Restaurant Hire & Short Courses

The Stables can be privately hired for parties & corporate functions, where we will prepare sumptuous homemade cuisine made especially for you. The restaurant can seat up to 60 guests & 80 buffet style.


Bite Size Courses

The Stables Restaurant at Oaklands College offers short courses available to groups and can be used as team building exercises.  Contact us to find out more about the offer and see how your team can benefit!

Thai Cooking Course (4 Hours)

Enjoy a taste of the oriental with our Thai Cooking course.  This course is fun, fresh and fast , playing around with all the aromatic flavours that are typical with this region of the world.  Learn how to make the classics from scratch and the keys to perfecting your curry pastes. 

Class includes:  Glass noodle Spring Rolls, Massaman Curry, Green Thai Curry, Chicken Pad Thai

Italian Cooking Course (4 Hours)

Break out the Chianti, dust off the pasta machine, and flex your rolling muscles with the Oaklands Italian Cooking Course.  Great to do in a large group, this course will run you through recipes and techniques behind those classic hearty dishes, just like mama used to make! 

Course includes: Making Fresh Pasta, Pizza making, The Original Carbonara, Tiramisu

Pastry Cooking Course (4 Hours)

Pitch the tent, hang the bunting and pop the blue contacts in for the pastry cooking course at Oaklands.  This course is perfect for anybody with a sweet tooth, and is great fun among your friends and colleagues.  Suitable for all standards of bakers!

Course includes: Chocolate Truffles, Mini Normandy Apple Tarts, Selection of Muffins & Biscuits, Sugar Work

Artisan Baking (4-6 Hours)

The rich smell of yeast is in the air, as we delve into the finer arts of the oldest cooking method in the world!  For the truly advanced passionate baker, we look at the different yeast cultures, the hand shaping and moulding techniques, and the delicate finishing methods that create the perfect breads. 

Course includes:  Making Baguettes, Brioche, Pain de Campagne, Chapeau

30 Minute Meals (4 Hours)

A selection of 4 different quick and easy delicious meals for you to prepare after a hard day’s work in only 30 minutes!