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Smokin' Pot

121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I were joining today this great cooking class at smokin' pot (9-12am). Vannak, the chef and his hole family run the business with so much passion and gave us so many information about ingredients, herbs and techniques of khmer cooking. We first...More

Thank susigtz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw some good reviews and chose to dine here this evening but, on reflection, I think these are mainly related to the cooking class because my husband and I were disappointed overall. Whilst the food was ok, just ok, the portion sizes was small...More

Thank nicksibubs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Smokin’ Pot for a Khmer cooking class that has been amazing. But is not only about the lesson itself. Vannak (the owner) will bring you to the market to buy all the ingredients that you will then cook at his place, 15...More

1  Thank EdoardoGionta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vannak taught us to cook khmer food with much passion, smile and excellent English! He brought us from the market for ingredients selection to the kitchen, passing by a remote land to taste crazy fruits. Cook your own meal and enjoy it right afterwards. Thanks...More

Thank Gus_Dls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two friends and I took the cooking class yesterday. Included with the class was a tour of a local market and a trip around the village of the host, Vannak. Vannak himself was a proper nice fella (with perfect English (and a funny laugh)), he...More

Thank Tom741
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A top spot!! ! In a perfect central location although nice and quiet, the staff were friendly, I have coeliac (gluten free) and they understood to remove the sauce out of my curry that I couldn’t have so it was nice and stressfree. I had...More

Thank breeeze_5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for lunch as our guide was friendly with the owner, and oh wow the dishes we had were so simple but totally delicious...I even ate foods that I am not normally fond of because the flavours were just amazing...you will have...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful morning with Vannak. He picked us up from our hotel, took us to a local market on the outskirts of the town to shop for fresh local ingredients. This provided a great way to ask Vannak, a chef with over 18...More

Thank Travis T
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We had dinner at Smokin’ Pot and had a wonderful time. The owner, Vannak, explained us about Cambodian food traditions & culture, his restaurant, his cooking classes… it was so interesting. At Smokin’ Pot you’ll experience the real Khmer (Cambodian) food. As our dinner was...More

2  Thank Sabrina S
Reviewed May 10, 2018

I have been to Battambang so many times and I cant believe I have never discovered the gem that is Vannak. He sits down with you personally to book your class and organises everything such as transport for an incredible price (he wants to make...More

1  Thank Niamh M
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November 19, 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Trip Advisor have sent your question re cooking class availability direct to a previous reviewer of this cooking school. Sorry don't know the answer. Check direct with The Smokin Pot Richard
July 19, 2016|
Response from TravellinTaz S | Reviewed this property |
Can I ask what you need it for? I'm in Australia
Lauren S
June 15, 2016|
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Response from drey4444 | Reviewed this property |
We booked directly at the restaurant the day before and the course was starting in the morning but i do not remember the exact time, around 9am, Audrey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: +855 12 821 400
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Cooking school and restaurant of Khmer and Thai food operating since 2000. Come learn traditional Khmer dishes at our home kitchen using clay pots, steamers and banana leaves
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