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Hanoi Cooking Centre

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Address: 44 Chau Long St. | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3715 0088
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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First visit the famous Chau Long Market, then take your wares back to the...

First visit the famous Chau Long Market, then take your wares back to the kitchen to prepare a meal, perhaps street food, traditional Hanoian dishes or coastal cuisine. If you don't want to cook, a five-hour tour of street food and other venues ends with Vietnamese tea and dessert.

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$85*
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Vietnamese Cooking Class at Hanoi's Cooking Centre

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We had a wonderful time at HCC. We are a family of 5 and thought it was suitable for teenagers and adults. We loved visiting the market and seeing all the crazy ingredients; it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at HCC. We are a family of 5 and thought it was suitable for teenagers and adults. We loved visiting the market and seeing all the crazy ingredients; it was informative, insightful and exciting as we got to try some of the market food! The class was long but great, and the 5 dishes we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sought this place out due to high recommendations online. We booked a day before for the ginger chicken option which was excellent. The staff/chefs were very helpful and informative, and spoke excellent English which was helpful to us. Tour around the market in the morning was fantastic and very illuminating. The cooking itself was well led, demonstrations clear and easy... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

We did the Food From the Coast menu. First we went to the market which was fascinating and a delight for photographers, so many interesting scenes and images to capture. The cooking class back at the school was v well organised and in the middle of a hot summer it was a relief to spend some time indoors! Our chef... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the trip to the market and the cooking lessons. Would definitely recommend you try it out. I did street food.

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Thank chrismC3787HK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I am a Chef in San Francisco and I look for the best food experiences wherever I travel and let me tell you I found it here in Hanoi. I was referred to the Hanoi Cooking Center by other chef friends of mine and I am so happy I did because it made our whole trip. My wife and I... More 

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

After getting turned around a bit (while addresses are sequential on each side of the street, they don't necessarily line up across the street from each other), we found our destination with about 10 minutes to spare. We checked in at the counter, paid our fee (2.65 million VND, or $118 US), and were then taken down a narrow alley/walkway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Fun, informative and delicious way to spend a morning in Hanoi. The market tour led by the owner Tracey was a perfect introduction to Vietnamese culture and food, and gave us a much greater appreciation and understanding of what we were doing during the cooking class. The cooking instructors were also amazing and made the time fly by. This was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Starting with a market tour where we bought some of the goodies for our cooking the afternoon progressed to the kitchen where our teacher got us started chopping, slicing and dicing. We were the only two people in the class and it would have bee nicer to have some interaction with others. Regardless, our lovely teacher entertained us with her... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I took the Vietnamese cooking #class today in @hanoicookingcentre. It was AMAZING and I definitely recommend it. We spent the morning in the market buying the food, then back to the kitchen to do the work. The staff was super sweet and they even taught me how to make green tea with leaves. NOTHING like in America. The menu we... More 

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Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

It was our last day in Hanoi and we wanted to do something before our transfer to the airport that would be memorable - well what a good choice! The chefs were very informative and you even get a printout of the recipes that you create that day and your own apron! It was a really fun experience and lovely... More 

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