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Kyoto: Private Japanese Cooking Lesson and Lunch

4.9 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Traveling Spoon

Kyoto: Private Japanese Cooking Lesson and Lunch

Activity provider: Traveling Spoon

From US$ 60 per person

Discover the secrets of traditional Japanese cuisine from a local in a Kyoto home. Prepare delicious traditional dishes and the perfect cup of matcha green tea.

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English, Japanese
Private group


  • Enjoy a private cooking class
  • Experience Japanese culture and cuisine
  • Learn how to cook authentic Japanese dishes
Full description
Learn how to prepare an authentic Japanese meal in a Kyoto home. Benefit from the tuition of a local host.  Be introduced to the essential ingredients of Japanese cuisine. Prepare delicious, traditional dishes, such as chirashi sushi, nikujaga, Japanese style tender fried chicken, marinated silken tofu and a dashi-based soup.  Compliment your newly gained cooking skills by learning how to prepare the perfect cup of traditional matcha green tea, the highest quality powdered green tea available. Experience the highlights of Japanese cuisine and culture.   
  • Private cooking lesson
  • Authentic Japanese meal
  • A local host
  • Non-alcoholic beverages

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    Meeting point

    Short walk from an easily accessible Kyoto public transport station. Exact address and start times (10:30am or 11:00am) will be provided upon reconfirmation

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    • Please include any dietary preferences when making your reservation request
    • Menu varies based on the seasons and dietary preferences
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    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 8 reviews

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    Emika war eine sehr liebenswürdige Gastgeberin, wir haben den Kochkurs sehr genossen. Vielen Dank

    October 27, 2019

    Very friendly host

    September 18, 2019

    That experience shows the difficulty of making sushi

    Emiko speaks English language very well so it’s easy to communicate withe her and to ask some questions. She shows that when we eat sushi there is a preparation story behind the scenes

    May 26, 2019

    Product ID: 148925