Cookery School Hire

Discover the perfect space for your next cookery school at St Luke's Community Centre. Our cookery room offers a versatile and professional environment designed to meet your needs.

Fully Equipped Cookery School Hire

Our contemporary, award-winning Cookery School Hire caters for cookery classes, product launches, recipe tasting and development, courses, filming, photoshoots and special events. It is fully equipped and spacious, with eight domestic cookery stations, one of which is wheelchair accessible, with adjoining dining space. We can suit any dietary requirements if you let us know in advance and are also fully licensed for alcohol.

We have a wide range of quality equipment from KitchenAid mixers and Magimix food processers, to ice-cream makers, pasta rollers and our outdoor pizza oven, you and your team will have all the tools to make a gourmet meal. Our Cook & Dine events offer your group the opportunity to create a delicious menu based on a particular cuisine with the guidance of one of our experienced chefs. Anything ranging from Spanish tapas and Mexican street foods to Italian pasta making and macaroon making workshops. Just tell us your cooking preferences and we will offer delicious suggestions that suit your team and what you’d like to achieve from the day.

Cookery School Hire Prices

Rates 2024 Weekday & Weekend
Half day 4 hours £550 + VAT
Evening 4 hours £550 + VAT
Full day 8 hours £880 + VAT
Extra hour £110 + VAT
Additional Kitchen Assistant
4 hours £70 + VAT
8 hours £135 + VAT
Extra hour £20 + VAT

We are offering a 50% discount on cookery school room hire from April to end of August on Fridays, weekends and Mondays. Please contact the reception team for a quote or to arrange a site visit. The offer may be withdrawn. Excludes existing bookings. Normal terms and conditions for room hire apply.

Award Winning Spaces

We can now offer two cooking spaces:
1. St Luke’s Cookery School
2. St Luke’s Pop-Up Cookery School

We have been awarded a 5-star food and hygiene again in 2023 for our Food Hub, Catering Service & Cooking School.

In order to ensure the integrity of our facilities, we kindly request a damage deposit of £150. Rest assured that this deposit will be fully refunded to you following your event, pending no damage or incidents during your reservation.

St Luke’s Cookery School is community-focused, with all revenue from private hire used to offer free or low-cost community cookery classes for local children, families and older people in need. This helps us promote wellbeing and healthy eating on a budget.


Hiring from us GIVES BACK

Your support goes a long way to providing help, activities and services for our community in need.

Cookery School Food Catering

At St Luke’s Events Catering, we are dedicated to creating delicious food that will delight your guests. We take pride in using high-quality, locally-sourced, and fairly-traded ingredients whenever possible. Our experienced catering team prepares fresh canapés, buffets, and sit-down meals on-site daily. If you’re looking for a customised event proposal, please don’t hesitate to email our catering manager at Experience exceptional event room catering services with St Luke’s Events Catering!

Cookery School Food Catering St Luke's South Islington - Sandwiches

Cookery School Hire

How to Book the Cookery School

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Take a look at our available rooms for hire to find your perfect fit.

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Get in touch through this website, or you can email or call us on 0207 549 8181

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We look forward to meeting you and hope that you enjoy lesson.

Please contact us on 020 7549 8181 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)

for more information on the services & activities available at St Luke’s Community Centre, Central Street, South Islington, London.

How to Find St Luke's Cookery School, South Islington

Public Transport

Train Station

Old Street 10 mins walk (0.5 miles)
Barbican 10 mins walk (0.5 miles)
Angel 14 mins walk (0.7 miles)

Bus Routes

Central Street
43, 205, 214, 394, N205
Old Street
55, 243, N55