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Address: No 3 Ma May | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 12345, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 98 491 90 26
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Description: Start the day with a tour to the local market, then back to our bamboo...
Start the day with a tour to the local market, then back to our bamboo garden in our French villa to learn how to cook Vietnamese style.
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Stuffed from the Street Eats Tour!

If you're looking for great street food, the Hanoi Cooking Center 'Street Eats' tour is an excellent choice. Our guide, Y, was very knowledgeable about various types of foods and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2012
jmagee1985
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Toronto, Canada
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Winnipeg Canada
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120 reviews 120 reviews
41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This review is for 2 things: the restaurant of the Hanoi Cooking Center and the Food from Hanoi and Northern Vietnam cooking class. First, the restaurant. If it is too hot eat upstairs where there is AC. The decor is lovely and the service is impeccable. It is a serene place to enjoy some lovely Vietnamese and International dishes. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

There were 6 of us who went on the tour. The tour was fun, we sampled 4 places for small eats and ended the tour in a coffee shop. We had thought that we would be shown more places and dishes. The tour lasted about 4 hours with a lot of chatting time. The charge was per head, which was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

If you're looking for great street food, the Hanoi Cooking Center 'Street Eats' tour is an excellent choice. Our guide, Y, was very knowledgeable about various types of foods and how to prepare them. He took us to 5 or 6 different locations to try various traditional vietnamese dishes. He was very flexible and always offered us choices (pork, beef... More 

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Great tour with food I would never have attempted had I not been with a guide. Do eat the water bug dipping sauce if you get the chance UBELIEVABLE. English speaking guide took us to a market and lots of food places. Dont have breakfast

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Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

My wife and I cook a lot - together. But never Vietnamese. So we did this half day cooking school to learn the basics. Starts with a market walk, then back to the kitchen to prepare 3 dishes, then we ate our creations. They were surprisingly fantastic! The whole class goes from 9.00 - 1.00 then lunch. USD$55 / head.... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

I had 2recommendations for this school I went with my teenage son we both learnt about Vietnamese food , the market and how to cook it and at the end enjoyed it with the company of the class and sampled the local beverages. A great morning.

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Hong Kong
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Good food and nice ambience if you don't mind the heat that is. So better go for diner than lunch.

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

We picked this one because it suited our schedule (did it on about 90 minutes' notice). Cost was $40. It was just the two of us, and we were in a corner of the restaurant. We had two menu options, but in the end, we had a mix of the two (not sure how certain items weren't available). The market... More 

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Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

We were looking for a really hands on cooking class, but were a bit dissapointed. First we did a trip over the local market which was really interesting, but only a side show, since we came to cook. The very friendly staff explained a lot about the ingredients. However, we didn't actually cook. We received the ingredients, had to cut... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

This restaurant looks the part but when it comes down to it the food wasn't as flavoursome as we've had from street vendors. The presentation was good but everything lacked flavour. The staff were welcoming enough if a bit slow. We wouldn't eat here again.

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