salad, laab salad, pad Thai and Grilled Pork with Thai style dipping sauce. All of the dishes were delicious. You’d eat some of the dishes and there was plenty to take home. You had a little break of around 25 minutes where you could get some fresh air and could help you could help yourselves to soft drinks, beer or wine. We thoroughly enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it.
Written 10 May 2024
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