While you are in Athens, try an authentic cooking class and enjoy a dinner overlooking the Acropolis. Head to a famous local bakery in the vibrant Monastiraki neighborhood and learn how to prepare traditional Greek dishes, from tzatziki to spinach pie, with hands-on guidance from an experienced chef.
DURATION: 3-4 hours
STARTING TIME: 5.30 pm
MEETING POINT: Monastiraki Square in front of the small church
LANGUAGES: English, Greek
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Anyone can join this cooking class tour. Children won't be served any wine.
Highlights◾ 4-hour Greek cooking class at a local bakery in Athens’ Monastiraki neighbourhood
◾ Discover how to make classic Greek dishes with an experienced local chef
◾ Eat your creations on the bakery’s roof with a glass of wine while enjoying views of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens
◾ Small-group tour with numbers limited to eight people to ensure personalized attention from the chef
What is included✔ Professional chef
✔ Dinner with your creations overlooking the Acropolis
✔ A glass of wine
✖ Hotel pickup and drop-off
What to expectMeet your guide in the famous Monastiraki Square and head directly to a popular downtown bakery. Walk inside to meet your instructor — an experienced local chef — and begin with an overview of the dishes you’ll be creating during your class as well as an introduction to the traditional Greek cuisine.
Under the instructions of your chef, set to work, preparing and cooking a traditional 3-course meal. Dishes vary according to the season but typically include Greek treats like tzatziki, galaktoboureko (creamy custard pie), and spinach phyllo pastries.
After your cooking class is over, head up onto the bakery’s roof and sit down with the rest of your small group to enjoy the food that you have cooked. While you eat, relax with a glass of red or white wine and admire the exceptional views of the city, topped by the majestic Acropolis of Athens.
Cutoff time before activity
- 2 days
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