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Smokin' Pot

121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
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“fish amok” (50 reviews)
“curry paste” (11 reviews)
“beef” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
121 1 Street, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really nice Restaurant in the city center of Battambang. Try the lok lak! And you should definitely do the cooking class it was so much fun and the food is awesome!

Thank Felicia M
Reviewed yesterday

I die this cooking class today with 2 other people. I got picked up on time from my hostel.Our first stop was the local market where we bought all ingredients for the meals. Vannek pur cooking teacher told us a lot about the different fruits...More

Thank Katharina J
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After doing cooking classes in Thailand I was so impressed with Vinuk. He keeps his classes small and personal and doesn't charge ridiculous prices. I really enjoyed that we actually bought the ingredients at market rather than just get shown around. We even selected a...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 4 days ago

I don’t think Vannak has a restaurant any longer. We went to his home for a small (6) group cooking class. We visited the local market and bought the ingredients, very different to a supermarket! Then we walked to his home via some lanes and...More

Thank Nick5244
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With only 5 of us in the group it took no time for everyone to get on. We started with a trip to a local village market to collect our ingredients, walked for a short while to see how the local villagers live and how...More

Thank NatalieLeah
Reviewed 6 days ago

Vanak and his crew were welcoming, fun, and very hospitable! His cooking class was a great way to experience the real local culture and cuisine. We stumbled upon his restaurant while walking through Battambang, and were pleasantly surprised to find that he spoke near perfect...More

Thank TeeTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We emailed the day before and booked a cooking class. Our host took us to the market and we bought ingredients for a fish amok, beef lok lak, and a dessert. We then went to their house and made the dishes. It was great- he...More

Thank Jade W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food made in an opened kitchen so that you can see the preparation of your meal. The owner of the restaurant is really kind, doing his best to understand his customers, and you can easily speed hours talking with him. He also proposes khmer...More

Thank hlp1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vannak is not only a good chef as mentioned but he is also a genuine and nice person who me and my friends loved to talk with. I can recommend both the authentic cooking class and the delicous restaurant.

Thank Ludvig K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to both the resturant and the cooking class and both were really good. We learnt a great deal about both the food and the khmer culture!

Thank Viktor 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
15 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
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Average prices
US$ 4
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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