Hoi An Travel

Red Bridge cooking tour(half day)

Duration: 1 day

Destination: Hoian - Hoian

Situated on the banks of the Hoi An River, the Red Bridge Restaurant & Cooking School is designed to meet the growing demand from local and international travellers, for a quality Vietnamese dining experience with personal service and individual style. The cooking school offers a daily, half-day cooking tour that introduces travellers to Vietnamese cuisine. Suitable for all travellers, the program is a fun and interesting way to learn about the local food. The program runs with a minimum of 2 passengers..


Half day tour


We start the cooking class (13.30pm) with a drink at Hai Scout Cafe ( 98 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hoi An Ancient Town, )  our meeting point.
Visit Hoi An colourful market, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later.
We board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy.
On arrival, we explore the cooking school herb and vegetable garden, before learning about some of Hoi An and Vietnamese well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge chef, before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration).
After the lesson, we sit down and eat exactly what we have cooked.
Finish at approximately 18.00pm transfer back to central Hoi An.

Recipes (our food contains no MSG):
Rice paper
Fresh Rice Paper Rolls of Shrimp
Crispy Hoi An Pancakes with Shrimp, Herbs, Bean Sprouts & a Peanut Sauce
Marinated Beef on a Sizzling Plate
Vietnamese Eggplant in Clay Pot
Food Decoration - Pineapple Boat, 3 Coloured Flowers & Vietnamese Hand Fan
Lunch includes the above meals as well as:
Steamed Ocean Fish on a bed of Freshly Chopped Vegetables (not included in the demonstration)
A vegetarian lunch can be provided on request.

(These prices based on private tour, price for daily group tour (from 8.15am to 1.30pm Daily)  available at 25 USD/person.)


  • Drink (non-alcoholic) at Hai Scout Cafe
  • Local English speaking guide and chef
  • Boat trip
  • Cooking demonstration & lunch
  • All recipes and notes
  • Transfer from Red Bridge Cooking School to central Hoi An


  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks

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