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Social Cooking

22 Herd Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 968 238
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Fun experience in the coolest little capital!

Went here with my girlfriends late last year to celebrate an engagement. Had an absolute blast, and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Sequoia M
Consistently great every time!

I have been going to Social Cooking's shows for over 3 years now and the team delivers every time... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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This Is Where You Go And Make Your Own Dinner With Instruction From A Chef, Ie Beef Welly, Etc Etc. One Cost Includes All Ingredients Etc
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good5%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible31%
14 Feb 2017
“Fun experience in the coolest little capital!”
21 Nov 2016
“Consistently great every time!”
22 Herd Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 800 968 238
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went here with my girlfriends late last year to celebrate an engagement. Had an absolute blast, and the drinks certainly helped. We felt that the attendance was appropriate, we were left alone just enough to get a grip on things but not too much that...More

Thank Sequoia M
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I have been going to Social Cooking's shows for over 3 years now and the team delivers every time! It's always a blast and we end up enjoying restaurant-quality food and having a heaps of laughs.

Thank Brooke-Chambers
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Host/CEO: 0/10 Professionalism: 1/10 Ingredients: 2/10 Team building: 8/10 Support staff: 10/10 We came here for a team building exercise with our company. Everyone was really excited and fired up, until the host/CEO Graham Bloxham started to "host" us for the evening. He was obnoxious,...More

Thank Zheng L
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I went to Social Cooking not knowing what to expect, and being pleasantly surprised. I was welcomed in to the space with happy faces and a glass of white wine. I enjoyed my time and felt like I learned a good bit on how to...More

Thank SummerChaser2016
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Social Cooking was a spontaneous decision for a Saturday night out, but I was highly impressed. We made fish tortellini pasta from scratch (which was quite exciting - I've never made pasta before!) and it turned out fantastic. The chef was hilarious and the instructions...More

Thank Suzanna S
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

A load of hilarity with work mates but ... host seems to think he is Gordon Ramsay and had license to abuse, appreciate that this is kind of the idea but borders on, maybe beyond, arrogant. Fun once, would not return.

2  Thank Cleave H
Reviewed 8 March 2016

There is so much potential at this location but sadly I left feeling ripped off. How they can charge so much for such basic ingredients I don't know and it was so badly set up. Had to keep asking for clarification from the hosts -...More

4  Thank JL199
Reviewed 8 March 2016

If you want to pay too much for a poor experience, this is the place to go. We went as a hens night to do cupcakes and gingerbread. Were told the wine would be villa maria, but instead were given bottles of lindauer. These were...More

3  Thank krich2281
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Group cooking is a great team activity but I'd suggest that Wellingtonians look elsewhere. The "chef" gave a condescending presentation. The recipe was very basic. Ingredients were VERY poor quality - dried herbs, not fresh; El cheapo balsamic and olive oil; jars of minced garlic;...More

2  Thank Peter_OConnor
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We recently attended a tasting and food quiz night at Social Cooking. Though the night looked like it would be fun on paper, in reality it would have been best if we just stayed home and did not waste our money. Upon arrival we were...More

6  Thank 89winchester811
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