Kyoto Cooking Class
Tea ceremony to feel with five senses

Tea Ceremony   Kamigyo Kyoto
★★★★★ 11

House

Pick Up

Vegetarian

1.5 hours

Max 4 guests

Market Visiting






Cooking Class Menu

You will experience how to eat sweets, how to drink tea, and how to make tea.

Cooking Class Information

You can feel the atmosphere of a townhouse, enjoy the scent with incense, communicate the theme with the scroll, eat sweets, and have tea. Afterwards, you will be asked to make your own tea.


About Host


host-Satomi

Satomi

★★★★★ (11)

My name is Satomi. The name of the tea ceremony is Sousei. I run a tea ceremony class at a townhouse in Kyoto. Here you can experience the tea ceremony. I'll have a drink first. After that, you can make it yourself and drink it. You can also wear a kimono, so you can experience the tea ceremony wearing a kimono. However, there are only kimonos for women.


Area



The closest station

Horikawashimochojyamachi bus stop




How to get to the station?

From Horikawa Shimochojyamachi bus stop: 0mins




Free pick up service

This host can pick up you for free from the closest station!



Exact location provided after booking.


Reviews of Cooking Class

Cameron, United States of America

★★★★★

Satomi was such a phenomenal host, I don't think there are enough superlatives I can use to compliment her. Some that come to mind are gracious, elegant, knowledgable, generous, and kind. Every aspect of our tea ceremony was prepared with tremendous care. More than I would have imagined. The ceremony room was in her home which is a traditional Kyoto style machiya. Beautifully appointed with tatami mats, scrolls on the wall, an adjacent rock garden, and gorgeous tea preparation equipment. Satomi even cut a fresh flower from her garden for display. Everything was just so beuatiful. My partner and I were honored she shared a kimono and yukata with us to wear during the ceremony. Although we were slightly embarassed because they didn't quite fit us being Americans on the larger side, Satomi was so patient helping us dress and never once made us feel self conscious about it. During the actual ceremony, I was surprised to learn how many steps there are and each one has a very specific purpose. It was a delight and joy to learn about this from Satomi. Once it was my turn to try and perform the ceremony, I was very concerned I would not remember any of the steps and embarass our host, but she was such a wonderful teacher I made it through with realtively few errors. On top of that, the matcha and wagashi provided (traditional Japanese sweets) were exceptionally delicious. Much like everything we ate and drank in Japan, but these were obviously made with love and care and made them that much better. Satomi and her family have my deepest gratitude and appreciation for the heartfelt and genuine way she shared her culture with us. I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Kyoto to book Satomi's tea ceremony if you can. Satomi gave us memories that we will carry forever and I'm so grateful for that. Thank you Satomi and Air Kitchen. p.s. To Air Kitchen....please make it so we can attach photos to reviews. Satomi's ceremony room is so beautiful my words don't do it justice.

May 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you for coming the other day. I was very happy to meet you. It was a great honor to be able to share your precious time in Kyoto with the two of you. Thank you for all the compliments we have received. I received so much kindness and love. I'm really thankful to you.


Lai, United Kingdom

★★★★★

Thank you for your wonderful hospitality and pateinece when showing and teaching us the tea ceremony. We had a fantastic time.

May 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
I was also very happy to be able to share such a meaningful time with you. Thank you so much. I would like to visit your country someday.


Shirin, United Kingdom

★★★★★

This was a brilliant experience. Myself and my husband had the most amazing time. The whole experience was so beautiful. Thank you for inviting us into your home. We are honoured. And my love for matcha and Japanese culture has grown

May 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
I also had a great time meeting you guys. I felt a love for Japanese culture. Thank you for loving the tea ceremony.Please make matcha tea at home.


David, Germany

★★★★★

We had a fantastic time learning about the fine Japanese art of the tea ceremony with Satomi and her husband! The tea - which we were taught how to make and serve - was delicious and paired perfectly with the sweet treats her husband made. You can tell they are very passionate and are masters of their art. The whole experience was entirely authentic and homely und not at all commercial. It didn’t feel staged, in fact it was like being welcomed into their home. Would throughly recommend it to someone who doesn’t want the commercialised „Number 1 on Tripadvisor“ experience but prefers something that feels more „real“!

Apr 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you for visiting me the other day. I was very happy to spend time and share with you. I'm glad that you could learn about Japanese culture through the tea ceremony experience. Thank you for your wonderful feedback.


Mattia Turchetti, United Kingdom

★★★★★

Thank you so much to Satomi and her husband for hosting us in their beautiful home. We had an amazing tea ceremony experience, Satomi has been a great teacher, we had such a wonderful time and we really enjoyed the authentic and intimate atmosphere. Thank you again

Apr 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you for coming to my house. I'm so happy that we had such a wonderful time together. I look forward to seeing you again.


Sophie , Germany

★★★★★

The tea ceremony with Satomi and her husband was an incredible experience. They are gracious hosts and very kind people. We enjoyed every minute.

Apr 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you very much. Let's meet again someday.


Sophie , Germany

★★★★★

The tea ceremony with Satomi and her husband was an incredible experience. They are gracious hosts and very kind people. We enjoyed every minute.

Apr 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you very much. It was a great memory to meet you and spend time with you. Please come to Kyoto again.


Ayal, Panama

★★★★★

WAO , amazing experience went with my wife and we had so much fun , they are so warm and happy I would repeat again !

Mar 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you for coming over. I was also very happy that you were able to experience even a little bit of the tea ceremony.


Paolo, Italy

★★★★★

It was an authentic and amazing experience. Satomi and her husband welcomed us and gave us a real tea ceremony, allowing us to make our own tea and try original kimonos. Highly recommended

Mar 2024


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you very much. I am very happy to be able to share with you the Japanese culture of tea ceremony. Please come to Japan again.


Gian, Italy

★★★★★

Thank you very much for inviting us in you home. The tea ceremony was beautiful. We had a wonderful time. Most importantly, you showed us the true meaning of this ancienr ritual. Thanks!

Nov 2023


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you very much. We also want to go to Italy again.


Gian, Italy

★★★★★

Thank you very much for inviting us in you home. The tea ceremony was beautiful. We had a wonderful time most importantly, you showed us the true meaning of this ancienr ritual.

Nov 2023


host-Satomi

Response from Satomi
Thank you for both for coming. It was so much fun to be able to share the same time with you through the tea ceremony. Please come to Japan again.


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host-Satomi

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FAQ about Tea ceremony to feel with five senses | Cooking class by Satomi

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

    Up to 4 people can join Satomi's cooking class.

  • Is Tea ceremony to feel with five senses available for vegans?

    Yes, Tea ceremony to feel with five senses has a vegan option.

  • How to get to the place where Tea ceremony to feel with five senses being held?

    Please go to Horikawashimochojyamachi bus stop which takes 0 mins from Horikawa Shimochojyamachi bus stop. Then Satomi (host) will pick you up there!

  • How much does it cost to join Tea ceremony to feel with five senses?

    It costs 7000 per person.

  • How long is this cooking class by Satomi?

    Duration of this cooking class is 1.5 hours.

  • Is Tea ceremony to feel with five senses available for vegetarians?

    Yes, Tea ceremony to feel with five senses has a vegetarian option.

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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