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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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Haru and his family are AWESOME!

My husband and I had a fantastic afternoon with Haru and our small class learning how to make a few... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
St. John
Insightful and personal introduction to Japanese Cuisine

The first of two cooking classes i did in Kyoto, (and i also took a saké class in Osaka). This was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter N
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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
City Centre
+81 90-4284-7176
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a fantastic afternoon with Haru and our small class learning how to make a few delicious Japanese dishes. Plus, we got to enjoy the fantastic food we helped to cook. We had a super fun time and took home the...More

Thank skinnylegs91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first of two cooking classes i did in Kyoto, (and i also took a saké class in Osaka). This was a great opportunity to learn about the central ideas behind (especially home cooking) from a foodie. He’s modest about his skills, but his skills...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to do something different while in Kyoto and never regretted attending Toro's class. There is a once a week nishiki market tour before the class, however due to time constraints we did only the non-vegetarian cooking class with kobe beef. Prior to begin the...More

Thank LarEme65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fantastic way to spend the afternoon. Being welcomed into Taro’s home and meet his family was a very special experience, and it really made the whole thing that much better—especially his daughters! Taro was a fantastic teacher and really knew his stuff,...More

1  Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved Taro’s class. It was great to be in a Japanese home and meet his family. I did the tour of Nishiki market before the class and got to ask every question I’d had when walking through it the previous day. The class itself...More

Thank pants1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the highlights in what has been an especially wonderful introduction to Japan was attending this cooking class. It's special learning about Japanese ingredients and techniques, but even more special meeting this wonderful family who throw their delightful home open to visitors. Taro, very...More

Thank Mandi B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Can't say enough good things about this experience. Taro goes into detail about what makes Japanese cooking unique and also about the myth and truth about Kobe beef. He is also knowledgeable about culinary arts in general, not just Japanese cooking, and is able to...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Taro was very knowledgable and down to earth. It was fun, informative, family friendly. I brought my entire extended family to Taro's house for Thanksgiving, including my 6 year old daughter. Although she was to share our meal, Taro's wife made something special for her,...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

My wife and I love Japanese food, and when we were doing our trip planning for our visit to Japan, we noticed that there was a Japanese cooking class designed for visitors. We registered for and attended the class and it was one of the...More

Thank 620melvinr
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

My husband, friends and I had a wonderful time at Taro’s cooking class, it was fun, informative and truthful. We really appreciated Taro’s passion for Japan, it’s culture and traditions but also his interests in other cultures and languages. It was a true highlight of...More

Thank Amanda63_12
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
5 January 2017|
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29 June 2015|
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