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Smokin' Pot

Certificate of Excellence
Barbecue, Cambodian
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Battambang, Cambodia
012 821400
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A worthwhile experience

We did the the cooking course here which was great. It was just my husband and i so very laid back and informal.We were taken on a tour of the market and cooked 2 delicious dishes(fish amok and a traditional chicken stir fry) which we ate for lunch. Vannak was very personable and chatted about not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
KimG6
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Local cuisine
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I had a great time at Smokin' Pot. First we set off to the local market with Vannak which is an experience in itself; live snakes, cat fish and freshly prepared coconut cream. Then back to cook, we were really impressed by the freshness of everything; no oyster sauce (msg) is used. Vannaks english is great and he answered our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Very good food, superb family. The owner is a lovely guy. I did a cooking class with him, it was worth every penny. We also stayed at their guesthouse which is nice too.

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Seemed very odd, but we were dissuaded from entering on two occasions. So couldn't get a meal... While there was talk of other groups coming, I've never seen many eating there as I pass by. Very odd!

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We did the the cooking course here which was great. It was just my husband and i so very laid back and informal.We were taken on a tour of the market and cooked 2 delicious dishes(fish amok and a traditional chicken stir fry) which we ate for lunch. Vannak was very personable and chatted about not only Khmer food but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Today my boyfriend and I went to the smokin pot cooking class and it has been my favourite thing I have done in Cambodia so far! Firstly this cooking class is only $10 and is so worth the money! You choose 2/3 dishes of your choice from the menu or just go for the traditional Cambodian dishes that Vannak can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Vannak is great. He organized a class for just me on short notice. Great conversation about Khmer cuisine and where Cambodia has come from and where it is going. He also organized my bus to Siem Reap and picked me up on his moto early in the morning. Typical Cambodian friendliness and hospitality. The restaurant is great too, some of... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We were invited buy a guy to come to the rooftopbar. There is a chill vibe; hammocks, pillows and you can play your own music. There is a pool table. The cocktails are good too.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My friend and I decided to take this cooking class based on Trip Advisor reviews. While it wasn't a *bad* experience, it could have been better. The chef/hostel owner was clearly hungover or tired from the night before. In fact, he said that he was up until 4 am and would we consider coming back the next day (sounds like... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I'm going to start of by saying when I first entered smokin' pot I wasn't expecting much but as I stayed her longer and longer I fell in love with this place. First of the rooms are super cheap and affordable ($1.50) and at the time he had no dorm space but he made room for my by putting a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I finally found a good cooking class in Cambodia when trying the cooking class of smoking pot. It is different from other places because you can learn how to cook many dishes and not only the lok lak, amok and so on that ALL restaurants propose you to cook. It s up to you and the people of the group... More 

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Address: Battambang, Cambodia
Phone Number: 012 821400
Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
Cuisine: Barbecue, Cambodian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Battambang, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: 012 821400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Cambodian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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