Sawasen

The shop has been making traditional confectionery for generations.
In order to produce confections with the real taste, they are all hand-made with domestic materials.
We have a lot of varieties from which you can make your choice.They include Saka-manju (steamed bun), Kushi-dango (skewered sweets), Zenzai (sweet soup of red beans), etc. with roasted rice tea or green tea.
Coffee, Orange juice, and Plum juice are also available, and at lunch time Udon (noodle soup) is served.
The menu in English and French are offered.

Menu

Pounded Rice Ball Cake Set

Powdered Green Tea

Zenzai

Coffee with a Japanese sweet

Shaved Ice

Udon

  • Pounded Rice Ball Cake Set - 525 yen

    Three pieces are served with roasted whole grain rice tea

  • Powdered Green Tea - 630 yen


    Served with a Japanese sweet chosen from the

    • Steamed Japanese bun flavoured with rice wine.
    • Dora-yaki (pancakes sandwiched with sweet azuki bean and chopped chestnuts)
    • ”Hikone Castle” Sweet (chestnuts topped with Sweet bean jelly)
    • ”Yorisuguri” (Chestnut paste wrapped in a layer of sweet bean paste)
  • Zenzai - 735 yen

    Grilled sticky rice cake served in syrup soup with whole bean paste.

  • Coffee with a Japanese sweet - 525 yen

    Served with a Japanese sweet chosen from the

    • Steamed Japanese bun flavoured with rice wine.
    • Dora-yaki (pancakes sandwiched with sweet bean paste)
    • ”Hikone Castle” Sweet (chestnuts topped with Sweet bean jelly)
    • ”Yorisuguri” (Chestnut paste wrapped in a layer of sweet bean paste)
  • Shaved Ice

    “Sawasen” shaved ice is made by using a honey-based syrup containing fruit-liqueur (but purely non-alchoholic and without any artificial colorings or flavors). All the ingredients are natural.
    Please enjoy this dessert’s natural taste and aroma.

    • Strawberry - 420 yen
    • Melon - 420 yen
    • Lemon - 420 yen
    • Peppermint - 420 yen
    • Peach - 525 yen
    • Grape - 525 yen
    • Plum - 525 yen
    • Treacle (made with sugar from Okinawa) - 525 yen
    • Uji (powdered green tea) - 525 yen
    • Kintoki (red bean syrup with whole beans) - 525 yen
    • Uji-Kintoki (green tea and red bean syrup) - 630 yen
  • Udon and Japanese sweets’dessert - 735yen

    (soy sauce-based broth, topped with soft-boiled egg, fish cake, spring onion and fried tofu) Shichimi-Tougarashi (pepper) is optional.
    In summer, cold noodles are available, too. (Topped with soft-boiled egg, fish cake, spring onion and dried bonito flakes) Ginger is optional.

  • Coffee - 420 yen

  • Green Tea - 420 yen

  • Orange Juice - 420 yen

  • Plum Juice - 525 yen

Sawasen

1-7 Sawa-cho, Hikone, Shiga, 522-0075, Japan
Phone: +81-(0)749-27-3030
http://www.eonet.ne.jp/~sawasen/

Open 10:00 to 18:00 (Dec. to Feb. 10:00 to 17:00)
Open everyday (except from 12/24 - 12/31)