Learn To Cook In a Local Home: Private Cooking Class In Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan

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3 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English


Taste the best of Japanese cuisine on this unique and intimate 3-hour private cooking class in Kyoto. Keiko, a local, will invite you into her home for a lesson in cooking Obanzai cuisine, unique to the Kyoto region. Using seasonal and local vegetables and seafood, you and Keiko will prepare dishes such as saikyo-zuke (Kyoto-style miso-marinated fish) and nikujaga (a dish of meat and potatoes stewed in soy sauce). When the meal is ready it’s time to feast Japan-style, sitting on cushions on the floor. Make a new friend, eat a delicious meal and learn more about Japanese culture and cuisine on this unique private tour.
  • 3-hour private cooking lesson in Kyoto
  • A private tour ensures an intimate, personalized experience
  • Feast on a meal of your own creation, eating Japan-style on cushions on the floor
  • Taste delicacies unique to Obanzai cuisine including kinpira gobo and saikyo-zuke
  • Visit the home of a local and learn how to prepare simple, traditional dishes

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Cooking demo and lunch
  • Beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Local host


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (your host will pick you up from a nearby subway station)

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Meet your host at Kokusaikaikan Station

Departure Time


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Please note that Keiko is the caregiver for her elderly mother. Most of the time, she rests in her room but she may sometimes need Keiko's help during the experience.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 7626P9

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