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Restaurant Guide

With such a large selection of restaurants in the Niseko resort area, it's easy to feel overwhelmed with choice! To help, we have created a helpful restaurant guide which categorises restaurants into cuisines, popularity and dining style.

This is by no means an exhaustive list of restaurants in Niseko, as new ones pop up every month. But these are our tried-and-tested spots, so you can feel confident in receiving an enjoyable dining experience if you choose one of the below:

*Restaurant information is updated frequently, however details can change quickly. Please check directly with the restaurants for the newest information.

*For a list of every restaurant in Niseko, you can visit Niseko Tourism's Wine n Dine guide.

  • Japanese

    Tsubara Tsubara


    Izumikyo, Hirafu

    - Hokkaido Soup Curry

    - A Niseko 'must-try'

    - Easy walk-in location

    LOCATION

    Kitchen


    Inside Chatrium Niseko, Middle Hirafu

    - Modern izakaya style run by Michelin-starred chef Kamimura-san

    - Rotating menu with quality ingredients and excellent variety

    LOCATION

    An Dining


    Located in Ki Niseko at the base of the Hirafu Gondola

    - Modern izakaya style restaurant with bar

    - Breakfast, lunch and dinner available

    LOCATION

    Izakayas (Japanese gastropubs)

    Abucha 2


    Located on Hirafu-zaka underneath Suiboku

    - One of Niseko's most popular restaurants, bookings are essential!

    - Lively and friendly atmosphere with all the typical izakaya fare

    LOCATION

    Bang Bang


    Located on Hirafu-zaka next to Hirafutei Prince Hotel

    - Very popular izakaya specialising in yakitori (grilled meat skewers)

    - Bookings are essential!

    LOCATION

    Japanese Kitchen Ren


    Izumikyo area, next to NAC

    - Cozy izakaya with great seafood

    - Friendly staff and good value for money

    LOCATION

    Koharuya


    Lower Hirafu area

    - Warm and friendly izakaya nestled in lower Hirafu

    - Incredible zangi (Hokkaido fried chicken)

    - Local's favourite spot

    LOCATION

    Yakitori Yamanchu


    Lower Hirafu, near Aspect

    - Izakaya specialising in yakitori (grilled meat skewers)

    - Great for a casual family dinner and drinks

    LOCATION

    JAM Niseko


    Middle Hirafu, across from Kizuna

    - Lively izakaya that doubles as a great watering hole

    - Expect izakaya favourites and a restaurant filled with locals

    LOCATION

    mina mina


    Middle Hirafu, above Chatrium Niseko

    - Cozy and intimate izakaya with fireplace

    - Offers great seafood, share plates and hotpot

    LOCATION

    Upashi Seta


    Higashiyama, onsite at SnowDog Village

    - Locally run, reasonably priced izakaya

    - Unbeatable lunch specials

    - Dog friendly with a signature 'paw latte'

    LOCATION

    Kougetsu


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - Multi-story izakaya with tatami room for groups

    - Family-run with all the izakaya favourites

    - Specialising in seafood and hotpot

    LOCATION

    Kakashi


    Koen Ave, 2 minutes from Niseko Landmark View

    - Unfussy izakaya run by locals

    - Specialises in yakitori and share plates

    - Easily accessible location from NLV or the resort

    LOCATION

    Ebisutei


    Lower Hirafu

    - Former local's haunt but now a Hirafu favourite

    - Bookings essential (only accepted 30 days before)!

    - Specialises in seafood and oden stew

    LOCATION

    Izakaya Nagomi


    Lower Hirafu

    - Intimate wooden izakaya that's worth the walk

    - Specialises in yakitori and seafood

    - Unique architecture with hanging wooden ceiling

    LOCATION

    Sushi and Seafood

    Ezo Seafood


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - One of Niseko's most beloved seafood restaurants

    - Bookings essential!

    - Specialises in oysters

    LOCATION

    Sushi Kato


    Yotei-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Higher end omakase-style sushi and crab restaurant

    - Bookings essential!

    LOCATION

    Sakana Isshin


    Niseko Town, above the 7-11

    - Reasonably prices sushi sets

    - Seafood sourced from nearby Suttsu

    - Lunch set is highly recommended!

    LOCATION

    Sushi Hanayoshi


    Niseko Town

    - Omakase-style sushi and kaiseki restaurant

    - Highly recommended - bookings essential!

