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Tamnak Lao Cooking School

Sakarine Rd, Ban Watsene, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 252 525
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All the other cooking schools where booked so I went here knowing for the previous reviews it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sophie S
via mobile
Great experience and good food

Not sure why this place is rated so low. The food was actually good, they show you how to cook it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sakarine Rd, Ban Watsene, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 252 525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the other cooking schools where booked so I went here knowing for the previous reviews it wouldn’t be great. And it live up to that expectations. The chef was more focused on cleaning after his demonstrations rather than helping us food the individual meals....More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure why this place is rated so low. The food was actually good, they show you how to cook it and then you make the entire dish from scratch. You make multiple dishes in a small class and a get a cookbook with recipes...More

Thank paegord
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have to say I'm a little baffled by all of the negative reviews on here. I opted to give it a try anyway because it was my last full day in Luang Prabang and the more highly recommended cooking schools were already booked. I'm...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Following a very yummy dinner at The Three Nagas, we were inspired to learn to cook the local food. The sign for the Tamnak Cooking School is right outside The Three Nagas, so we took the easy way and signed up. SO disappointing. There was...More

Thank Nana-Ipo
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We signed up for a shorter class - roughly 2.5 hours - which meant we missed the morning market visit but paid less than advertised at other cooking classes in the town. The fun quotient was there - all the ingredients were experimental and interesting...More

1  Thank FloraW
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I signed up for the full day cooking class and being a solo traveller was looking forward to a day with fellow cooks. Sadly it was not to be and I was the only one there. On the plus side I got one to one...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Let's start with the good: Everyone really made their dishes which both helped me learn to cook them, and let me halve the crazy amounts of salt and sugar used in all dishes throughout Asia. We got cookbooks which had lots of informative bits about...More

1  Thank Colorado-Miss
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Do you want to have an interesting and relaxed evening while learning good knowlede about the laos kitchen? Also laugh and have fun while cooking your delicous meal? Yes? Then just avoid going anywhere close this place! We were really suprised, that 2.5 hours for...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We did a day cooking course couple weeks ago. The local market visit was enjoyable, but too fast and not too informative. As soon as we get back, chefs demonstrated the dishes reasonably. After that, there was no interaction while we're cooking. Chefs seemed to...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I did the evening class as there is so much to do in laos and I have so little time! Really great fun. Good class. The two chefs are great. They first demonstrated four dishes- you then taste them and decide which dish you want...More

Thank Derbyland
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