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69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with Chef Pickle and his team at the Blue Butterfly. The cooking class was both well structured and entertaining. We learnt knife skills along with a market tour and four amazing dishes that I hope to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an exceptionally good cooking course led by a fantastic chef. It is perfect for those looking to get a taste of Hanoi in a short period of time, as you’ll make classic dishes that really do match those you’ll buy on the street....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent cooking class with lots of hands on preparation and cooking and a wonderful host. We made spring rolls, Bun Cha, pho bo, and banana leaf salad all of which were delicious

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Doesn't have pushy people trying to get you through the door. It is a classy, tasteful restaurant I had the roast chicken in coconut milk... Wife had the tuna. Delicious... House wine is exceptional too.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were collected from our hotel & taken to the restaurant, where we had a complimentary drink (the coconut coffee is to die for). We met the rest of our group, an intimate group of six in total, and our fabulous Chef; Chef Pickle. Introductions...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

I can’t say enough about this experience. There were 4 of us in the class. First our chef took us to the market via cyclo to buy our ingredients for the class. He gave us a great market tour, explaining many of the foods we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

We did our market tour and cooking class with Chef Pickle today and thoroughly enjoyed it. Not only did we get to learn to cook and eat Chef Pickle’s beautiful creations, we also had the opportunity to sample many of the market’s street food. Chef...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

A highlight of our trip to Hanoi. A guided tour of the markets and then a fun filled , informative and guided class with Chef Pickle. Then to sit down with fellow “graduates” and enjoy the food we had made whilst sharing our stories of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

What a delightful and informative four hours under the expert and entertaining guidance of Chef Pickle. Our group of six covered a range of cooking skills from a Cordon Bleu graduate to a basic home kitchen hand. All were guided with care and no one...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

I took the cooking class on a whim, after a delightful dinner at Blue Butterfly. Chef Hang ("Pickle") is a seasoned pro who clearly enjoys both the market trip and is playful in his introduction to Vietnamese cooking. It doesn't matter if you are a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 2, 2017|
Response from Ali-Ludwell | Reviewed this property |
HI you would need to contact the cooking school directly, Im afraid. I attended the course, and thoroughly enjoyed it too
June 10, 2016|
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Response from SammyJaneF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes, I am vegetarian so I just made vegetarian versions of the meat dishes. It was all delicious and they were very careful not to have meat touch any of my food. Hope that helps 😊