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Address: No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao (Metro Line 5), Beijing 100007, China
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The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the...

The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the capital. From cooking classes to tea workshops, to walking tours for the intellectually curious traveler, and much more.

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2-Hour Small Group Culinary Market Tour in Beijing
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Lovely private cooking class without any compaints

I attended a private cooking class few weeks ago at The Hutong. Place is middle of the hutong, traditional athmosphere and clean. Staff is nice, knowledgable and overall the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a private cooking class few weeks ago at The Hutong. Place is middle of the hutong, traditional athmosphere and clean. Staff is nice, knowledgable and overall the quality of the cooking class was high. We cooked four dishes and the staff had prepared the ingredients ready and laid them out beautifully. Our teacher was able to answer our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this cooking venue! The instructor was amazing, providing personal storytelling and cultural perspective to our dumpling making class. The staff was very accommodating (even coming to find us as we got lost in the Hutong on our way). The ingredients were quality and recipes are provided in printed materials as a takeaway so you don't have to bother... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hutong is a cultural association - as they say a "cultural exchange center"- that organizes culinary and cultural coursed/visits, mainly attended by expats and motivated tourists that want to understand more about Beijing. What to say more than excellent? I appreciate that this review could seem artificially fabricated, but I am really enthusiastic about my experience with "the Hutong"... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've taken a few cooking classes, and yesterday went on the tour of the Dongcheng hustings with Jeremiah Jenne. Regardless of whether you're an ex pat living in Beijing or visiting for the first time, check out the offerings at The Hutong. The staff are excellent, you'll learn a lot and have fun too! I've taken the Shanxi noodle, Sichuan... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

My partner signed us up for a cooking class after a recommendation from his friend. The Hutong offers lots of different cooking classes - whilst we were visiting, we had the option of Beijing dumplings, noodle making and soup dumplings. My partner signed us up for the Beijing dumplings. Upon arriving at The Hutong, we were welcomed warmly into the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We visited the Hutong on a our second day in Beijing as part of an Intrepid tour . I have to say that I did not really know what to expect , but I had a really great time I have done cooking classes before but this was awesome. First of all being in a Hutong was exciting just getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We booked the "Hand-pulled noodles class" before getting in Beijing. It has been quite hard to find the place but it was totally worth it. Cosy lovely kitchen, fully equipped! We learned a lot and actually made real hand pulled noodles. We shared experiences,culture, culinary knowledge and...food!! Amazing way to know a wonderful country like China. Once finished you can... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I learned about the Hutong through my administers at my study abroad program here in Beijing. The coolest way to learn how to cook and experience Chinese culture. The location was a bit difficult to get to but well worth the adventurous find. I took a Xiao Long Bao class and my teacher was Yao. She was so friendly and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour with friendly and smiley Phoebe! She has explained many interesting things about vegetables and fruits that we had never seen before. She adapted all the time to the group rhythm and requirements. She also let us taste some of the snacks that can be found in the market. And gave us some insights as to how to cook... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Myself and 11 friends had a great time at the class. Michelle was great fun, really informative and extremely patient in dealing with our poor/non-existent culinary skills. Definitely worth a go!

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