The Japanese capital is a concoction of the modern and the traditional, as towering skyscrapers live among historic temples. With a diverse city comes diverse food, and Tokyo arguably offers the best food that Japan has to offer. With our cooking classes we offer many options for you to explore the variety of Japanese food such as Bento box making, sushi making, and ramen making. We offer you to explore the manifold of Japanese food as classes are taught by locals with recipes that have been passed down generations. In some of our cooking classes we even offer visits to a local market to collect your ingredients to cook with.
"Absolutely brilliant. ..."
If you're after an experience in Tokyo without crowds and you love food then this is for you. Kurina is living the life most of us would like to. She provides a unique opportunity to see how the locals live in a more rural part of Japan yet accessable from Tokyo. Kurina is knowledgeable in her field and shares more than just how to cook tofu. Best of all you get to eat and talk with kurina and share stories. Thank you kurina!!☺
閱讀更多 + Roslyn R. | Oct 2019
"It was more of a tour than a class which is what we were after. Very informative."
Thought it was very informed and great tips on Japanese culture around the fish markets with other information thrown in. Our guide seemed to have a good relationship with market stall holders which made them very helpful and accomodating. Loved the tour of the Tokyo fish markets.
閱讀更多 + Jonathan T. | Oct 2019
"Learn to cook ramen and gyoza like a boss!"
No overseas holiday is complete without trying your hand at learning how to cook some of the local cuisine. This class teaches you how to make the three parts of the ramen broth, and then how to combine them into a delicious ramen. You also learn and make your own gyoza, from the filling to making and folding the dumplings, and finally how to cook and fry them perfectly. Highly recommended.
閱讀更多 + Thomas H. | Sep 2019
My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our class with Chagohan. Due to changes in our itinerary in Tokyo we had to change the time of our class several times, but they were very helpful and happy to accommodate our need. We were the only people in our class so we got to have a private session (luck!). The tutors were very friendly and explained the cooking steps very well. We enjoyed the tempura with miso soup at the end of our class and they were delicious! Would definitely come back and try out other classes with them!
閱讀更多 + Winki H. | Sep 2019
"Sato's cooking class was amazing! He was very considerate, generous, and hospitable. We enjoyed our time cooking with him. Highly recommend, we learned how to cook alot of things and even made the same Japanese food at home!"
Sato's cooking class was amazing! He was very considerate, generous, and hospitable. We enjoyed our time cooking with him. Highly recommend. We learned how to cook alot of things and even made the same Japanese food at home!
閱讀更多 + Ryan H. | Sep 2019
"Brilliant introduction into Japanese sweets"
Thoroughly enjoyable experience. The ingredients are simple but the process can be somewhat complicated. I find the difference in sweet making from country to country very interesting from a baking perspective, and Japan is no exception!
Can recommend this to anyone interested in the art of Wagashi, and interested in how it is made to know themselves!
閱讀更多 + Jake M. | Sep 2019
We loved this class! We attended on our first day in Japan, and got a great intro to the local food culture, along with many great recommendations for food shopping and restaurants to try. Learning about the many intricacies and small details involved in making ramen was a lot of fun as well. Finally, our hosts were warm and welcoming, and very patient with our clumsy cooking skills. Thank you so much for this lovely experience!
閱讀更多 + Anca D. | Sep 2019
"Great! Educational, Fun, ...and Delicious!"
Everyone, upon visiting Japan, should take a sushi lesson...So we did.
Among the different sushi lesson offer, we chose this particular one for the CV of the chef, location of the class (central Tokyo) and because on our conversations with the organiser he was approachable and really helpful.
When we arrived, before, during and after our class...we were met with the highest standards...of knowledge, entertainment, and deliciousness...! All our questions were kindly answered and we got to use the chef's 45 year working tool! And we got to taste our own sushi...and that of the chef himself!!
I would, and already have done so, recommend this particular experience 100%!
Thank you so much!
