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"Mai" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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good food, good teacher, good group

I was a solo traveller looking for fun things to do in Saigon. I loved the market tour and cooking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
misscathsolo
Fun, food, fantastic

Visited the school in a cruise tour and really enjoyed the opportunity. We visited the local market... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
J5whols
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In the heart of downtown , just a step from the Central market - Ben Thanh, located in an alley, Mai Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Center invites you towards a cultural destination with our Chefs, brimming with enthusiasm, to make you live intense...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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269 Bis Nguyen Trai Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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+84 28 3838 6037
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was a solo traveller looking for fun things to do in Saigon. I loved the market tour and cooking class. It was the best souvenir to bring back to my family - beautiful meal that i can cook when i got home. Of course...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank misscathsolo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the school in a cruise tour and really enjoyed the opportunity. We visited the local market with our lovely guide from the school. He went out of his way to answer all our questions, we smelt and touched a variety of local ingredients. Returning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J5whols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this class! The staff were so friendly and helpful! Everything was so well organized and the experience was a lot of fun!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank robwE3413KU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and well organised event, resulting in an urge to cook more, combined with a visit to the food market giving an insight to the ingredients normally used.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hasse_swe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frankly, I presumed the experience would be boring and I was worried that my husband (an extremely picky eater) would not find anything edible & would be without food too long. What a pleasant surprise!!! The class was great fun & there was so much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 117darlenef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the chance today to experience the art of Vietnamese cooking from an amazing lady and quite the chef. Small little cooking school off the beaten track with a very cool female chef and a large group of young people to assist. The chef and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JamieJW
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This class is a good price and really fun! The food is delicious as well. Cant wait to try to make these items in my hometown! :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emilyacrist
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend took morning cooking class and we had wonderful time. The class was professionally done. We learned how to make three course Vietnamese dinner in about 3 hours . I am sure I can use what I learned back home as it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karolina K
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This was a brilliant trip I paid for one on one course it only took half a day they pick u up in a taxi go to a market show you the food, they the take another taxi to a school/ restaurant they pay for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharonbamford
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed 1 week in Vietnam every day a different activity, this by far was the most fun. Our chef Mr Nguyen was very professional and helpful as were his staff on the day. We started at the markets where chef guided us through explaining...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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purpledaisee99
7 November 2017|
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Response from MAI HOME - T | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Regarding the schedule, there are 3 sessions per day: Morning session: 8.15am - 12.00 pm. Afternoon session: 2.00pm - 5.30pm Evening session: 5.30pm- 8.00 pm (no market visit) Program: - pick up... More
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