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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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Authentic Japanese cooking class

Definitely a five-star experience! Unlike other cooking classes, this is more intimate and it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer Y
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Singapore, Singapore
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Excellent!

What a wonderful afternoon we have had with Taro and his family. Taro was very informative and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ross M
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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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“kobe beef” (169 reviews)
“japanese home” (37 reviews)
“miso soup” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a five-star experience! Unlike other cooking classes, this is more intimate and it's held in a Japanese home! Taro and his family were very welcoming and informative. We learnt a lot about Japanese cooking techniques and the way of life. We helped to prepare...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon we have had with Taro and his family. Taro was very informative and the relaxed atmosphere of being in his own home was fantastic. The Kobe beef was beautiful as was all the food cooked. Taro is very fluent in English...More

Thank Ross M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took 5 different cooking classes on our 2-week trip to Tokyo/Kyoto, and this was probably the most in-depth, interesting, personal, and knowledge-packed! We learned how to properly cook those awesome Japanese omelettes (tamogoyaki) and other home dishes, discovered the secret core to Japanese cooking...More

Thank Nicolas W
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Our cooking class with Taro was great! Not only was the class insightful in terms of Japanese home cooking techniques and ingredients, but Taro was ready to share a lot of information about Japanese culture and customs. It was also great to be in such...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

This is more than just cooking like cutting things and putting them together etc. It's about japanese culture, i.e. what Dashi is or means for japanese. But also far beyond food! Taro is very welcoming and speaks fluently english. And you can feel his compassion...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

In our journey to search for great food around the world, we every often found great people. Taro and his family hosted one of the best cooking class we have experienced (parallel to Mimo in San Sebastian and Catacurian in Barcelona), not just because we...More

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We spent 4.5 hours in Taro,s house learning the art of Japanese cooking, in addition to discussing a wide range of subjects about Japanese culture. His English is superb. The food was delicious and we can't wait to try the recipes out at home. Unforunately...More

Thank JMKNZ51
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We signed up for Haru Cooking Class expecting to learn to cook some Japanese food and learn a little about the ingredients, which of course we did. What we didnt expect however was to gain a deep insight into Japanese culture, the way they think...More

Thank Monthon N
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Our family visited Taro San and his lovely family during this cherry blossoms season. We did expect a lot because lots of people saying it’s the highlight of their trips, but I believe Taro San delivered even more. The teaching was interesting and informative. Taro...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this class to anyone looking for an authentic Japanese home cooking experience. Taro and his wife are very friendly, and his English is really good. He is knowledgeable and explains the background behind the dishes and provides some hands on experience,...More

1  Thank Eric S
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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
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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
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