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Chiang Mai Thai Cookery School

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Address: 47/2 Moon Muang Rd | (opposite Tha Phae Gate), Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 53 206 388
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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We are the First and Best cookery school in Chiang Mai. Owned and operated...

We are the First and Best cookery school in Chiang Mai. Owned and operated by "Master Chef" Sompon Nabnian... you will unlock the secrets of traditional Thai-style cooking. Have you ever wondered why Thai food tastes so different from restaurant to restaurant? The ingredients are the same, so it should taste the same, you would think...not at all! The best Thai food comes from using the freshest ingredients, along with the skilful art of preparation and combining the right ingredients at the right time to create an exceptional dish.Our school offers five fine mouth-watering courses for you to choose from (vegetarian options are available for all dishes in all courses):There is simply no better place to learn about the joys of Thai cooking!

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Great way to learn and eat Thai food

We spent one day learning Course 4 and it was a brilliant day spent learning and eating lots. Pon and June took us around the market where we learnt about different Thai... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cooking portion of this experience was great. We prepared four different dishes and our instructors were very patient, informative and passionate about teaching us some basics of Thai cooking. The food turned out better than expected and they gave us a great cook book to take home. Booking was a bit of a challenge though. Email response was prompt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one day learning Course 4 and it was a brilliant day spent learning and eating lots. Pon and June took us around the market where we learnt about different Thai ingredients and had the chance to shop for ingredients. Back at the cookery school we learnt a variety of dishes - all of which we got to eat... More 

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Essendon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I've just returned from what was to be the 1/2 day class but I extended to the full day as it was so much fun. Picked up from my hotel and taken to the local market. Thought this could be a waist of time but it wasn't. Learnt plenty. Then off to cook. Best of both worlds, you get to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Mai Thai cookery school was a great excursion. I would thoroughly recommend to anybody with an interest in Thai food to give this day out a go. It's superb value for money, interactive and very educational. The two of us opted for the half day class which was perfect. Four meals was plenty let alone eight which is on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Our traveling group of 4 friends booked our class for our trip in July about a month in advance. We had several requests for modifications as one is allergic to mushrooms and another is allergic to shellfish. We thought this would have precluded either of us from a few of the dishes as these are two common ingredients in Thai... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did three days (the first three in their schedule). We absolutely loved it. The outdoor kitchen was awesome as were all the people that work there. The pad Thai we made there was the best I've had during my month in Thailand. We had so much food we didn't even eat in the evenings after most... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We did the one day introduction course and were very pleased with the course. I am vegetarian and my husband doesn't like seafood and this course was very accommodating to our needs. They made a different Thai curry paste for me that didn't use fish sauce, I also had my own boiling station and frying station that was separate from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We took the 3 days course. First you can choose which course out of the 5 you want to go to. Second the staff is amazing they are doing anything that they can so the people will learn how to cook and will enjoy the experience. The whole staff speaks very good english and know how to guide the people... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

My 2 friends and I went to this cooking school and it turned out to be just the three of us. We each made the same 5 dishes, including 5 different curries (which anyone who has made will tell you is time consuming!). The instructor was nice but his jokes seemed ok and he seemed rushed to just get us... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Our group had a great time on our half day session. The chef made it fun and interesting. Vegetarians, non-pork eaters and nut allergy participants were also catered for. Audience participation was particularly encouraged. Can recommend.

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