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Cooking Sun

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Morning Bento Class (9:30-13:00, 6800 yen pp) and Afternoon Kappo Class (14:00-17:30) Easy access from central Kyoto, Shijo/Karasuma area. Friendly, English fluent local Japanese ladies welcome you in half a day Japanese cooking class. Beautiful...more
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679 Funayacho Higashi Nakasuji Matsubara Agaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8466, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-746-5094
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing bento box class!!!! 5/5!!!! English 10/10 Do it!! We will for sure be taking our recipes home to impress our friends :) Thanks again!!

Thank andrewyates2
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I were the only couple in the class (of size eight) that don't eat meat (but we do eat fish), and the instructors were well-prepared and happily accommodated our restriction. We made some wonderful dishes and I learned a few things about...More

Thank Matthias T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Nishiki Market tour and Cooking Class. The hosts were excellent and friendly, able to answer all sorts of questions during the market tour, which felt relaxing and not rushed. The cooking class itself was also very simple and casual, and a great...More

Thank clubsandwich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of four with two boys, 10 and 13yrs old who enjoy cooking and have been lucky enough to have had a great cooking lesson in Vietnam/hoi an which set a very high bar. I’m really happy to report that this experience...More

Thank steve j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were a group of friends and family; booked the bento class and izakaya class. Cooking Sun Kyoto team was very nice; the class was with a very professional set up and a very personal touch. they were also very attentive to our requests and...More

Thank sigalit s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The studio was only six or seven blocks from my hotel, so I walked over. It turned out that I was the only student, so I had a really personal class. The market tour was fun and I sampled some food as we walked up...More

Thank Gail J
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A wonderful experience great recipes very authentic and charming and knowledgeable instructors The school is a little hard to find have Japanese language address etc for taxi driver

Thank janmaclean
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time making and eating a multiparty sushi dinner. I had banged my head beforehard — easy to do in machiyas with low ceilings — and the owner came over with an energy drink as he could see I was sort of...More

Thank Oversized
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I took the opportunity to learn alongside my 17 year old son and we both enjoyed the lesson immensely. Our teacher, Hero, was superb and v knowledgable. Better still he had lived a number of years in London so delighted us by using the term...More

Thank Judevdv
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We travel the world and often look for a local cooking class, it is a good way to get food and cultural immersion and meet people from other places in a comfortable atmosphere. This izakaya cooking class was a delightful treat for our family -...More

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Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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