    - Friendly staff with excellent service

    LOCATION

    Crab Dining Kanon


    Yotei-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Crab-themed seafood restaurant

    - Try some of Japan's best crab in different preparation styles and premium sake

    -Convenient location in the centre of the village

    LOCATION

    Sushi Wakatake


    Located in Odin Place, Hirafu Intersection

    - High-end omakase style sushi restaurant

    - Great location at Hirafu Intersection

    - Watch the delicate preparation by expert sushi chefs right in front of you

    LOCATION

    Ramen, Udon and Soba

    Tozanken


    Hirafu-zaka, below Hirafu188

    - Classic ramen restaurant with lots of variety

    - Very popular for lunch, get in early!

    - No reservation system, so prepare to wait during busy periods

    LOCATION

    Rakuichi


    Annupuri, just up from Route 66 intersection

    - Artisan soba restaurant with noodle made in-house

    - You can watch the soba master make the noodles as you eat

    - Known for its delicious warm duck soba

    LOCATION

    Soba Ichimura


    Midtown Niseko area, across from 7-11

    - Wooden soba and tempura house with forest views

    - Affordable pricing

    - Sip soba tea and enjoy warm or cold soba with fresh tempura as a side

    LOCATION

    Tam Tam Ramen


    Midtown Niseko area, inside MyEco Lodge

    - Newly opened ramen restaurant inside MyEco Lodge

    - Serving traditional Japanese style and Chinese-fusion style ramen

    LOCATION

    Gokoro Udon


    Midtown Niseko area

    - Traditional Japanese udon restaurant

    - Warm and bukkake-styles are available as well as tempura

    LOCATION

    Houzuki Udon


    Base of Mt Yotei

    - Traditional family-run udon restaurant at the base of Mt Yotei

    - Requires driving, but is a local's favourite

    - Warm and bukkake-styles are available as well as tempura

    LOCATION

    Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ)

    Niseko Soan


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - No frills yakiniku restaurant

    - All-you-can-eat option available

    - Very affordable

    LOCATION

    Niseko Loft Club


    Annupuri, just up from Route 66 intersection

    - Artisan soba restaurant with noodle made in-house

    - You can watch the soba master make the noodles as you eat

    - Known for its delicious warm duck soba

    LOCATION

    Kobe Tei


    Midtown Niseko area, across from 7-11

    - Wooden soba and tempura house with forest views

    - Affordable pricing

    - Sip soba tea and enjoy warm or cold soba with fresh tempura as a side

    LOCATION

    Nabe / Shabu Shabu (Japanese hotpot)

    Sessa


    Izumikyo area

    - Warm hotpot restaurant specialising in sukiyaki and shabu shabu

    - Pickup and dropoff service available

    LOCATION

    Sakura


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - High end hotpot with wagyu beef and premium seafood shabu shabu available

    - Modern interiors and good service in a convenient location

    LOCATION

    A Nabe Ya


    Annupuri, at the Route 66 intersection

    - Quaint triangle-shaped building serving seafood and wagyu hotpot

    - Extensive sake collection to pair with the meal

    - Sashimi available, sourced from Hokkaido

    LOCATION
  • Fine Dining

    Kamimura


    Middle Hirafu, inside Chatrium Niseko

    - Michelin starred Japanese fusion restaurant

    LOCATION

    Moliere Montagne


    Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono

    - French fusion restaurant in the Park Hyatt

    LOCATION

    La Villa Lupicia


    Kabayama, south of Hirafu village

    - French inspired restaurant plus a variety of Lupicia teas and occasional live music

    LOCATION

    Somoza


    Iwaobetsu, past Hanazono on Route 58

    - Chef's table experience in a remote art gallery

    LOCATION

    Maccarina


    Makkari Village

    - French fusion restaurant in Makkari, ~20min from the Niseko resort area

    LOCATION

    J'ai La Patate


    Kabayama, by the Shiribetsu River

    - French restaurant inspired by local produce in a secluded location

    LOCATION
  • Italian, Swiss

    Niseko Pizza


    Hirafu Intersection

    - A Niseko icon - Neopolitan style pizzas, pasta and Italian favourites in a central location. Eat-in, takeout and delivery available.

    LOCATION

    Bion


    Izumikyo area, behind Tsubara Tsubara

    - Locally sourced meats and seafoods prepared lovingly in an Italian-grill style

    LOCATION

    The Alpinist


    - Traditional fondue and bar in a stylish, central location

    LOCATION

    Olivio


    Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono

    - Northern Italian classics using fine local ingredients and fresh herbs.

