The Indian Guru

Rated 4.93 out of 5 based on 61 customer ratings
(61 customer reviews)

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— This course is adaptable for vegans; just let us know when booking —

This is our most popular cookery workshop, where our spice gurus show you how to make authentic Indian cuisine that will fill your kitchen with aromas so enticing; your local takeaway will be demoted to your second choice for a curry!

With an array of classic and creative recipes up our sleeves, if you’ve ever wanted to be able to recreate the delights and delicacies of your favourite Indian restaurant, we will show you the way.

Above recipes are subject to availability of ingredients.

We want you to truly love your cookery experience with us, so here is a little more information about how the day will run – that way the only thing you need to think about is having a great time!

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Time and dietary info

9.45am – 3.30pm

61 reviews for The Indian Guru

  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Fantastic lovely instructors, great tuition. Course was so informative.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    DO IT! Exceeded my expectations and some valuable tips.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    JUST FAB! Come – good food, good understanding and good teachers.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great course, lot of fun. Some good tips.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Fantastic course, great recipes and lost of help and encouragement. Definitely worth attending!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great, friendly and informed staff. Course surpassed my expectations, everything was wonderful.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5


    Worth going on the course. Enjoyed it very much and I have learnt a lot. Feel more confident cooking Indian food.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5


    Good instruction, wide range of recipes provided. Tried each others food at end. Worth attending if you like Indian food.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5


    Excellent. if you like Indian food the course is a must.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5


    Lovely day, really educational and loved meeting the girls and other students. Course more than met my expectations.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5


    I would definitely recommend the course to friends and family

  12. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great course, wonderful enthusiastic ladies who shared stories about Indian culture as well as great advice on how to get the most out of the food

  13. Rated 5 out of 5


    Lovely group of people, really welcoming and great fun!

  14. Rated 5 out of 5


    Definitely give it a go! Don’t eat before you come you’ll be fed lots!

  15. Rated 5 out of 5


    A very enjoyable afternoon in good company

  16. Rated 5 out of 5


    Excellent tutors, great facilities and supportive staff

  17. Rated 5 out of 5


    Entertaining! Educational! Involving! Inspirational!

  18. Rated 5 out of 5


    Go for it! Really good fun, learnt a lot, lovely hosts and met some really lovely people!

  19. Rated 5 out of 5


    The recipes are amazing and the ladies were warm welcoming and great fun!

  20. Rated 5 out of 5


    This is a great way to learn and develop- the tutors were fantastic, the right balance between serious cooks and good fun.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5


    Excellent teachers with loads of tips and advice. The hands on part teaches you so much.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jim H

    Nina and Sumita are excellent tutors- very good at explaining things and making it entertaining.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5


    The course is the perfect length, lots of information given and very useful and practical. I learnt how to use spices and how to cook better!

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul C

    I learned a lot, had a great time and the teachers were excellent- I’d definitely recommend it.

  25. Rated 5 out of 5


    This course is great as it removes the mystique and enables you to cook wonderful food.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5


    I thoroughly enjoyed the day and the other participants were a nice group!

  27. Rated 5 out of 5


    You’ll be amazed at how simple Indian cooking can be, I’m no longer scared to try it for myself!

  28. Rated 5 out of 5


    It was fun, and great to learn Indian cooking- and I cooked food that tasted good!

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joe N

    You’ll learn lots of useful tips and be a lot more confident after this course.

  30. Rated 5 out of 5


    This was a lot of fun and helped to take the fear out of complex dishes!

  31. Rated 5 out of 5


    Interesting, good range of dishes and ingredients. Very enthusiastic and approachable teachers!

  32. Rated 4 out of 5

    Ed P

    I enjoyed cooking the curry and tasting everyone else’s.

  33. Rated 5 out of 5


    You won’t be disappointed and you will be amazed at what you can do!

  34. Rated 5 out of 5


    Educational and very entertaining. Definitely recommended for anyone who enjoys cooking and/ or eating!

