Kyoto Cooking Class

One of the best things to do in Kyoto is to learn how to cook like the locals. Why not try one of our Japanese cooking classes in our Kyoto studio? You will learn about dashi (soup stock), basic Japanese seasonings and some Japanese dishes. Also, you will know more about Kyoto and Japan through conversations with our friendly instructors.  Our Kyoto cooking school runs Morning Bento Class (9:30-12:30) and Afternoon Izakaya Class (14:00-17:00) every day.


-Popular Japanese dishes for fans of Japanese cuisine.-
9:30-12:30 (3hrs)

  1. Gomaae Sesame Salad(ごま和え)
  2. Teriyaki Chicken(照り焼きチキン)
  3. Egg Roll(だし巻たまご)
  4. Tempura(天ぷら)
  5. Sushi Roll(巻き寿司)
  6. Miso Soup(みそ汁)



Morning Bento Class is a great way to learn about typical Japanese dishes such as sushi, tempura and miso soup. In addition, you will learn the cultural background of the well-known Japanese 'Bento'. During the 2.5-3 hour class, we will demonstrate and explain the tricks to making these beautiful dishes and then you will give it a try. After you finish cooking, you will enjoy the bento lunch you just made!
*For vegetarian customers, we replace meat and fish to vegetables and other ingredients

-A variety of Japanese home dishes for passionate home cooks.-
14:00-17:00 (3hrs)  

  1. Vinegar marinated bellows cucumber(蛇腹きゅうりの酢の物)
  2. Grilled chicken and burdock meatball(鶏ごぼうつくね)
  3. Pumpkin soup with white miso and soy milk(南瓜の白味噌スープ)
  4. Deep-fried chicken fillet with salted plum and shiso leaf  (ささ身梅しそ揚げ)
  5. Japanese style dashi soup based beef pasta(牛肉の和風パスタ)
  6. Matcha Parfait (抹茶パフェ)

Optional Sake tasting: 1 glass@600 yen

Afternoon Izakaya Class is a great way to immerse yourself in Japanese dining culture as well as learn authentic and popular Japanese foods that are eaten at home and in local restaurants. The course consists of two parts. First, you will cook 2~3 dishes and enjoy them. Then you will return to the kitchen and learn 2~3 more dishes before eating once more. Enjoy cooking and eating a variety of dishes in cozy atmosphere just like in Izakaya restaurants (Japanese style pubs)!

*For vegetarian customers, we replace meat and fish to vegetables and other ingredients


  • If you book alone, you will be provided with one Induction Heating.
  • If you make a reservation for two people, you will be sharing one Induction Heating.
  • If you make a reservation for 3 people, 1 person + 2 people will use the 2 Induction Heatings.
  • If you make a reservation for 4 people, 2 Induction Heatings will be used by 2 people + 2 people.



 1 person2~3 persons4~8 persons
Adult (over 13 years old ~)9500 yen9000 yen8500 yen
Child (6 ~ 12 years old)6000 yen6000 yen6000 yen
Child (5 years old or less)Free of chargeFree of charge Free of charge

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If you're looking for our Japanese cooking school in Kyoto, then look no further. Instructions for finding our Kyoto studio can be found below:

(1) If you have wifi, our Kyoto Cooking School is simple to find. Please use Google Maps (search 'Cooking Sun Machiya Studio' or 'Funayacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto').
(2) If you do not have wifi, we recommend you prepare well or print out this PDF file before you depart.  If you are lost or are late for class, please give us call  (+81-75-746-5094).

Address :  Funaya-cho 679, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto(京都市下京区東中筋松原上る舟屋町679)
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Tel          :  +81-75-746-5094

By subway
10 min walk from Shijo/Karasuma Station

By bus
1 minute walk from Nishinotoin Matsubara / local bus No. 50 (7~8 minutes bus ride from Kyoto station)

Cancellation Policy

● more than 7 days before – 100% refund
● 2-6 days before – 80% refund
● 1 day before – 50% refund
● No show and ‘on the day’ cancellation – Non-refundable