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Smokin' Pot

1 Street 121, Battambang, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish amok” (50 reviews)
“curry paste” (7 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Street 121, Battambang, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice vegetarian cooking class. We went to the local market and had a cookingclass in Varak's (the owner) home. Made 3 dishes and got a lot of information about the ingredients we used.

Thank Annejet B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half day cooking class, very authentic experience. The owner takes you to the local market and the cooking class takes place at his own home, just outside battambang. Very friendly man, speaks good english and it was no problem to make it vegetarian for us....More

Thank Lieke R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smoking Pot is a family owned restaurant and cooking school. The Chef, Vannak, is one of the most interesting guy we met at our trip to cambodia. When you talk with him, you get an idea of living and working in Cambodia. Before cooking in...More

1  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you really want an authentic Khmer/Cambodian experience this is the place to go! We participated in Vannak's cooking school (which takes place at his home in the beautiful Battambang country side) and learned to prepare a spectacular Fish Amok (best one we had in...More

1  Thank Johann P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day consisted of a market tour, please see our pictures, where we purchased the produce, then to Vannaks house with a very large outside kitchen. We were shown how to cook two main dishes one fish amok the other stir fry pork. Both were...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visted here as we were wanting some local food (most places where shut nearby) We had the fish amok and a thai green curry. Both equally delicious! They have a range of different smoothies too. Will be coming back again.

Thank HalTam123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice outdoor seating but feels slightly shabby. Food was tasty and good value but lacked much pride or interest in the presentation. Could be very good but needs to make a bit more effort.

Thank BubsW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and l had the pleasure of having Vannak teach us how to cook traditional Khmer food, We cooked Amok, Beef Curry and Rare beef salad. We went to Vannaks local market and sourced our ingredients from there.Then off to his family home to...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Please do not be afraid of what you may think of the restaurant look, it really hides a Gem of a Cook that reconciled us with Khmer cuisine, since we had earlier bad experience with Khmer cooking classes in Cambodia. The Smoking lot's cooking class...More

Thank schoonbroodt_david
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We couldnt believe how good the value of the cooking class is. Met Vannak at the restaurant and was driven to the market near his home about 10 or 15 minutes away. He asked us if we had any preferences so you can choose what...More

Thank Rachael S
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Tracy D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Trip Advisor have sent your question re cooking class availability direct to a previous reviewer of this cooking school. Sorry don't know the answer. Check direct with The Smokin Pot Richard
19 July 2016|
Response from TravellinTaz S | Reviewed this property |
Can I ask what you need it for? I'm in Australia
Lauren S
16 June 2016|
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Response from drey4444 | Reviewed this property |
We booked directly at the restaurant the day before and the course was starting in the morning but i do not remember the exact time, around 9am, Audrey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Street 121, Battambang, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: +855 12 821 400
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