Our chef and culinary authority- Masanobu DAN

Thanks, nature, for the wonderful food

Natural food ingredients are “lives” and blessings from nature. The luxury of enjoying the true, real tastes of these ingredients with no extra tunes. Be with us in this journey of being embraced by the warmth of these ingredients and presentation from our chefs.
Our chef and culinary authority- Masanobu DAN


Amazing food ingredients
in different seasons

Get to know “Shiroshita flounder” the world-famous expensive fish that has been around since the Edo period.
Spring & Summer
April – September

Get to know “Shiroshita flounder” the world-famous expensive fish that has been around since the Edo period.

A valuable gift for the Tokugawa Shogun in ancient times. The fish only grows in fresh waters in the south of the castle remains. That's the secret why its meat is purely white, and its taste is exceptional.

“Bungo tuna”- premium tuna raised in the sea of Oita
Spring & Summer
July – August

“Bungo tuna”- premium tuna raised in the sea of Oita

Japanese farmed tuna (an exquisite bluefin tuna)- the perfect combination of quality red meat and the finest fat

Enjoy shabu-shabu, the hot pot heaven of the autumn flavors if “daggertooth pike conger and Matsutake mushrooms
Autumn & Winter
September – October

Enjoy shabu-shabu, the hot pot heaven of the autumn flavors if “daggertooth pike conger and Matsutake mushrooms

When you quickly dip a slice of daggertooth pike conger into the broth, it blooms like a flower. Enjoy its soft texture together with matsutake mushrooms.

Bungo Bay firm-meat “Tiger puffer”
Autumn & Winter
October – March

Bungo Bay firm-meat “Tiger puffer”

Oita's blowfish sashimi features thicker slices, and the chewy texture is simply unforgettable.

A kaiseki course including
all three Oita specialties!

大分の味をとことん満喫

Oita Wagyu, the promising local beef brand of Oita“Toyonoshamo chicken”, Oita local chickenSaganoseki Horse mackerel A culinary odyssey in Oita.

Oita Wagyu is probably the most popular delicacy of Oita. On top of that, we also offer Seki horse mackerel sashimi grown in the rapids of Saganoseki, and Toyo no Shamo (Oita's local chicken brand) which is absolutely soft but juicy! Our kaiseki course meals are all well-curated, capturing the three wonderful tastes of Oita.

A kaiseki course including all three Oita specialties!
“Oita Wagyu”, “Toyono Shamo chicken” and “Seki horse mackerel”

In ancient times, Oita was named “Toyonokuni”. It’s blessed with beautiful nature and food. “Oita Wagyu”, “Toyono Shamo chicken” and “Seki horse mackerel” are commonly said to be the three wonderful local tastes; we are proud to serve all these three great tastes in our meals. Complete your trip with these stimulations!

  • Bungo beef is simply the best beef in Japan
    Bungo beef is simply the best beef in Japan
    Oita Wagyu

    Savor the mouth-melting, mellow, and finely marbled Oita Wagyu.

  • Toyono Shamo chicken
    One of our popular dishes
    Toyono Shamo chicken

    Toyonoshamo chicken comes with an optimal fat-to-meat ratio. The meat is firm and the fragrance is elegant- it’s just savory!

  • Seki horse mackere
    Your Oita trip is not completed without trying them!
    Seki horse mackere

    Grown in the rapids of the Bungo Channel with rough current. It also comes with a nice fat-to-meat ratio so the meat is firm and chewy.

Course meals
with topped-up meat dishes

  • Course meals with topped-up meat dishes
  • Course meals with topped-up meat dishes

Be amazed by both Oita Wagyu, the local beef brand of Oita And Oita specialty- “Toyonoshamo chicken”

Perfect for those who want to fully indulge in special local meats in Oita.
It’s an indulgence in the highly acclaimed degustation of “Oita Wagyu”, the popular beef brand, and “Toyonoshamo”, Oita’s local chicken.

Customized dinner
course meals

  • Customized dinner course meals
  • Customized dinner course meals
  • Customized dinner course meals

Customize your course all come with a Chef’s Recommendation Create your own specialized set for your personal indulgence

Select one dish from the main options and chef’s recommendation, Which include Oita signatures such as Kyushu black hair wagyu, Oita’s Toyonoshamo chicken, and bamboo steamed seafood.

Yufu course meal

  • Yufu course meal
  • Yufu course meal
  • Yufu course meal

The tofu dishes resemble the image of the white ritual garment in Shindo and the magical morning mist in Oita.

Our tofu is handmade with the use of quality Japanese soybeans and natural ingredients (to be changed every month. We’re especially proud of our “Kawari tofu” made with the best seasonal ingredients.


Breakfast

Breakfast

We're glad to prepare exceptional gourmet journeys for our guests

We mainly serve Japanese cuisine with an emphasis on breakfast as it is a crucial meal to boost our energy.
Based on the concept of “go healthy”, we utilize chemical-free/ low-pesticide organic vegetables from Kiyokawa Village, where a clear stream passes through. Fish are from Kamae Fishing Port in southern Oita; rice is from Kusumachi in the west of the prefecture, famous for delicious white rice...all for a satisfying meal.

  • The healthy, energizing “vegetable juice”

    The healthy, energizing “vegetable juice”

  • The healthy, energizing “rice”

    The healthy, energizing “rice”

  • The healthy, energizing “miso soup”

    The healthy, energizing “miso soup”


Dining places

  • Dining places
  • Dining places
  • Dining places
  • Dining places
  • Dining places

Breakfast and dinner are served at our dining places "Waremoko" (1st floor) or "Yusura An" (2nd floor)

Take in the panoramic view of Yufuin through the huge windows of our restaurant on the 1st floor. Embark on your culinary odyssey while admiring the magnificent nature. A terrace with the pleasant breeze of Yufuin. The restaurant terrace on the 1st floor is a great photo spot with breathtaking views.

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Tasty, accessible food for kids

  • Tasty, accessible food for kids
  • お子様のTasty, accessible food for kidsお食事

Be healed by the gentle seasons

Saikakukan is where you can savor your family moments.
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