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Should not eat beforehand

What a great experience, you feel right at home. With only 6 of us it was a real personal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karratha, Australia
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Outstanding experience

First, take a good teacher, then delicious fresh ingredients, then patient step-by-step... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
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“cooking class”(95 reviews)
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SMILEY COOK is a lovely Thai Cooking School located at Ko Samui, 4,5 persons maximum per class, we will take you to the Thai LOCAL MARKET which is fun and very interesting. Then, 2h00 Cooking class with our certified and friendly Chef name Bung! You...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
25/125 Moo 6, Chaweng, Bophut 84320, Thailand
+66 82 285 2919
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience, you feel right at home. With only 6 of us it was a real personal experience. Chef Bung and Mong were really welcoming. The food was all of high quality and all very clean. There was so much food 🥘. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to learn about Thai cooking in a "Cottage Industry" type environment at somebody's home. It's near Fishermans Village, Bophut, Koh Samui. It's a well organized and run shop. In summary they take groups of max five learners. The group needs...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, take a good teacher, then delicious fresh ingredients, then patient step-by-step instructions on how to prepare a range of beautiful, tasty Thai food. Mong taught us so much - at the market and in the cooking area. His knowledge about Thai food, it’s history...More

Thank ehles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have cooked Thai food for several year and had several visits to Thailand but I learned so much more in the 3 hours with Smiley Cook. The whole experience was very well organised from the hotel pick up to the market tour, the cooking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely something to try if you are a foodie and are in the area! You are picked up from your hotel and then taken to the local market to get the idea of the various types of ingredients, what they are used for...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience. We were picked up in the morning from our hotel and then we picked the other couple up who were lovely and was great getting to know them. We then chose 4 dishes together that we would like to make and...More

Thank Asun18
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Must do when in Koh Samui. Reasonable price. Fantastic teacher. The market experience was fantastic. 5/5

Thank Thomas o
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We Visited the Smiley cooking class in Koh Samui. Chef Mong picked us up from our hotel and took us on a tour of the the local market to show us what sort of fresh vegetables and meats we would be using along with all...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Picked up from hotel and taken to local market for a tour and where we chose what dishes we would all like to make. Tour of the market was interesting and informative. The cooking was great fun, we all sat together and ate our cooking...More

Thank Suzyshuz5
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Hotel pick up at 9 return at 12:30. Inside market tour, complete explanation of all Thai ingredients as well as interesting history of island Thai cuisine. Pick four dishes from list and procure the ingredients before you travel to the home school. This is traditional...More

Thank Peter P
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16 January 2018|
Response from Michele B | Reviewed this property |
We paid 1800 baht per person, which converts to approximately $60 pp. Great value. Loved this class.
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27 September 2017|
Response from Jessica B | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to - here is the link and just click on the picture of the dish to get to the recipe. Go to their website and click on Recipes and then on the photo of the dish and that should take you to the recipe... More
24 August 2015|
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Response from tonychokdi | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you for your email. At the moment, we still have place available. Contact us on our internet site please. I need your Hotel name please. We go to the market, then our home for the 4 dishes class. 1600 per... More