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Blue Butterfly Cooking Class

69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 24 3926 3845
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Amazing Cooking Class

We went to the cooking class as we wanted to learn how to make Vietnamese food at home. Our chef... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Family Gamers G
via mobile
5-star plus experience

All of the most enthusiastic reviews are correct. Chef Hung (aka Pickle) has a ton of energy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beachbilly
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“market tour” (38 reviews)
“chef hung” (22 reviews)
“local market” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
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+84 24 3926 3845
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"market tour"
in 38 reviews
"chef hung"
in 22 reviews
"local market"
in 32 reviews
"spring rolls"
in 44 reviews
"buy ingredients"
in 7 reviews
"knife skills"
in 5 reviews
"morning class"
in 5 reviews
"spend half a day"
in 7 reviews
"friendly chef"
in 4 reviews
"great class"
in 7 reviews
"vietnamese food"
in 23 reviews
"banana flower salad"
in 7 reviews
"private class"
in 8 reviews
"cooking course"
in 8 reviews
"pho bo"
in 10 reviews
"delicious dishes"
in 9 reviews
"cooking experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the cooking class as we wanted to learn how to make Vietnamese food at home. Our chef, nicknamed Pickle, showed us how to make great pho bo (beef noodle soup), fried Hanoi spring rolls, chicken with chilli and lemongrass and mango salad....More

Thank Family Gamers G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the most enthusiastic reviews are correct. Chef Hung (aka Pickle) has a ton of energy. Beyond the four recipes you will cook, you will learn a ton about Viet cooking, cuisine and culture. The visit to the market alone makes this a worthwhile...More

Thank Beachbilly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely do the cooking class! Learnt loads and had a great time. Brilliant experince going through the food market area and trying all the different foods there and thoroughly enjoyed getting stuck in cooking!

Thank Ryan V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel arranged this 4 hour cooking class. Hung picked us up at the hotel. We had great time and the food was great. We learned a lot. Hung (Pickle) was very good and answered all our question.

Thank Yves B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Chef Hung’s cooking class a few days ago and it was an absolutely amazing experience! Highly recommend to anyone looking for an entertaining day of cooking, visiting the local food market and eating some amazing food that you’ve cooked yourself! We were...More

Thank Kyle S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traditional food presented with passion within "rustic style" restaurant. On two floors on a busy street in the Old Quarter was enjoyable experience. Staff talked you through how best to eat the Vietnamese courses in order to get the best flavours complementing each other in...More

Thank Anne G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Blue Butterfly for a quick lunch and wow our expectations of Vietnamese food went through the roof! We had the Bahn Xeo and we were not disappointed at all - our waitress Daisy even offered to show us how to eat it...More

Thank Victoria M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

All good. Chef Heung (aka Pickles) was a great instructor. We started the broth and then took to the market to buy ingredients and have a few tastes along the way. Returning to the restaurant we cooked up a sumptuous lunch and rolled out in...More

Thank lissaminer
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Cooking class was very fun and useful. Chef is very professional. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank jungho p
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Chef Hung (Pickles), is a great Head Chef! He took the trouble to explain from how you should hold a chopper to the wet market visit, explaining the herbs to be used and the ingredients that need to buy for the dishes, to the introduction...More

Thank Florence H
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nickm0k
2 February 2017|
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Response from Ali-Ludwell | Reviewed this property |
HI you would need to contact the cooking school directly, Im afraid. I attended the course, and thoroughly enjoyed it too
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Nsms179
10 June 2016|
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Response from SammyJaneF | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes, I am vegetarian so I just made vegetarian versions of the meat dishes. It was all delicious and they were very careful not to have meat touch any of my food. Hope that helps 😊
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