Donburi Cooking Class with Nishiki Market Food Tour

Available on: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Time Slot: 11:15-14:00 (2h 45min)
This is a Private Tour.

Nishiki Tour with local instructors

Nishiki Tour interesting food

Learn more about the history and culture of Nishiki Market in central Kyoto with our experienced cooking instructors. After 1 hour of private guided walking tour, take taxi for 10 minutes to our studio and cook your choice of donburi (rice bowl meal - choice of tempura, chicken & egg, or seafood) by ingredients which you purchase in the tour.

Highlight of the Tour

  • Learn the history of Nishiki Market in Kyoto which is more than 1200 years old
  • Taste various types of unique Japanese foods in the market tour
  • Cook your favorite Donburi meal with miso soup at our studio

What is Donburi?

Donburi is rice bowl dish with meat and/or vegetables on top of rice. You can find many restaurant that has donburi in their menu or some of them just focus on specific type of donburi, such as Tendon (tempura), Kaisendon (seafood) or Gyudon (beef). In this tour, you can choose which you want to try at the beginning of tour and we buy the ingredients in the tour.

  • Tendon - tempura donburi(天丼)  * Vegetarian option possible
  • Oyakodon - chicken & egg donburi(親子丼)
  • Kaisendon - seafood donburi(海鮮丼)


11:15Meet at Nishiki Market (west entrance)
11:15 - 12:15Tour of Nishiki Market
12:30 - 14:00Cook your Donburi meal followed by tasting
By 14:00End of tour
Cooking Tendon
Cooking Tendon with fresh ingredients from Nishiki Market

Meeting point

Nishiki Market western side entrance



  • Ingredients cost for donburi cooking
  • Taxi cost from market to studio

Not included

  • Extra food that you may want to eat on your own


  • Hotel pickup at additional cost of 3,000 yen. (Note that this does not include transfer cost from hotel to market.)


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44,000 yen
(11,000 yen / person)
50,000 yen
(10,000 yen / person)
57,000 yen
(9,500 yen / person)
  • Please contact for booking of more than 7 persons.
  • Rate is inclusive of tax.
  • Infant (0~5 years old) are free of charge.

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Studio Location

Cooking Sun Machiya Studio(Cooking Sun町屋スタジオ)

Address: Funayacho 679, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto


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