Half Day Hanoi Cooking Class

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4 Hours
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What To Expect

If you are looking to experience Vietnam’s food and interested in learning the art of Vietnamese cooking, come and join us at the cooking class. It is a great chance to experience authentic Vietnamese traditional dishes.



  • Real experience of preparing Vietnamese cuisine
  • Visit exciting local market
  • Learn about genuine Vietnamese dishes
  • Enjoy a delicious meal by yourself


If you enjoy Vietnamese food and are interested in learning the art of Vietnamese Cooking, at 9.00 meet the chef in restaurant, he will then discuss the program with you.
Take a walk to Dong Xuan market which is situated in the heart of the Old Quarter. You will be captivated by, the color, noise and aroma of the market.
Stroll around to visit distinct food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat and sea food which brings you very close to?life in Hanoi. It is very interesting to see and to learn how a local woman chooses and buys the best quality of?fresh food from numerous food stalls in the market.
With a rattan hand basket, your job is to buy some herbs and spices for the cooking class (herbs and spices are a very important part of authentic Vietnamese food)

10.15: Back to the?restaurant you can then enjoy a cup of Hanoi coffee, jasmine or lotus tea.(coffee and tea are complimentary).
Raw food bought from the market will?be thoroughly?washed and prepared. Cooking utensils will then be properly placed on each table ready to begin the cooking demonstration.

Cooking Demonstration
Step 1:
Recommended utensils in a Hanoi kitchen:
Wok, chicken wire barbecue, clay pot, knife, chopping board, scoop and charcoal oven

Step 2:
Wash hands with a clean towel, wear an apron and plastic gloves

Step 3: Cook and enjoy
You will then prepare and cook by yourself under the instruction of the chef. From?start to finish, learning how to marinate and to add spices to the ingredients is very important?.to the? lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems,?tomato?rose flower?and curved chili.
The authentic sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make.
12h30: It is now time to enjoy the meal you have prepared.
(Very big portion)
The chef will taste and judge the best dish.?You will then?receive a Vietnamese cooking certificate,?with the compliments of the Countryside Restaurant
Set menu of cooking class. Green papaya salad, Hanoi spring rolls, stir fried chicken with lemon grass (cuisine may vary upon season)

Tour ends. Our guide will say good bye and see you again!


  • Duration: 04 hours (approx.) 08.00 – 12.00 or 14:00 – 18:00. Exactly pick-up time will be advised upon reconfirmation.
  • Departure: Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Return point: Returning to the departure point.


  • Land transfer in air-con vehicle to/from hotel
  • Cooking class package with one meal


  • Personal expenses, tips and others not mentioned in the package.

Please Note

  • To locate your hotel, please visit Booking.com or Agoda.com\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Old Quarter.
  • If you stay outside of Hanoi Old Quarter, additional transfer fee will be charged (fee depends on hotel location and will be directly informed you) or our guide will meet you at Hanoi Opera House - 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi.
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 8:00 – 8:30. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them.
  • The price is not applied in holidays.

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