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Smokin' Pot

121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fish amok” (50 reviews)
“curry paste” (8 reviews)
“beef” (21 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were absolutely happy with this place. The food was delicious (I had lok lak) and the fruit shake was amazing! For me it was worthwhile to visit battambang just because I met this great family (the owners) :) it was the best evening in...More

Thank Michilicious123
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a true Cambodian village life experience, join one of Vannak's daily Smokin' Pot Cambodian Cooking class's. I was picked up from my hotel by Vannak in a tuk tuk and taken to his local market to buy ingredients for the dishes we would cook....More

Thank hamishmathieson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After staying in Siem Reap where we saw some ads about cooking classes , I decided to do it in Battambang at Smokin‘Pot. Wrote an email two nights before ( don t give up as the email address I found in a tour guide was...More

Thank 1bina18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly the best day I’ve had in cambodia, picked up from hostel, taken to the market to get ingredients and then to Vannak’s house to cook the meals. You can choose your meal or ask for recommendations, I’m vegan and Vannak was very happy to...More

Thank Kiera M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cooking class was the best! When in Battambang - go here. You can choose what dish you want to make, we made 4 dishes (fish amok, ginger chicken, Thai basil beef and a salad) and buy all ingrediënts fresh on the market. During a...More

Thank Nienke R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible experience with Vannak today. He’s a truly genuine guy that is out to make the day enjoyable for you. You pick the dishes and go have a great morning/afternoon. For $12 (an absolute bargain) we got a tour of the local market to collect...More

Thank SurfbumGreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic afternoon cooking experience. Vannak (teacher/owner) is a genuine honest man, speaks excellent english, and clearly has a rich knowledge in kmer cooking and farming. Itinerary: ingredient shopping in Battambang market. 15 min Tuk Tuk ride to farm and Vanaks house. tour...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Me and my girlfriend took the class and it was awesome. Its run by the owner and chef at 'the smoking pot.' We were picked up from our hostel and taken to the local market. The chef bought all the fresh meat (vegetarians are also...More

Thank Euridite T
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed this experience so much. Hotel pickup and drop off, which was very helpful. A trip to the local market and local village was very interesting. The food was amazing, super easy to make, and Vannak was such an awesome teacher. Also includes cookbook. Would...More

Thank Micaelafegan
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Good food, especially the local Kmer food. We also had a fun and interesting cooking class in the morning. The family who runs the place were all very nice

Thank Hendrik K
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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
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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