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Basil Cookery School

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
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Amazing&fun cooking class

We had so much fun and learned so much... and ate. Highly recommended! We got picked up at our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna D
via mobile
A fantastic evening cooking . We cooked with wan

A fantastic evening . We cooked with wan ( the last incharge for the day ) was very relaxing and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael L
via mobile
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At Basil Cookery School, you get to do all the cooking. Don’t worry, even if you have never done a cooking class before, we make Thai cooking easy.Unlike other cookery schools that held 10-20 people per one class we limit our class to only 1-6...more
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22/4, Soi 5, Siri Mangkalajarn Rd. | Suthep, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
+66 83 320 7693
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun and learned so much... and ate. Highly recommended! We got picked up at our hotel and visited the local market. Our instructor Film explained us a lot about the different vegetables and ingredients. I didn’t now there were so many...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A fantastic evening . We cooked with wan ( the last incharge for the day ) was very relaxing and easy to learn and understand what was going on . for 1000 baht about 26€ this is well worth it ( even under priced if...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with Film. We started out in the local market and learned about the veggies and fresh ingredients and then had a good amount of time to venture out on our own. We actually ended up getting spices etc. to take home....More

Thank Chet P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much fun! Small class sizes, everyone can choose their own menu, and you eat as you go. It was great to visit the market first and learn about some of the different ingredients, and the bonus is at the end of your class you...More

1  Thank KatieH1045
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was good fun for the whole family, including children aged 8 and 11. The guide was good, we had a chance to buy ingredients in the market during the market tour before the class. Discovered we cook Patai all wrong... Only comment (hence not...More

Thank Ukusin
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Our visit started in the market, where Dew showed us various ingredients and explained their uses. We then had time to explore before being driven to the Basil Cookery School. There were 6 in our group, and we were all given a choice among 3...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

An absolute must do when in Chiang Mai. You start with a pickup from your hotel followed by a market tour. Then you spend the rest of the time cooking traditional Thai meals of your choice and eating! Our guide Dew truly made the experience....More

Thank Krista973
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing experience! Learning about all the types of foods and spices. Tour starts at the market for an overview of all ingredients you will use. You can then make 7 dishes! Delicious! Would definitely do this again. Our instructor was great!

Thank FarAway790999
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

What a great cooking class & Dew has a great, humorous, and calm demeanor in the kitchen! Same same, but different! We loved our experience, and we can’t wait to cook up these new dishes for our friends!

Thank floresandrewr
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This was one of my favorite activity in Chiang Mai. Dew, the instructor, picked us up on time. We went to a market to shop for ingredients. He explained different vegetables/spices and their use in Thai food. You get to pick things that you want...More

Thank Ayesha M
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18 February 2017|
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Response from basilcookery s | Property representative |
The morning have a break time in between cooking but evening no break time that the only difference Tom
26 May 2016|
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Response from basilcookery s | Property representative |
Hi November is high season so you should make a reservation a few week before if possible. We do have a class on Loy Krathong Festival no worries. Anymore information please do not hesitate to contact us.