Restaurants & Bars




Milky House Restaurant

Website: Milky House Restaurant
2,000 – 3,500 yen depending on menu on the day
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm (please make sure you’re on time at 6)
Type of food: Japanese/European fusion
Location: The closest restaurant to the lodge as it’s only about 60m away on the intersection to the main Annupuri road on the way to the Nook.
Reservation: Required by mid day on same day by calling 0136-58-2200

Tip: Free Onsen bus leaves from restaurant straight after dinner at 7.30pm so take your onsen gear and make a night of it the Japanese way! We recommend this restaurant which is an addition to the lodge. Because the owner and staff are very particular about the type of food they deliver, it has a very good reputation – you can be assured of a great fine dinning experience. Please remember to book ahead.




Auberge de Frying Pan

Website: Auberge de Frying Pan
Price: 1,200 – 2,000 yen for walk in ala carte menu. 5,000 yen depending on menu on the day, its a gastronomic delight – amazing fine dining experience that would cost 10,000 in Hirafu
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Type of food: Japanese/European fusion
Location: Only about 150m from the lodge, half way up the pension/lodge road up to Gondola, next door up hill from Annupuri Lodge.
Reservation: Required only for 5,000 course meal. Can be done by 12am on same day by calling 0136-58-2932.

Tip: We recommend this restaurant which is the dinning area of the lodge. It has a consistently good reputation- you can be assured of a great fine dinning experience.




Niseko Northern Restaurant Annupuri

Website: NisekoNorthernRestaurant

Enjoy buffet service with a selection of over 30 dishes including ones hot from an open kitchen, while enjoying a 180 degree view of the scenery that surrounds the restaurant.

Nutritious and delicious dishes with delicate natural flavors served in a relaxing atmosphere created by the wood-effect interior of the restaurant.

Forester Lounge
Enjoy homemade sweets during the day, and cocktails at night.

Pinnacle Cafe
Enjoy the seasonal scenery and food at the café.

Buffet@Eclat: 3,500 yen
Course@An-Non: 4,800 yen
Lunch@Pinnical: 1,500 yen

Eclat: Breakfast 7:30am – 10:00am, Lunch 11:30am – 2:30pm, Dinner 5:30pm – 10:00pm
An-non: 5:30pm – 10:00pm
Forester Lounge: Tea Time 9am-5pm, Bar Time 5pm-12am
Pinnacle Café: Dinner 530pm:730pm

Reservation: No reservation required
Phone: 0136 58 3311

10 min. by bus or taxi from Niseko Sta. on the JR Hakodate Main Line. (ask scott where this is in relation to Annupuri House please)

Tip: We recommend this restaurant because of its fine dining service and different options available. You can choose from variety of menus and cooking styles and indulge in an all you can eat buffet, you can even just pop in for a casual drink at the bar. It’s also good value if you want a huge lunch.





Price: Buffet: 4-6 years old 630yen, elementary 1,260yen,  adult 4,200yen
Hours:  12:00am – 2:30pm (last order 2:00pm), 5:00pm – 9:30pm (last order 8:30pm)
Location: 473 Niseko Niseko-cho Abuta-gun, Hokkaido
Phone: 0-136-58-3111
Reservation: They are often booked out so reservation is highly recommended.

Tip: We recommend this place if you are wanting to satisfy your self and the kids all in one go. The western style BBQ buffet will hit the spot and they offer a range of beers, wines, spirits and sake and soft drinks.




Lohas Annupuri

Website: LohasAnnupuri
Price: 1,100 – 3000 yen
Location: Annupuri
Hours: Bar 11:00am-3:00pm, Restaurant 6:00pm-12:00 pm
Type of Food: À la carte Japanese Fusion Sushi Tempura Wine, Japanese Izakaya. Serving mainly Japanese fare such as fresh sashimi or takikomi gohan (rice with meat or seafood). Lunch available.

Tip: We recommend this restaurant if your looking for traditional Japanese fare fused with western style dining. These guys are open late for anyone wanting a late night drink.






Fuji Sushi  

Website: FujiSushi
Price: 1500 – 3000 yen
Location: Hirafu
Food: À la carte Japanese Sushi
Hours: Open every day 11am-9pm
Phone: 0-136-23-2661

Fuji Sushi is in the very centre of Hirafu, opposite the traffic lights. Recently refurbished,  a convenient and always open sushi restaurant.

Tip: We recommend this restaurant because if there is one thing Japan is known for, its sushi. Located conventiantly in central Hirafu its just a five minute walk from the ski field.

More restaurants in Hirafu

Kabuki – Japanese Okonomiyaki and Teppanyaki
Wabisabi – Quality Donburi

Looking for a great night out?

Check out Gyu Bar for its cool entrance through a coke fridge door and the atmosphere you find from inside.

Half Note is a good choice if you’re after some great music, pool, darts etc. It’s located downstairs of at Full Note and is open daily to public. Half Note is the only place in Niseko area features that live jazz music.

One good choice is also Lucky Fingers that is located in Annupuri Lodge. From there you can go and continue the night in Northern Restaurant’s bar which is has a large open fire place.

Want more info?

Check out Powderlife, Niseko-Ta and NisekoTourism.

Grocery Shopping

For grocery shopping you can visit the small convenience store located in Northern Resort Hotel.

If you want your shoppings (groceries, alcohol) delivered straight to our lodge, visit Shopniseko website. When you order before mid day, you can get the shoppings delivered by 4pm. This is a good option if you want to get some food in the fridge on the day of your arrival.


Why not to try to get delicious sushi after a long day at the slopes.