閱讀更多 + Guillermo G. | Sep 2019
I had a very nice time. The cooker/teacher is super interesting and explain a lot of things, from exemple there the food is from, some expression... The food we eat and cook was very delicious, very nice menu. The menu is also dépends of the season so that good opportunity to come back and try a new class :)
閱讀更多 + Capucine V. | Sep 2019
"One of a kind experience"
Masa and Junko were very welcoming in their beautiful cooking studio located in a central area of Asakusa (next to Senso-Ji temple). Masa is a great cook and a wonderful teacher, who showed us (and helped us with) the finest techniques of sushi making. The result ended with the most amazing Nigiris my husband and I’ve ever had. Truly a fantastic experience for our honeymoon and we will definetly come back for more sushi making!
閱讀更多 + Aritana blanc da C. | Aug 2019
Emi’s simplicity and attention to details made the class very enjoyable. We were late to the class but Emi accommodated us without any issues.
Every recipe turned out truly delicious! Miso soup and Tuna Ngiri were the best!!!
閱讀更多 + Nag J. | Aug 2019
"amazing cooking class"
Our cook Maasa and his wife were really great and we learnt so much about nigiri sushi! We had a lucky private class with a lot of nigiri sushis and different fishes to taste.
Also great was the sake tasting and the opportunity to cut the fishes by yourself.
We got to know very important things about the ingredients and we even got a shopping list for our next Nigiri Sushi back home. Thank you for all the tips!
A further lucky point was the mountain experience from Maasa. He told us many great recommendations for hiking in the northern alps and fujisan! So thank you for all these experiences!
We really only recommend a cooking class with this great couple!
閱讀更多 + Stefan R. | Aug 2019
"Incredible and authentic experience with great hosts!"
Amazing experience that I will never forget! Our hosts were so kind and accommodating, and eating what we cooked at the end was a great experience to share culture with both the instructors and other students. I really enjoyed this, especially as a solo traveler in Japan for the first time!
閱讀更多 + Carley M. | Aug 2019
"Tempura class by Chagohan"
Me and my 17 year old son came for the tempura class. This was the first time my son really cooked, and Masa was very patient. He taught us valuable and easy techniques that we can replicate at home. We enjoyed the yummy food we cooked afterwards. Thank you so much for this wonderful experience! I plan to come back to Japan and attend another class. I highly recommend this class!
閱讀更多 + Camille S. | Aug 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed our class with Masa-san. His instruction was easy to follow and the end result was delicious. The class was not only instructive but it was a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend this class to anyone wanting to try Japanese cooking for themselves.
閱讀更多 + Susie W. | Jul 2019
"Great fun cooking with Sato-san!"
I especially liked hearing about his family connection with the food.
閱讀更多 + Seth B. | Jul 2019
"Amazing evening - learned so much!"
Absolutely loved this cooking class. Small intimate group of lovely people and our hosts were so knowledgeable and helpful. Learned how to make perfect gyoza and ramen - and then got to sit down and enjoy eating it all together with an ice cold Asahi. Highly recommended for those who want to learn in a fun environment.
閱讀更多 + Charmaine K. | Jul 2019
"fantastic experience- covered many of the basics."
My two teenage daughters and I took this class and had a wonderful time. It was a good change of pace for a morning, we had fun and learned skills we can use at home. Masuko was a great teacher, patient and kind and definitely included all of us!
She was able to adapt the menu to exclude red meat which we appreciated. We made dashi, miso soup, tamagoyaki (omelette ) rice balls seasoned with baby sardine sauce, grilled marinated salmon and fish and asparagus rolls( usually beef). It made for a delicious hearty lunch.
Masuko gave us detailed recipe print outs with both writing and photographs . She also told us lots of extra information about techniques, ingredients and equipment - including where to get them in Tokyo.
Overall an experience we’d highly recommend.
閱讀更多 + Diane D. | Jul 2019
"Lovely experience, beautiful ramen!"
Kaori was such a lovely lady, she walked me from the nearest station to her house and was very warm.
The food was delicious! Highly recommend!
閱讀更多 + Hannah K. | Jul 2019
"A must do for returning or newcomers alike."
