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Haru Cooking Class

166-32 Shimogamo Miyazaki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 606-0802, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 90-4284-7176
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Just do this.

What can I say that others haven't? This class is phenomenal! Taro invites you into his own home to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brad W
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Seattle, Washington
A lovely afternoon

Taro runs a very informative and entertaining cooking class, largely focusing on the basics of home... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hamtraveler2015
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New York
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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” (171 reviews)
“japanese home” (38 reviews)
“miso soup” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
166-32 Shimogamo Miyazaki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 606-0802, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
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+81 90-4284-7176
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"miso soup"
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"market tour"
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"japanese culture"
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"omelette"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What can I say that others haven't? This class is phenomenal! Taro invites you into his own home to learn about and make Japanese home-cooking with his own, regular cooking equipment. You can't ask for a more authentic experience. It's super informative, super chill, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taro runs a very informative and entertaining cooking class, largely focusing on the basics of home Japanese cooking. The fact that he runs the class out of his home adds a level of charm and informality to the experience because his family is lovely and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was without doubt the highlight of our week-long visit to Kyoto, thank you Taro-san and your wonderful family for such an enjoyable and informative afternoon. The food was delicious, learning the art of preparation and cooking fascinating, but most of all we really enjoyed...More

Thank Valerie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taro, our chef and his family opened their beautiful home to our family for a chance to see first-hand the techniques for cooking inspiring Japanese dishes. We met Taro at the Kyoto Market, along with the 3 other class members. After an extensive tour of...More

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just outside small streets of Kyoto centre Taru welcomed us into his family home. The cooking class was very well explained and the information given was relevant and interesting. Love learning about ingredients and where they come from. Started not expecting to like anything as...More

Thank Amber H
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 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

Thank Jennifer Y
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 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 29 May 2018

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 7 May 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

Thank Zineb B
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Reviewed 2 May 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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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
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
Go on his website at Haru Cooking Class, Kyoto
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Lyf
29 June 2015|
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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
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