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Top Choice Bistro in Niseko

Musu Bar + Bistro

Musu offers great food, sweet service, and a lovely airy dining experience, plus easily the best cocktail menu in Niseko, with treats like the Yuzu Negroni (¥1400) or the Climber's Club (¥1400), the latter using a s…
Top Choice Barbecue in Niseko

Niseko Loft Club

Down the road from the Annupuri slopes, Loft Club glitters with fairy lights and the warm, glowing promise of a filling meal washed down with beer and lively conversation. The speciality here is yakiniku (grill-it-y…
Top Choice Italian in Niseko

Niseko Pizza

This authentic family-run pizzeria headed by the affable Cezar does thin-crust, wood-fired pizzas with a mouth-watering variety of toppings (plus pastas and steaks). Bonus: it delivers. In central Hirafu, downhill f…
Soba in Niseko

Sobadokoro Rakuichi

Niseko's most famous noodle shop is also famously hard to find, though its secluded location (accessed via a wooden boardwalk) is a big part of the appeal. The other part is watching chef Tatsuri Rai behind the coun…
American in Niseko

Ginger

A newcomer to the Niseko scene, Ginger offers American-meets-Izakaya cuisine, with Japanese takes on burgers, steaks, salads, and so on. The orange-and-black decor and light wood panels make it feel more like a sush…
Cafe in Niseko

Graubunden

This is Niseko's original hang-out spot in Hirafu East Village, a standby with season regulars and long-time expats for its sandwiches, omelettes and cakes. Service could be friendlier, especially at busy times, but…
Cafe in Niseko

Sprout

This popular hang-out run by a former outdoor guide serves Niseko's best coffee. It's 100m up the road from Kutchan Station, decked out like a very cool campsite. There's a huge library of outdoor books and magazine…
Cafe in Niseko

Jojo's Café & Restaurant

Atop the Niseko Adventure Centre (NAC), Jojo's offers typical casual fare, like burgers, filling salads, wraps and nachos. The terrace has a spot-on view of Yōtei-zan and there's a play area for kids in winter. Tast…
Sweets in Niseko

Milk Kōbō

On the road up to Niseko Village, this popular complex brings together a number of Hokkaidō's signature dairy products under one roof: ice cream, yoghurt, cheese tarts and cream puffs, plus espresso drinks made with…