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Hanoi Cooking Centre

Opens in 12 min: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Hanoi Cooking Centre established in 2009, remains Hanoi's only purpose built cooking school and culinary centre. A variety of cooking classes and street food tours are available twice daily. All classes begin with welcome tea, while a chef gives a...more
Opens in 12 min
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
44 Chau Long St. | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3715 0088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an enjoyable afternoon. I learnt so much about Vietnamese food and cooking techniques. Our brilliant chef Ey was great at explaining everything and gave us such an interesting tour of the market. I feel totally confident to make the dishes at home... Thank you!

Thank 97helene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Sun is amazing. School provide notes and demonstration. Organise very well. It's fun and without pressure to learn. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got aware of Hanoi Cooking Centre due to a recommended cookbook on Vietnamese streetfood by Tracy Lister and Andreas Pohl. As we started our trip to Vietnam in Hanoi, I took the opportunity and signed up for a cooking class on this subject. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Sun was a delight. And patient. Good wine, beer and drinks flowed freely. Great experience. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Cjlego
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We were extremely disappointed with this tour and do not think it was value for money (we were charged AUD$80 each). They transported us in taxis that took between 30 to 45 minutes to arrive which meant some of us where sitting at venues waiting...More

2  Thank janziemac
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This is bar far one of the best travel experiences that I have had in my 11 years of travelling. Chef Ý and the crew were exceptional in their hospitality, professionalism and knowledge of authentic Vietnamese quisine. The facilities are clean and very well set...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Norlie D
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This cooking school delivered! The four of us scheduled this last minute and were surprised at the organization and friendliness. The chef spoke excellent English and the tour of the market was a real experience for us. We had been to one other market in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mharmon78212
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The course starts with a walk around the market nearby. That is an experience in itself, seeing the different kinds of rice, vegetables, fish and similar, and learning about eating in Vietnam. The teacher is very clear in showing how to make each dish, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 659miriama
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Just arrived in Hanoi and was looking for a place to have late lunch, chance upon this lovely small restaurant. A short 10 mins walk from my hotel. Quality of food and service is great and well value for money. One of the best bun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jeffyyc
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

At USD60 this is an expensive class and although I haven’t done any others in Hanoi this seems like at that price it should be freaking amazing. Lovely guy and great cooking instructions but I found the outcome a little disappointing. Of the 5 dishes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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28 October 2015|
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Response from hanoicooking | Property representative |
Hi, the beverage for the cooking class includes: Hanoi beer, Dalat wine, soft drink and lemon juice. Customers can drink as much as possible while they enjoy the cooking class. Best regards, Thuy