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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Informative and fun

We had a great morning in the fresh food market with Nouk. She collected us from our hotel in a tuk... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2016
Hoi An, Vietnam
Great cooking course

We had great cooking course. "Teacher" was excellent. We made in here kind and expert assistance... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2015
Salo, Finland
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Lao Experiences offers Lao cooking and culture in Nook's garden by the Mekong River. Learn about ingredients you will use to create your Lao lunch. Make a variety of popular Lao dishes using traditional implements and techniques. Learn secrets of making perfect sticky rice. Meet at The Full Moon Cafe at 8:00am for our Fresh Market Tour & Tasting, 10am for our Lao Cooking Course. Book and pay at The Full Moon Cafe (Rue Francois Ngin) Riverside Precinct the previous day.
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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had a great morning in the fresh food market with Nouk. She collected us from our hotel in a tuk tuk and off we went! We love exploring markets by ourselves but having Nouk there made our experience more enjoyable and informed. After collecting...More

5  Thank Brisbanitis
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We had great cooking course. "Teacher" was excellent. We made in here kind and expert assistance delicious Lao food. Even I was able to make really delicious meal. I warmly recommend to participate in this course. Place is also really nice under leaf shadow.

3  Thank Mr_Pasi
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

To start off, I want to mention just how great Nouk's team is. Simon, the man who manages the online reservations, is just lovely! When my nightbus arrived later than expected, he did everything in his power to enable me to come to the class....More

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I booked the package deal, morning market tour + coffee + cooking class, which is 55$. I took other cooking classes before and I expected the same, or similar activities but it was just disappointing. The market tour was almost meaningless. The instructor gave us...More

1  Thank Dreamingwhale
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Just had an amazing cooking class with Nook. I highly recommend this class for anyone no matter the level - the skills needed are quite basic. I went with a friend who can't really cook and he loved it as well. Nook speaks very good...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We did a market tour, had a coffee and headed out to the 'village' into the garden of a house for our cooking course. My mum and I had decided to do this together to take home some cooking skills (we have made some of...More

1  Thank Erica C
Reviewed 20 August 2015

In July 15, I (aged 64) and female companion of similar age, travelled from Vn to Laos, entering at Vientiane and exiting at Attapeu Province in the south east. We flew AirAsia to BKK in the morning then took a taxi to the BKK central...More

11  Thank tonynewgate
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

You need to book this tour at Full Moon cafe in Vientiane. We were picked up by our tour guide (sadly I forget his name). We were shown around the morning market. What an experience this was! I've learned so much about rice vegetables, tropical...More

4  Thank glathir
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

We loved the food and had a great time cooking! The only downfall was the interaction part, we got to chop vegetables but for any of the cooking part we were limited and didn't get to really be involved. Probably wouldn't do it again.

4  Thank Lllaaauurrraaa
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice way to spend the first half of your day in Vientiane. The day begins shortly after 8 am with hotel pick-up, followed by a tour of one of the large markets where you get an overview of local ingredients. Afterward,...More

Thank Volkolas
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