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Green Bamboo Cooking School & Cafe

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Address: 21 Truong Minh Hung, Cam An, Hoi An, Vietnam
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+84 90 581 56 00
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A fascinating day

This day was one of our best in Vietnam. We learnt so much about the cuisine & the ingredients. The visit to the markets to purchase the food was lots of fun. Van the tour host... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This day was one of our best in Vietnam. We learnt so much about the cuisine & the ingredients. The visit to the markets to purchase the food was lots of fun. Van the tour host was very knowledgable & she led the cooking class so well. All the food was very tasty & we ate heaps.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had read brilliant reviews about the classes run by Van and even so the experience surpassed my expectations. We had a class of 12 so essentially eating a 12 course meal of some of the tastiest food I have ever eaten was I unforgettable! Van was engaging, always helpful, never rushed and answered any questions. She is also a... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After sampling all of the amazing Vietnamese cuisine on holiday, I knew that I had to be able to recreate everything at home! Van is an excellent chef and teacher. We started the day with an interesting and educational trip to the local market to buy all of our fresh ingredients for the day. I love that everything about this... More 

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Thank Jennyfer M
Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cooking school is a "must do" in Hoi An. Van was great to deal with and very accommodating - even responding to emails at 11.00pm! The day starts with a trip to the market which is an education in itself. Van knows the market like the back of her hand and is clearly well liked by the vendors she... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to be a part of this cooking class hosted by Van. She truly is an excellent guide and cook. The market tour gave great insight into local foods. The cooking class is then held at Vans home. Everything is extremely organised, Van teaches everything from how to cut meat, make sauces and cook meals. Everyone shares... More 

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Thank Gemma F
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It really was a unique experience! Van is a wonderful host. We had a nice group of 13 people and we were laughing all the time. We each chose the dish we wanted to prepare. Being a vegetarian I was well catered for. There is a very wide selection of dishes. The trip to the market was also an interesting... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've just got back from our excellent day at Green Bamboo. Firstly Van is a fantastic host and skilled chef, feel like we learned lots but we're laughing and smiling all day. This was our last full day in Vietnam and we're so happy we're ending on such a high

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Thank Sam H
Sydney
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Green Bamboo cooking school is work every cent! My day started with 12 other people meeting Van, our lovely host and fabulous cook, wandering through the Central Markets purchasing the meat, fish, seafood, herbs and spices we would be needing for the day. We then went to Vans home and spent the next 4-5 hours cooking and eating. Lots of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to kick start my holiday in Vietnam. Van's cooking class lasts for a full day. There is an extensive choice of dishes to learn. You get to sample what other partcipants are cooking. Van is excellent teacher and really makes the whole experience fun. If you are thinking of trying a cooking class this is... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant day with Van, and learned a huge amount in a short period of time. This is a real hands-on experience where you make everything from scratch, and eat it as you go. And with Van's excellent guidance, it all worked out perfectly, regardless of the various cooks' level of experience. It was quite possibly the best... More 

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