Athens 4-Hour Cooking Class with Central Market Visit

4 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Greece is famous for so many great reasons: Friendly people, beautiful nature, stunning landscapes and of course, amazing food!

We are so spoilt here with amazing produce, filled with flavour and always fresh as we enjoy it when it's in season!

Food is an important aspect of travel, and one of the things that people remember the most about their time abroad. Why not make it an even bigger part of your vacation and enjoy the experience of making excellent, tasty dishes that you can enjoy again and again at home meaning you'll always have something to remember your time here in Greece forever!


  • A walk through the market with the cook
  • All ingredients
  • Water, a serving of wine and a shot of local liquor
  • Recipes to create the dishes at home

What to expect

The Greek Kitchen is the little foodie space in Athens. Our team of local, home cooks are here to take care of you and make sure you have fun from the moment you arrive!

Start the experience at The Greek Kitchen; it's a handy place to leave anything you don't want to carry to the market.

Head to Varvakios Agora, the central produce market in Athens, here you cook will take you on a shopping walk to pick up ingredients, meet some of the local traders and discover a few places you might not have already seen! It's not a tour of the market, but it's still an experience!

Back at The Greek Kitchen the hands-on experience will begin and you will be involved in the preparation of your dishes.

Your meal will be served with a serving of local organic wine and a shot of Greek digestive liquor.

End your time with us with a chance to relax, enjoy a drink with your food and let us take care of the dishes.

We are happy to cater to your dietary needs, please contact us using the messaging feature as soon as possible to let us know in advance as we can't do anything at the last minute.

Stop At:

• The Greek Kitchen, Athinas 36, Athens 105 51 Greece
• Central Market Athens, Monastiraki Greece

Sample Menu

• Tzatziki - Creamy Greek yoghurt dip infused with garlic and cucumber
• Spanatyrokopitakia - Spirals of phyllo stuffed with feta, spinach and fresh herbs
• Dolmades - Tasty little parcels of rice and herbs rolled up in vine leaves. Meat lovers can add some beef to the mix.
• Imam Baildi - A delicious meal of roasted eggplant topped with a Mediterranean sweet and sour sauce, completed with feta cheese.
• Portokalopita - Sticky orange pie made from shredded phyllo, orange zest and cinnamon.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • There is 30 minutes of walking on the market walk so please wear comfortable footwear and clothing that is weather-appropriate.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • While the current rules have been changed so that you no longer have to show any kind of covid test or vaccination certificate we still require anyone over the age of 12 to wear a mask while inside the classroom, so please be respectful of this.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

The cook who did the class was really the focus of the whole show she was so outgoing and engaging we couldn’t have picked a better place for a wonderful class we would recommend this to anybody in Athens on a vacation a great afternoon a very nice selection of different Greek foods and a wonderf...

May 2022

I'd been very keen to take cooking class during my time in Athens but really did not anticipate the experience to be this lovely. The walk around the central market to pick up ingredients, learn about its history and the provenance of products was a joy in itself. We were a very small group of 4,...

May 2022

Friendly staff.. Great fun.. Interesting and delicious experience! Very well organised. Would definitely recommend.

April 2022

This was such a fun experience. Thanos was a great instructor and the food was great. Very fun and unique Greek foods to try. By the time you're done cooking there will be a feast and you won't walk away hungry.

April 2022

Comraderie and how easy the recipes were very easy. Participants were from all areas so fun to hear stories

April 2022

Well worth the price! The market visit is educational and fun, which helped me want to visit on my own time. Antonia made this class so enjoyable! We made multiple dishes and got to talk with people from all over who were also doing the class. Everything is paid for in advanced so it was nice not...

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