    LOCATION

    Grandpapa


    Lower Hirafu, next to Aspect

    - Fondue in a Swiss style lodge

    LOCATION

    Lava Lounge


    Sasayaki-zaka, Upper Hirafu

    - American-style pizzas available for take out or eat-in at their sports bar

    LOCATION

  • Mexican, Latin

    Cafe Cubanos


    Hirafu Intersection, inside Niseko Physio

    - Cuban sandwiches and delicious coffee

    LOCATION

    El Asador


    Kutchan Town, 1 Chome-8ー2 Kita 1 Jonishi

    - South American churrasco grill and steakhouse, plus other favourites like paella

    LOCATION

    J's Corner Grill


    Kutchan Town, across from the station

    - Burger restaurant that also offers tacos, empanadas and nachos

    LOCATION
  • Vegetarian, Vegan

    Prativo


    Higashiyama, next to Milk Kobo

    - Vegetarian buffet using local ingredients from Takahashi Farm

    - Vegans should read ingredient list for each dish, and veg/vegan guests can omit the meat entree upon request

    LOCATION

    Kikoz Garage Cafe


    Kimobetsu Town, 332-3 Fushimi

    - Inventive vegetarian and vegan dishes using handmade tempeh made in-house

    - Driving required

    LOCATION (LOOK FOR COLOURFUL SHACK)

    Bombay Sizzlers


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - Authentic indian cuisine including curry, naan, samosas, biryani etc plus full bar

    - Almost every dish can be made vegetarian or vegan

    LOCATION

    Harvest Cafe


    Kutchan Town, 1-19 Kita 1jo Nishi

    - Delicious coffee and healthy lunch/brunch dishes with local ingredients

    - Chickpea curry is a must-try!

    LOCATION

    POW Bar Cafe


    Niseko Town, 77-16 Motomachi

    - Acai bowls, vegan baked goods, artisan coffee and vegan friendly lunch options

    LOCATION

    Anyway Sandwich Shop


    Kutchan Town, 30-1 Iwaobetsu

    - Sandwich shop with fresh bread and signature vegetarian sandwich

    - Build-your-own sandwich also available for veg/vegan guests

    LOCATION

  • Cafes

    Green Farm Cafe


    Middle Hirafu, inside Chatrium Niseko

    - Niseko's favourite cafe with breakfast, lunch, quality coffee and plentiful seating

    LOCATION

    %Arabica


    Hirafu-zaka, in front of Hirafu188

    - Stylish coffee stand serving fresh coffee in a convenient location

    LOCATION

    Mountain Kiosk


    Hirafu, next to the Hirafu Welcome Center

    - Easy pit stop coffee stand with friendly staff

    LOCATION

    Sprout


    Kutchan Town, 3 Chome-10 Kita 1 Jonishi

    - Organic and locally-run cafe with artisan coffee that's roasted in-house and baked goods

    LOCATION

    Gentem Cafe


    Kabayama, just south of Hirafu village

    - Relaxing cafe above the Gentemstick showroom with healthy food options and a variety of coffee blends

    LOCATION

    Niseko 36Parlour


    Higashiyama, onsite at SnowDog Village

    - Quirky coffee and sandwich shop that's run out of a shipping container

    LOCATION
  • Dessert, Bakery

    KOKO


    Hirafu Intersection, inside Odin Place

    - Cafe and bakery that's perfect to visit before hitting the slopes

    LOCATION

    Guzu Guzu


    Midtown Niseko Area, across from 7-11

    - Japanese bakery with fresh bread, pastries, sandwiches and daily lunch specials

    LOCATION

    L'Ocanda


    Midtown Niseko area, next to 7-11

    - Italian restaurant and patisserie

    - Their large cakes are perfect for celebrations, or the petit gateaux are wonderful for dessert

    LOCATION

    Graubunden


    Izumikyo, next to Tsubara Tsubara

    - German style bakery and sandwich shop with a variety of cakes

    LOCATION

    Milk Kobo


    Higashiyama, just above the 343 intersection

    - Iconic Niseko dairy shop that sells ice cream, cream puffs, Hokkaido cheese tarts and more made from in-house milk

    LOCATION

    Green Saso


    Kabayama, across from Gentemstick

    - Matcha (green tea) cafe that serves quality dessert, tea and coffee in a calming wooden atmosphere

