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The Direct Booking List
Popular restaurants in Niseko which are required to be booked directly.
One of the most popular and sought after retaurants seats in town. Hokkaido is blessed with the best seafood in Japan and Ezo Seafood offer live seafood, it doesn't come fresher than this! Book very early or you'll miss out!
One of the best Izakaya for a true taste of local Hokkaido food. A very stylish but unassuming establishment designed and built completely by hand by local carpenter/chef Kobayashi-san. Fresh sashimi, perfectly cooked skewers of yakitori, a well stocked sake and wine menu accompanied with the warmest of service make this the perfect place to relax.
Phone number: 080-6061-6112
This lively restaurant is amongst the most popular in the resort. It has a vast and varied menu that covers most corners of Japanese food from sushi to yakitori and shabu shabu. Also has a great menu selection for children making it one of the best places for families and large groups. They get booked up almost instantly for Christmas and New Year period so keep a close eye on their reservation opening date.
Phone number: 0136-22-5620
Steak Rosso Rosso
The best steaks in Hirafu! This popular restaurant is a meat lovers dream, perfectly cooked prime Aussie steaks or the best of Japanese sake-fed wagyu served in a warm stylish setting. Early bookings are encouraged, especially for Christmas and Chinese New Year
Phone number: 0136-21-7100
One of the longest serving restaurants in Hirafu, well predating the resorts current fame. With over 30 years of experience on the grill, owner Masa-san is a true shokunin of the coals and the yakitori that comes out of his kitchen is some of the best you will ever eat. This restaurant is booked up for months in advance so please ask us for their special order forms at your earliest chance.
Phone number: 0136-22-4292
Iconic Michelin-starred French restaurant which defines exquisite dining in Niseko. Its intimate, elegant ambience together with stylish interiors offer guests a truly special experience. Chef Kamimura san learned from the best spending his time at Sydney's famed Tetsuya in Australia before returning to Japan to open his own restaurant.
Phone number: 0136-21-2288
Genre: Casual Japanese for lunch, upscale Japanese for dinner. Definitely the best Japanese food in Hirafu, and one of the top restaurants in town. Chef Maeda san head a popular restaurant in Brisbane's Australia Eagle Street Pier area before coming to Hokkaido.
Phone number: 0136-22-5151
This amazing restaurant proposes a simple but exceptional concept: hand-made soba. The craft of the soba master, Mr. Tatsuru Rai, is exceptional and he has achieved world wide acclaim. The restaurant open and take booking all year around.
Phone number: 0136-58-3170
The finest dining from a 3 Michelin starred Chef. Asperges spearheaded the coming wave of new development at Hanazono and gave customers a taste of what is in store for this side of the mountain.
Owner chef from Michelin 3-star awarded El Bulli of Spain and designer Ron Herman combined to bring one of the most exciting dining experience in Niseko.
Crab Dining Kanon
Hokkaido is synonymous with seafood and Japanese people come and visit purely to enjoy the freshest seafood. Crab Dining Kanon is the only restaurant specialized in crab in the whole Niseko area and a must visit for crab lovers.
Shabu Shabu is very popular dish in Japan especially in a cold winter months. Choose from either wagyu beef or seafood. Free shuttle from Grand Hirafu area is also provided for your convenience.
A popular choice with family offering cheese fondue, galettes and crepes located at a very convenient location.
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