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  • Location:Athens, Greece
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Greek Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern

Taste the local flavors of Greece during this 3-hour small-group cooking class in Athens! Taking place at an enchanting city taverna, your cooking class is run by an experienced and passionate chef who demonstrates traditional family Greek cooking. Under the chef’s watchful eye, prepare an authentic Greek feast and then sit down with fellow food-lovers in your group to eat!

This small-group cooking class is limited to 14 people, ensuring you'll learn all about Greek cooking in an intimate atmosphere.


  • 3-hour Greek cooking class at an enchanting taverna in the city center
  • Enjoy a glass of raki and learn about traditional family cooking in Greece
  • Hone your cooking skills under the watchful eye of a local chef
  • Prepare four authentic Greek starters and one main course
  • Sit down and relax as you enjoy your Greek feast in the taverna
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 14 people provides a personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A fun and yummy way to spend an evening. Get cooking tips from a local chef as you prepare a meal of roasted lamb and eggplant pies with fellow food lovers. Then savor the fruits of your labor!

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What You Can Expect

Greek Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern

Enjoy cooking delicious Greek dishes

Based on colorful foods from both land and sea, the Greek diet is a perfect example of Mediterranean cuisine. On this small-group cooking class, dive right into the Greek food world, and learn about heartwarming stews, fresh shellfish and classic flavorings such as lemon, cinnamon and oregano.

Make your own way to the start point in Athens’ Monastiraki district, and then walk to a beloved local eatery with your host. Head inside to meet your chef, and start the lesson with a glass of raki (twice-distilled Greek spirit) while chatting with other food-lovers in your group.

With your chef at your side to show you how traditional Greek cooking is done, prepare and cook an authentic meal consisting of four starters and one main course, using fresh herbs and spices. Dishes vary each class, but typical specialties that you may make include melitazanopitakia (eggplant pies), roasted lamb, tzatziki and Greek salad.

At the end of the class, sit down with your group to enjoy the highlight of your evening: eating the feast that you’ve created with your own hands! Relax with wine and chat about cooking tips and Greek cuisine with your group.

Customer Reviews

Anja S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

womderful evening with amazing food and a lovely host. it is very organized and I had a lot of fun. thank you

Daniel N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wonderful experience. I highly recommend, even if you are not a chef.

Pamela G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

I had a great evening. The instructor and staff at the restaurant were terrific! We learned to make some of my favorite foods. We had prepared more food than the group could eat.

Chelsea R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Ofie was a phenomenal instructor! You definitely don't need to be an experienced cook - there are jobs for every skill level. We found it to be very helpful to do at the beginning of our time in Greece. Because we learned so much about the flavors and types of dishes in Greek cuisine, we were more apt to try dishes we weren't as familiar with. Definitely worth the time and money!

Mik S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Fofi the chef was amazing!! I can't recommend this class more! It was engaging, fun, tasty and just an all round awesome experience. The food was delicious, we got to devour everything that we cooked and even take home leftovers. If you love Greek food than this is a must do when you're in Athens!!

Mary M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Definitely the highlight of my trip. The food we prepared was delicious and the instructor was amazing. She gave us so much insight to Greek food. A definite must for all who like to cook.

Katarzyna Maria L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It was a great, delicious expierience - I truely recommend it to everybody :

Rachel C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We had a great time! Highly recommend!

Ralph B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was so much fun! Fofi was a great teacher and the tavern provided the perfect setting for this very enjoyable learning experience. We had a great time!!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Such a fun night!

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