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Cooking with Poo and Friends

Klong Toei Market, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 87 686 3714
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An experience for the books

This was an excellent experience! Poo and her staff were knowledgeable with great stories to share... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jessica P
via mobile
Great food, great story!

I am so glad I had the opportunity to do this activity while I was in Bangkok with a group. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katherine B
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One of the most highly acclaimed Thai cooking experiences in Bangkok, Cooking with Poo and Friends is limited to 12 participants to maintain an intimate setting and includes a personal tour through the Klong Toey market to purchase ingredients for the day's menu. The class is hosted by Khun Poo's amazing staff, a group of long-time residents of the Klong Toey slum who have displayed incredible resolve despite personal difficulties. The class is practical, warm, fun, and gives a true taste of Thai culture you'll never forget.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Klong Toei Market, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
+66 87 686 3714

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an excellent experience! Poo and her staff were knowledgeable with great stories to share and great food! The market was very neat experience and we got to try a lot of the local fruits as well. I would recommend this class to anyone...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad I had the opportunity to do this activity while I was in Bangkok with a group. There is a van that will pick you up at a meeting place and then take you to a Thai live market where you receive...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I joined Poo and her assistants on a Thursday class. Although I’ve been to several open markets in Thailand before, this one had a lot more fresh ingredients and fruits than I could’ve imagined. The guides make the tour insightful and fun....More

Thank Franklin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and a friend decided to join Poo for a day of cooking, and it was wonderful. The class was very well organised, with a mini bus picking the group up near Phrom Pong BTS to take us first to the Klong Toey market. We...More

Thank Augusta_C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To firstly go to a Bangkok market was a great way to immerse us into the sights and smells of a variety of Thai ingredients. We saw colourful fruits and vegetables and edible creatures,that were both shocking yet fascinating. Attending the cookery lesson within the...More

Thank Carravagio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot be more in awe of the people in the Klong Toey community and all the wonderful initiatives working to create better living for their people. The class was fun, everything was well organised and the team were gorgeous. I cook Thai at home in...More

Thank Sasstagen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of mine was visiting from England and this was the perfect way to show her Thai cooking with a bit of fun injected into it. The pick up from Phrom Pong BTs is very convenient. The walk around the very busy wet market...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We signed up thinking it would be a great opportunity to show our very western and privileged children (6,8,11,13years) how other cultures live, purchase food, and cook. This tour did not disappoint. There were several confronting sights and smells in the fresh market- but all...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

After living in Bangkok for 1 year and hearing so many good things about this cooking school, I finally booked a session! I wasn't disappointed! After the market tour (which can be a little confronting) to buy some ingredients, we were taken back to the...More

Thank Caris_jade
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I'm almost ashamed that it took me 7 months to write a review, because this deserved immediate attention. Poo's cooking class was the best part of my experience in Bangkok. You're not only learning how to cook authentic Thai cuisine, but Poo and her crew...More

Thank mandarie37
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Barry H
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Response from Chien Fang T | Reviewed this property |
Any question?? Enjoy your trip !
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10 June 2016|
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Response from Derek P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Children are most certainly welcome so long as a guardian is present. They should enjoy the class if they are able to manage basic cooking utensils or helped to do so. As a general rule children aged 6 and above have been... More
24 May 2016|
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Response from Derek P | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Our van and cooking school are both air conditioned. There are some parts of the tour that require walking around, namely the walking tour of the market as well as a short walk to the cooking school from the main road... More