Seasonal Kaiseki cuisine
～ Kaiseki cuisine of 24 seasons ～
The climate of Japan, which is blessed with its changing seasons,
comprises 24 traditional seasons from Risshun, the first day of spring, to Daikan, around January 20.
Ashikari's Kaiseki cuisine is a luxurious and delicate cuisine that supremely weaves together
the changing seasons and selected seasonal flavors from throughout Japan,
centering on fresh seafoods from Manazuru Port, Fukuura Port,and Sagami Bay,
as well as the fruits of the earth grown in the fresh, clean air of Ashigara, Sagamihara, Mishima.
Fresh seafoods and seasonal vegetables are used generously,
and no effort is spared in our dedicated preparation.
From the selection of lacquer tableware, the joy and elegance of the visual presentation,
and the non-stereotypical playfulness, you can enjoy and taste our cuisine with all five of your senses.
Have your fill of our creations from the four seasons
We carefully select seasonal ingredients unique to Japan that change with each of the four seasons, sparing no effort to care and putting our devotion into each and every one of our dishes. Providing an exciting deliciousness that cannot be experienced anywhere else
～This is the true essence of Ashikari's Kaiseki cuisine.
Dishes that transcend the five senses and resonate with the soul
Not only are they delicious, but they also resonate with the five senses to leave a lasting, memorable impression. We offer ingenuity and refinement every day in our cuisine.
Enjoying food and space
Ambient dawn lighting in the morning, illuminated tree-shaped dining rooms at night, and in-room dining, depending on the room type. You can enjoy the comfort of the dining space along with the food, with variations depending on the occasion and scene.
A menu that reflects the transitions of the 24 seasons
Enjoy the delicate and luxurious seasonal flavors of the sea and mountain fields unique to Japan to your heart's content as they change from season to season.
Our dishes are also complimented by sincere hospitality. Our kitchen, which combines the basics with creativity, has a sense of honesty and playfulness, and prepares food with care to make the most of the quality ingredients while also sparing no time or effort to ensure you can enjoy its charm.
*The location of meals will vary depending on room type. Please check your reservation details.
～ Dishes of the month ～
Below is an introduction of the Kaiseki dishes for each of the 12 seasons.
～ Custom food orders ～
We also offer a variety of different dishes taking advantage of the seasonal flavors.
Please feel free to contact us about the foods for special celebrations, health issues, various allergies, religious dietary needs, etc.
～ Breakfast made from fresh local foods ～
We use carefully-selected seafoods from the local Fukuura Port and Manazuru Port,
and local vegetables nurtured by the delicious water and air of the Hakone Mountains.
We carefully examine the most delicious seasonal ingredients
from each local area and use them to create our breakfast
～ Food for Baby and Children ～
We want you to enjoy healthy, safe and delicious meals toward a bright future,
so we also offer meals for children.
In addition, upon advance request, we also offer dishes to create nice memories
such as red rice for celebrations
such as weaning ceremonies, wedding anniversaries, birthdays,
77th/88th birthdays, graduations, retirements, etc.
Children's Cuisine Celebratory Cuisine
Children’s cuisine: Child lunch, Chawanmushi (steamed egg custard with assorted ingredients), stewed udon, dashi eggs (Japanese-style omelette), fried chicken, hamburger steak, rice omelets, fried shrimp, etc.
Menu contents may change depending on the season. Please ask the staff for details.
We do our best to accommodate customers with dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, gluten-free, various allergies,
and small children, so please feel free to inquire about these when making your reservation.
Wine selection of Ashikari
Incorporating the opinions of wine experts concerning what kind of wines complement Kaiseki cuisine, we have been careful in our selection regarding the type of grape, production area, and manufacturing method, selecting mainly sparkling wines and white wines. Our selection of wines complements the delicate Kaiseki cuisine without clashing with it. Please enjoy a pairing of wine and Kaiseki cuisine.
Kaiseki and wine pairing
In accordance with the Kaiseki menu that uses an abundance of seasonal ingredients, we have prepared pairing sets that you can enjoy by comparing 3-5 kinds of specially selected wines by the glass at a special price. Please take this opportunity to enjoy the pairings of Kaiseki and wine.
Commitment to Japanese Sake
The pairing between Kaiseki cuisine and good Japanese sake is magnificent. We collaborate with serious sake breweries nationwide, mainly in Kanagawa, who have creative spirits, and select Japanese sake that we can genuinely recommend as complementing our delicate Kaiseki cuisine by using only the finest brewing methods and rice.
The cold sake selection of Ginjo, Daiginjo, Honjozo, and Junmaishu includes sakes limitedly sold in Kanagawa as well as the best from around the country.
We also offer seasonal sake that complements our seasonal ingredients, such as seasonal sake breweries’ special, and in winter we also offer delicious warmed sake.
Ashikari drink selection
Kanagawa local beer "Sankt Gallen," Shochu (distilled spirit), Fruit liqueur, Wine, Sparkling wine, Junmai raw sparkling, Soft drinks, Beer, Whiskey