Dim Sum Cooking Class

Make beautiful authentic Dim Sum at this fun London cooking class.

3 hours Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 6 to 16

label £50 - £55 (£55 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, £50 for 4+ guests)

Love Dim Sum? Learn how to make these beautiful authentic Dim Sum in this sociable and engaging three-hour London cooking class and get to enjoy your own hand-made Dim Sum afterwards!

You'll follow step-by-step instructions guiding you on the art of dim sum creation. From rolling the dough, preparing and mixing the fillings, to forming the dumplings and cooking them, your local expert chef will be there to give you all the tips and tricks you need.

This Dim Sum class has been designed with complete beginners in mind. Explore different ingredients, fillings and equipment and pick up some new skills in this delicious Chinese delicacy. If you're looking for things to do in London that will feed your brain and your belly, this workshop is ideal.

You'll be shown how to make 3 of the most popular classic steamed dim sum:

  • Har Gow 蝦餃 (Crystal Prawn Dumplings).
  • Chiu Chow Fun Gwor 潮州粉果 (Chiu Chow steamed dumplings).
  • Sui Mai 燒賣 (Open Top Steamed Pork And Prawn Dumplings).

In total, you will make about 15-18 delicious dumplings each, which you can enjoy after the class! If you're looking for tasty things to do in London, your search ends here!

Other things you will learn in this class:
  • A full guide to the vast Dim Sum Menu - hundreds of dishes, with accompanying pictures.
  • Help with Cantonese and Mandarin pronunciation including 'click to hear' and a phrasebook for useful phrases while travelling.
  • A full guide to Dim Sum restaurants around the world, with maps, reviews, and website booking links.
  • Dim Sum etiquette. What to do, what to order, and the big Dim Sum nono's.

Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners -- no prior experience needed.
What you'll get
  • All the materials and tools you need to make fifteen to eighteen Dim Sum.
  • A big Dim Sum meal afterwards where you can enjoy what you made.
  • A list of recommended products from Chinese/Oriental supermarkets.
What to bring
Everything you need is included. But if you have a favourite apron, bring that along.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hen do or stag do.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

London Cookery School is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.


London Cookery School - 149 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, N4 3HF, England

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London Cookery School
London Cookery School

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London Cookery School runs Dim Sum Classes and Sushi Classes in London.

Established in 2011, we have been teaching specialist classes in Dim Sum and Sushi for over 10 years.

We love what we do and as an instructor, there is no greater joy than to see learners meet and exceed their own expectations, making beautiful plates of dim sum and sushi, enjoying a quick photo before settling down to eat.

Your chef and teacher will take you through each recipe in easily followed steps, so you'll have no problem recreating the dishes time and time again back in your own kitchen!

If you're looking for a really unique gift for a foodie in London, or you just want to add some really exciting new recipes to your own repertoire of meals, you'll absolutely love our Dim Sum and Sushi Classes in London!

We want to share our knowledge with as many people as possible.
Classes are fun and we really enjoy teaching. We love it when students learn something, not only about the class, but often they learn something about themselves. Some truly surprise themselves when they finish the class with something that's not only tasty but also beautiful and they know they have to skills to make it again.

Knowledge truly is a gift that lasts a lifetime!

Verified reviews

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Daniela Ballerino Jul 2022

It was a great well 3 hours spent to learn how to make Dim sum! Will, the teacher, is nice and friendly! Hardly raccomend

Dim Sum Cooking Class review by Daniela Ballerino

Jessica Herbert Apr 2022

Brilliant class! Our teacher Will was excellent. Would highly recommend! And the food was delicious too!

Bianca Campbell Jan 2022

The instruction was second to none! Great learning environment and very tasty food. Will be booking again for sure.
Mine were gluten free too, as they cater for all food intolerances and/or allergies.

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