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Private Market Visit Cooking Lesson and Meal with A Kyoto Local provided by Traveling Spoon

Private Market Visit Cooking Lesson and Meal with A Kyoto Local

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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 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Kyoto, Japan
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private market tour and cooking demo with your host Midori N.
  • Beverages
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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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, vegan, kosher and halal option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • Please note, this is not a commercial cooking class, rather this experience is a visit into a Kyoto home to meet a local who is an expert cook, and share Japanese culture and cuisine together.
  • Please note that you have to choose between three different set menu options after making your booking.
  • Please note, this is not a hands-on cooking class, but a cooking demonstration!
  • Please note that your market tour will take place after your cooking demo in Midori's cooking studio. Nishiki market is a quick six minute walk from Midori's cooking studio.
  • 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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Unique and amazing experience
Purchased this experience as a Valentine’s Day gift for my fiancé. We both had such a wonderful time learning to co
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A really fun morning of touring local markets followed by a relaxed experience cooking traditional Japanese cuisine
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Awesome cooking experience with great people
Really great traditional Japanese cooking class with some of the nicest people you will ever meet, thank you again
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Wonderful and easy intro to Japanese Food
Had a few hiccups on meeting point at the start, Kanae accomodated this and was a very generous and lovely host.
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Nice experience
Nice experience, Emika was a nice host; the sushi were good and thanks to her we now know how to make them. The loc
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Excellent Experience!
Kanae was a fantastic host. We learned a lot about local Japanese cuisine and had a lot of fun cooking with her. Wo
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Excellent Experience
This was a great cooking class. The class is in a very private setting, so you get to ask a lot of questions and ga
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Great Company and Amazing Food!
Kanae was a terrific host and we felt instantly welcomed into her home. The day started with a fun and informative
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Cooking a full Japanese meal in a traditional house in Kyoto with the very nice family of Mrs. Michiyo Kobori
First, Mrs. Michiyo Kobori answered our emails in no time. Then, very kindly, she offered to pick us up at the trai
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Leonard K
Great Cooking and Cultural Experience with Kanea
Kanea was a excellent hostess. She took us on a tour of the Nijo Market and then back to home. There she shared r
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Sandy K
Cooking with kanae
Fun and informative. Japanese family home style dinner. She showed us how to make it in a simple way.
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Laurie C
Wonderful Cooking Lesson and Lunch
My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to book a cooking lesson and lunch through Travelling Spoon with Michiyo Kobo
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A really nice experience
Four of us enjoyed this experience. Our host was very attentive and we worked through a whole range of dishes - co
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A memorable experience
We booked this experience as part of our holiday to Japan. We wanted to experience local cuisine and culture. We ha
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Michiyo generously shares home cooking secrets at wonderful lunch
My friend and I had the privilege of learning from Michiyo in her own kitchen in Kyoto. We learned to make Miso So
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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