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69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed September 7, 2011

We did the afternoon course, the food was great, picked up a few handy tips. It was also great to learn the garnishes as I have seen the vietnamease are into presentation.

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Reviewed September 5, 2011

Had a great time learning vietnamese cooking here. Everything was well organised and there was HEAPS of food. The market visit was also a highlight. Fun times!

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed August 10, 2011

I spent two delightful days (about 3 hours each day) cooking with Tien, the chef at Blue Butterfly Restaurant. I have taken numerous cooking classes in Vietnam and elsewhere, but these classes stand out because of the personalized attention, detailed hands-on instruction, and the exceptional...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed July 28, 2011

Decided to do this for my partner who's a major foodie. Blue Butterfly offers the best price compared to the rest plus it was surprisingly near to Hanoi Elite Hotel (plus point for us!). Our head chef was kind enough to pick us up at...More

Date of experience: June 2011
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Reviewed July 18, 2011

I had such a wonderful morning here. I was picked up by the lovely Tien on his scooter from my hotel and we went to the bustling market. This was so interesting and he answered all questions about all of the food available.* Back at...More

Date of experience: July 2011
3  Thank jiktodd
Reviewed July 17, 2011

I loved this class - the chef (Tien? Hope I spelt his name right) came to pick me up from my hotel on his scooter and took me to the market. Riding through the streets was fun and the market was great. He showed me...More

Date of experience: July 2011
1  Thank lozzzzie
Reviewed July 14, 2011

I am not sure why this is rated number 1 We found it to be somewhat disorganised and the chef seemed distracted at times with other things, he would leave us to our own devises and be dealing with things to do with the restaurant....More

Date of experience: July 2011
3  Thank ram29
Reviewed April 3, 2011

The chef took us to the market to buy some of the ingredients to prepare a chicken with lemon grass, vietnamese srping rolls and green papaya salad. While we were walking through the market he explaind us about some frutits and vegetables we didn´t know...More

Date of experience: February 2011
2  Thank mslua
Reviewed March 27, 2011

The head chef took our group of 4 down to the local market where we bought some of the fresh produce we would be cooking with. We then prepared a three course vietnamese meal (spring rolls, green papaya salad and chicken stir fry). The chef...More

Date of experience: March 2011
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Reviewed March 11, 2011

Tien was soo nice. He is the chef and owner i believe. We went to market first and he explained what we were looking at and we brought some stuff back to cook. Emjoyedcouple brews while we cooked our green papaya salad with sweet n...More

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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
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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 😊
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