Restaurant Guide

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    Ki Niseko's guide to restaurants in the Hirafu Village and the Niseko area.

    Ki Niseko's recommended restaurants, ranging from casual eateries to Michelin-starred fine dining.

    Due to the size and seasonality, cancellations affect Niseko area restaurants significantly. Many have strict cancellation policies and we ask that you make note of them (they are listed on each restaurant page) when making restaurant booking requests.

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    An Dining

    Locally-sourced fine Japanese dining in genius Head Chef Shinichi Maeda's innovative shin-nihonshoku style.

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    AKARU

    From the crew who put several renowned Niseko restaurants on the map, here is the latest great offering. One of our top recommendations for this winter.

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    The Alpinist

    Upscale French restaurant situated in the centre of Hirafu, specialising in fondue, raclette, crêpes, and galettes.

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    Asahikawa Ramen Tozanken

    Genuine Asahikawa ramen made from 100% Hokkaido wheat noodles, served in a smooth, rich soup.

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    A-Bu-Cha 2

    Niseko-Hirafu's most popular Japanese izakaya, easily accessed via Ki Niseko shuttle.

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    Bang Bang

    A favourite izakaya whose many dishes include char-grilled Hokkaido beef loin steak, boiled Shiretoko thornyhead, salmon sashimi, and Akkeshi oysters.

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    The Barn

    French-style hearty meals, cocktails, and a notable menu of wine, served in a warm, authentic alpine bistro atmosphere.

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    Bombay Sizzlers

    Delicious authentic Indian dining in the heart of Hirafu.

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    Crab Dining Kanon

    Course dinners with crab as the main course, local vegetables and Japanese saké pairings.

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    Ebisutei

    Lower Hirafu gem with exceptional sashimi and warming comfort food oden.

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    Enishi

    Sushi, nabe hotpots and comfort food to pair with beer. Spicy ramen available for late night meals.

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    Ezo Seafoods

    Fresh and high quality seafood served in a cosy lower village restaurant. A favorite Niseko-Hirafu experience not to be missed.

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    Grandpapa Fondue

    Original course dinners with a focus on traditional Swiss cheese fondue served at one of the last Japanese family-run lodges in Hirafu.

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    Hanayoshi

    Fresh fish sourced from Tsukiji Market in Tokyo and the finest Hokkaido produce.

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    Kamimura

    A Michelin-starred dining experience that combines Japanese and French traditions in menus designed by Head Chef Yuichi Kamimura.

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    Kobe Tei Niseko

    Enjoy the most premium ranked wagyu in Japan, hand picked and treated by an experienced chef.

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    Kumo Restaurant

    Niseko's premier Izakaya restaurant with exceptional Japanese dishes

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    Lava Lounge Pizza

    Casual pizzeria popular with locals that serves hot appetisers, draft beer and signature cocktails (pizza delivery available).

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    La villa Lupicia

    Generous lunch and premium dinner buffet of Hokkaido seasonal dishes, served with great wines and Japanese sake.

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    Mina Mina

    Unique menu of sake, shochu, beer and cocktails with Korean dishes at lunch and Japanese in the evening.

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    Niseko Pizza

    Niseko Pizza is a family-run Italian restaurant offering a menu made with lots of love and the best quality ingredients.

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    Niseko Ramen Kazahana

    Hirafu ramen shop known for its unique creamy and fluffy potato ramen.

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    Raku

    Hokkaido crab, scallop and fish grilled in front of you and served with local seasonal produce alongside locally-brewed sake.

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    Rakuichi Soba

    Renowned soba course meals served cosy wooden interior in a secluded atmosphere.

    Staff Pick
    Robata Niseko Naniwatei

    Robata Niseko Naniwatei

    An authentic traditional kaiseki experience in Niseko that offers insight into the origins of Japanese cuisine.

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    Ryunabe

    Authentic Chinese hot pot made with fresh Hokkaido ingredients.

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    Sessa

    Hotpot and sukiyaki specialists serving A5-A4 wagyu beef, local seafood, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

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    Shokusai Hirafu

    Beautifully prepared, exquisitely served sushi and seafood, located a short stroll away from Ki Niseko.

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    Steak Rosso Rosso

    The spot for steak in Hirafu during winter.

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    Sushi Shin

    World-class Edomae sushi prepared by a Michelin-starred master.

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    Torimatsu

    Family-owned yakitori restaurant in Kutchan offering an authentic Japanese casual dining experience.

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    Tsubara Tsubara

    A favourite spot with locals which uses locally-harvested ingredients stewed for 2 full days in their recipe for a Hokkaido speciality, soup curry.

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    Wakatake

    Premium traditional sushi served in a room with a view of Mt. Yotei.

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    Yo

    Set-menu style restaurant featuring an intimate setting and a focus on the freshest Japanese cuisine.