A fun and enriching experience for those looking to do something fresh and exciting on their trip to Japan. Ingredients are fresh and varied, and Masa-san (the teacher) and his wife are warm and hospitable from start to finish. You learn a lot during the lesson, and at the end of it get to enjoy an amazing meal prepared by your own two hands.
I highly recommend this to everyone.
閱讀更多 + Ryan T. | Jul 2019
"A fresh and enriching experience for new and returning visitors to Japan"
Having amazing sushi in japan is one thing, but being able to understand just how much effort goes into carefully molding one simple piece changes your entire perspective on the craft.
I had an absolutely wonderful time at Chagohan. The inside of the cooking lab was warm and inviting, both the owners were extremely pleasant and friendly to the participants and Masa-san (the teacher) is both knowledgeable on all things Japanese cuisine, as well as patient and precise when it comes to teaching. The ingredients were fresh and varied, and the entire experience is both relaxing and fun. I highly recommend you fit this into your itinerary if you're passionate about food, someone who's looking for a change of pace, or somebody who's just looking to dip their toes into Japan.
閱讀更多 + Ryan T. | Jul 2019
"One of the most delicious Japanese-style curries I've ever eaten."
Laid back and light-hearted, this class packs great cooking demonstrations and detailed explanations in two hours. I was especially impressed with Ken, our teacher, who provided the history of Japanese curry as well as additional information on sourcing ingredients and different arrangements of the recipe. There was plenty of space to work and ingredients were pre-measured for convenience. However, the experience was very hands-on between chopping, stirring, breading and frying. Definitely include this class in your trip itinerary--whether you're planning on visiting Asakusa or not!
閱讀更多 + Tanner M. | Jul 2019
This was a wonderful activity for my family of four. The hosts were very nice and knowledgable. There was another group of 4 and two groups of 2 in the class but we were set up so that we only cooked within our group. The food is delicious and the directions were printed out for us. pens were also given in case we wanted to take notes. The hosts gladly answered any questions and made sure that we understood the techniques. I would recommend this class to everyone!
閱讀更多 + Tinia B. | Jul 2019
"AMAZING SUSHI LESSON"
Very good teacher and the experience was really enjoyable! Food was good as well, fish was fresh!
Really happy that I took the course with my family, will do again in August with a couple of friends.
閱讀更多 + Michele P. | Jun 2019
"A truly unique experience"
I can honestly say that taking this cooking class with Comburger was one of the best highlights of my trip. Sato San was an awesome host, very welcoming and super fun to talk to. I was very fortunate to be the only student in his class. We cooked in his kitchen at home which made the experience more like cooking at a friend's house than a class....very warm and relaxing. He taught me how to make miso soup, shiso salad, ginger pork and mixed rice. It was traditional Japanese home cooking at its very best. Everything we made tasted delicious, fresh and healthy. His recipes are easy to follow and the dishes can be replicated at home. I highly recommend taking this class to anyone who wants to learn Japanese cooking.
閱讀更多 + Erna S. | Jun 2019
"Fun Saturday morning"
A great way to start the day!
The school is located in a lovely small building full of character behind a tea and coffee shop.
The kitchen area has a really pleasant look and feel with a small garden outside. It probably only fits four students comfortably so your experience is likely to be personalised.
The instruction was clear, the timing spot on and the end product delicious!
閱讀更多 + Des M. | Jun 2019
"Excellent experience, lovely afternoon"
Two of us took the Okonomiyaki class in Kyoto during the early afternoon time slot. Our host/teacher was Natsumi, and she was an excellent instructor. The space itself is inviting and tranquil, don’t be fooled by the drab exteriors of the buildings in the area around it.
We would definitely recommend the experience, especially if you want to try an iconic dish in the comfort of a nice space, with the aid of a friendly guide.
