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Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School

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Address: 47/2 Moon Muang Rd | (opposite Tha Phae Gate), Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number:
+66 53 206 388
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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We are the First and Best cookery school in Chiang Mai. Owned and operated...

We are the First and Best cookery school in Chiang Mai. Owned and operated by "Master Chef" Sompon Nabnian... you will unlock the secrets of traditional Thai-style cooking. Have you ever wondered why Thai food tastes so different from restaurant to restaurant? The ingredients are the same, so it should taste the same, you would think...not at all! The best Thai food comes from using the freshest ingredients, along with the skilful art of preparation and combining the right ingredients at the right time to create an exceptional dish.Our school offers five fine mouth-watering courses for you to choose from (vegetarian options are available for all dishes in all courses):There is simply no better place to learn about the joys of Thai cooking!

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AWESOME - Renowned TV Chef runs classes

I have just completed my second visit to this cooking school. The last time was when the tsunami hit Thailand, I was at the school for a week. This is by far the best cooking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharen M
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just completed my second visit to this cooking school. The last time was when the tsunami hit Thailand, I was at the school for a week. This is by far the best cooking school, (I have attended, and researched others). Sompon Nabnian established the school in around 1993, and has developed a great school during this time. He... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 joined by two other couples for a total of 10 people for a full day class on a Saturday. An older van picked us up on time around 9:45am. The driver was accompanied by a woman dressed rather casually who we later learned would be our instructor. We stopped at a market along the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVED this cooking class and love telling everyone about it! We were recommended to the Thai Cookery School by friends and it did not disappoint. We did the class that takes you to the market and it was so much fun! It was an authentic market (not a touristy one). Our instructor (who's name I cannot remember and feel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

We took a full day course.At first we go ,with our Instructor to the big market ,to get our products,wonderful experience albeit a little too short .After this we got to our class and cook 6 dishes with a lot of help and explanations.We loved to do it again.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

I took a 3-day class choosing course nos. 1, 2, and 4 not necessarily taken in that order. The first 2 days were with Thannapon or "Pon." He took us to the local market and explained the different ingredients. We were then brought to the cooking school. The procedure was: Pon would demonstrate with one of us assisting and then... More 

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Richmond, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

I didn't know what to expect at a Thai cooking school, but the instructor was patient, funny, and obviously skilled. He took the small class to a local market where he explained ingredients and answered questions - we all bought curry paste packets to bring home. We learned much about cooking Thai food and techniques in general by taking a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Well explained course with Instructor Pod, she was nice and was trying to make the class dynamic and fun. Garden was beautiful. Area of improvement: stop at the market Instructor had a platter of herbs and explained what they're used for, but I thought this was too fast and then we were left alone in the market for 20 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Before spending the day here, I was not a fan of Thai food. I also was not thrilled with learning to cook or eat it. That lasted until I tasted the first dish we made (Cream of Mushroom Soup in Coconut Milk) OMG! It was absolutely fantastic! As were the other dishes we made and this truly turned out to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

The cooking portion of this experience was great. We prepared four different dishes and our instructors were very patient, informative and passionate about teaching us some basics of Thai cooking. The food turned out better than expected and they gave us a great cook book to take home. Booking was a bit of a challenge though. Email response was prompt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We spent one day learning Course 4 and it was a brilliant day spent learning and eating lots. Pon and June took us around the market where we learnt about different Thai ingredients and had the chance to shop for ingredients. Back at the cookery school we learnt a variety of dishes - all of which we got to eat... More 

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