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69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our afternoon with chef Hung - such a knowledgeable guy and a great teacher. We really wanted to make Pho and Bun Cha so this class was ideal for us - both were delicious as was the banana flower salad. The visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jonathonb925
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful cooking experience with Chef Pickle. From a bike ride to the wet market and sampling food and buying ingredients. Then we had a fun time preparing and cooking the delicious food with a great and comical chef! In...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WellySinger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this class not expecting too much. It turned out to be a highlight of our Hanoi experience. It transpired in 4 Acts. Act I: we met upstairs in the restaurant with Chef Hung (aka “Pickle”) where 5 other delightful people awaited us. A...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RaymundoO95959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking a cooking class is a MUST when being in Vietnam and I really recommend this one. While doing the market tour it was nice that we got to taste various fruits, ingredients and dishes while getting them explained to us. We also requested to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zakariasnl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you're into cooking or not, this activity will make an incredible experience for anyone's stay in Hanoi. Starting off with a market tour, including trials of delicious Vietnamese snacks and shopping for fresh ingredients, followed by the actual class in the kitchen, it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoxZak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our chef - Pickles - spoke English very well. He took us to the local market and explained a lot of things. He also was very friendly and assisted us when shopping so that we got a good price ;) The cooking was great; each...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HannahAustria
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Both the experience of shopping in the market, as well as the cooking class were very entertaining and we can only recommend it. Hung the chef is a charming, authentic and very kind young man. We have not yet tried to do the recipes at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nataliatorodesign
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We loved our experience with Chef Hung last week. We were lucky to be the only two participants so we essentially got a private class. The market tour was excellent. Hung was full of information and treated us to many delicacies just because we were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lolo1836
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our time with Chef Hung. Not only was this a cooking class of superior order, where we learnt to create spring rolls, pho, bun cha & banana blossom salad, the tour of the market with the Chefs full explanation...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Z2317TJlindaf
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Chef Hung is an inspired chef and a great teacher. He explained the secrets of Vietnamese cooking and took us on a food market tour to buy fresh ingredients and let us taste some exotic delicacies like silk worms and sweet stuffed dumplings. We learned...More

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2 February 2017|
Response from Ali-Ludwell | Reviewed this property |
HI you would need to contact the cooking school directly, Im afraid. I attended the course, and thoroughly enjoyed it too
10 June 2016|
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Response from SammyJaneF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes, I am vegetarian so I just made vegetarian versions of the meat dishes. It was all delicious and they were very careful not to have meat touch any of my food. Hope that helps 😊