閱讀更多 + Barney M. | Jun 2019
"Gem in the heart of Tsukiji"
We had a wonderful experience and learned so much. Yumi speaks very good English and it was easy to follow her instructions. The results were in the delicious food that we will try to replicate. Can’t recommend highly enough. Also enjoyed visiting Tsukiji outer market after the class and browsing the stalls- there is cookware, stationery, wagyu, fruit- so much more to see and try than just Tuna!
閱讀更多 + Jan G. | Jun 2019
"Amazing cultural experience"
We had an amazing cultural experience with Yuko at the Fish market who patiently gave us a good background on the market’s history and on the typical products/food. Fun class with our super friendly chef, definitely a good experience to learn the basic of sushi making (very basic). Highly recommend the combo tour market + sushi class.
閱讀更多 + Tatiana D. | May 2019
"It was a wonderful and fun filled activity."
Keiko is a passionate cookery teacher who likes to share her expertise to us. We all love her creativity. She is highly recommended.
閱讀更多 + Clara L. | May 2019
"Fun, authentic, delicious!!"
We really enjoyed our cookery class with Yumi and would highly recommend it. It is clear that Yumi is in her perfect job, she is such a friendly, fun and passionate teacher and puts so much effort into preparation so you can experience authentic Japanese food. She kindly accommodated one vegan and one non-vegan during the class so we could both enjoy our meals, we really appreciated this. And now we have wonderful recipes to take home with us :) A really worthwhile and fun experience while in Tokyo, don't hesitate to book now!
閱讀更多 + Laura K. | May 2019
This class was fantastic! Yumi is an absolute joy and such a wealth of knowledge! She made the class easy to follow and I feel confident that I can make these dishes at home!
閱讀更多 + Laelie G. | May 2019
"Excellent tour of Tokyo markets"
A thoroughly recommended tour. Our guide, Lily, was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and introduced to a whole variety of new and interesting food experiences. The highlight as definitely getting invited onto the trading floor of the Toyosu market by one of the traders where lily bought the best tasting tuna I've ever had. I had no idea that Japanese food was so varied and interesting and I can now say that I have eaten grasshoppers! (delicious by the way). We finished with a lovely sushi lunch, sake included. Excellent value for money.
閱讀更多 + Iain K. | May 2019
"Amazing class to round out a trip to Japan!"
Sato was such a fantastic host and creates such a wonderful experience! This was by far the best meal we had in Tokyo and how fun that we made it ourselves! Great experience for post grads travelling abroad and well worth it. We can’t wait to go back soon!
閱讀更多 + Sarah A. | May 2019
"Wonderful cooking class with Sato!"
The cooking class with Sato was a great experience!
He is a very nice person and the dishes we cooked with his help were delicious. Special mention for the miso soup. Definitely recommended if you're in Tokyo and want to taste real japanese home style cooking.
閱讀更多 + Maria valeria F. | May 2019
"Lots of fun and very tasty"
Great class, a highlight of our trip. They were fun, informative and very nice teachers! The food tasted delicious. Highly recommend them!
閱讀更多 + Nour N. | May 2019
I absolutely loved my food tour! Yokio was an excellent, knowledgeable guide and the food we tried was soo good!
I loved the puffer fish sashimi and the sake with roasted puffer fish fin. And the eel restaurant was traditional and really special- I felt privileged to be in these local places in the company of a local. The Izakaya was great too - buzzy atmosphere and I was pleased to be able to try the local hoppy and some local snacks, including a vegetable I’d never heard of .
Do this food tour - you won’t regret it!
閱讀更多 + Louise B. | May 2019
"A real taste of Japan!"
It was a wonderful experience in a cosy atmosphere with just four guests.
First, we moved back in time to get to know the history of tea in Japan and we could witness how the real matcha is made of tea leaves. Then we moved to the ceremony room and both witnessed the tea ceremony with its solemnity and beauty and could try to make our own cup of tea.
Delicious and unforgettable!
閱讀更多 + Elwira P. | Apr 2019
"Excellent and really informative"
We learned at Emis kitchen al lot about Japanese food culture. Also she showed us how to make a real Japanese menue. Also she told us how to eat the right way. It was really enjoyable and I would book it again.
