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Orchid Cooking Class & Restaurant

25 Hang Bac street, Hanoi 844, Vietnam
+84 91 435 19 85
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Ranked #16 of 861 restaurants in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $55
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Orchid Restaurant Hanoi. Our aim is very simple – to provide the very best and most authentic Vietnamese food in old quarter.To do this we use only the freshest ingredients, prepared and served by our highly skilled chefs and friendly staffs.Further more, we are providing some daily cooking classes "Interesting and enjoyable hours"
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Orchid Restaurant Hanoi. Our aim is very simple – to provide the very best and most authentic Vietnamese food in old quarter.To do this we use only the freshest ingredients, prepared and served by our highly skilled chefs and friendly staffs.Further more, we are providing some daily cooking classes "Interesting and enjoyable hours"
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Manc
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We had fantastic family fun & met some great guys on the vegetarian cooking class (many meat options as well) ...everyone welcomed my 7 year old ...and I was surprised how much he enjoyed the class and the meal we ate together afterwards...although we've been in Hanoi a couple of days we really enjoyed the beginning of the tour which... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

I decided to do the cooking class at the last minute and made reservation for the same day. Mr. Tien was great. We went to the market with cyclo, and had a nice little preview to the old quarter through the meandering streets. The shopping experience in itself was interesting. We bought fish, vegetables, rice paper, and ate some fruits... More

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Leipzig, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We decided this morning to see if there is availability at Orchid cooking school and we were lucky, they had spaces. (It's recommended to book at least 2 days in advance). We did the afternoon cooking class and decided on Pho Bo (traditional rice noodle soup with beef), Hanoi spring roles and stir fried chicken with lemon grass and chilli.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was picked up at 8 in the morning and taken, by cyclo, to the markets to buy fresh produce to use in the cooking class. When we arrived at the market, I was told I was the only one doing the class! After choosing my fish and herbs/spices, and trying some local delicacies (for free), we walked back to... More

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Fife, Scotland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Had delicious lunch here whilst staying in Hanoi recently. Big portions, tasty food and the staff also offered to show us how to eat the Vietnamese food, just in case we didn't know already! Cheap and easy to find. Would recommend to couples, families and single travellers.

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Quakers Hill, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Unfortunatley we didn't have enough time for the cooking class however I would love to go back in the near future and do it. The food we were served in the restaurant was amazing!! I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you have a morning or afternoon free, Orchid cooking class will be the best choice! I had a private cooking lesson with Mr. Tien this morning and had a very VERY pleasant time. He speaks very fluent English and has graduated culinary school in Vietnam. You can choose a course menu out of 5. I chose menu 3, fresh... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ate here twice. The first time was amazing, the second less so, but I think this was because we picked wrong! The staff were uber helpful, the setting is great and very authentic. Don't go with a stirfry....otherwise brilliant.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

it is OK food - nothing special - however, nice location and near the hotel 3BHotel.........................................................................

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Me and my partner have both eaten here and taken the cooking class with Tien. We ate here before doing the cooking class and found the food absolutely amazing. There is no air conditioner but there are fans to keep you cool. The cooking class was the best money we had ever spent. 3 hours of cooking and going to... More

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