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Traditional Lao Night - Dinner, Music & Dance Show
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Traditional Lao Night - Dinner, Music & Dance Show
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ban Mano, de la Paix | Sofitel Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very user friendly cooking experience which starts with a tour of the morning market followed by a first class hotel breakfast by the pool then cooking with chef John. 4 dishes from start to finish to eating.More

Thank Steve671
SofitelLuangPrabang, Responsable relations clients at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Steve, We were very delighted to receive you at Sofitel Luang Prabang for your cooking class, It has been a pleasure to welcome you in our peaceful property and share with you the Lao Culinary, We hope to see you back soon for new...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Chef John took us on a culinary delight from searching the morning market for fresh produce in season to giving us all (young children included, ages 5,7,7,9) the opportunity to work with all the kitchen implements. A wonderful experience and a brilliant local chef. A...More

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Responsable relations clients at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Family ! What a great memory for all of us sharing this experience with you all ! Being able to bring you all around the same table and learn no matter the age difference was wonderful, From our minis chef to our master ones...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My cooking class was amazing! I went with chef Phen to the morning market and it was amazing! He answered all the questions and offered us to try the herbs, fruits we did not know! After breakfast, included on the hotel, we started our class....More

Thank Karina P
SofitelLuangPrabang, Responsable relations clients at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Karina, The entire team would like to thank you for your precious feedback on our weekly cooking class, One of the highlight of the group class is as you mentioned to meet people and exchange through a common hobby : Cooking, Chef Pheng had...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

I was a little bit nervous, but Chef John and his team was very helpful, friendly and insightful. I was excited for this class because I live in Indonesia which means I can get similar ingredients easily and I love Lao food, everything tastes amazing....More

Thank Chrestella W
SofitelLuangPrabang, Responsable relations clients at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Chrestella, It was such a pleasure to welcome you in our property for our cooking class, Chef trust on you to follow on training on your learning then and come to see us more than experimented with all his secret delivered to you, We...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018

When the wife and I decided to take a cooking course in Laos, the immediate choice was with the Tamarind, but after reading the reviews, and considering the course would take place in the Sofitel hotel, we decided to go for this option - we...More

Thank Peter W
SofitelLuangPrabang, Responsable relations clients at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Peter W, We were delighted to arrange this private cooking class for you and it is a real pleasure to see that you didn’t regret to pay extra charge for it, Indeed, this experience has the privilege to provide a proximity with Chef and...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We spent a morning with Chef John and one other couple from the hotel. Starting at 8am we visited the morning market to buy provisions for our lunch and see how the local people shop for food It was an eye opener and something we...More

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Missiquincy, It is a real pleasure to see that you spent a good day having our Chef with you to show how Lao Cuisine is made and how beautiful culture it is, The Restaurant team and most of all Chef John was delighted to...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Staff were friendly and professional, going above and beyond to make sure you had a great experience. The day starts off with a tour of the morning market where you can purchase and sample some foods. Then we go to the Soffitel hotel and eat...More

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Dear C S, It is such a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your cooking class in our property with Chef John and the entire team wants to thanks you because we were really delighted to welcome you and share the Lao Traditional Food experience...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful place for friends hanging out. The cooking class was a lot of fun. Strongly recommended.

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear estellec657, Bonjour Sabaidee. Thank you for taking time reviewing us on the TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoy cooking with John and that you had fun. Thank you again for recommending us. Best Mooyen & team

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

John is an excellent chef and runs this course very very well. We were 4 in total. After morning market Shopping we had breakfast at the hotel and then started cooking - very much of a good time, informative and the food you cook is...More

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear R10101011111111111, Thank you for taking time reviewing us on the TripAdvisor. Chef John will be delighted to receive such a good praised. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the morning market and the experience. Thank you once again. Best, Mooyen & team

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The chef, John, is very friendly and makes the experience very informative and interesting, thanks to the start at the morning market. Then the breakfast at the Sofitel restaurant is delicious (just don’t eat too much!!). The cooking course takes place afterwards and we just...More

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SofitelLuangPrabang, Manager at Cooking School at Sofitel Luang Prabang, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear Lydie R, Thank you for taking time reviewing us on the TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoy your time with Chef John and yes he is one of our best. Thank you once again for recommending our cooking class. Best Mooyen...More

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YangE32
25 October 2016|
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Response from SofitelLuangPrabang | Property representative |
Dear Yang E, As we do cooking class 2 times per week and we have lot of guest who want to enjoy this experience, I suggest you to book if possible 1 week in advance. But we can also be flexible if we have lot of guest who... More
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YangE32
24 October 2016|
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Response from SofitelLuangPrabang | Property representative |
Bonjour, Sabaidee Yang E, Thank you for your question and your interest about our Cooking School. We do 2 Cooking Class per week, 1 on the thuesday morning and 1 on friday morning. For 35$ per person, we pick up you, you... More
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YangE32
24 October 2016|
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Response from Meryl M | Reviewed this property |
It was included in our package deal so I'm not sure. But you could email the hotel and ask - their staff are very helpful.
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