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Battambang, Cambodia
+855 12 821 400
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After reading a few mixed reviews, we went for this cooking class as it looked the most authentic & the owner who we met in his restaurant seemed really keen to give us the best experience. It was the right decision! Amazing walk around the market in the morning, followed by hours at his home (with his parents & family)... More 

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phillip island australia
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129 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious and inexpensive. Homecooking at its best I only want here when in Battenbang Surrounding restaurants are far from good food and more expensive Love the wonderful family run restarants Cooking lessons are done at family home as well so very authentic In Pub St so right in central area

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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The class was great fun and Vernak was a great host and teacher. First we went to the local market to buy the ingredients, this was a real eye opener. Then we went to his house in the country to cook. We cooked fish amok and fried morning glory​. Both are traditional dishes. Spending time with Vernak gave you a... More 

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Thank Stuart D
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Filthy. Disgusting, and in not squeamish when travelling. The mojito looked like sump water, took more than 20mins to serve. We tried to cancel our order and leave but the owner demanded payment anyway. He was more interested in selling motorcycle parking than running a cafe. Eventually compromised and had our meal, ok but had to go somewhere else. I'd... More 

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Thank Nicholas M
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205 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This family run cookery school is excellent value for money and great fun. The class starts at the market to buy all the fresh ingredients. Then over to the cookery school. Students prepare everything including the pastes and the coconut milk. The food I cooked was delicious

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Thank Mike H
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just did it and loved it! Vannak is a good chef and a great human being that will not only share his recipes with you but also his ideas so do not hesitate to ask him any question you have in mind about anything. At the end you will receive written recipes that will allow you to cook Khmer-asian food... More 

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Thank Julien W
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I try to do a cooking class in each country I go to and this is the 6th class in Asia. The price of 10 dollars seemed too good to be true as most classes are 40 to 50 dollars but as the reviews were so good I booked. I met Vannak at the restaurant at 0900. It was only... More 

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Thank GarfieldDorset
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I took the cooking class with Van, happened to luck out as I was only one in the class that day (Monday). Started with a trip to the market, not the busy one in the center of town but more local and organic towards the south of Battambang. From there we took a quick ride to Van's house where we... More 

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Wangaratta, Australia
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a good fresh meal at this restaurant. We had 10 different main coarses and with drinks and it cost around $15 each. Right at the end of the meal one of the waiters was chasing a rat which ran across the road and he said that he has been chasing it for 20 times and the rat has... More 

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Napa, California
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place is the real deal. Don't get suckered into going into The White Rose (tourist death trap). Walk one more block and eat here. I'm currently on a steady regimen of fish amok and this one doesn't disappoint. Great flavors. We also loved the mushroom dish (we chose fish) and the fish was cooked to perfection. My husband had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Battambang, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Battambang Province  >  Battambang
  • Phone Number: +855 12 821 400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?