Vibrant street life. Gastronomical wonderland. Best Thai food.
Thailand’s capital is a mixing pot filled with opulent malls and sacred temples. However, it can be argued that the vibrant street life is what makes Bangkok stand out from every city. Weave your way through the Chao Phraya river, and in every corner you will find that Bangkok’s streets are filled with food. Explore the food that makes Bangkok so special with fun cooking classes that will teach you how to make authentic Thai food.
Most of the cooking schools in Bangkok have cooking classes that start off with a local market tour where you will have the opportunity to pick out fresh ingredients to use in your cooking. Some of the cooking schools in Bangkok even organise cooking classes where you visit a local farm and pick out organic ingredients there. Many cooking schools offer classes with vegan options as well! So whatever cooking class you choose, you are sure to finish the class with a smile and will have acquired Thai cooking skills to take back home.
Ready to cook the best Thai food has to offer? Check out our list of the 'Best Cooking Schools in Bangkok':
Always cooking studio
My cooking studio is on the first floors of modern townhome. The kitchen decorate in Sino-Portuguese style . It's located in a quiet courtyard in the heart of this fabulous area close to airport rail-link Hua mark station, and is perfect for couples, also Culture learner, and travellers alike. It is an ideal base for many purposes, whether visiting your friend in Bangkok, spending a day at the races, looking for a cooking cultural with professional chef, my cooking studio will meet your needs.
Amita Thai Cooking Class
Amita Thai Cooking class is located within the landscape of the Chao Phraya River, on the bank of the water arteries that run through the old town of Bangkok. The name Amita is a Sanskrit word that literally means everlasting or eternity. We welcome you with Thai culture reflected in the intricate details of the architecture, the delicious fruits fresh from the trees in the garden, the simplicity of Thai living styles by the river and the generous smiles of Thai people. And yes, the pleasures of Thai cooking.
At Amita Thai Cooking Class, you will learn how to prepare and cook many favorite Thai dishes from our extensive list of recipes such as Khang Keaw Wan Gai (Green Curry Chicken in Coconut Milk), Phad Thai (Stir fried soft rice noodles with prawns and tamarind sauce) and Tom Yum Goong (Clear hot and sour soup with fresh prawns).
Classes are completely hands-on, encouraging you to practice Thai cooking techniques. Our instructors will introduce you to Thai cuisines and explain the four delicious dishes you will be cooking, before leading you through our nursery herb garden to pick first-handedly fresh Thai ingredients for your dishes. Among the plant varieties found in the school's garden are guinea pepper, holy basil, kaffir lime, piper sarmentosum, plate brush and Thai basil.
Our instructors will then present a cooking demonstration and provide tasting samples. At your personal cooking station, the instructors will guide you through the recipe step-by-step as you cook the dish.
t the end of the class, a delicious four-course meal prepared by you, will be set up for lunch at our Thai style veranda overlooking the canal. The place is well shaded by many mango, star fruit and rose apple trees.
Traveling to Amita Thai Cooking Class will be equally special. Our car will pick you up and drive through the old parts of Bangkok to Maharaj Pier. From the private boat, you will enjoy the sights and sounds of the Chao Phraya River, such as the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn. The boat will turn into Bangkok Yai canal, where you will see many homes still traditionally by the water including the residence where we are located.
We are happy to cater to your food allergies or food preferences, please call us directly so that we can confirm with you the substituting dishes or ingredients. Private cooking classes can be organized to meet your party's need.
Complimentary pick up and drop off services by our car are provided for locations in Central Bangkok. Estimated pick up time is between 8.00-8.30 am and our drop off service leaves Amita Thai Cooking Class at around 1.15-1.30 pm. After the completion of the cooking classes, we will drop you off at your hotel or shopping center of your choice.
We look forward to welcoming you to Amita Thai Cooking Class, where you will learn and experience the culinary pleasures of Thai cuisine
Baipai Thai Cooking School
Learn how to put together a Thai Menu for the next time you host a dinner party. Baipai is for those who have a sense of adventure, and a thirst for new experiences. Our teachers will teach you how to master the art of fine Thai cooking in a zen-like environment.
Blue Elephant Cooking School Bangkok
Located in the heart of Bangkok opposite the Surasak Sky train station, the Blue Elephant Cooking School welcomes you to a dazzling century old mansion where you will discover and experience the culinary wonders of Royal Thai Cuisine.
The Blue Elephant Cooking School has fully equipped facilities offering you the chance to put your hand to practicing Thai Cuisine. A typical day will commence with a visit to the morning market. Accompanied by our instructor, you will learn to select and buy Thai ingredients for your own personal cooking.
Experience the very best in Thai hospitality and cuisine at Blue Elephant, Bangkok. With a reputation of authenticity and excellence, Blue Elephant stays true to the culinary culture and influences of Thailand. Typical of a classic, our restaurant in Bangkok is housed in a century-old building, creating a feeling of time travel in addition to the exquisite dining experience that awaits you.
The class will be followed by a meal in our delightful restaurant sampling your own cooking as well as additional Thai dishes, if you wish to order.
