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Petra Kitchen

| Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa 71810, Jordan
+962 3 215 5900
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One of the best experiences in Jordan for some culture

I had an amazing evening with the cooking course at Petra Kitchen. Hameed was very responsive when... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Melissa D
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Amazing cooking class

What a great discovery! I have been a fan of Jordanian cuisine but was always too shy to venture... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Federica Sofia Z
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THE PETRA KITCHEN is a delightful way to round out your Jordan travel experiences. Like any home kitchen, THE PETRA KITCHEN is a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you'll gather to prepare an evening meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of our chef. Each evening meal includes soup, cold and hot mezza and salads, and a main course-all typical Jordanian dishes. You will have get an inside glimpse of the secrets behind the famous regional cuisine of the Levant. THE PETRA KITCHEN offers an evening of learning, fun and a very special dining experience, with each dish gaining the special flavor of a reward well-earned. Great care has been taken to make THE PETRA KITCHEN a truly Jordanian experience-right down to the furnishings, all crafted in Jordan, the tableware, all produced by the Iraq al Amir Women's Co-operative, and the aprons and table linens, all hand-embroidered by the Jordan River Foundation. The regular price of 35 JD / per person. includes the cuisine course, meal and all non-alcoholic beverages as well as take-home recipes for all dishes prepared that evening. Special 5-night cuisine classes are also available, where in addition to the nightly sessions you will make shopping trips to the local markets with our chef. The 5-night classes include special arrangements for hotel accommodations, visits to Petra, and discounts on food products and other gift items available at THE PETRA KITCHEN and the MADE IN JORDAN gallery.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cooking class” (45 reviews)
“jordanian food” (21 reviews)
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| Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa 71810, Jordan
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+962 3 215 5900
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"lentil soup"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing evening with the cooking course at Petra Kitchen. Hameed was very responsive when I inquired about a reservation and about being a vegetarian. I didn’t expect any special accommodation, just to see if there were at least a couple dishes I...More

Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great discovery! I have been a fan of Jordanian cuisine but was always too shy to venture into cooking any of the recipes. This was a fun and great experience shared with my boyfriend where we discovered so many spiace and will for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did the cooking class last night and we loved it! It was just th ed two of us. The atmosphere was relaxed. The food we made was some of the best food we have had on our trip here in Jordan,...More

Thank Jeremy M
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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jeremy, thank you for the incredible review, If you don't mind we'll be posting this on our other social media (name removed). We really love sharing our culture through our food and appreciate your warm words. Hope to see you again soon and safe travels,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking a cooking class here was so much fun! The food was delicious and the owner was super friendly. This was a big highlight of my stay in Jordan. Highly recommend.

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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Letsgo, Thanks so much for your kind response! It was our pleasure hosting you and the others during your trip to Petra, Safe Travels, -PK Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend, sister and I were walking around trying to find a place to watch the World Cup final, we stumbled across Petra Kitchen where they were showing it live, we sat down and ordered a drink. It costed 4.50JD or $9 AUD for a...More

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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nicole, We appreciate the time you took to write this response and we will consider your feedback in terms of pricing. You're right, prices aren't what they used to be in this area but we are consistent with most of our competitors. If you...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had a fabulous time cooking and eating here. Loved the coffee with the cardamon pods - it's just not quite the same when you do it at home. Even my non-cooking husband had a great time. The food was great and we made heaps...More

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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi JC28, Thank you so much for this excellent review. If you don't mind I think we'll share it on our social media. It was our pleasure to host your group when you were here and are glad you were courageous to try something foreign...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I went here two times with my young boys who had an absolutely fantastic time. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and patient. The food was delicious. The environs was large, modern and pristine clean. I loved learning how to make these delicious dishes and immersing...More

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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Boston Girl, Happy to host you both times. But you know what the say, third time's a charm! Hope to see you again soon, Safe Travels until then! -PK Team

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

No such thing as watch and learn, it was hands on from the start. Most enjoyable evening with dedicated, helpful and friendly chefs. Food, all courses, was on point! Lovely the share the meal with fellow travellers, opportunity to exchange stories and experiences. I did...More

Thank Lil-Magic32
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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Magic! :) It was our pleasure to be your host and are very happy to hear you had a nice evening. Also, thank you for the feedback about feeling rushed. We do our best to accommodate everyone but we'll try to learn from your...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

As a foodie, when my friend suggested we go and learn how to make some traditional Jordanian dishes I was already really excited. This experience was even better than I could’ve imagined though. Everyone was incredibly friendly and welcoming and we learnt to make lentil...More

Thank Laura B
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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Laura, What kind review! Thank you so much for the warm words and we're glad you've had a terrific evening with us. Our hospitality is a part of our identity and we thank you for also sharing your culture with us. See you next...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

If this isn’t the best in Petra, show me better! Well, you have to like Jordanian food (WHY would anyone get pizza in Petra?). This friendly, family-owned restaurant runs a well-known cooking school, and the classes and meal prep begin at 6 PM. They do...More

Thank james p
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Eid N, Owner at Petra Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi James! What an excellent review you left us. On one hand, we strive to make it the best experience possible for our guests, on the other, we act as we would around family. We think that's why our friend return, just as you did....More

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Response from Steve O | Reviewed this property |
I paid extra for it. This is not part of any program organized by the Petra historical park but could be part of a package prepared by your tour organizer. Most tour companies that focus on Petra know about this place.
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