Cuisine

Blessed with a rich natural environment, Oita Prefecture is a treasure-trove of delicious food from the sea
and the mountains

Enjoy the ingredients offered by each season, woven into the finest dishes by our skilful culinary artisans.

From the Bungo Channel to the Iyo Sea, Oita is blessed with fine fishing grounds; the catch includes our firm-bodied blowfish, whose taste rivals those of Shimonoseki.

Well-known for the finest ingredients in Oita. The mackerel varieties caught in the Bungo Channel off Oita’s Saganoseki are high-class brands that attract many food connoisseurs.

Recently, the area has become renowned for its delicious ‘Bungo-gyu’, Japanese Black beef. Enjoy its rich, full flavour and fine marbling.