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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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Amazing culinary experience in Kyoto

Can't say enough good things about this experience. Taro goes into detail about what makes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tom L
Family friendly cooking experience

Taro was very knowledgable and down to earth. It was fun, informative, family friendly. I brought... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John W
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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 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon in Taro's house learning about Japanese cuisine. Taro went through the basics of Japanese cooking and throughout the class he went into lots of details to explain everything from Kobe beef to miso paste. The conversation was very varied from...More

Thank Hughes44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took the non-vegetarian cooking class with Kobe beef with Taro. Taro and his family were fantastic. They took extra time to explain everything to us. We cook quite a lot and came with many questions. They were happy to answer them...More

Thank Megan S
Reviewed November 2, 2017

While in Kyoto, my husband and I took a Nishiki market tour and a cooking class with Taro. It was a great experience and definitely exceeded our expectations. Even my husband who is not much of a cook and just tagged along, thought that the...More

Thank Marina L
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Kyoto and our Japan trip in general! We had a wonderful afternoon with Taro and his family. This is a small class which takes place in Taro's home in Kyoto. We learned lots about Japanese...More

Thank roatf
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We were in Kyoto for a week and had a packed schedule, but luckily I contacted Taro and he had 2 spots left in one of his classes!(Book early if you can). Hands down one of the best experiences we had in Japan. Taro and...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Taro Saeki is a wonderful teacher and chef highlighting the wonders of Japanese cooking. There were six of us for a four hour Kobe beef meal. We did so much more than just fry a steak. Taro, speaking in perfect English, explained the foundation of...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
January 4, 2017|
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June 29, 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