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Best cooking class we have attended

Really good cooking class! Can recommend!! Had a wonderful afternoon in the kitchen of Blue... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stockholm, Sweden
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Such a fun class and a great local experience. Chef Hung was super friendly, very charming and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3926 3845
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good cooking class! Can recommend!! Had a wonderful afternoon in the kitchen of Blue Butterfly followed by dinner in the restaurant. Our chef picked us up at our hotel to take us to the local market (buy ingredients for the dinner + showing us...More

Thank EED90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a fun class and a great local experience. Chef Hung was super friendly, very charming and a really good teacher. He took us on a tour of the market, showed and explained about all the ingredients, some of which we were seeing for the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cooking classes of the blue butterfly restaurant are great! We were lucky to have a private class altough we were only two. Before we went to the market to buy ingredients and try fruits, we discussed the menu with the chef (whi was very...More

Thank livga
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent the morning with chef Pickles at the Blue Butterfly Restaurant Cooking Class. After being picked up from out hotel we were taken to the restaurant for coffee and an introduction to what we were in for for the next 4 hours. We...More

Thank fred11111
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

His name tag says Chef Hung, and he is a chef of real quality. His real name is Opla, and he is a champion bloke with a cheeky sense of humour and a good understanding and command of English. Friends call him Pickle, and I...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

You can't miss this place. Although I did not take the class, I was however in the lucky position to be eating the food that my friend had cooked. The food was delicious and the service staff provided great atmosphere and friendliness and taking great...More

Thank everlastingward
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

OMG this was the perfect holiday experience! My husband bought me this cooking class as a surprise gift and it was incredible fun and l learned so much about Vietnamese cooking!! The teacher as their chef Hong and was respectful and took incredible care with...More

Thank FukuzakiYukiko
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I just took part in the cooking class at the Blue Butterfly Restaurant. The restaurant itself is very classy and is worth a visit. In the course we learnt to cook four different things, and basically made our own meal which we got to eat...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This was brilliant from start to finish. The chef Pickles was so attentive and helpful throughout and gave us lots of knowledgeable facts. We were lucky and it ended up with just the two of us in the class which really made it. Everything from...More

Thank Euan L
Reviewed August 1, 2018

First my son and I took a cyclo to the market, which was an experience in itself. It's a great way to see the neighbourhood - a quiet and surprisingly calm mode of transportation. The market itself was an experience - the colours and scents...More

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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 😊