    LOCATION
  • On-Mountain Restaurants

    Hanazono Resort

    HANAZONO EDGE


    Hanazono Resort: base of Hana #1 Lift

    - Ski resort favourites, plus a bar and cafe

    LOCATION

    Hana 1 Cafe


    Hanazono Resort: base of Hana #1 Lift

    - Coffee and hot drinks for on-the-go

    LOCATION

    Cafe 308


    Inside Hanazono308 at the entance of Hanazono Resort

    - Coffee, alcohol and baked goods, perfect for when you're waiting for lessons or watching the kids play in Galaxy of Kidz

    LOCATION

    Grand Hirafu Resort

    Bo-yo-so


    Grand Hirafu Resort, above Holiday Pair Lift #1

    - On-mountain Japanese fare, ski in/out only

    - Ramen, udon, curry etc

    LOCATION

    Ace Hill Cafe


    Grand Hirafu Resort, at the top of Ace Quad Lift #2 Center 4

    - On-mountain Japanese fare, ski in/out only

    - Ramen, curry, beer etc

    LOCATION

    King Bell Hut


    Grand Hirafu Resort, between top Gondola station and bottom of King Hooded Quad Lift #3

    - On-mountain Japanese fare, ski in/out only

    - Ramen, curry, ice cream, beer etc

    LOCATION

    1000m Hut


    Grand Hirafu Resort, at the top of Ace Pair Lift #3

    - On-mountain Japanese fare and sake, hot drinks, ski in/out only

    - Fireplace and warm staff make it a great place to take a break from the cold

    LOCATION

    Tanta An


    Grand Hirafu Resort, at the bottom Gondola station / Mountain Center

    - Japanese fare and burgers at the base of the Gondola

    - Great views of Mt Yotei

    LOCATION

    .BASE Mountain Kiosk


    Grand Hirafu Resort, at the bottom of Ace Quad Lift #2 Center 4

    - Coffee baked goods at .Base

    - Perfect for a quick break or while you wait for friends

    LOCATION

    Niseko Village Resort

    Lookout Cafe


    Niseko Village Resort, top of County Road Chair

    - Stylish wood cabin serving food and coffee in Niseko Village Resort

    - Views of Mt Yotei while you relax

    - Ski in/out only

    LOCATION

    Annupuri Resort

    Paradise Hutte


    Annupuri Resort, below Jumbo Hooded Quad Lift #1

    - Coffee, warm drinks and baked goods inside a cosy mountain hut

    - Ski in/out only

    LOCATION

    Nook Annupuri


    Base of Annupuri Resort

    - Japanese resort fare

    - Ramen, donburi, curry etc

    LOCATION

    Annupuri Rest House


    Base of Annupuri Resort

    - Japanese resort fare

    - Ramen, curry etc

    LOCATION
  • Bars and Watering Holes

    Bar Gyu+


    Yotei-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Upscale cocktail bar with a fridge for a door: a legend in Niseko

    - Bookings essential!

    LOCATION

    Toshiro's


    Upper Hirafu, inside Hirafutei Prince Hotel

    - Cocktail bar with expert mixologist

    - Great service

    LOCATION

    Mūsū


    Hirafu Intersection, inside Odin Place

    - French cocktail and tapas bar with DJs

    LOCATION

    Wild Bill's


    Upper Hirafu, next to Lava Lounge

    - Classic alpine apres bar with DJs, darts and pool

    LOCATION

    Tamashii


    Middle Hirafu, across from Seicomart

    - Japanese izakaya and bar with DJs and a dancefloor

    LOCATION

    Barunba


    Momiji-zaka, underneath Bombay Sizzlers

    - Hole-in-the-wall with signature drinks and local vibe

    LOCATION

    Freddies


    Momiji-zaka, Middle Hirafu

    - Ski resort themed bar with DJs and multi-level seating

    LOCATION

    Half Note


    Momiji-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Live music bar with Aussie-style pub food, open mics and trivia nights

    LOCATION

    The Barn


    Momiji-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Dinner and cocktail bar with unique architecture and friendly staff

    LOCATION

    House of Machines


    Higashiyama, across from Milk Kobo

    - Japanese branch of famous L.A. bar with multiple beers on tap

    LOCATION

    Bar Moon


    Sakura-zaka, Lower Hirafu

    - Japanese ramen bar with darts and pool (smoking allowed inside)

    LOCATION

    Niseko Taproom


    Hirafu Intersection, inside Odin Place

    - Craft beer bar with intimate feel and rotisserie chicken

    LOCATION

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