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For each guest that dines at this restaurant, byFood will donate 10 meals
Location
Cuisine
Traditional Japanese / Kaiseki / Kappo
Average cost
Lunch: ¥40,000 - ¥50,000
Dinner: ¥40,000 - ¥50,000
A 90- minute trip from Kyoto is all it takes to enjoy wild rural dining in an elegant natural setting.

Restaurant Details

Shiga is a prefecture of Japan with some of the most beautiful natural scenery. The lake which dominates it’s center, Lake Biwa, is the biggest freshwater lake in Japan, meaning it has the greatest abundance of freshwater fish. This is just one of the sources of the incredible ingredients at Hira-Sansou, a restaurant in a valley town a 90-minute journey from Kyoto Station. This place started out in 1959 as a rest stop inn for mountain climbers exploring the area. Now the third generation owner-chef presides over it in its current form as a top regional kaiseki restaurant. Takeji Ito and his wife welcome everyone who graces their doorstep personally, appreciating the effort taken in coming to visit their restaurant. Those who make the trip can enjoy dining in tatami rooms with grand, lacquered dining tables, looking out over a massive garden with a freshwater spring and dozens of plants gathered from the local mountainsides. The dishes served here include a winter hot pot with bear, summer sweet fish dishes, wild vegetables, and wild “suppon” turtle soup. The wealth of the region is on full display in their omakase course meal.

Hira-sansou Phone Number

077-599-2058

Hira-sansou Business Days

Sunday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM
09:00 PM

Hira-sansou Address

94 Katsuragawabomuracho, Otsu, Shiga, 520-0475, Japan

Hira-sansou Cancellation Policy

Cancel your reservation at least 1 week before the dining start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Dominated by Japan’s largest lake, this prefecture offers a wealth of culture around its shores, as well as some of the best freshwater fish in the country.
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For each guest that dines at this restaurant, byFood will donate
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