Food Tours Japan helps you discover the best gourmet and culinary travel experiences in the world’s number one food destination. Pack your chopsticks and dive into elegant and harmonious cuisines developed from centuries of artistry to deliciously addictive soul and street foods.
Taking food tour in Japan or cooking class is the best way to discover the wonderful world of washoku (Japanese cuisine). Allow a local expert food guide to introduce you to Japan’s abundance of gastronomical delights.
Start your journey in Tokyo, the world’s premier city for food lovers with the most Michelin star restaurants. Savour local and regional cuisine on a Tokyo food tour during the day or night.
Stroll around Shinjuku’s narrow back streets and taste sizzling yakitori in Memory Lane or discover where the locals go out at night. For fun-seekers, the Robot Restaurant offers a sensory overload of lights and action and is more of a cabaret show, than a place for serious foodies. Or, combine sightseeing in the day with a walking food tour.
Tantalise your taste buds with fresh-off-the-boat sashimi at Tsukiji Market and witness the drama of Tokyo’s famous tuna auction at its new home, Toyosu Market. After, wash down all that sushi with a sake tasting or brewery tour.
For a more hands-on culinary experience, learn how to cook ramen and gyoza, wagyu beef and make sushi at a Tokyo cooking class.
Ranked number two in the world for the most Michelin star restaurants, Kyoto is home to some of Japan’s most refined dishes. On a Kyoto food tour, experience the finest kaiseki multi-course meal or discover restaurants and bars along Gion’s ancient streets.
Nishiki Market, known as ‘Kyoto’s kitchen, offers tourists a feast of local and Japanese cuisine. After visiting the market, why not put your culinary skills into action with a cooking class.
For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, enjoy the company of Kyoto’s legendary entertainers at a geisha or maiko dinner show.
And take a break from shrines and temples with sake brewery and tasting tour in Kyoto’s quaint and pretty Fushimi district.
Osaka is a foodie paradise, and its people are famous throughout Japan for their love of food. They’re so passionate about cuisine, they have a saying kuidaore which means to ‘bankrupt oneself through extravagance with food.’
Osaka’s friendly and outgoing locals makes it a perfect place to experience delicious local soul foods like takoyaki and Japanese cuisine. Wander around Dotonbori’s neon-lit streets on an Osaka food tour and visit one of the cities izakaya or standing bars. Or, visit Kuromon Market with its seafood-laden food stalls by day.
Taste the beauty of Japan on a culinary adventure and get a deeper insight into the nation’s culture. A Japan food tour is a must-do travel experience and one you’ll never forget!