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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Great cooking class. A tad too expensive

I took this class back in Jan 2016. I've taken other cooking classes in Thailand, Cambodia and... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Marcin B
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Chicago, Illinois
Nice cooking class, but a bit pricey

You can choose between doing a guided market tour, cooking class or both. We decided to do both... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
maracujaschorle
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Lao Experiences offers Lao cooking and culture in Nook's garden by the Mekong River. Learn about ingredients you will use to create your Lao lunch. Make a variety of popular Lao dishes using traditional implements and techniques. Learn secrets of making perfect sticky rice. Meet at The Full Moon Cafe at 8:00am for our Fresh Market Tour & Tasting, 10am for our Lao Cooking Course. Book and pay at The Full Moon Cafe (Rue Francois Ngin) Riverside Precinct the previous day.
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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I took this class back in Jan 2016. I've taken other cooking classes in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. This was the most expensive one I've taken. Don't get me wrong, the class was great. Nook and the team really did a great job communicating with...More

3  Thank Marcin B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

You can choose between doing a guided market tour, cooking class or both. We decided to do both. After the guided market tour we had a coffee break and were then taken to the backyard of the teacher's home to do the cooking. We prepared...More

2  Thank maracujaschorle
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a tour of the local food market with Nouk and then enjoyed cooking and eating a fantastic authentic Lao meal. Everything we well organised, fresh and friendly.

2  Thank Debra R
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This was the best thing about Vientiane! Nook accommodated every gastric concern and explained everything clearly. The cooking seemed simple and the resulting food - amazing - I ate so much I could hardly move! It was awesome to see the wet market with an...More

2  Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Wonderful experience all around! We always love market tours and seeing local goods. The cooking and people were great. Thank you Nouk!

Thank Mbeith
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We had a great morning in the fresh food market with Nouk. She collected us from our hotel in a tuk tuk and off we went! We love exploring markets by ourselves but having Nouk there made our experience more enjoyable and informed. After collecting...More

5  Thank Brisbanitis
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We had great cooking course. "Teacher" was excellent. We made in here kind and expert assistance delicious Lao food. Even I was able to make really delicious meal. I warmly recommend to participate in this course. Place is also really nice under leaf shadow.

3  Thank Mr_Pasi
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

To start off, I want to mention just how great Nouk's team is. Simon, the man who manages the online reservations, is just lovely! When my nightbus arrived later than expected, he did everything in his power to enable me to come to the class....More

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I booked the package deal, morning market tour + coffee + cooking class, which is 55$. I took other cooking classes before and I expected the same, or similar activities but it was just disappointing. The market tour was almost meaningless. The instructor gave us...More

1  Thank Dreamingwhale
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Just had an amazing cooking class with Nook. I highly recommend this class for anyone no matter the level - the skills needed are quite basic. I went with a friend who can't really cook and he loved it as well. Nook speaks very good...More

Thank Graham M
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