  35. Rated 5 out of 5


    Very versatile and enjoyable course. The ladies are charismatic and lovely- they made learning fun and easy.

  36. Rated 5 out of 5


    Thoroughly enjoyed the course, thank you!

  37. Rated 5 out of 5


    Very good course, very enjoyable.

  38. Rated 5 out of 5

    Coleen W

    I loved it! Lighthearted presentation whilst giving a lot of knowledge an useful tips.

  39. Rated 4 out of 5


    Basic introduction class – expectations fully met

  40. Rated 5 out of 5


    Cannot fault anything – balance of explanation and ‘doing’

  41. Rated 4 out of 5

    Becks L

    Make sure you’re hungry! I have really enjoyed it.

  42. Rated 5 out of 5


    Better understanding of a basic ‘gravy’ and the utilisation and spices. It’s great fun. The atmosphere is fantastic and the food tastes great! Make sure you leave room to eat the feast at the end of the course!

  43. Rated 5 out of 5

    Marlie P

    I feel more confident and comfortable with the use of different spices and ingredients. The practical demonstrations were invaluable. Even if you have little or no experience with Indian cookery, you will find it surprisingly simple to make. I definitely feel like I’ve broadened my horizons.

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emyr B

    What better way to spend a cold, wet, Sunday? It’s fun: do it

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anne M

    I wanted to improve my Indian cookery in particular use of spices. Yes it exceeded my expectations. Great course. Great teachers. Good fun. Delicious food.

  46. Rated 5 out of 5


    Do it! You will learn hints and tips and will learn use of spices. Good support from tutors

  47. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rachel N

    I came along with a friend without any expectations whatsoever. I loved every minute and learned so much! Come along, try it – and have a wonderful, fun-filled day.

  48. Rated 5 out of 5

    Thomas J

    Lovely time and great lessons. More confidence in cooking and blending spices for Indian food.

  49. Rated 5 out of 5

    Genevieve H

    Learnt a lot, instructors were very friendly, helpful and entertaining. Food tastes great. Just enjoy it and take everything in. Take notes so you can remember all their little tips!

  50. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jeanette W

    Definitely get booking on it. It’s so much fun as well as being informative. Confidence that I can now make a curry dish that taste (almost) as good as restaurant food. It was amazing how so many amateur cooks could create an excellent Indian banquet!

  51. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carlos A

    I love Indian food and the Indian culture. Yes the course is amazing and the two teachers also. Please do this course

  52. Rated 5 out of 5


    I wanted to understand more about using spices in the right way, as it was all a bit of a mystery. I feel more confident now. Good fun & well worthwhile. Need to buy a spicebox!

  53. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dave L

    Do it. So simple once you get the information

  54. Rated 5 out of 5


    Do it! It’s very informative and fun. It was a birthday present and it exceeded my expectations. Not only I’ve learned about the spices but also had great fun doing it. It was fantastic.

  55. Rated 5 out of 5

    Henry W

    Well worth it. Better knowledge of what could be achieved with the same basic ingredients. Educational and great fun

  56. Rated 5 out of 5

    Natalie B

    I wanted to learn how to make authentic Indian food. The food was fantastic! Do it. You will learn so many new skills. Fantastic course with wonderful teachers.

  57. Rated 5 out of 5

    Clare G

    I would definitely recommend this course. It was so relaxed and very entertaining. I have become more aware of how to cook the onions, the spices, etc. I have wanted to learn the basics of Indian cooking and I am veggie so this course was perfect.

  58. Rated 5 out of 5


    Happy with the course overall, more confident with cooking and learned to use more spices correctly

  59. Rated 5 out of 5

    Natalie H

    Would highly recommend it! Was a fab day, feel more confident about home cooking

  60. Rated 4 out of 5


    Have a go, it’s fun!

  61. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kate P

    Enjoyable and practical

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