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Haru Cooking Class

166-32 Shimogamo Miyazaki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0802, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-4284-7176
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Part tour, part master class

We did the optional tour to nishi (sp?) market, which I highly recommend. Packed with fascinating... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Fantastic cooking class

We had a wonderful time with Taro and his family at the Kobe beef cooking class. We did the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Len A
Sarasota, Florida
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Thank you very much for finding our small cooking class in Kyoto, Japan! Please come visit our home and cook Japanese food together! No need to be an expert cook. If you like Japanese food you will be successful cooking them. The class is not only about cooking, but learning about Japanese culture. We will do our best to answer all the questions you may have for food and lifestyle!
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166-32 Shimogamo Miyazaki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-0802, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 90-4284-7176
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the optional tour to nishi (sp?) market, which I highly recommend. Packed with fascinating foodie things to see (and try!) , plus well explained by Taro. Next back to Taro's house where the cooking class was held, of the 4 hours about 90...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with Taro and his family at the Kobe beef cooking class. We did the optional add-on of a trip to Nishiki market beforehand and it was great to walk through the market with Taro as he explained all the curious...More

Thank Len A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is easily the best cooking class I've ever done. Taro was a wonderful teacher - knowledgable and patient with excellent English. He runs the classes out of his charming family home in a central location. We made a range of home-style Japanese dishes, with...More

Thank bethanyannepatch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

the environment was so good and it was so good for families there was good locations surroundings which was beauty

Thank Manish2618
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed cooking and dining with Taro and his family. Although this Class is not as hands on as some might expect, Taro blends making the dinner and learning about Japanese Culture extremely well. And the food's good too! Be sure to buy his...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We took Taro's cooking class in June 2017. He is relaxed and open while he discusses a wide range of topics and engages his guests and cooks. Simply put, his cooking is better and fresher than what we ate in Michelin starred restaurants in Tokyo...More

Thank willjack137
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Taro was very informative, he explained to us about basic Japanese cooking. My children also participated in cooking and had a wonderful time. The Kobe beef was delicious. We had a great afternoon with Taro and his family.

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My wife and I did the Kobe beef course with Taro. The class size ended up to be 6 people with two other couples, but this was special to share the experience with people from different countries/cultures around the world. The cooking was fairly basic,...More

Thank kjkazda
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We attended this course on our Honeymoon. We really wanted to understand the Japanese way of cooking in a nice/friendly environment, we were not let down. From the minute we met Taro, I knew we had done the right thing. A truly beautiful experience that...More

Thank PDB29
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We loved spending time with Taro and his family for an afternoon of Japanese cooking while in Kyoto! It was such a great experience to understand the importance of certain ingredients, the history of specific foods (e.g. Kobe beef), and just learn more about Japanese...More

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Brittany G
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Response from FinnMale | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Obviously I'm not from the cooking class but I've participared it and it's great. But it is not an accomodation service, the class is about 3-4 hours in the afternoon. If You put class's name into google you'll find... More