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Private, Traditional Lebanese Cooking Class with a Contemporary Twist provided by Traveling Spoon

Private, Traditional Lebanese Cooking Class with a Contemporary Twist

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Join Marie in her modern, minimalist apartment in a suburb of Beirut, To learn more about Lebanese food, culture, hospitality and everyday lives. Her apartment has beautiful views of the river and roman vestiges. And is about 7km from downtown Beirut. Marie taught herself to cook and has been cooking since she was 10 years old. She now has over three decades of experience cooking traditional Lebanese food for her family and friends. Cooking is one of Marie’s biggest passions and she is excited to share her culinary traditions with guests. Marie believes that Lebanese cuisine is passed down from generation to generation and it promotes values such as friendship, good relationships and family. Marie says, “you will always feel welcome at the Lebanese table!”
Important Information
Departure Point
Beirut, Lebanon
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private cooking lesson and home cooked meal with your host Marie
  • Local alcohol (1-2 glasses)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • If any travelers in your party have any allergies, dietary restrictions or cooking preferences please advise at time of booking
  • Vegetarian, gluten free and halal options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Private, personalized experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Traveling Spoon
Once in a life time experience!
A must on your to-do list when you are in Beirut! If you look for an amazing authentic Lebanese cooking class, thi
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Cooking Class with Marie
I am spending four weeks alone in Lebanon and wanted to learn how to cook lebanese food. So I booked an evening wit
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Jerry L
Very cordial great evening
We had the great opportunity to enjoy real Lebanese food, but really not only that! The dinner with Tania’s family
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Cooking class with Amal
Amal and her family were really welcoming and amazing! My ten year old daughter wanted to take the class, and Amal
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Hichem F
Great experience
This was an amazing experience and I highly recommend it. Most like lol it will be the most memorable part of this
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Kirstie C
Authentic local experience not to be missed
A massive thank you to Tania, Joy and their whole family & friends for hosting me on Christmas day. Everyone was so
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A true Lebanese experience!
If you are looking to experience a real Lebenese family dinner (and preparation) then search no furher. The cooking
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The nicest people you could ever meet
I recently went on holidays in Lebanon and I decided to book this cooking course for my first day in the country. T
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A perfect evening!
In short, it was perfect. We booked the cooking course for our first evening in Beirut. The communication with Tani
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A charming family and a delicious meal made for a memorable experience.
We were welcomed like old friends into Amal's family home where her father gave us a tour of the productive garden
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Henrik H
Exceptional experience! Highly recommended!
We spent a wonderful and most memorable evening with Tania, her mother and father and two of her brothers. We very
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Donna N
The best part of my trip to Beirut!!
I had no idea what to expect when I booked a private cooking class with Amal. She and her husband picked me up at
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Amazing cooking class with amazing people
Tania and her family were very friendly, we felt like at home. We learnt a lot about Lebanese cuisine and learnt a
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As authentic as it gets
What I like most about traveling to new places is when I go with very high expectations and then enjoy those expect
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Great experience!
We had a wonderful experience with Tania and her family. As we had some issues travelling that day we arrived at
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French
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