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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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exceeded our expectations

We spent 4.5 hours in Taro,s house learning the art of Japanese cooking, in addition to discussing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JMKNZ51
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
One of the best things we've done... Anywhere.

We signed up for Haru Cooking Class expecting to learn to cook some Japanese food and learn a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Monthon N
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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” (166 reviews)
“japanese home” (37 reviews)
“miso soup” (43 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Haru cooking class is held in the home of husband and wife team Taro and Yoshiko. Our group was a little nervous to arrive at a private residence with our limited grasp of the language and cooking skills however upon meeting Taro and Yoshiko...More

Thank natalie d
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With delicious food and his lovely family, Taro took us on a trip through the Japanese culture. His explanations and anecdotes gave us much more insight than we could've learned from just observation. He shared with us everyday facts of life and explanations as for...More

Thank Adrian M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I echo what others have said. Schedule a visit with Taro San and you will enjoy your day immensely! The market tour was very interesting, and combing that with not only a Japanese cooking class but also a Japanese culture overview...we had a wonderful time!

Thank Jimmer P
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour with Taro through the Nishiki food market. Taro could recommend the most authentic stalls and helped us to choose a knife from one of the top knife masters of Japan. We then travelled to his beautiful home, met his wife...More

1  Thank M W
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I can only echo all the positive reviews about Haru’s cooking class! This is a fantastic insight into Japanese culture through local food! Haru and his family are wonderful hosts and this experience was the highlight of our trip! Also met and shared with a...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

My husband and I had a fantastic afternoon with Haru and our small class learning how to make a few delicious Japanese dishes. Plus, we got to enjoy the fantastic food we helped to cook. We had a super fun time and took home the...More

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goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
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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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