We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basil Cookery School

Open Now: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Review Highlights
Excellent experience

I had a wonderful day cooking some delicious Thai food. Film was an excellent teacher and really... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Jaime P
Small classes and excellent teacher

This is the second Thai cooking class we’ve been to. It was great. It was a small group with plenty... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Broken Hill, Australia
Read all 739 reviews
All photos (637)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the kitchen”(90 reviews)
“at home”(86 reviews)
“recipe book”(57 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
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
See all hours
22/4, Soi 5, Siri Mangkalajarn Rd. | Suthep, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 83 320 7693
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Chiang Mai
from USD 32.00
More Info
from USD 81.04
More Info
from USD 105.00
More Info
from USD 59.93
More Info
Reviews (739)
There are newer reviews for Basil Cookery School
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
654 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews the kitchen at home recipe book cooking class local market small class size cookery school six courses evening class thai food curry paste fresh ingredients market tour great teacher individual attention learn how empty stomach
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 654 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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!

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna D
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

A fantastic evening . We cooked with wan ( the last incharge for the day ) was very relaxing and easy to learn and understand what was going on . for 1000 baht about 26€ this is well worth it ( even under priced if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michaellennon
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Had a wonderful time with Film. We started out in the local market and learned about the veggies and fresh ingredients and then had a good amount of time to venture out on our own. We actually ended up getting spices etc. to take home....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chet P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

So much fun! Small class sizes, everyone can choose their own menu, and you eat as you go. It was great to visit the market first and learn about some of the different ingredients, and the bonus is at the end of your class you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KatieH1045
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It was good fun for the whole family, including children aged 8 and 11. The guide was good, we had a chance to buy ingredients in the market during the market tour before the class. Discovered we cook Patai all wrong... Only comment (hence not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ukusin
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Our visit started in the market, where Dew showed us various ingredients and explained their uses. We then had time to explore before being driven to the Basil Cookery School. There were 6 in our group, and we were all given a choice among 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

An absolute must do when in Chiang Mai. You start with a pickup from your hotel followed by a market tour. Then you spend the rest of the time cooking traditional Thai meals of your choice and eating! Our guide Dew truly made the experience....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Krista973
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 457 nearby hotels
Lotus Hotel Pang Suan Kaew
654 reviews
.10 km away
Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel
278 reviews
.23 km away
Victoria Nimman Hotel
121 reviews
.33 km away
Hop Inn Chiang Mai
29 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,760 nearby restaurants
The Salsa Kitchen - Huay Kaew
489 reviews
.30 km away
83 reviews
.22 km away
Cheevit Cheeva
95 reviews
.26 km away
165 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,311 nearby attractions
Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders
393 reviews
.33 km away
Kad Suan Kaew
189 reviews
.28 km away
Huai Kaeo Arboretum
12 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
19 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
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.