Pantawan Cooking
Pantawan Cooking
5
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
About
Pantawan Cooking is a fine authentic Thai cooking school. The school is a teak wood house with the lovely setting for the best cooking and dinning experience. Our menu each day are specially selected, famous thai dishes and some hidden gem dishes that you cannot miss out! Here, we provide the best service quality and 'care' in every detail as our goal is to have you leave us only with joy and satisfaction. We guarantee you the best food and best experience! Come join us at Pantawan Cooking.
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Emily R
21 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
This experience with Pailin was one we'll never forget! We were picked up at our hotel by our travel agency's driver and we met Pailin at a local fresh market. He took us on a tour to help us understand their cultural views on cooking, glimpses of their vegetable assortments and common spices, and he even paid out of his own pocket for some Thai candies for us to try and sticky rice curry paste to sample at the market. After the market, our driver followed him back to his cooking school which was nearby, in a lush jungle like neighborhood. He had a gorgeous open air facility with about 12 cooking stations and one large instructional station. We were their only booking, and he explained that since covid, they don't have many tourists and often these tours are now 1:1. We were able to watch him cook each meal one at a time and he discussed flavors, cutting techniques, pairings of seasonings, etc. Then, we went back to our stations and cooked the same dish with him right by our side to help when we got stuck! His wife and he were a perfect team- she was always preparing the next station set up and measuring ingredients and cleaning up while he did his next tutorial. At the end of it, we got to sit and eat all of our delicious food! It was all so amazing. I only wish my stomach had felt better after the Qatar airways airline food so i could have enjoyed more of it! We felt so appreciated by Pailin and his wife for our business and felt like celebrities with how gracious and attentive they were. Such friendly people, and very easy to understand his english as he instructed us. I would absolutely come here again- it's an experience so unique to their area, and you get to help support a really wonderful couple!
Written 8 April 2022
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NYexplorer2000
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Family
What a fantastic experience in a beautiful setting! We loved our cooking class which was fun & easy to follow. We ate like kings & look forward to trying out all the dishes when we’re back home. A wonderful day!!
Written 3 January 2022
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Kevin O
Washington DC, DC2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
What an amazing experience! The instructors were absolutely incredible, the food was delicious, and the environment was wonderful. I was fortunate enough to visit Thailand in December of 2021, and with all the restrictions I was actually the only person in the class. They made me feel warm and welcome, and we had an awesome time together. I can't recommend the course highly enough.
Written 22 December 2021
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Ruchira S
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
This place is amazing. I am writing a long overdue review after visiting last year. The chefs were incredibly friendly and also very good at their jobs. I’m vegetarian and they seamlessly integrated substitutes for me throughout the course and all of the food we made tasted delicious. I still cook many of the recipes we learned a year later. The location is beautiful as well and the staff are incredibly hospitable. Couldn’t say enough good things about Pantawan!
Written 30 October 2020
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Emma G
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We had the best day with Yammy! We loved our meals and loved learning about Thai cuisine. It was a beautiful setting, and Yammy was an incredible host through our experience. Can't recommend this enough, what we wouldn't give to be back there now!
Written 1 April 2020
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Darby D
Philadelphia, PA7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
I've heard that cooking classes overall aren't necessarily a "must-do" but Pantawan Cooking is something all visitors should do! The ride to the market from Old City was comfortable in the air conditioned van. Our tour guide/instructor was very informative around the market - tried a couple things I normally wouldn't have and they were all so delicious! The school is located right down the street from the market and is located in a beautiful, peaceful yard. You're offered beer/wine and the instructor tells funny/interesting stories about the food/Thai culture throughout the day. The ingredients (including the needed amounts) are given to you and the employees clean up after every dish. The best part after making all the food, is getting to eat it and realizing that you actually did a pretty good job! He then gives you a copy of the recipes and a certificate to make it offical! It was a relaxing day for cooking!
Written 22 March 2020
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Meghan
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
I could not recommend Pantawan enough. We booked our spots for a Saturday lunch class the day before and we were lucky enough to find that they still had availability for our group. First we were taken to a local market where we tried some food from vendors (all amazing) and got to hear all about what it had to offer. We were then taken to the cooking school, which was beautiful. We loved the open space and the beautiful garden outside. The dishes were a lot of fun to make and our instructor could not have been nicer. It ended up being one of the best parts of our trip!
Written 18 March 2020
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Mary A
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
The Pantawan Cooking class was a highlight of my recent trip to Thailand/Cambodia. The market visit preceding the class was interesting and informative with tasty samples. The dishes we learned to cook were uncomplicated and delicious using ingredients available in the US. The teacher was delightful and provided clear instruction and answered questions throughout the lessons. The rural setting was relaxing.
Written 11 March 2020
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ZaitunOlive
Singapore, Singapore145 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This cooking class is the closest to our resort. Email was replied promptly and payment was convenient. Meeting place was convenient, clear and on time.

We had a tour around maehin market first Trying out their green chilli with pig skin and their famous chiang mai sausage. The chef who was wearing a t shirt explain the commonly use product in Chiang mai. I would have to say chiang mai and bkk is slightly different

Once arrived at the cooking school, we had our welcome drink and a cold towel to freshen up. Then the chef change his chef top and immmediately we saw the entire mood change. He was very detail and amusing. Telling us some local folklore.

Their session are very intense but yet fun. First they will explain and cook at the same time and let us have a taste.

Next we will then go to our individual stations to cook on our own. Like master chef. Once each cooking is done, the assistants will change all the utensils and cookery.

Once all cooking are done, our food will be plated and we are ready to eat our master piece. I highly recommend this school. Yes it could be far from city but the ambience makes up for it. They do have complimentary pick up and drop off service too so dont worry about transport.
Written 8 March 2020
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Dylan R
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
Had an amazing time cooking authentic Thai dishes. The facilities were wonderful and ingredients were excellent. Seeing the market was great experience as well. Highly recommend. Our instructor and the staff are wonderful.
Written 2 March 2020
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