Uka Rokkon

Uka Rokkon

Gokasho, Higahsi-Omi City, Shiga is where the Omi merchants originated. This restaurant is in a 180-year-old, renovated Omi Merchant’s home. Plenty of Ingredients from the land of the lake, Shiga, are featured to create Shiga’s traditional fermented food.

The ingredients are all from well-known producers. The restaurant also uses wild vegetables from their premises, fish caught in Biwa Lake, and wild game meats such as deer and boars. Enjoy Shiga’s delicacy.

One of the famous dishes is Cured Omi Beef, Tanada Zen. Omi Beef is fermented in the homemade salted bran, and the first serving is the straight beef, for the second serving, with toppings, and for the third serving, with the premium fish soup and rice. There are cacao miso, dried persimmon salty sauce, osmanthus flower syrup and other fermented foods are carefully prepared to bring you heavenly taste.


Homemade Ayu Narezushi (fermented sushi) is one of the artistic dishes
Wild vegetables from the mountain on the premises are used in the dishes
Natural ingredient from Biwa Lake, snapping turtle, in the nutritious soup


Name in Japanese
湖香 六根
Postal Code
713 Gokashokawanamicho, Higashiomi City, Shiga
Tuesdays, Wednesdays
11:30am-3:00pm, 5:00pm - (Reservation always required)
Lunch 6,000 yen, Dinner 10,000 yen
From JR Biwako Line, Notogawa Station, ride Omi Railway Bus for 15 min, Get off at Kawanami and walk for 4 min. Or get off at Plaza Sanpo Yoshi-mae, and walk for 5 min.
Credit Cards
Not accepted
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)


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