閱讀更多 + Kevin G. | Apr 2019
"Raman and gyoza"
The class was very fun for adults and kids. Chef was engaging, spoke perfect English and the whole experience was just great!
閱讀更多 + Giulia R. | Apr 2019
Host was thorough and professional. We really enjoyed it.
閱讀更多 + Mo R. | Apr 2019
I had the best time of my life! Luckily I was all by myself and got an exclusive introduction to the world of bento making! It was real fun and would do it again and again!
Don’t miss this class when you are in Tōkyō!
閱讀更多 + Florian W. | Apr 2019
One of the things we wanted to do during our Tokyo trip was to attend a cooking class. Good thing I found cookly and through this we were able to book Akiko for our ramen and gyoza cooking class. The class was great. We were able to learn a few things about Japanese cooking and the ingredients used. It was easy communicating with Akiko and she was so welcoming. The whole experience was so fun and insightful and I would recommend this to others who are interested in learning about Japanese dishes and its culture.
閱讀更多 + Mea faye D. | Apr 2019
We really enjoyed this class! Intimate setting of just two couples, we felt like we had the instructors full attention and commitment to teaching us how to make sushi. Location is great, went to Tsukiji fish market before class to scope it out. Guests were welcome to eat as much sushi as they could make. Would definitely recommend.
閱讀更多 + Michelle G. | Apr 2019
"Excellent History and life changing opportunity"
Karina teaches you her knowledge of living healthy along with lots of Japanese culture of food aspects in mind. It was an enjoyable time not only learning, making, and eating the various tofu dishes, but learning about the macrobiotic way of healthy living. Karina is very knowledgable and very accommodating to your intetests and will tailor the program to your liking if your group allows it due to its size.
閱讀更多 + Melvin C. | Apr 2019
"I loved this class!"
Massa and Yumi are the nicest hosts ever, and their cooking class is nestled right in the heart of Asakusa. The class is 40% listening and 60% cooking which is the right balance for me personally. I really enjoyed learning about each ingredient/process and then trying my hand at prepping my meal. I feel so confident about what I learned that I've tried recreating the meal a couple times at home now! So yummy.
For those who'd like to know, you'll be preparing shoyu ramen. If you're looking for that thick, pork bone one (tonkotsu), you might want to ask Massa and Yumi if they offer that class.
Solo travelers: come hungry or bring a tupperware! I went alone and got a massive plate of gyoza all to myself.
I'd love to take another class with them the next time I'm in Tokyo. The hosts are really friendly, the atmosphere was cozy, and the food was really yummy.
閱讀更多 + Rachel H. | Apr 2019
"Fantastic, definitely recommend"
Really interesting and enjoyable, with a great host. We were complete beginners, but even we got plenty out of it. Great value.
Great variety of sakes (10 different ones, with the opportunity to have another glass of any favourites) out of the owners huge ~6.5k bottle collection. He also very kindly offered to sell us a tricky to find bottle if we came back the next day.
Would definitely recommend and would revisit next time we’re in Tokyo.
My husband and I took Yumi class during our vacation in Tokyo. At the beginning we thought it was a class of students but it was one on one which we loved! Very private and intimate. Yumi our instructor was very sweet and helpful. We would defiantly recommend her class to anyone coming to Tokyo and looking for a cooking class.
閱讀更多 + Lincoln V. | Apr 2019
"Relaxing and enjoyable"
I love tea and have been looking forward to trying a tea ceremony for years so I really wanted something that was authentic. I was also traveling with friends who were not huge tea lovers and knew next to nothing about tea ceremonies. This catered to both. It was very informative and relaxing with a nice combination of instruction but then also allowing the guest to simply enjoy as well. Our host was lovely and you could see her love of tea, hospitality and sharing her culture.
閱讀更多 + Elizabeth B. | Apr 2019
"AMAZING HIGHLY RECOMMEND"
Everyone was so nice and had excellent service. They were so generous with the food and we've made new friends too! This is definitely a MUST TRY!
