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Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School

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Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
+60 4-881 1797
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A first of it’s kind in Penang, the school is custom-made with individual purpose-built workstations that allows for a memorable hands-on cooking experience.As classes are limited to 10 persons, chefs are able to provide a personalised approach. Though the menus follow authentic and traditional methods they are taught in such a way that you are able to recreate the delicious dishes at home.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“cooking class” (63 reviews)
“garden tour” (9 reviews)
“the kitchen” (11 reviews)
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Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, Penang Island 11050, Malaysia
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+60 4-881 1797
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"banana fritters"
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"from scratch"
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"amazing teacher"
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"fresh herbs and spices"
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"fun group"
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"culinary experience"
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"nyonya food"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was fun to cook together with our chief Jamie and learn more about the local dishes and cooking styles. We got a lot of explanations with the recepie and had a great dinner at the end. Also the garden tour with all its explanations...More

Thank Thomas L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cooking class with Jamie was just great. After being introduced to the different spices in the garden we prepared an awesome malaysian dish with the help of our super nice and knowledgeable chef, Jamie. We really enjoyed the class and the lunch in the...More

Thank Annikansi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this tour and class with Bee as I had read such great reviews about her. She did not disappoint. Wandering through the garden was an eye opener and a real education regarding the plants and spices (so peaceful and beautiful). The cooking class...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The tour was really interesting and the guide was super funny. I was really impressed with how she handled a guide who was translating unnecessarily loud (and unnecessarily altogether, as the guest could speak English). Then the cooking class was great fun and very hands-on,...More

Thank Jimmy E
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tropicalspicegarden, Manager at Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you Jimmy! Glad you had a fun time in the kitchen with Bee! Hope to see you again in future!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I do not normally do trip advisor, but I've just returned from Penang after 10 days and had the pleasure of booking on to a day class with Bee I wanted to say thanks. It was amazing, we were made welcome from the minute we...More

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tropicalspicegarden, Manager at Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you Neil and Ness for the excellent review. We're happy to know that you had a wonderful experience here in the garden and also with chef Bee. Thank you for taking time to review us on TripAdvisor and yes please do come back and...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We came here for the Nyonya cooking class and we really enjoyed it. It was a bit stressful to follow her instructions, but actually i'm not the best cook :D For my boyfriend it was a lot easier. The teacher sticked to traditional recipes and...More

Thank Travel l
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tropicalspicegarden, Manager at Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for the review Travel l. We're glad to know that you managed to overcome the stress and cook up a storm! Hope it was a memorable experience for you and yes we hope to see you again in future :)

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I just attended the cooking class yesterday with my friend is truly an enjoyable trip . Located not far away frm our hotel at batu ferrengi , we got ourselves there via grab taxi. Upon arrival, we were guided by narrator of the variety spices...More

Thank jasmine c
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tropicalspicegarden, Manager at Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Jasmine, thank you for signing up for a class at our cooking school. We're glad to know that you had a great time here, and i hope the 'local guest' did not scare you away. May be your cooking was too good to resist!...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The cooking class was an excellent experience. Our instructor Bee, explained and demonstrated every step in a simple and enthusiastic manner. We all had our own cooking stations with the ingredients already laid out. The end result was delicious!

1  Thank Tony R
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

It's advisable to make an appoitment or book a cooking class with them before visiting. Located at the exit point of the garden, after souvenir shop

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

everyone gets a chance to cook at their own station here there are people to help you every step of the way i have done this a few times and its always good

Thank lemd1983
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susancF6048GG
25 May 2017|
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Response from tropicalspicegarden | Property representative |
Hi Susan, You and your friend's husbands can come join for lunch at a price of RM53 per person. The cooking portion is meant for 1 person only and should there be another dining guest joining, we will increase the portion... More
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Susan W
23 February 2017|
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Response from tropicalspicegarden | Property representative |
Hi Susan, The rate per person are RM235 inclusive of live guided tour in the Spice Garden, ingredients for the class, recipes and an apron to take home
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