Cooking Soba noodle in Yanaka Tokyo (2 hours)

From your hotel, go to a ‘Japanese cooking class and try to make the traditional Japanese food Soba, which is made of buckwheat.
Make your Tokyo visit more exciting to this small-group class learning to make ‘Soba’ a traditional Japanese food. It is a local dish of Japan and has been made since the 15th century. This style of eating soba noodles is unique to Japan.

Get an introduction to preparing this traditional Japanese Soba noodle, learning about the many tips of how to make a fresh handmade soba noodle based on the high-quality organic ingredients from contracted farm in Hokkaido.

Our guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or any preferred place, allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself like a local without the stress of complicated public transport.
Your departure time and course contents will be arranged to suit your schedule.

Activity information

Your guide will pick you up at your hotel and travel to the Soba cooking class together. You will enjoy cooking your Soba and eating them after the class.

Head to your ‘Soba’ class location in the Yanaka near Nezu station and change the uniform of Soba cooking before start times. You’ll spend most of your class learning the techniques to prepare this tasty and fresh Japanese food. The class will also help give participants a sense of the wide variety of seasonal differences making process in ‘Soba’ which necessary to adopt the temperature that change with the season. Before your class finishes, you’ll enjoy your ‘Soba’ and ‘Soba yu’ the traditional Japanese style of eating soba.

  • Learn the ‘Soba’ traditional style of Japanese food culture
  • Learn the techniques used in making these traditional Japanese ingredients
  • Enjoy the ‘fruits’ of your labor by eating the ‘Soba’ paired with ‘Soba yu” (hot water for boiling Soba)
  • Small group trip and a great introduction to Japan’s rich cuisine history and practices

Tour guide rate and cancellation policy

Please check the tour guide rate from here

Duration of class: Class start 4:00pm, 2 hours include Soba tasting

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • tour operates with minimum of 2 people, Maximum is 3 people
  • Please wear suitable clothes and footwear for cooking
  • Remove all accessories to avoid scratching pottery and tea utensils
  • Minimum age is ten
  • Please let us know if you have any food allergies before the reservation
  • Any changes made less than two 3 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted


  • Animals not permitted in the stores or restaurants
  • Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair accessibility

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us by inquiry form.