Chef Alyssa Han
Imagine yourself cooking on the mezzanine in the late afternoon with a local Thai chef who has experiences cooking Thai food around the world at the old Bangkok. Chef Alyssa will share with you her signature Chicken Massamun recipe and you will leave the class with skills that help define Thai food culture.
Clay Pot Thai Cooking Mate
Clay Pot Thai Cooking Mate was created by local Thai youngster who love and expert on Thai food and want to share it with friends around the world. Clay Pot Thai Cooking Mate located near the tourist attraction such as Khao San Rd., Grand Royal Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, Flower market etc. So you can enjoy cooking and spend your quality time at very good place. We care what you eat so we will take care of you since how to select the best ingredient until you can cook yourself. And the most important we will be your buddy till you cook at home.
Cooking with Poo and Friends
Khun Saiyuud Diwong, affectionately known as Poo (short for "Chompoo" or rose apple), is a long-time resident of Klong Toey, the largest slum in Bangkok. In late 2007, as the price of rice in Thailand doubled, she found that she could no longer make a living selling food from her house.
One of Poo's neighbours and customers was Anji Barker, an Australian with Urban Neighbours of Hope who had been living and working in the slum for many years. She heard about Poo's situation and, together with some friends, supported Khun Poo to start her own cooking class.
For more than 5 years now Khun Poo's cooking school has been running in Klong Toey for tourists as well as local residents. She represents a remarkable model of success and positivity in an often stark and complex landscape of poverty and hardship and has trained up a stellar team of fellow residents.
From modest beginnings in the front room of Khun Poo’s house (with no English skills) the initiative has grown into a very successful cooking school. Khun Poo and her growing team have since mastered the English language and nowadays the team can accommodate up to 12 students, six days a week.
Hom Cooking Club
We have rooftop garden and cooking class for learning and eating together. The class will begin by walking through our rooftop garden and learn about Thai herb, then 2 recipes of your choices for learning Thai cooking.
House of Taste Thai Cooking School
House of Taste is located in the Sukhumvit 22 Road - next to BTS Phrom Phong station and MRT Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (within 10 minutes from the BTS and MRT stations by taxi / Tuk tuk / motorcycle)
- Market tour in the Bangkok's biggest fresh market ("Khlong Toei market" or "Khlong Toey market")
- Introduce to Thai ingredients such as herbs, spices, and vegetables.
- Small class size (Starting from 1 person up to 10 people)
- Hands-on experience (You will learn how to cook Thai authentic cuisine from scratch.)
- Enjoy 4 dishes during 3.5 hours class ("half-day")
- Free standard recipe ("Cook Book")
- Free hot/cold water
- No MSG
- Vegetarian (optional)
- Locker provided
- Teach by Thai friendly owner (who is passionate about cooking and eating)
We provides classes as follows;
- Public Class (maximum of 10 people)
- Private Class
- Team Building
Issaya Cooking Studio
Issaya Cooking Studio is the culinary education and demonstration centre located on the lower level of Central Embassy. The Studio is the natural culmination of its parent restaurant - the renowned Issaya Siamese Club, the flagship restaurant of Thailand’s internationally acclaimed Chef Ian Kittichai - and Sub-Zero & Wolf kitchen equipment.
Probably Bangkok's friendliest Thai cooking school! Jimmy has been teaching Thai cooking and table arts for over 15 years and is now based in her Bangna (Bangkok) home. All lessons are in English unless requested otherwise. We usually do half day courses in Thai cooking, fruit and vegetable carving and flower arranging. We also do longer courses for professionals and serious cooks by arrangement.
Along with regular Thai cooking classes, we offer vegetarian classes, vegan classes, family friendly classes and special classes just for children.
All classes start with you learning about the herbs and spices used in Thai cookery as you tour our garden. We'll pick what you'll be using to cook with as you go round the garden - you can't get fresher than that!
Want to know more? Please ask, we're very happy to help!
Lemongrass Bangkok Cooking School
Let Lemongrass Cooking School show you how to make simple and authentic Thai dishes in a friendly and professional environment from our experienced Thai cooking instructor.
Maliwan Thai Cooking Class
Learn how to prepare and cook an authentic Thai meal in a fun and interactive half day in the morning or the afternoon cooking class with us. Refresh your culinary skills and creativity by exploring a unique Thai local market, and enjoying lots of healthy Thai food and cooking tips along the way. Each hands-on class consists of delightful recipes prepared in a fully-equipped workspace. Get expert guidance from patient and experienced English-speaking instructors, and meet new like-minded foodie friends. Courses are available in the morning and in the afternoon, each including a break to enjoy the dishes you prepared in a relaxed atmosphere.
May Kaidee's Cooking School
(78) Bangkok, New York, Chiang Mai
May Kaidee's Thai vegetarian and vegan experience offers unique cooking classes where you will learn techniques that respect authentic Thai recipes. May Kaidee's ambition is to share with the world a bit of Thai culture, as well as its holistic, health-restoring recipes for revitalizing mind, body, and spirit.
