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Hanoi Cooking Centre

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Hanoi Cooking Centre established in 2009, remains Hanoi's only purpose built cooking school and culinary centre. A variety of cooking classes and street food tours are available twice daily. All classes begin with welcome tea, while a chef gives a...more
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44 Chau Long St. | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3715 0088
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience this morning. The visit to the market and understanding the concept of fresh and local 👌. Learning how to cut and slice with precision without getting your fingers in the way. Learning the 4 spice rule. Salt, spice, sweet and...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2019

We had a great time on this tour. Our guide was enthusiastic and informative. He explained to us the ingredients in everything we ate and how the dishes are prepared. We came away with a much better understanding of Vietnamese food. Also, everything was delicious!!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We had such a great morning making north Vietnam and Hanoi dishes. The market tour was fascinating and our guide was very knowledgeable and flexible when we expressed interest or asked questions. The dishes were easy to make with excellent instructions. And all completely delicious....More

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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Starting at 9am with a tour of local market, 11 new friends then went into the gorgeous, well equipped kitchen with the amazing Chef Hung to begin our Hanoi street food cooking course! Starting with Beef Pho, then bbq pork 2 ways, spring roles, green...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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hanoicooking, Người quản lý at Hanoi Cooking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thanks Libby for your great comment about our cooking class. It is highly appreciated.

Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We had an exceptional experience with the cooking class commencing with a tour of the local food market. The class was held in a stainless steel classroom and host Mr Sum was most helpful, funny and very experienced. The beer and wine flowed freely and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

All thanks must go to our lovely guide on this wonderful tour of ‘differing culinary’ delights. A charming young man and qualified chef called called Son. He was patient, very knowledgeable and explained everything in sufficient detail for us to understand. He took us first...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 28, 2019

We are just home from a wonderful holiday in Vietnam.One of the highlights of our trip was the street food tour in Hanoi. Our guide was So'n, one of the chefs at the cooking centre and he was a real joy to spend time with....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

Interesting and narrated tour of local market. Small group of 4 and personalised instruction for our cooking class on the top floor. Chef a lot of fun (everything was timed by how many times to sing Happy Birthday!) And beers to accompany before enjoying the...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The food tour hosted by Y (pronounced “ee”) was funny, fascinating, factual, and filling. He has classical training and has worked as a professional chef for 12 years. He can discuss Vietnamese ingredients, customs, techniques, recipes, and pairings with near encyclopedic knowledge and has a...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

So it started with a walk around the local market ... prepare yourself !!! For food hygiene freaks and Vegans I’d stay away as the sound of shrieking frogs as they are decapitated ain’t for the faint heart !!! The Rats running around also may...More

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Response from Tracy L | Property representative |
Hi, the beverage for the cooking class includes: Hanoi beer, Dalat wine, soft drink and lemon juice. Customers can drink as much as possible while they enjoy the cooking class. Best regards, Thuy