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Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul provided by OME Cooking Lab

Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul

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Cooking Korean cuisine with fresh ingredients is an experience any food lover should not pass up. While in Seoul, learn to prepare an authentic home-cooked Korean meal—lunch or dinner plus dessert—at a local home. After a short walking tour to the market, you’ll benefit from hands-on instruction in a traditional-style house.
  • Learn to cook a variety of Korean foods with a local instructor
  • Market visit lets you pick out fresh ingredients: lunch or dinner
  • Dine together with a small group of up to 7 participants
  • Traditional Korean-style house creates an authentic atmosphere
Important Information
Departure Point
892-56 Jegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch(Dinner) or Dessert (depending on selection and time)
  • Local guide
  • Group tour
  • Subway station pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking is required
  • OME's each class consists of Korean food (5dishes) Menu. It can be changed if you have an allergy or special needs(ex: gluten-free, Halal, vegetarian).
  • Composed of 5 different menu items.
  • For vegetarians, we recommend the menu on Wednesdays and Fridays. On the other days, we will tofu and mushrooms instead of meats.
  • Guests over 14 years are charged adult price.
  • Under 4 year guest are free of charge. But please let us know in advance.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Up to two children per class can participate.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Garagarago wrote a review 4 Aug
2 contributions
Even if you have no idea on korean food or cooking in general, you will have no problem learning to cook some of the most popular korean dishes with the instructors! The Instructor Jihee was so kind and explained it so well.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Russ Voss wrote a review Jul 2020
2 contributions
Jihee met me at the subway stop and took me on a tour of the medicine and food markets, pointing out Korean staple foods, explaining how they're used, how they're made, and why they're important. We went on to the OME kitchen where all the ingredients were ready, and we got to
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Date of experience: July 2020
Ginevra B wrote a review Jun 2020
5 contributions
My friends and I took the street food cooking class here and had such a great time. Jihee was so nice and she taught us a lot about Korea and its foods. We made several different dishes including Gimbap, Bulgogi, and Tteokbokki, and enjoyed them later together with Jihee. The
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Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Minseona, 매니저 at Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul
Responded 25 Jun 2020
Hi, Gin. I was so happy to make your favorite Korean food with you! If you travel in Korea, I hope you have great time, and Please make delicious Korean food in Germany! Hope to see you again soon! 감사합니다. :)
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Penny P wrote a review May 2020
Seoul, South Korea15 contributions
Fabulous time at OME Cooking Lab - Highly recommended! The itinerary started with a walking tour to this HUGE local markets with teacher Kim. It was right after the lab was closed to prevent the spread of COVID. I can see how popular teacher Kim was with the local store
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Date of experience: May 2020
Response from Minseona, 매니저 at Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul
Responded 26 May 2020
Thank you sooooo much your lovely review!♥ I'm so glad you took a safe class with us even in difficult situations. I think your food was really delicious, too.🤣🤣 I hope we can make more diverse Korean foods together next time. See you next time. ♥♥ Gamsahamnida!
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vasun wrote a review May 2020
1 contribution
I had a great experience with my cooking class. Was able to request menu preferences and learnt how to make delicious korean food. The chef was amazing, very polite and answered all my questions. Definitely recommend!
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Response from Minseona, 매니저 at Traditional Cooking Experience in a Korean-Style House in Seoul
Responded 26 May 2020
Thank you so much for your review! :) It was a great time to make your favorite Korean food together. If you have any questions about Korean food, please feel free to contact me! ♥ Gamsahamnilda :)
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By: OME Cooking Lab
Cooking With Seoul
OME was a wonderful experience. It was great being a part of the prep with Jihee and cooking dishes I love. I would
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Book a class!
We did a cooking class here and had so much fun whilst learning lots! The team were great, so helpful and patient.
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Food fun
A great way to spend an afternoon! Jihee is a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic host. Preparing the dishes was fu
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Great experience
It was a great experience learning how to cook Korean dishes in a very homely environment. Kim and Jihee were outst
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An amazing experience!
I have to say that first of all, everyone was super nice and friendly! The environment was very welcoming and as I
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Lovely cooking class
I booked this tour last minute as it was going to be rainy that day. It was great! Easy to find via the train. The
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Very pleasant lunch with friends from all over the world
Shopping, cooking, eating together was much fun and we didn't notice the time passing at all. First we went to the
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Friendly people
Thanks to the chef and her colleagues. They are nice and friendly. We have enjoyed ourselves so much especially the
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母と2人で参加しました! ローカルの市場見学、料理教室、どちらもとっても楽しかったです!先生の英語もわかりやすく、一緒に参加したメンバーもフレンドリーでステキな時間が過ごせました。 またぜひ参加したいです! Local mark
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Fun time in Seoul spent cooking and learning about the food market!
We had a great time learning how to cook Korean cuisine. They prepared halal meat for us too so I could consume th
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Bibimbap Class
Thank you Minseon, Jihee and Mahler for a wonderful cooking experience. My family and I had a great time and would
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Delightful and delicious!
Jihee, our market guide and cooking instructor, was outstanding! She is knowledgeable, engaging, energetic and good
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fantastic cooking class!
I took the course on Feb 2nd. It was my first time in Korea, but I stayed only for 3 days, so I wanted to feel clos
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Steph C
Korean fried chicken class
Jihee was so nice and friendly to show around the traditional market and give out clear directions in cooking class
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Adam B
The Highlight of My Trip to Seoul
In Los Angeles, there is a large section of the city with a Korean population known as "K-Town" that has a large nu
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Korean
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