Pink Chili - Thai Cooking Class
Spend either your morning or afternoon with us at a Thai local market where you can learn how to select the best Thai ingredients. Then join us in the kitchen and learn how to cook four different Thai dishes and enjoy eating them. We guarantee that you will have a fun cooking experience and that you will eat delicious food that you have prepared yourself.
(3) Nakhon Pathom
Sampran Riverside (formerly the Rose Garden Riverside) is a family-run property just 30km west of Bangkok. Back in 1962, the business started as a supplier of roses to the Bangkok flower markets. Since then, it has gradually grown to a 70 acre riverside property where visitors can experience an authentic Thai way of life and learn about our local wisdom. Sampran Riverside is more like a community than a 'typical' resort. Our facilities in the property include a 4-star riverside hotel with 160 rooms, 6 antique Thai houses around a serene lake, Arusaya Spa, restaurants, meeting rooms, Thai Village, Weekend Farmers' Market and a certified Organic Farm.
Siamese Cookery House
Siamese Cookery House is a small Thai style house more than 100 years old. It is a warm place for all Thai food lover to have fun and learn famous Thai dishes. Then you can bring back an Authentic Thai Cuisine to surprise your friends and family.
Our small classes (1-8 persons) are operated in an open traditional Thai style kitchen. All your dishes will be led by professional and certified Thai chefs. A real hand-on experience will make you feel amazed what you can do in the kitchen.
Most of our dishes are made in the traditional way, preparing on the floor (with the comfortable pillow, if you have knee problem please tell us in advance then we can prepare a chair for you) and eat on the fine dinning table set with the traditional Thai kitchenware.
The class start with the market tour. Then we cook 4 dishes delicious Thai food after that just enjoy your amazing Thai food.
Silom Thai Cooking School
Silom Thai Cooking School is where Thai cooking and culture come together. The sounds, sights, smells and tastes found in the typical Thai market are emblematic of everyday life in Thailand and shape the contours of Thai cuisine.
To fully understand and appreciate Thai cuisine, Silom Thai Cooking School takes you on a guided market tour for you to observe how Thai people handle and buy various raw ingredients before preparing them in the kitchen. You will then be brought back to the school to practice traditional Thai cooking methods.
Sompong Thai Cooking School
There is no better way to learn Thai cooking than when you're in Thailand. The cooking courses at Sompong Original Thai Cooking School are set in an ideal homestyle environment that is different from most of the hotels and restaurants in Thailand. Thinking of taking a class on the last day in Bangkok? Sompong Original Thai Cooking School can wrap up your trip to Thailand wonderfully!
Start cooking with VJ
If you are the one who want to experiences not only the authentic Thai cooking dished but the cultural tours also. Many authentic Thai dishes are rarely done, but you will find and cook them here. We want to share our experiences from The Royal Thai Cuisine School where we had graduated. We are also have various Thai crafting classes provided.The class can be customized according to the groups or families.
Welcome to Studio 57. We offer Thai casual cooking class. Come join the fun and cook delicious Thai food. Our instructor and staff are fluent in Thai and English and all first timer are welcome. Conveniently, we are located just 3 mins walk from BTS Chong Non Si exit 1, at SABAI SATHORN Service Apartment, Bangkok Thailand.
All of our class size are small so our cooking instructor/chef can spend more time on each individual. Contact us now to reserve your spot :)
Thai Cooking Academy
(191) Bangkok, Phuket
We offer hands-on cooking classes for everyone, no matter your cooking experience. Whether you're a beginner, or a professional chef, Come learn how to cook Thai food with our English speaking Thai chefs.
The Oriental Thai Cooking School
In the middle of the 19th century, when Thailand was still known as Siam, a rest house for foreign seafarers was established on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. It was to become one of the world’s greatest hotels: The Oriental.
In 2015, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok commenced a comprehensive renovation of the Authors’ and Garden Wings, designed to significantly enhance the facilities and services of this award-winning hotel, and to restore the historic heart of the property to its original splendour.
The project comprised a significant reconfiguration of the guestrooms in the Garden Wing with the creation of 12 brand new spacious suites with balconies. The highly acclaimed Le Normandie restaurant on the top floor of the Garden Wing was also gently rejuvenated. At the same time, the renowned Authors’ Lounge – a favourite destination for afternoon tea, society weddings and elegant events – was restored to its classic late 19th-century design, and linked to the terrace and gardens with a series of lounges that pay tribute to The Oriental’s famous heritage authors.
Over the years, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok has consistently garnered global recognition as the best hotel in the world, famed not only for its excellent facilities but also for its legendary Oriental service that is delivered by a team of talented and dedicated colleagues, many of whom have been with the hotel for over 20 years.
We are thrilled to be ‘celebrating 140 years of Heritage, Passion and Service Excellence’ with our guests and colleagues, and we look forward to welcoming you into the Oriental charm of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. Celebrate with us and experience what makes this exceptional hotel a legend in the city, and throughout the world.
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