Try the best local foods, drinks, sweets in Japan. Booking cooking classes and learn how to make delicious dishes like tempura, sushi and more. Guests with a sweet toooth can join tasting tours or sweets-making lessons. Find your favorite sake, beer or wine, or book dinner reservations with ease. Veltra also makes it easy for visitors with special dietary requirements (halal, vegetarian, gluten-free) enjoy Japanese food without worrying!
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  1. Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a shojin ryori dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD113.53

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Learn to make soba noodles the retro way, just a few minutes from Kiyomizudera Temple. Do it all, from prepping, mixing, rolling, and cutting the dough, then eat your freshly made noodles.

    USD26.77

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD27.69

    Daily
    (evening)
  4. Choose from three traditional dishes and cook up a storm in a friendly Japanese cooking lesson that comes with a glimpse into Japan's culture thanks to your local instructor, all in English.

    From USD45.23

    Daily
    2 - 3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Learn how to make beautiful wagashi, the traditional cutely shaped sweets of Japan! An experienced instructor will assist you as you make flower and fruit shaped treats.

    USD19.94

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Get hands-on experience with Japanese cuisine, and explore the shops of the local market to find all the ingredients you need for a delicious lunch. Learn to make sushi and sample sake at a brewery!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD115.64

    Sun, Thu, Fri
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Spend a full day exploring the must-see sights of Kyoto. Walk along the charming streets of Gion, see the majestic halls of Kiyomizudera, and discover exciting tastes at Nishiki Market.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD110.76

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Begin cooking from soy beans, then taste the difference of each stage of tofu. Experience this rare opportunity to taste the difference of freshly made tofu.
    Meal Provided

    From USD12.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Learn to make beautiful seasonal Japanese sweets under the guidance of a professional pastry chef, at the famous Kanshundo sweets shop near Kiyomizudera Temple.

    USD19.94

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Taste the difference of the freshly made tofu or dashi-broth you made yourself from scratch. Use this opportunity to learn the basics of Japanese cooking to make traditional dishes at home.
    Meal Provided

    From USD12.00

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. This dinner course features yuba ('tofu skin') a quintessential Kyoto-style dish. Enjoy the freshest yuba prepared right at your table, at the elegant Junsei Shoin.
    Meal Provided

    USD59.81

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  12. Get a taste of Kyoto as you learn to prepare two of Japan's most popular dishes, sushi and tempura! This is a fun hands-on class with a very tasty ending.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD145.54

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Walk through Nishiki Market, also known as the "kitchen of Kyoto." Your English-speaking guide will take you to several family-owned food stalls to sample fresh local food including sashimi and tofu.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD117.22

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Enjoy an authentic and delicious 10-course dinner in Kyoto. First explore the Kamogawa river and make your way through the traditional geisha district of Gion. Then enjoy your traditional meal.
    English Available

    USD152.30

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  15. Make shichimi,a traditional Japanese spice blend,by mixing the 7 ingredients to your tastes. Keep your spices in a traditional seasoning container made of bamboo for a touch of Kyoto wherever you are.
    English Available

    USD18.00

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Half-Day Decorative Sushi Making Course in Kyoto
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    Experience making your very own sushi from the rice and arrange it to make a delicious lunch. Beginners are welcome to try making their own nigiri, rolls and other regional sushi.

    From USDFree

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    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  17. Enjoy delicious Kyoto delicacies in a traditional machiya house over 160 years old! From light lunches to elegant dinner courses, experience the best of the city's cuisine in beautiful surroundings.
    Meal Provided

    From USD29.91

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (afternoon, evening)
  18. Enjoy a unique experience with a Maiko and learn to make the Yatsuhashi confectionery. Watch performances and let the Maiko make you a nice bowl of matcha green tea to accompany your treat.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD21.23

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Bring your family and friends for a delicious experience in Kyoto. Use traditional methods to make different kinds of decorative confectionery and taste it on the spot.

    From USD11.08

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Yatsuhashi confectionery has been a popular souvenir of Kyoto. Learn to make your very own Yatsuhashi confectionery in different flavors and taste a fresh batch on the spot.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD8.31

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)

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