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Taste the Traditional Food of Kyoto

There are many competitor food tour providers who are taking customers to the Nishiki market. Of course, we can also take you there if you would like to go, but our guides prefer to provide a more historical and interesting food tour to you which is a bit more off the beaten path.

In Kyoto
3 Hours
Food And Drinks
Upto 10 people
  • Taste the local fare of Kyoto
  • Visit a yuba specialist and have lunch at a traditional restaurant
  • Insights into the history of Kaiseki cuisine

This tour will take you on the off-beaten track and taste the street food of Kyoto.

Kyoto was the imperial capital city of Japan for 1,200 years. This also made it the center of food culture like in many other countries where kings have inspired great cuisines like the world-renowned French course menus. Kyoto is especially famous for kaiseki cuisine, the Japanese version of course menus. Kaiseki is traditionally served during the tea ceremony, but later it became a popular dining style.

You will learn about Japanese traditions and history while visiting the museum. You will also visit a Yuba (tofu skin) specialist, and have lunch at a traditional restaurant in one of the most beautiful areas of Kyoto.

What's included
  • Services of the local guide
  • Four small bites, one large bite, a dessert, and two drinks each
What's excluded
  • Transportation
  • Additional food and drinks
Meet your Host
Tokio tours

My name is Nicki Yoshihara and I am the founder and owner of Tokio Tours. We have been guiding people across various places in Japan since 2013. We have a lot of experience in providing the best possible experience in Japan. Since I am originally Dutch, we have a lot of Dutch-speaking guides working for us in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, and various other locations around Japan. All our guides are local people who have had extensive training in how to be the guide you need. We specialize in bespoke private tours. All our guides do their utmost to enhance your experience and to adjust every tour we do to the clients' needs. All our guides are also fluent in Japanese and English and have extensive knowledge of Japanese culture, cuisine, modern pop culture, religion. All our guides have their own expertise.

From USD 176 / Person
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.