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Basil Cookery School

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Address: 22/4, Soi 5, Siri Mangkalajarn Rd. | Suthep, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 83 320 7693
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08:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 20:30
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At Basil Cookery School, you get to do all the cooking. Don’t worry, even...

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 people so you can get the plenty of time learning with us. Ask any question you want while we're enjoy cooking together. As we take you step by step through the recipes, our class will give you confidence and we guarantee that you will be able to eat your very first delicious Thai dish. We pride ourselves on quality, from the freshest ingredients, high quality cooking utensils, clean and clear kitchens, to our customer service.

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I was recommended to do this cooking class. Well it was great fun. From the beginning when you are picked up from your hotel to the moment they drop you off, there is not a dull... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recommended to do this cooking class. Well it was great fun. From the beginning when you are picked up from your hotel to the moment they drop you off, there is not a dull moment. Great infos on thai cooking ingredients in a market. Good choices of meal to cook. Guided step by step to produce excellent food.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to do a cooking experience for a while but got to try it only in Chiang Mai. Tom was very responsive on email though we did a last minute booking. He was knowledgeable, friendly and managed the time very well as we never felt rushed. We cooked 6 dishes and enjoyed it. The small group of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a skeptic of tourist cooking experiences, but tried it out for the first time and enjoyed it to bits. Tom the instructor was very knowledgable, engaging and made sure every one had a good time. Group of 7 was just the right size to get personal time and good conversation going across the table. I'll recommend Basil, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were both good and bad comments about this school. I chose it as the course menu include 6 dishes, and they could arrange pick-up in Nimman area. I joined the evening class. We had a market visit before going to the school. The instructor gave us an interesting introduction about different ingredients. The school was in an apartment; its... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took an evening class, and it was one of the highlights of my visit to Chiang Mai. They picked me up at my guest house, and I quickly got to know the other 5 people in the van. We went to the market, where one of the instructors gave us an introduction to various ingredients. Then we went to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the afternoon course with Apple yesterday. Both my partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, Apple was a great teacher and the food was amazing. All of the menu can be made as a vegetarian option. Would thoroughly recommend. We were picked up from our hotel at about 3:40 in an air-conditioned mini bus. We then headed into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this cooking class in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was one of the highlights of my Trip ! Small group was perfect to learn how to cook. Apple, our cooking master was truly amazing, she really gave me the will to cook at home, in a wonderfully nice atmosphere, thanks to her great energy. What a beautiful and very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice day with perfect hosts at basil cookery school. The food we made was very authentic and yummy:-) The location is as nice as the pictures show, perfect and clean. It is totally worth it! Thanks for that great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Basil Cookery was the perfect thai cooking experience. We were first introduced to the main spices and ingredients used in thai cooking by visiting a local market. This trip didn't take very long but was helpful as I now understand how to identify the different ingredients when shopping. Next we were taken to the kitchen and started our cooking lesson.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Apple, our instructor was fantastic! We had an amazing time cooking all the dishes! Although it was difficult to get through all the dishes in the amount of time given, it was definetly worth it! The food was delicious and flavourful! Thanks apple!

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