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Hanoi Cooking Centre

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Foodmad20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a morning exploring Hanoi by Vespa before I embarked on my street food adventure so luckily I was hungry. My tour guide was a super nice guy and we chatted amiably throughout the four hours. Since it was one on one, it was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FionaKehily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and knowledgeable on the ingredients and Vietnamese food. The dishes we prepared was delicious and easy to follow instructions following the lead from the chef and provided notes. Very clean kitchen, the unlimited drinks were awesome and the apron was a great souvenir...More

Thank inalielamme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time learning to cook Vietnamese food with Chef Y. First we went to the nearby market to explore, and then we moved into the kitchen. Chef Y showed us how to make a salad, spring rolls, a savory chicken dish, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hanoi Cooking Centre in a group of 8 friends. We learnt a lot of great cooking tips and made excellent Vietnamese meals. After the class we enjoyed our own cooking. I would highly recommend this class.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Francine974
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Such an enjoyable afternoon. I learnt so much about Vietnamese food and cooking techniques. Our brilliant chef Ey was great at explaining everything and gave us such an interesting tour of the market. I feel totally confident to make the dishes at home... Thank you!

Thank 97helene
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Chef Sun is amazing. School provide notes and demonstration. Organise very well. It's fun and without pressure to learn. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

I got aware of Hanoi Cooking Centre due to a recommended cookbook on Vietnamese streetfood by Tracy Lister and Andreas Pohl. As we started our trip to Vietnam in Hanoi, I took the opportunity and signed up for a cooking class on this subject. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BauerAnd
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Chef Sun was a delight. And patient. Good wine, beer and drinks flowed freely. Great experience. Highly recommended.

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Response from hanoicooking | 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