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Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

Athens: Greek Cooking Class & Dinner on a Rooftop

Activity provider: Athens Walks Tour Company
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From US$ 89.78 per person

Be taught how to make real Greek food and enjoy dinner with a view with this 3.5-hour cooking class in Athens. Head to a much-loved bakery in vibrant Monastiraki and learn how to make traditional Greek dishes, from tzatziki to spinach pie.

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Duration 4 hours
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Instructor
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Join a hands-on Greek cooking class at a local bakery
  • Discover how to make classic Greek dishes with a local chef
  • Eat your creations on the bakery’s roof with a glass of wine
  • Take in views of the Acropolis of Athens from the roof top
Full description

Learn how to make an authentic Greek Moussaka dish and Spanakopita pie during this cooking class in Athens with a local chef. Get an authentic look at Greek cuisine, then head to a rooftop location to take in the views while enjoying your handmade meal.

Head to a kitchen that's just a few steps from Monastiraki Square in the funky neighborhood of Psirri. Meet your chef for the day on a rooftop terrace featuring unbeatable views of some of the best sights of Athens.

During your call, you'll make two classic traditional pies: spinach pie and milk pie. Greek island-inspired salad with cherry tomatoes aromatized with aged local vinegar and Greek yogurt tzatziki sauce will also be on the menu.

Roll up your sleeves and start with your cooking preparations while chatting about Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with the chef. After getting introduced to the day's ingredients, the cooking class officially begins.

When the class is finished, take a seat and savor your food together with views of the Acropolis monuments and Parthenon temple lit at night. Finish off your evening taking in the vivid center of Athens overlooking the dome of Aghios Dimitrios Church.

Includes
  • Local chef
  • Cooking class
  • Rooftop dinner
  • 1 glass of red or white wine, beer, or other refreshment
  • Extra drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet in front of The Artist boutique hotel.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Dress simply as you would while cooking at home
  • This experience is vegetarian-friendly
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5

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This was probably our most favorite activity that we booked in Greece! Stam was so nice (and patient) with our group as we learned to cook delicious Greek dishes. We were a group of 10. The cooking time consisted of some individual helpers and then towards the middle is when we each got to work on our own plates following the directions of Stam. The food you make will honestly be the best you have your entire trip. It is so fresh and yummy! The dinner you get to have with everyone afterwards is awesome. It is set in a cool little rooftop bar with the perfect aesthetics all around. I wish I would have asked what brand of wine they served, it was probably some of the best I've had! I'm not exaggerating when I tell you to stop reading and book the experience because it is SO worth it if you love socializing and/or cooking! My husband and I did this just hours after landing in Greece and although we were the most tired we've ever been, we had the most amazing start to our honeymoon here!!

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August 31, 2021

Der Kochkurs war sehr, sehr schön! Unser Host (Stam?) war sehr entspannt, humorvoll und offen, sodass eine angenehme Stimmung in der Gruppe herrschte. Die Gruppengröße ist perfekt (~10 Leute) - es kommt schnell familiäre Stimmung auf. Das Kochen war nicht zu komplex, hat viel Spaß gemacht und das Endergebnis war sehr lecker! Auch von den Portionsgrößen war es perfekt! Ich empfehle den Kurs besten Gewissens weiter. Danke Stam :)

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April 13, 2022

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Our chef Stamios (I’m not sure if this is how you to spell it) was extremely personable, helpful and friendly. We made a lot of different foods and it was all really tasty! We had enough for breakfast the next day!

April 12, 2022

Product ID: 196157