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Basil Cookery School

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Best cooking school in Thailand!

From the moment we were picked up from our hotel, we knew it was going to be a good day. We were... read more

Reviewed today
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My favorite part of visiting Chiang Mai

I’ve lived in Thailand all year and have yet to take a cooking class and finally got the chance to... read more

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  • Average1%
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“the kitchen”(76 reviews)
“at home”(77 reviews)
“recipe book”(54 reviews)
At Basil Cookery School, you get to do all the cooking. Don’t worry, even if you have never done a cooking class before, we make Thai cooking easy.Unlike other cookery schools that held 10-20 people per one class we limit our class to only 1-6...more
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22/4, Soi 5, Siri Mangkalajarn Rd. | Suthep, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 83 320 7693
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 August 2011

The day started with a trip to the market where Boom ( the owner of the school), did a great job explaining how the different fruits and vegatables could be best used. We then travelled to a really nice clean home where Boom taught us...More

5  Thank Daryl1385
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 September 2013

Myself, my wife and two teenage sons (the youngest with no cooking experience), decided to go because it was so convenient, being located opposite the Nest Bed and Breakfast where we were staying. The morning course starts at 8.30 am and is supposed to finish...More

5  Thank DavidandMarsha
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Reviewed today via mobile

From the moment we were picked up from our hotel, we knew it was going to be a good day. We were given a small piece of paper and told to select 6 dishes that we would like to prepare throughout the day. After picking...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve lived in Thailand all year and have yet to take a cooking class and finally got the chance to this last visit to Chiang Mai. After searching through top lists of Chiang Mai cooking schools, my friends and I decided on this one because...More

Thank katriyaclaire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the class. Max 8 participants but we were only 5. Film, the cook, is very sweet and enthusiastic (and not unimportant: very good english). We started with a short trip to the market where she thought us the difference between some of...More

Thank lynnmelse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely write reviews unless something is so memorable it stops me in my tracks and I'm still thinking about it days later. The cooking class at Basil Cookery School run by the teacher Film is just that. A FANTASTIC experience that has stuck in...More

Thank RickyN654
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small class, lots of individual attention and a great teacher. Very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a blast!

Thank JayP1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cooking class was perfectly organized. We first went to the market with our guide/chef who was kind, sweet, funny and very knowledgeable. She also made it easy for my girlfriend to switch for vegetarian versions. No need to be particularly good at cooking to...More

Thank Marcelllo2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful day cooking some delicious Thai food. Film was an excellent teacher and really taught us about ingredients and traditional cooking techniques. I did the class with my daughter (8) who they allowed to join me at a cooking station for no...More

Thank Jaime P
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is the second Thai cooking class we’ve been to. It was great. It was a small group with plenty of hands-on cooking. The instructor was there all the time. She was informative, knowledgeable and was always happy to answer questions. Her English was also...More

Thank SteveM2880
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Picked from our hostel, went to the food market, showed us some fresh ingredients. Took his time for everyone. Great dishes, good explenation in a funny way! We loved it!

Thank Breuerke
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun and learned so much... and ate. Highly recommended! We got picked up at our hotel and visited the local market. Our instructor Film explained us a lot about the different vegetables and ingredients. I didn’t now there were so many...More

Thank Anna D
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19 February 2017|
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Response from basilcookery s | Property representative |
The morning have a break time in between cooking but evening no break time that the only difference Tom
26 May 2016|
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Response from basilcookery s | Property representative |
Hi November is high season so you should make a reservation a few week before if possible. We do have a class on Loy Krathong Festival no worries. Anymore information please do not hesitate to contact us.