Tokyo Cooking Class
Tempura cooking class by Tempura restaurant chef

Tempura   Taito Tokyo
★★★★★ 1


Pick Up


2 hours

Max 6 guests

Market Visiting

Cooking Class Menu

・Tempura with seasonal vegetables

  • Tempura


    Tempura (天ぷら) is a classical Portuguese dish brought to and popularized by Japan, consisting of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. Tempura is a typical home-style cooking in Japan. It is often referred to as a representative dish to Japan. Although there are various theories, it is said that Tokugawa Ieyasu, the general of the Edo period, liked tempura so much that he allegedly died from eating too much.

Cooking Class Information

Tempura is a simple cooking.
We fly fresh fish and vegetables in oil with a tempura batter.
You will learn the cooking techniques to fly tempura very well.
I want you to master this traditional Japanese food.
You will be able to cook delicious tempura after you go back home by taking this cooking class!

About Host



★★★★★ (1)

My name is Ayako.
Our tempura restaurant is called Tenmasa, and it is located in Okachi-machi, Taito-ku (the area known as Tokyo Old Town). We have been running this family business for three generations.
As the owner of a tempura restaurant, I have watched this traditional Japanese dish become less popular in Japan. Due to tempura’s extensive prep process and complicated manner of cooking, many people have started to perceive it as being too fancy to make at home.
For many years, I have wanted to change this trend. Tempura could become as popular of a fast food meal as hamburgers or kebab, which have enjoyed widespread acceptance among the younger generation.
Let’s cook with us!
Please come and try!


The closest station

Okachimachi Station

How to get to the station?

From Ueno Station: 5mins

Exact location provided after booking.

Reviews of Cooking Class

Bert Rangel, United States of America


During the planning of my first trip to Japan, I considered temples, gardens and an imperial something or other. I decided to make my trip about my favorite subject ... food. Normal people consider visiting an ancient temple as a way to learn about the culture ... over a thousand years ago! The best way to learn about Tokyo's current culture is by exploring its food. I decided to sign up for Ayako's food class. Chef Ayako was so welcoming, patient and knowledgeable. Chef was so organized and had proven techniques. I would definitely plan a future class with her and highly recommend the cooking classes.

Dec 2022


Response from Ayako
Thank you for your review. We had a great time too. I think food is interesting because it shows the ideas and customs of the people of a country. If you ever come to Japan again, please stop by for a drink or two.

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Response from Ayako

FAQ about Tempura cooking class by Tempura restaurant chef | Cooking class by Ayako

  • What is the maximum capacity of Ayako's cooking class?

    Up to 6 people can join Ayako's cooking class.

  • How long is this cooking class by Ayako?

    Duration of this cooking class is 2 hours.

  • Is Tempura cooking class by Tempura restaurant chef available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Tempura cooking class by Tempura restaurant chef has a vegetarian option.

  • How much does it cost to join Tempura cooking class by Tempura restaurant chef?

    It costs 7000 per person.

Additional cooking class information

  • Confirmation

    You will receive the confirmation within 24 hours.

  • Payment

    We accepts these cards on airKitchen.

  • Cancellation

    Cancellations up to 48 hours prior to the class begins will be fully refunded by the airKitchen cancellation policy.

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