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Hanoi Cooking Centre

44 Chau Long St. | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3715 0088
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4-Hour Vietnamese Cooking Class at Hanoi...
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4-Hour Vietnamese Street Food Tour from Hanoi...
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Half-Day Hanoi Chau Long Market Tour with...
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Hanoi Cooking Centre established in 2009, remains Hanoi's only purpose built cooking school and culinary centre. A variety of cooking classes and street food tours are available twice daily. All classes begin with welcome tea, while a chef gives a brief introduction to the local Chau Long market and Vietnamese market culture generally. After a 3 minute walk guests arrive at the market and are immediately submerged into the hustle, bustle and wonder of one of the last remaining wet markets in Hanoi. Our chef will explain the produce and offer various samples along the way. After returning to the centre you will then participate in a 'hands-on' cooking class and the morning / afternoon finishes in our air-conditioned restaurant where you and your class mates can enjoy the dishes you have prepared along with free flow drinks. All guests receive a complimentary and much sort after Hanoi Cooking Centre apron and recipe cards. Class + lunch = approximately 3.5hrs For guests preferring a more adventurous time, our 5 hour street food tour also includes the market tour and then takes guests to 5 of the best known (amongst the locals and our HCC staff) street food venues across Hanoi. The number 1 rule for this tour = come hungry! For guests with limited time try our Market Tour & Lunch or Dinner package for a truly authentic Hanoi culinary experience.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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44 Chau Long St. | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After doing extensive research on what would be the best street food tour, we decided on Hanoi Cooking Centre and it did not disappoint. We had the pleasure of having the amazing tour guide Nguyen Huu Y, who's english was amazing and who was dynamic...More

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hanoicooking, Manager at Hanoi Cooking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your great comment about our Street Food Tour at Hanoi Cooking Centre. We are very happy that you enjoyed the tour with us. Cheers Thuy

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our Street Food tour! Chef Y was the perfect guide through the local food scene as he introduced us to the various typical street food dishes. We were welcomed at the Cooking Centre by some nice tea, taken for...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

My guide, Ý, was great fun to hang out with, and showed me all the greatest food around Hanoi. He taught me a lot about the city and culture. Di choi! -Luke

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hanoicooking, Manager at Hanoi Cooking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thanks Luke for your great review of our street food tour with chef Y, we also pass your comment to chef Y about his great work. We really happy to share our experience of Vietnamese Street Food to you. Cheers, Thuy

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Spent half a day walking around Hanoi sampling different streetfoods and local beer. Our guide, Ý, was both funny and knowledgeable, and we learned a lot about both streetfood and local culture. Would recommend.More

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hanoicooking, Manager at Hanoi Cooking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thanks for your great comment about our street food tour. We are really happy to know that you enjoyed the tour with our Chef Y on the day. We hope that you can understand more about our Vietnamese cuisine through this Street Food Tour. Cheers,...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We booked this cookery course to fill our last afternoon in Hanoi, Glad we did. From start to finish it was informative, creative and most of all great fun. We met at the cooking centre and treated to a drink whilst waiting for the other...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Great class, market tour and awesome food! Our teacher Y (his nickname) spoke decent English and was super helpful answering questions and going into depth about technique, variations of each dish and the regional and historical aspects of Northern Vietnamese cooking. Highly recommended!More

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hanoicooking, Manager at Hanoi Cooking Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Dear Ari, Thank you very much for your comment about our Cooking Class with chef Y at Hanoi Cooking Centre, we are really happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope that you can practice some Vietnamese dishes to your family and friends...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I had fun at my vegetarian cooking class. It’s great that vegetarian food can be a focus when so much Vietnamese food is meat orientated. Our market visit was a little artificial as many stalls were closed as it was later in the day. However,...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Great way to get to know a little bit more about Hanoi, Vietnam and it’s food We were introduced to a number of different foods from a variety of venues, which we may have otherwise have not tried. All were great tasting and prepared in...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

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Response from hanoicooking | Property representative |
Hi, the beverage for the cooking class includes: Hanoi beer, Dalat wine, soft drink and lemon juice. Customers can drink as much as possible while they enjoy the cooking class. Best regards, Thuy
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