Thanks to the tropical ambience, Bali has many delicious tasteful food and beverages. The encounter with many civilizations, as a result of the tourism boom since more than half a century ago, gives way to many influences in Balinese dishes. That’s why Bali becomes one of the best places to learn how to cook, to enrol in cooking class.

Among many regions in Bali, Ubud is the best place to have a cooking class. Here are seven best cooking classes in Ubud you can enrol at:

Pemulan Bali Farm Cooking Class


At Pemulan Bali Farm Cooking Class, you can pick your own raw cooking material at the organic farm. Thereon, you will be taught to cook in the middle of the farm. You can learn to cook various food, from regular food, vegan, to vegetarian.

There are two classes a day, one in the morning (7.30 am-2.00 pm) and in the afternoon (12.30 pm-6.00 pm). Pemulan Bali Farm Cooking Class nestles in Banjar Patas, Taro, Gianyar. The price of a class starts at IDR400,000/person (adults).

Casa Luna Cooking School


Janet De Neefe is famous as the co-founder of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Yet, her movement does not only limited to literary but also culture. To introduce Balinese culture, she organizes Casa Luna Cooking School, where the students can learn how to cook Balinese delicacies.

The class will cost you around IDR400,000-450,000. There are four classes a week, from Monday to Thursday, which starts at 09.30 am and lasts till 1 pm. Interestingly, on Tuesday and Wednesday, you’ll get to experience a market tour. The class is held at Honeymoon Guesthouse, Jalan Bisma No. 5, Ubud.

Paon Bali


It is arguably one of the most authentic cooking classes in Bali. Paon means kitchen. You’ll be taught how to cook at a Balinese community village kitchen. The cooking class also involves a market visit and paddy-field expedition.

The morning class at Paon Bali begins at 8.30 am and the afternoon class at 3.30 pm. The price is quite reasonable, starting from IDR 350,000/person. Paon Bali is situated on Jalan Raya Laplapan, Petulu.

Lobong Culinary Experience


Lobong Culinary Experience will not merely teach you how to cook, but also will reveal “the secret of fresh and flavorful Balinese cuisine.” Also, you can get a crash course about the Balinese culture and how the Balinese learn their life. Surely taking a class at Lobong will enrich your knowledge.

The class at Lobong starts at 8 am. And like any other best cooking class in Ubud, your class will start by visiting the traditional market to pick your raw cooking material. For such an experience, you only have to pay IDR425,000++/person. Lobong Culinary Experience is situated on Jalan Raya Kedewatan, Ubud.

Raw Food Bali


A vegan cooking class at Raw Food Bali is not merely a cooking class. It is an adventure that will take you to a new horizon of vegan cooking. You can begin your cooking lesson by taking “Rawfood Fundamentals” and develop your skill at the “4 Days Food Intensive Course.”

Starting from USD70, the price for a class at Raw Food Bali is quite reasonable. Learn more about Raw Food Bali at the website or go directly to Jalan Penestanan Kelod, Sayan, Ubud.

Canting Bali Cooking Class


The cooking class at Canting Bali will give you once in a lifetime experience as you will learn how to cook in a venue overlooking the paddy-field. Interestingly, you can taste the food that you cook for lunch or dinner.

The price of a class is only IDR350,000/person. The morning class is from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm and the afternoon class is from 3.30 am to 8.30 pm. Canting Bali is situated on Jalan Raya Laplapan, Petulu.

Bumbu Bali Cooking Class


Since all of the guides have been trained by one of the Balinese nobility, what you’ll learn from your mentor is surely authentic. At Bumbu Bali, you’ll learn how to cook Balinese from the basic, from how to make spices/seasonings, the main dishes (such as opor ayam Bali or sate lilit ayam or tahu guling telor), to desserts (dadar gulung, pisang goreng, Bali pancake, etc).

A class will cost you around IDR300,000-400,000. The morning class starts at 9 pm and lasts till 2 pm and the afternoon class is held at 3.00 pm-6.30 pm. Bumbu Bali is situated on Jalan Kajeng No. 1, Ubud.

So are you ready to cook some Balinese food?


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