Bento experience is finished at the end of April, 2017

Bento is getting more popular all over the world, and the word bento itself is becoming universal. Bento doesn’t mean mere “lunch box”. It’s the art of food and nutrition. You’ll learn how quickly and easily you can cook it and how beautifully the meal is presented into a box. You shouldn’t miss this fun and tasty opportunity!

What can you experience?


Introduction of basic ideas of bento and its variety

Cooking Time

Let’s cook bento all together! You’ll be surprised how easy and fun it is.

Packing Time

To pack bento needs a bit of knack. Let’s make it fascinatingly.

Let’s go outside

There are many sightseeing spots around KAFU.

* You can eat the bento you made at KAFU in case of bad weather.


Every Wednesday
2:30 pm starts
Lesson fee
5,000 JPY (90min)
• Cash and credit cards are accepted, but we don’t accept checks. • Cooking ingredients and a bento box fees included.
  • Please make reservations until 5:00 pm on 2 days before the class through our booking system or by email as we need to order necessary materials in advance.
  •  Minimum participant count: 2 people * If you'd like to sign up for 1 person, please contact us without hesitation. Your reservation is acceptable when we have other participants at the session.
  • Please call us at 075-201-3686 in case of a last minute cancellation.

Please refrain from canceling without notice. The materials used for a cooking lesson contain fresh ingredients; as such, once we place an order, it cannot be canceled. Please inform us of cancellations no later than 5:00 pm on the day prior to your class. Even in the case of an emergency and you are forced to cancel at the last minute, we would appreciate it if you could let us know. Thank you for your understanding.

When you don’t appear within 30 min of the starting time, it’s regarded as no-show and 100% of the fee is charged by email invoice.

【Cancellation Policy】
  •  No charge for the cancellation more than 4 days before.
  •  50% of the fee is charged for the cancellation 2-3 days before your booked lesson date.
  •  75% of the fee is charged for the previous day cancellation.
  •  100% of the fee is charged for the appointed day cancellation and no-show.


From JR Kyoto Station

by Train
Take the subway Karasuma Line, transfer to Tozai Line at Karasuma-Oike Sta., and get off at Higashiyama Sta. 3 minutes walk from Exit #1.
by Bus
Take Kyoto City Bus #5 and get off at "Jingumichi" or #100 and get off at "Kyoto-kaikan, bijutsukan-mae" bus stop.
373-26 Horiike-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0038 Japan

Contact information

Email :

For urgent call (Japanese)

Mobile : 090-9101-1820

For urgent call (English)

Mobile : 080-4979-9622

(Only when you cancel the reservation at the last minute or when you get lost on the way to our facility.)

※ During lessons, meetings or outside hours, the call will roll to voice mail. Please leave your name, a phone number you can be reached at, and a brief message. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.