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Traditional Balinese Cooking Class & Meal in a Multi-Generational Family Home provided by Traveling Spoon

Traditional Balinese Cooking Class & Meal in a Multi-Generational Family Home

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(Price varies by group size)
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/29/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Join a Balinese family in their home for a private half-day cooking lesson and meal in Ubud. Your host and her extended family welcome you into their family compound where you learn to make authentic dishes. You also learn about the spices, traditional medicines, and crops raised on the family farm, and sit down to a delicious meal of the foods that you helped to prepare.
  • Hear live commentary from your chef instructor
  • Includes cooking class, lunch or dinner, and drinks such as local alcohol
  • Experience daily life in a Balinese family home
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off provided
Important Information
  • Private cooking lesson and homecooked meal with your host Putu
  • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Round-trip transport from Ubud hotel
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Round-trip transport from outside of Ubud (extra charge)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Menu may vary depending on the season
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and vegan option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • Please note: Prices include round-trip transport from Ubud only. Please be sure to include your hotel name on the reservation form so your host can arrange for your pick-up. If you are staying outside of Ubud there will be an additional charge for transportation.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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michellebX5161FG wrote a review Mar 2020
13 contributions12 helpful votes
This was an incredible experience this family is lovely. I did two cooking classes in my time in Ubud. One I raved because it was upscale and interesting to learn high level and gourmet Bali cuisine. This was raw, personal, authentic and accessible. You’ll embrace this family
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Seana H wrote a review Mar 2020
Porto, Portugal1 contribution
I spent the evening with Putu learning how to cook a traditional meal. It was one of the best experiences of our time in Ubud. He was patient and kind. I would 100% recommend this experience to anyone
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Date of experience: March 2020
Chris Lee wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
it was a wonderful experience in my honeymoon. At Ubud, Wayan picked me up in front of hotel, Kamandalu ubu, and went to his house. He and his wife welcome to me and we cooked traditional food together. It was very delicious and wonderful to me. I hope to visit there again.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Sam S wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Wow! If you have time I urge anyone to do this cooking class!! It was definitely the best experience I’ve had while being in Bali. Dewa was incredibly kind and very informative with giving us a lot of history of the village at which he lives. We started off the tour by walking
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kristinpaige17 wrote a review Jan 2020
Kamloops, Canada70 contributions25 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our time cooking with Putu and her family. We made six traditional Balinese dishes that were all delicious! Putu is a very kind teacher, taking the time to explain all the dishes, where they grow their ingredients, and how they make offerings
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About the operator

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By: Traveling Spoon
Best thing we have done so far in Bali!
Dewa is a fantastic host. We had a terrific home experience where Dewa took the time to not only explain the food b
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Local market tour and traditional Balinese cooking class
What a fantastic truely authentic Balinese experience. Putu and her family made us feel really welcome in their hom
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Best part of our trip
Dewa was on time picking us up from our Ubud hotel. The ride out of town to his home was beautiful. He showed us th
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5*** for the best experience of our honeymoon
I booked this cookery class as a christmas present for my husband for our honeymoon a couple of weeks ago. I knew f
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Great cooking class
We had a cooking class with Dewa. It was a fantastic experience - just as explained by all the previous reviews.
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Best cooking class ever!
We’re just coming back now from this tour and we can say with all certainty that it was one of the best, if not the
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Highly recommended!!
Dewa's cooking class is an absolute must do during your stay in Ubud. More than just a cooking class, it is a very
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Top Experience in Bali
Of our weeklong trip to Bali, the private cooking class with Putu was the highlight. In our other touristy experien
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Sustainable and traditional balinese cooking with a friendly approach
It was definitely one of the best cooking classes we have ever visited! We had a tour of the organic garden with p
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What an amazing experience
This was absolutely one of the highlights of our trip! Puta was so amazingly kind and knowledgeable about tradition
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Cooking class with Putu
Putu and her family were amazing hosts. We particularly enjoyed being shown around her lovely Balinese house and ga
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Highlight of trip!
If you want to spend time immersing yourself in the local culture, Dewa’s cooking class is a must-do activity! Dew
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So much more than a Cooking Class
Dewa was a wonderful host. We were a group of 11, ranging from 4 years old to 72 and all of us had a great time.
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Great experience!
Really there's little I can add to what has already been said - it WAS so much more than just a cooking class. Dewa
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A ‘must do’ Indonesian cooking class - highly recommended!
We had the pleasure of cooking with the lovely Putu during our trip to Ubud. We cooked six delicious and authentic
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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