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Smokin' Pot

121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't attend the cooking class but I sure the Vegetarian Amok I ordered was fresh and delicious. Dom't go there if u have short time or have to hurry up, they are slow, so perfect for relaxed in holiday people

Thank palankaska
Reviewed 18 November 2016

For my trip to Battambang with my parents, we booked a cooking class with Vannak, a very nice Khmer Chief! He was the first one to organise this experience in Battambang. And, after 16 years, the authenticity of the cooking class is still here. First,...More

Thank amandineneff
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I think this class is as authentic as it gets. Vannak is a lovely person and has been running the class for 16 years. There is some competition in Battambang and the other cookery classes seem to be more recommended by the hotels (certainly my...More

Thank SJ88
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! The food is local and simply the best we ever had in one month of traveling in Cambodia! We also did a cooking class which was absolutely amazing. Buying everything from a local market and cook such delicious food! Thanks again...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

If you're ever in Battambang you owe it to yourself to visit the Smokin' Pot. The owner Vannak takes great pride in the offered local food and it is simply amazing. For ten dollars you can also do a cooking class at his home which...More

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and wonderfull staff. Amazing cooking classes in local environment, highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a great day with the cooking class. Vannack was a wonderful host. We started with a trip to the local market to get the ingredients and then went to his house in the countryside to do the cooking. We made Fish Amok, learning...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonder Amok, a traditional Cambodian curry-type dish steamed and served in a banana leaf bowl. Rickety tables and chairs, dim lighting, cats...

Thank Trekandmore
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a genuine gem! Vannak's cooking lesson was probably one of the best things I have done on any holiday, anywhere. We emailed him the afternoon before and he responded within an hour. Be wary of booking through hostels - he seemed genuinely surprised...More

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must-do if you are visiting Battambang. Our teacher took us on his motorbike to the local market to choose what we wanted to make and buy the ingredients - a really interesting way to see the markets. We then went to his...More

Thank Becca447
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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

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: +855 12 821 400
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Cooking school and restaurant of Khmer and Thai food operating since 2000. Come learn traditional Khmer dishes at our home kitchen using clay pots, steamers and banana leaves
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