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Spice Monkey Cookery School

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Brilliant Indian cookery course

My wife bought me a place on the beginners class for my birthday, and I attended with 7 other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whittlesey, United Kingdom
About as far removed from a jar of Pataks as it’s possible to get

I did the Punjab course last week and it was superb. I was expecting a slightly laid back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz S
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Spice Monkey is a cookery school that will show you how to make great tasting Indian home cooking. All our courses are hands on and you'll learn how to mix spices, create pastes and build flavour into your dishes. We have courses for vegetarian and...more
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191 Victoria Road | Alexandra Palace, London N22 7XH, England
+44 7956 468541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife bought me a place on the beginners class for my birthday, and I attended with 7 other people at the end of February. I have to say it has transformed the way I approach cooking, all cooking, not just Indian meals. I like...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the Punjab course last week and it was superb. I was expecting a slightly laid back demonstration but found that Nik gets you working quite hard. The best bit, apart from the dry humour, was the spice formula he drills into you that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit to Spice Monkey Indian cookery school. Thank you Nik for brilliant day; really enjoy the format of the day - informal, highly interactive delivered with your warmth and humour. So happy we got to make top Butter Chicken today as well as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mamakarma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole day was totally absorbing, learning about the spices and how to use them, as well as geography of India. The afternoon was full of practical teaching which gave me the courage to put into practice all the recipes -trial run last week, fabulous...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a fun day, and I can't wait to try it at home. Best thing for me was starting to understanding how the flavour of a dish is created; we tasted the raw spices and the dishes as they cooked and as we tweaked the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kath R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent a very inspiring and informative day with Nitika for my 50th birthday with five of my friends.I highly recommend it we had a great time full of delicious dishes and laughter.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Annie G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nikita was a very engaging Chef/teacher and has designed the cookery course so that it is challenging, but not overwhelming. They way in which the day progressed gave me an understanding of how to build up a dish, and the confidence to try the recipes...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I'd definitely recommend a lesson at Spice Monkey, I did novice/beginner. Great atmosphere and food. Very good teaching with opportunity to ask any questions and understand the basics.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank notagainreading
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Having been recommended Spice Monkey through a friend I booked for Nikita to come and run the 'indian feast' course at home for four of us which was out of this world. He was so helpful in the lead up to the course in advising...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EBee89
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

My fiancée and I went back to Spice Monkey for a second course - the Taste of the Punjab, having been on the beginners course last year. Nik and Mrs G were on great form again and the recipes and overall experience were first class....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Philip T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I had no problem parking as the location seemed relatively quiet. I think your son would be able to park close by as I did and I drive a Landrover