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Cooking with Poo and Friends

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Address: Klong Toei Market, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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+66 87 686 3714
08:15 - 13:00
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Mon - Sat 08:15 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

One of the most highly acclaimed Thai cooking experiences in Bangkok,...

One of the most highly acclaimed Thai cooking experiences in Bangkok, Cooking with Poo and Friends is limited to 12 participants to maintain an intimate setting and includes a personal tour through the Klong Toey market to purchase ingredients for the day's menu. The class is hosted by Khun Poo's amazing staff, a group of long-time residents of the Klong Toey slum who have displayed incredible resolve despite personal difficulties. The class is practical, warm, fun, and gives a true taste of Thai culture you'll never forget.

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Worthwhile Thai Cooking Class

Group pick up and drop off for Poo's Cooking Class made time management excellent and it was really well run with each of us personally participating and making 'easy to follow up... read more

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Gympie, Australia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed today NEW

Group pick up and drop off for Poo's Cooking Class made time management excellent and it was really well run with each of us personally participating and making 'easy to follow up at home later' recipes. Recommended to us by a friend. Recommended to you by us!

Thank jojo201725
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7 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Poo's cooking class was the highlight of our trip. We were taken for a tour at a local Thai wet market before class started. The team spoke good English. It was great that Poo told us her story and she was simply inspirational. Overall a great experience!

Thank fifiyunish
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thanks so much for a great school and for showing us how to make cooking Thai easy. Thanks to kintai and kuntai for showing us the markets and also for driving us around. The whole experience was eye opening. Your school is the main reason we came to Bangkok to start our Thai experience.

Thank rangiorachap
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was such a wonderful and informative morning. Walking through the wet market, sourcing the ingredients was an added bonus. The cooking course was easy to follow and Poo & her staff are wonderful, interesting and very friendly. I highly recommend it.

Thank guida62
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The back story to Poo's cookery school is inspiring, and it's easy to see how it is benefiting her family, neighbours and the local community. Poo and her team are great - really efficient, and seem to genuinely enjoy demonstrating these wonderful Thai recipes and preparation techniques and helping participants achieve great results. Lots of laughter. Loved the whole experience.

Thank George W
Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Thailand before and wanted to see a more local side of living now. The market was amazing. We got a lot of information. Poos Team speaks good English, answered all questions and helped by buying something. You don't see any other tourists there which gives you the real Thailand feeling. Alone the market was worth the... More 

Thank JessicaSTR2014
Paris, France
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had a great time with Poo and friends visiting the markets learning about the vast fresh produce on offer, although not keen on the bag of frogs still! The cooking experience with Poo was great fun, food was amazing and I cooked it myself! Just remember not to eat before the class as there is no shortage of food... More 

Thank Chuck0210
Aughton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Eleven of us gathered awaiting to be picked up by our mini bus to go to the market to start our cookery experience. My friend Matt & I were not disappointed. It was an amazing morning. The market experience saw raw ingredients of a myriad. Our fellow cooks were all up for it- mixed ages, sexes & nationalities. The location... More 

Thank Christina T
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a cooking class for people who like to eat. It starts off with a great market tour. Poo and her associates are very knowledgeable, and going through the market with them is an adventure. The cooking part of the class is fun for every level of cook. The staff offer lots of support and make it easy. The... More 

Thank jjgoerssncande
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I cooked with Poo and Friends and lived the experience. Everything was streamlined like a well run business. From pick up to departure, flawless. What I appreciated most was the simplicity in ingredients and cooking technique, providing full flavor! I intend to repeat the Tom Yum Souo at home! Also fabulous was the fact that so many... More 

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