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69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3926 3845
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All reviews market tour local market chef hung spring rolls buy ingredients private class cooking course banana flower salad delicious dishes cooking experience vietnamese food learning how pho bo picked up from our hotel a lot of fun learned how wet market
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cooking experience and excellent food at Hanoi , fun combined with food market visit and hands on class learn more about the food culture and local dishes

Thank Aljindi75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure to take this class on Nov 4th, 2018. We walked to the restaurant from our hotel and met the Chef/Owner... he gave the class! How great is that! We had a nice meet and greet, then headed to the fresh market...More

1  Thank TraceyMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolute thrill to attend! I can without a doubt say that this cooking class was a highlight to the trip and one of our best experiences. You get a multitude of experiences besides the cooking. The meals prepared are 4 prevalent Vietnamese...More

Thank Meredith T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a morning cooking class, Chef Hung (Chef Pickle) picked us up form our hotel. After some intial prep work in the kitchen he took us on a walk through the old town market market to buy fresh ingredients. This was brilliant, we had...More

1  Thank JonVerdi
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We booked on to the cooking class with the set menu and it ended up being a private class as we were the only people booked in which was great! Chef Hung took us to the local market on cyclos and showed us around, buying...More

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Really good cooking class! Can recommend!! Had a wonderful afternoon in the kitchen of Blue Butterfly followed by dinner in the restaurant. Our chef picked us up at our hotel to take us to the local market (buy ingredients for the dinner + showing us...More

Thank EED90
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Such a fun class and a great local experience. Chef Hung was super friendly, very charming and a really good teacher. He took us on a tour of the market, showed and explained about all the ingredients, some of which we were seeing for the...More

Thank travelmonkey110
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The cooking classes of the blue butterfly restaurant are great! We were lucky to have a private class altough we were only two. Before we went to the market to buy ingredients and try fruits, we discussed the menu with the chef (whi was very...More

Thank livga
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Our family spent the morning with chef Pickles at the Blue Butterfly Restaurant Cooking Class. After being picked up from out hotel we were taken to the restaurant for coffee and an introduction to what we were in for for the next 4 hours. We...More

Thank fred11111
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

His name tag says Chef Hung, and he is a chef of real quality. His real name is Opla, and he is a champion bloke with a cheeky sense of humour and a good understanding and command of English. Friends call him Pickle, and I...More

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February 2, 2017|
Response from Ali-Ludwell | Reviewed this property |
HI you would need to contact the cooking school directly, Im afraid. I attended the course, and thoroughly enjoyed it too
June 10, 2016|
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Response from SammyJaneF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes, I am vegetarian so I just made vegetarian versions of the meat dishes. It was all delicious and they were very careful not to have meat touch any of my food. Hope that helps 😊