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The Hutong - Culture Exchange Center

No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao, Beijing 100007, China
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2-Hour Small-Group Culinary Market Tour in Beijing
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The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the capital. From cooking classes to tea workshops, to walking tours for the intellectually curious traveler, and much more.
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  • Very good6%
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cooking class” (71 reviews)
“dumplings” (60 reviews)
“dumpling making” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao, Beijing 100007, China
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"cooking class"
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"dumplings"
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"dumpling making"
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"hand pulled noodles"
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"chinese cooking"
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"dumpling class"
in 8 reviews
"market tour"
in 12 reviews
"tea tour"
in 7 reviews
"maliandao tea"
in 7 reviews
"knife skills"
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"learn how"
in 11 reviews
"cooking course"
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"private class"
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"plum juice"
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"learning how"
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"cultural experience"
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic experience end-to-end, from ease of booking, to valuable directions on how to find the school, to the class itself (thank you, Sophia!!), to the curated selection of cooking supplies for purchase. We had a blast. Sophia's teaching style is engaging and clear - and...More

Thank Sarahgo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want to have a cultural experience with food then doing a cooking workshop at The Hutong is the perfect place. Friendly, unique and fun. You also go way with a tummy full of fabulous food and the skills to make it.

Thank mslexie2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I signed up for the hand-pulled noodle class. We learned so much, everyone was so friendly, and I walked away so full! We had such a great time that we booked another class the very next day for the dumplings and the...More

Thank OppTravelers
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great night learning how to cook dumplings with Yao and a group of 8 others. Soft drinks are included, beer & wine are optional at a small cost. Yao speaks perfect English and her instruction was clear and easy to follow. We...More

Thank Niel and Nicky J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Black cardamom and friends! Now I can make original noodles! Thank u The Hutong! Best place ever❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Sophia took us for our noodle making class today and we had such a fun afternoon. The Hutong cooking class was informative, hands on and great fun. We were lucky enough to be the only two in the class so it was great to ask...More

Thank NaimahCallachand
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This was my second and third visit to the hutong. Loveattending the cooking classes here because you get to learn a lot about chinese cuisine, meet people from all over the world and eat. Sophie and Michelle are amazing teachers, not only they show the...More

Thank Marco M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We did this during the Christmas holidays, throughly enjoyed it. It was nice that it was only our family doing the course as no one else had booked. The teacher was excellent and altered the information and advice to us as individuals. Both my teenagers...More

1  Thank Nici N
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I had no idea there are so many kinds of teas, from so many places, and made using so many different techniques. Our guide from The Hutong Center met us at the Tea Market in Maliandalo--an enormous building filled to the brim with tea merchants....More

1  Thank Amanda2327
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were stopping thru Beijing for a day and a half, and since we had already seen most of the city on our last trip, decided to try something new.- cooking class! I love to cook at home, but my husband? Not...More

2  Thank Yukiduki
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Ari A
31 March 2016|
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Response from CupcakeRock | Reviewed this property |
Bheger1 gave a really nice and comprehensive response...I am not a member but I also agree it is totally worth the RMB300 to learn making 'jiaozi'. Great location, useful tips accompany clear instructions (you do need to... More
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