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Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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Loved learning about Thai ingredients and made some amazing food. Also bought a knife at the end of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lauren B
London, United Kingdom
Great experience!

What a wonderful experience, from the first interaction they are friendly and helpful and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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46/6 Moo 3, Chaweng Beach, Chaweng, Bophut 84140, Thailand
+66 77 413 172
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved learning about Thai ingredients and made some amazing food. Also bought a knife at the end of the class and it is the best knife in my kitchen! Thank you!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience, from the first interaction they are friendly and helpful and accomodating. We learned to make all dishes from scratch. You first learn why certain tipes of food go together, you learn skill, not just basics. I think any level of expertise...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank marileseb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Thailand and was curious to taste and learn to cook the local cuisine. I phoned two cooking courses to inquire who might be able to accommodate the dietary restrictions of Kashruth. The first organization had no ability to make any changes to their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank trumpwillwin
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

A fabulous cooking experience. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The teacher Thim encouraged you to smell and taste ingredients. She explained how the ingredients interacted with each other and their impact on the taste and texture of the dish. Thim was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Roxy A
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The cooking class in Sitca is excellent. The chef is professional and have a lovely personality. The dishes are tasty and overall, it is fun for cooking lovers who likes Thai food.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank shainazak2012
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Great experience !!! Don’t miss.... amazing :) Chef is very helpful and generous. And the food was very tasty.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ifat G
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

To my best believe, this is the best cooking class in Samui. Miss Roong doesn't only cook with you, but she explains every ingredient and method. Her English is very good, an advantage that shouldn't be overlooked in Thailand. After the class, you get a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Karsten G
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful day spent cooking three terrific dishes. Lovely friendly people, well explained and organised. Fresh ingredients and very clean. Loved making curry paste from scratch in mortar and pestle. Plan to go back for lunch because the food was so tasty and fresh.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank O5396KUlaurenf
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

All the staff were lovely and friendly. The food was amazing and very authentic. Everything explained perfectly. Great recipes. Everything really clean and professionally run. Would definitely return and recommend!!! Thankyou!!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank adam4nill
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I booked this class specifically because we would be cooking 3 of my favourite dishes in one evening. My daughter and I joined about 10 other people for an evening of cooking and eating. Upon arrival, we were offered a drink and sat down at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 9, 2018|
Response from ChefsTravels | Property representative |
The Classes cost 1850 thb and ar monday to saturday 11am &4pm. Bookings can be made at reception or at sitca d0t com
Beth R
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Paul_Brentwood7 | Reviewed this property |
When we did the course it cost 3700 baht for 2 people. We did 1 afternoon session.
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Norwich, Norfolk
Anyone been to SITCA (Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts) (1 Replies)
My partner and I are coming to Koh Samui on our honeymoon in May. We don't have much time in Bangkok or Chiang Mai so have decided that we would like to do a cookery lesson in Koh Samui as we have 9 days there. I found SITCA on Google and it looks great, but I just wondered whether anyone had experienced it and could let me know what it's like? Or if there is anywhere else that you can recommend for cooking. Thanks.
March 08, 2012|
Response fromTravellingMitch|
Hi Yes done it (have you looked at the reviews) tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g293918-… Its ok, not the best cooking class we have done you all work round one table and not a individual work stations with your own burner etc, and you eat as you go along with other courses, whilst at SITCA it is all saved up for you. Samui is a bit limited on cooking courses. have fun.
London, United Kingdom
Best to book SITCA before you go? (1 Replies)
Me and my partner are going to Koh Samui in May/June and would like to go to a cookery class or two. We have researched SITCA (Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts) and would like to go and we have a preference for the class we would like to do Should we book before we go? or will it be cheaper to book once we're in Samui?
March 30, 2011|
Response fromTravellingMitch|
Hi Not cheaper when you get there . . . choice is yours. If you know what day you want to do, then its easy to book and pay now. Choice is yours really.