The Niseko dining scene is international and ever-changing. Ask us for the latest hot spots or tried-and-tested favourites.
You can of course choose to cook in your own kitchen at SnowDog, but many guests are keen to see how the local restaurants make use of the delicious fresh produce, meat and fish of Hokkaido. Many restaurants are happy to arrange a
pick-up if you’d rather not have to drive – useful on winter nights when the snow is hammering down. Below are five varied eating options, all no more than a few minutes’ drive from SnowDog Village.
It doesn’t get any easier – right here at SnowDog and the name even means ‘snow dog’ in Ainu, the language of the native people of Hokkaido. This friendly little place offers set meals and more in a casual Japanese izakaya setting, always served with a smile. So good that many people drive out from Hirafu to find it.
And yes, we are dog-friendly! Please refer to dog entry rules before visiting with your furry friends!
【May 3 - 5, 2022 The Food Truck Week】
Niseko's best food trucks are coming to SnowDog Village this summer!
The first one up is Food Truck YURAGI on May 3 - 5. Check out details here.
Upashi Seta will be providing seats and drinks for this occasion.
All rooms at SnowDog Village are equipped with a kitchen and takeout orders in the comfort of your own room are always recommended.
We continue to limit seatings for the safety of all our customers and early bookings for the peak winter season are highly recommended. Book early to avoid disappointment!
For reservations, TEL: 070-4444-3814 / [email protected]
This seafood restaurant in Niseko Town uses fresh local seafood sourced from nearby town called Suttsu, just an hour drive from Niseko.
Niseko Loft Club
Try the famous lamb BBQ, a Hokkaido dish, at Niseko Loft Club! In a truly Japanese style, it's an indoor BBQ restaurant specializing in lamb/venison and you cook your own meat and vegetables at your table.
For soba, look no further than this small, family-run establishment. A Niseko legend with a waiting list to match – book for lunch at least a year in advance at the peak of the winter season!
Traditional wood-built arcade of restaurants and cafes in Niseko Village offering everything from sushi and crab, to tapas and pastries, all with ski-in, ski-out access.
This dairy is a destination in its own right and just a short walk from SnowDog Village. Visitors flock here for the home-made ice cream and yogurt, and just try resisting the baked cheese tarts and cream puffs. There’s a buffet restaurant (Prativo) and a pizzeria (Mandriano) for meals. And they are now making their own chocolate and offering amazing chocolate products!
Niseko 36 Parlour
This cute café-in-a-shipping container is right next door to SnowDog Village. They serve healthy, organic sandwiches using homemade bread and fresh local produce which can also be enjoyed in the comfort of your room. Our favourite is Roasted Hokkaido Venison and Grilled Green Asparagus Open Sandwich, only available in the summer. But they have amazing special sandwiches throughout the year!