Kanpai! Great Places for Spring Après-ski Beer in Niseko
Quench your thirst post-ski this spring with a refreshing glass (or two!) of bubbly gold at these top spots in Niseko.
Spring time means more sun and a whole lot of fun. Think blue skies, sunny days for skiing and with that comes the perfect weather for apres-ski relaxation: a glistening glass of Japan's finest.
Here are some great bars to visit this spring to get that 'ahhh' feeling.
Located conveniently at the Hirafu Gondola base, relax and soak up the views at this apres-ski hangout. Be sure to try the popular ‘Niseko Tree Burger’, too.
Hours: Lunch 11:00-16:00, Café 9:00-18:00. Closed from March 31, 2018.
An Café & Bar
Located at the foot of Niseko's slopes nearby the Hirafu Mountain Center, An Café & Bar offers draft beer, a selection of hot and crispy snacks, as well as amazing views of Mt. Yotei from it's large windows.
Located on the second floor of Odin Place, it is in the centre of Hirafu village. The restaurant looks out over one of Hirafu's main streets, Hirafu-Zaka, with floor-to-ceiling windows, offering a lovely over a meal or drink.
Hours: 7:30 - 24:00
This small cosy bar is located in the centre of Niseko's Grand Hirafu village and serves a range of Hokkaido and Northern Japanese craft beers on tap, plus delicious rotisserie chicken.
Hours: 11:30 - 24:00
Tamashii is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily so you can enjoy pool, free darts and good food no matter what time you finish on the mountain.
Hours: 8:00 - 24:00
With the weather gradually getting warmer as we head into spring, with Niseko's average temperature in March ranging from 2 to -7 degrees Celsius and in April 9 to -1 degrees, it's the perfect time of year to soak up Niseko's best brews.