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.


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Views from Tanta-an.

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.
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An Café & Bar

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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.

Hours: 7:00-22:00
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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 
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Niseko Taproom

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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
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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
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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.