Are you on the hunt for hen party ideas that will relax your group of gals before the big day? Combine your two favourite things, your besties and food, for some delicious activities that will keep your brain engaged and your mouth watering.
Nourish your mind, soul and stomach with a flavour-packed meal or some sweet treats with cooking classes, baking classes, tastings and more! We have something to suit your tastes no matter where you are. Whether you’re visiting London, need things to do in Glasgow, or you’re planning your hen do in Liverpool, a teacher is waiting to share the joy of cooking with you.
If you can’t get everyone in one place for your bachelorette party, don’t let the distance keep you apart! You can still share some delicious food from across the country with a virtual experience. Our chefs will connect with you online, send out cooking kits, and getting everyone involved from their own kitchens.
Browse through our tasting menu of incredible classes and go for whatever makes your stomach rumble!
Indulge your sweet tooth with chocolate making
For a real crowd-pleaser, learn how to make chocolate truffles with your gal pals. You’ll be rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands involved for a delicious and unique party idea that will wow all your friends and bridesmaids. After all, who doesn’t like chocolate! This amazing confection is also perfect as a mood booster. If anyone needs their nerves soothed before the big day, making chocolate could be the little slice of relaxation they need. Everyone will go home with a goody bag full of handmade chocolate for them to nibble on with pride.
Fill, fold and feast on your own Asian dumplings
If you’re more of a savoury fan, the comforting taste of dumplings is a real treat. And making them yourself is sure to beat anything you could get at a local takeaway. Our teachers can show you how to make these cute bites in all forms, from vegetable, chicken or beef dumplings to soup-filled, steamed or boiled dumplings. Dine on your usual order, or try a new way of dumpling making to develop your palate.
Try out a dumpling recipe at home with one of our online cooking classes and DIY kits if your group is spread out across the UK. Tuck into some homemade fried dumplings at home in Edinburgh while your besties join the virtual class from their kitchen in Penzance!
Find a new appreciation for your favourite drinks with gin, whisky or wine tastings
If you want someone else to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to making food and drinks, try a tasting experience and learn a bit more about the history and background of each bite or sip. You don’t have to go all the way to France or Italy for a vineyard experience. The UK has delicious tours and wine tasting experiences for a tastebud tantalising hens party. If gin is your thing, try a gin distillery tour with a chance to mix your own botanicals for a customised bottle of your favourite drink. More of a whisky worshipper? We have whisky tasting experiences that will help you appreciate this amber-delight even more. Whatever your bevvy of choice is, use it to power an unforgettable hen party.
If you’re not much of a drinker, no worries! We have some equally delicious non-alcoholic tasting options. You might be enticed by a tea tasting experience that will have you sipping on the UK’s favourite drink. Explore it all, from your classic black and green tea to something a bit more unfamiliar like matcha tea or chai. You could also try cheese tasting for a deep dive into the world of dairy. Your expert guide will take you through a smorgasbord of exciting and popular cheeses, helping you pair them with bread, crackers and fruit for a truly delicious feast.
Have a delightful afternoon learning how to make macarons
Looking for classy hen party ideas? Enjoy a handmade afternoon tea topped off with macarons made by you in a baking class. Before you know it, you’ll be whipping up incredible meringue for your own batch of macarons that you can enjoy with your besties. It’s a hen party activity that is ideal for sharing with your grandma or mum for some quality time before the big day.
This French dessert recipe is easy to make when you have guidance from expert teachers to help you at every step. We have pastry chefs and bakeries all across the country who can add a little sweetness to your day out in Manchester, London, Bristol, or wherever you are!
Get your grill on with a BBQ cooking class
Ignite your love for grilled meats and veggies and learn how to BBQ. If you need a hen do activity that will fuel your wild night out, this is ideal! Sink your teeth into succulent BBQ ribs, perfectly grilled chicken, or a juicy brisket, all smothered in homemade BBQ sauce and leave with happy tummies. It doesn’t even need to be summer for you to enjoy a good cookout, you just need a love for food, and your teacher will show you all the best tips and tricks on how to use a grill to prepare incredible meals.
A grilling class is also a great one to share with your soon-to-be hubby for a combined stag and hen party you can enjoy with your loved ones. It’s a fun group activity that everyone can get involved with as you combine into one family.
Food is a fantastic way to bring people together, create lasting memories, and make everyone at your hen do happy. Whether you’re a bride-to-be trying to find a gift experience to show appreciation to your bridal party or a maid of honour trying to find the perfect celebration to embody your bestie’s favourite things, there is a cooking class or food experience for you. Come away with a new appreciation for your most-loved treats and a few new skills that you can sharpen up at home.