閱讀更多 + Cheng J. | Mar 2019
"One of the best foodie experiences in Tokyo"
As a Chef, every time I travel to a country I need to do a course or food tour to learn about the native food and cooking. This one does both in an expectacular way. Tsukiji market is a great place to know a lot about food and ingredients used to make them. Our guide, Tak, was great from start to finish, always explaining interesting stuff about what we were seeing at the moment. Last but not least, the sushi making was a great experience to see first hand a experienced chef doing it, and learning every step. I cannot recommend this enough, if you're thinking about doing it, go for it!
Extra tip: don't eat breakfast, you're gonna try a lot of stuff :)
閱讀更多 + Gaston P. | Mar 2019
Staff was helpful, knowledgeable and could all speak very good English! My whole family had a lot of fun!
閱讀更多 + Jen S. | Mar 2019
"Fun gyoza night"
My daughter and I had a wonderful evening with Emi of Emi’s Kitchen. We made miso soup, gyoza both pork and vegetarian, and goma-e. Emi is an enthusiastic and organized teacher, and gave clear instructions on how to make our menu. Over tea and dessert of manju and dango, we had an interesting conversation giving us insight into each other’s culture and life. Thank you Emi! We soon hope to have a gyoza party with our friends at home.
閱讀更多 + Wendy F. | Mar 2019
One of the best cooking classes I’ve ever done! I had so much fun and the food was absolutely delicious, and I can’t wait to try these dishes at home.
閱讀更多 + Kurt C. | Feb 2019
The class was so much fun! We learned so much about Tokyo style ramen and the process of making it perfect. The Gyoza making was also so fun. Massa and his wife are amazing teachers. The food is DELICIOUS!
閱讀更多 + Titi S. | Feb 2019
"An enjoyable evening"
We had a wonderful night learning about Japanese home style cooking. It was fantastic to get a chance to speak with a local and we had many interesting conversations. Emi was a very generous teacher and host. We learned how to make simple and delicious food and we can't wait to recreate them at home for our families! It was a unique experience that is definitely worth including on your itinerary while in Tokyo.
閱讀更多 + Harvard Y. | Feb 2019
We enjoyed having one on one time with the teacher. She was very friendly and spoke fluent English. The food was great! I enjoyed learning Japanese techniques.
閱讀更多 + Ashley B. | Feb 2019
I had a great learning experience at cooking sun studio in Tokyo. From making Dash to making all of the kaiseki dishes, we make get to make on our own. At the end of the session, we ate what we cooked, I must say it was so delicious! I can wait to cook the recipe at home. Lots of laughter and smiles with other guests - two fantastic couples from Hawai and Seoul. Thank you Maiko and Yuki sense!
閱讀更多 + Yuna B. | Feb 2019
Clear instructions, well organized and a very lovely meal to eat at the end - we can now make gyoza and ramen at home! Great experience for tourists and expats!
閱讀更多 + Ruth W. | Feb 2019
"Cooking and cultural info"
A wonderful cooking class and cultural insight to the flavours of Japan's food.
閱讀更多 + Anthony B. | Feb 2019
It was great to see both markets! I liked the outside part of Tsukiji, but Toyosu is where the local chefs are. Very impressive! Highly recommended!
閱讀更多 + Kelly M. | Feb 2019
I learned a lot from this cooking class, it’s good for beginners and even those somewhat knowledgeable about Japanese cuisine. I now know some great and easy recipes to make at home! The class is relaxed and has a fun atmosphere, and the teachers are helpful and kind.
閱讀更多 + Liza M. | Jan 2019
"Sumptuous and Satisfying!"
This was the highlight of our trip! Definitely! The instructor was very knowledgeable and his skills were amazing! Our class was held at Motor's house and everything was organized and already set up for us. His techniques were so cool! He first introduced Japanese culture and the importance of Japanese spices to enhance each dish. We were able to prepare and recreate Sushi, Tempura and Sashimi and other home cooking! They have such a homey atmosphere and you dont feel any pressure at all. Definitely recommended! Now i am confident in preparing Japanese food for my family.