The Village

Hirafu Village is the main ski village in Niseko, located at the base of Mount Niseko Annupuri. With a great combination of bars, restaurants, cafes and accommodation, mixed with the culture and hospitality of locals, Hirafu Village a unique ski resort.

With over 50 bars and restaurants including traditional sushi and sashimi eateries and cosy cafés, choosing a place to eat is becoming endless. One of the main highlights about skiing in Hirafu are the many onsens around the village that will relax and sooth your aching muscles. These natural hot springs provide both indoor and outdoor baths and differ from each other, so don’t just try one.



Hirafu Village has an extensive array of bars that will cater to any mood or taste bud. From western pool halls to vibrant bars and a quirky little Japanese whiskey bar that has a fridge door as its entrance, there is always somewhere to enjoy your night out. Travelling between various bars is no hassle as they are all within a few minutes of each other. Here are our top 5 bars:

Top 5 Bars & Clubs

Village Nightlife

Rank Club/Bar Name Map Reference
1 Bar Gyu+ C3
2 Tamashi E4
3 Barunba E5
4 The Alpinist B3
5 Wild Bill’s F2

Restaurants & Cafes

Thanks to multiple international influences in Hirafu, there are many different types of cuisines available. From Mexican and Italian to traditional Japanese and fine dining, there is something to suit everybody. Below is a list of types of cuisines available and our top 5 with their map reference.

Types of cuisine

  • Sushi, Sashimi
  • Okonyamiyaki
  • Hotpots
  • Yakitori
  • Mexican
  • Italian
  • Seafood
  • Irish/British
  • Australian
  • Indian

Village Sushi

Top 5 Restaurants & Cafes

Rank Restaurant Map Reference
1 Fuji Zushi D3
2 Ebisu Tei B4
3 A-Bu-Cha- 2 D1
4 Kamimura F3
5 Ezo Seafood E5