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Learn how to make real Japanese food from friendly teachers, and enjoy your own creations for lunch or dinner. Choose from a large variety of classes, from staples like sushi and tempura to yummy noodles or vegetarian cuisine! Great for amateur cooks, foodies and even kids.
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  1. 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.

    USD26.18

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Make your very own tofu from scratch and taste the various stages between the cooking process. Blend your very own shichimi peppers before savoring the freshly made tofu on the spot!
    Meal Provided

    From USD19.50

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

    USD125.79

    Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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 USD44.24

    Daily
    2 - 3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Enjoy cooking a tasty meal of 'obanzai', traditional and healthy vegetarian cuisine, using fresh Kyoto vegetables and other local ingredients!

    USD54.61

    Weekend
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Get a taste of Kyoto as you learn to prepare two of Japan's most popular dishes, sushi and tempura! This 3-hour class makes for a fun activity you can enjoy with a small group or private company.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD145.29

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Pikachu, I choose you! Take a beloved character and turn it into edible art. Make a cute character bento (Japanese boxed lunch) with instruction from a Japanese chef and learn techniques and tips to make a bento that looks too adorable to eat!
    English Available

    USD72.23

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Feed your love for ramen and take part in a fun and delicious ramen-making class in Kyoto. Start from kneading your own noodles and customize your very own bowl. Enjoy your finished product at the end and taste the difference!
    English Available
    Accessible

    From USD31.60

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  9. Cook like a Japanese chef by making tasty izakaya bar dishes. With an English-speaking instructor, learn how the popular local cuisine is prepared. End this activity by savoring these dishes with an optional cup of sake.
    English Available

    From USD65.01

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Let's cook in Kyoto! Discover how Japanese bento boxes are deliciously made in this cooking lesson. Great for foodies who would like to immerse themselves in local Japanese cuisine. Enjoy making a tasty bento box!
    English Available

    From USD65.01

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Explore the variety of culinary delights at the Kyoto Nishiki market filled with hundreds of stores. Find fresh ingredients for your cooking lesson to learn how to make a donburi rice bowl. Once you are finished, enjoy devouring your tasty donburi!
    English Available

    From USD65.01

    Group Discount
    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  12. 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

    USD17.61

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. 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.

    USD58.51

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Experience making a traditional Japanese confectionery from Kyoto. Savor the freshly made Yatsuhashi rice cake on the spot or to take home as a souvenir.

    From USD8.13

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  15. Learn how to make tasty sushi rolls in a traditional machiya just 5 minutes away from the Kyoto Imperial Palace. Great for amateur chefs and foodies alike!
    English Available

    USD54.61

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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