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Address: 74/7 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist. 1 | The Courtyard, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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+84 8 3825 8485
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08:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Saigon Cooking Class's Chefs propose cooking class and street food tour!!...

Saigon Cooking Class's Chefs propose cooking class and street food tour!! For adventurous people hop on the back of ours scooters and let our Chef guide you across Saigon's hidden alleys to sample the best of local delicacies.

Go the market with your Chef to buy necessary ingredients for your class, then head back to the kitchen to learn how to prepare a selection of traditional and contemporary Vietnamese dishes. This is a great immersion experience.From Tuesday till Sunday, cooking class twice a day.

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I took one class here a year ago and liked it so much that I came back and did two more plus the Back of the Bike street eats tour. The restaurant in which the cooking classes are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
perryhs
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Hornnes, Norway

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Hornnes, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took one class here a year ago and liked it so much that I came back and did two more plus the Back of the Bike street eats tour. The restaurant in which the cooking classes are based is very good and the four dishes we made each day were very good too. The explanations were thorough and you... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The instructors are very considerate and explain tasks well. This is a "must do" for anyone living / expat-ing in HCMC. Take the tour of the market! Even having been to Ben Thanh before this, it was great to get some of the names of foods and to see where/how to buy meats and produce.

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Thank Amanda P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A highly enjoyable, hands-on cooking class for beginners, in attractive surroundings. Very suitable for children, too.

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Thank Visigoth1971
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The visit to Ben Thanh market was very interesting and our chef/guide was fabulous. Knowledge about the ingredients, really informative about the dishes we were about to prepare, with excellent English and a great sense of humour. The cooking class with fantastic and the food delicious. With a recipe to take away and knowledge on how to recreate these dishes... More 

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Thank Ali J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I opted to do the Ben Thanh market tour first - I recommend it even if you've already been to the market, the guides will give you lots of information and tips about how to cook things along the way. The cooking session is great, my dietary requirements were catered for, and the instructor and staff were very helpful throughout.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My boyfriend and I took this class and it was a great experience! We chose to do the market tour first, then get a taxi ride back to the cooking class location. I would recommend doing that as you get to see the market, the different ingredients, etc. as as well as have the guide tell you a little more... More 

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Thank Lindsey W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I have contacted with them for the class of my group. My group will go to the market and try learn to make some Vietnamese cuisines. I am satisfied with their services.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

First we met at the market and our guide showed us around the food booths, giving a tour. Impression was: wow this place is Japan-like clean. We visited a banh mi booth, and then toured the veggie and other stalls, with our guide buying and pointing out what veggies we'd be using. I always like to try new fruits and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our group of 3 decided to try a Vietnamese cooking class on the weekend and found Saigon Cooking Class online. Our email inquiry was responded to very quickly and comprehensively. Making the reservation was fast and easy. We decided to do the half-day tour which included a walk-about and explanations at the Ben Thanh market with Ms Le and Chef... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband, 9yo son and I took this cooking class in early October, we were met at the local markets by Ngoc, (a lovely chef with exceptional English) she took us around to show us some of the local ingredients and buy some food for our class. We then caught a taxi from the market place to a local restaurant... More 

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