There are few better meals than a piece of great quality fish, simply grilled or smoked. The emphasis of this fun, relaxed, hands-on evening class is on learning to choose the best fish, and to bring out its best using the barbecue.


Location: London Barbecue School, SE15 4QN
Duration: 5 hours | Experience level: beginner | Cost: £95 per person (incl. VAT)


  • To identify the best fish, and to prepare it (demo)
  • The professional tricks to lift your barbecue fish cookery to new heights
  • Precise barbecue cooking every time, using both grilling and indirect cooking
  • To make sides/sauces to suit the characteristics of each fish (prepared these as a group)


Supply of fish varies hugely, so we work with the best available on the day of the class. We always aim to cook something from all these categories:

  • A larger fish, such as sea bass
  • Oily fish, such as mackerel
  • A cephalopod, like squid
  • A "meaty" fish such as monkfish


The format is instructive, relaxed and fun. We start with a quick snack, then light the barbecues. Whilst the barbecues come up to temperature your tutor will introduce the fish we will cook, and explain why they were selected, and how to buy the best fish yourselves. From then on it is simple: cook, eat, repeat.


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  • Small snack on on arrival
  • All the ingredients, equipment and fuel for the class
  • A barbecue per 3 people (we’ll match you up with others if you come on you own)
  • Notes and recipes (electronic format)
  • Alcoholic drinks – available to purchase


Our 2019 classes have all taken place. Our 2020 class dates have not yet been released - they will be launching in January 2020. Please join our mailing list and and we will let you know when our 2020 dates are available. Gift vouchers for our 2020 season will be available from mid-October.

Important Information

  • Classes can be cancelled/rearranged up to 2 weeks prior to the class date. After that cancellation/rebooking fees are payable, unless we can fill your space.
  • Advanced written warning of any food allergies or dietary requirements is needed.
  • Participants are required to wear flat, closed sole footwear for the class.
  • Classes are only for participants aged 16 or older. Participants aged 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult participant for the duration of the class.
Other terms and conditions apply, full details are here.


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