A summary of Niseko's best restaurants and bars
If you rate your snow holiday on how good the nightlife is, Niseko Hirafu is the place you’ll want to be. With over 100 bars and restaurants you’ll need to go back a second, third and fourth time to try them all out.
Here are some of our top bars and restaurants in Niseko.
What it lacks in size, it makes up in atmosphere. With its tropical vibe, Barunba offers an extreme range of cocktails and a range of ethnic foods.
Think Canadian hunting lodge, open fireplace, wagyu beef cheese burgers, chicken wings and mac ’n’ cheese. When you’re ready to try something different from the local cuisine, this is the place for you. Their quirky cocktail menu is one of the best in town.
A cute, cool and popular little bar. With wallpaper that is entertaining to say the least and the cartoons may make your mother blush, but it does come complete with a pole in case you’re in the mood for some pole dancing!
Think pool tables, darts, big screen and an excellent selection of drinks. Here you’ll find a lively and unique night out in Niseko with an international atmosphere.
Through a tiny coke labelled fridge door, you’ll find a quirky little bar that is absolutely buzzing. With jazz playing in the background it offers a relaxed and welcoming vibe. Famous for its cocktails and rare whiskey selection, this secret little bar in the lower village is a must visit when in Niseko.
A nice little bar and restaurant with a funky vibe and good music. The menu consists of a mix of Japanese, western and Asian fusion food which is all cooked using local produce. There is a huge selection of cocktails to choose from and good draught beer.
Mick's is both a Wine Bar & a Wine store. They offer red, white, rose, sparkling, Champagne, organic, biodynamic and conventional wines! Wines from Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, France, Italy, Spain and lots more!
This popular bar right in the middle of the village, boasts chilled vibes and a warm atmosphere. With pool tables, dartboards and big screen TVs, it’s Niseko’s version of a sports bar.
From its sophisticated architecture to its French inspired cuisine, The Barn is set to offer a unique Niseko experience. Its delicious menu accompanied with its experimentation cocktail menu and some of the finest wines from around the world, it will leave a lasting impression. The cocktail bar opens at 5pm and is definitely worth checking out. Reservations are a must.
Set at the base of the hill, the Vale Bar & Grill offers an appealing outdoor terrace where après lovers can enjoy bottled beer, wine, cocktails and a selection of tapas. Once the sun goes the party moves inside. You can’t go wrong with this ski-in setting.
Sit back and enjoy Japanese hospitality at its best in this authentic and warm whiskey lounge. With a huge selection of whiskies and cocktails, here you’ll find a mature crowd who have an appreciation for the finer things in life.
Possibly one of Niseko’s best-known bars, Wild Bills offers a restaurant and bar in a log style house. The party really kicks off after 10pm so grab a tapas style meal upstairs in the restaurant beforehand then prepare yourself for a great night.
Please note, Niseko is forever changing, by next season there may even be some more top options to add to the list.
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