Top Lunches for ¥1500 or Less in Niseko
As an international resort, Niseko's food scene features a multitude of cuisines at an affordable price.
After a day of skiing or exploring Niseko's beautiful winter scenery, try out some of Niseko's delicious yet good valued lunch options. From fine dining, casual to traditional Japanese, here are our top picks of where you can go for lunch in town with a budget of ¥1500.
Newly opened Winter 2018/19, Tatsumi brings unique and creative Japanese-French fusion dishes to Niseko's ever growing dining scene.
Located just outside of central Hirafu, near the banks of Shiribetsu River, Tatsumi offers an unobstructed panoramic view of Mt Yotei.
At a bargain price of ¥1500, Tatsumi gives you an affordable fine-dining experience with a full three-course meal complete with a cup of tea or coffee at the end. The perfect place for a relaxing lunch date or catching up with family and friends.
Location: Tatsumi, 57-5 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido
Located in Hirafu, just a minute walk behind NAC, Ren is a hidden (well, not anymore!) izakaya with a wide range of lunch choices at ¥1000-1100. The small restaurant offers classic Japanese dishes such as seared salmon rice bowls, tempura rice bowls and shabu-shabu hot pot.
All dishes are prepared using fresh produce which explains why it tastes so good! Keep an eye out for their Today’s Lunch menu displayed outside the restaurant which features different kind of dishes every day.
Location: Ren, 179-71 Aza Yamada, Kutchan-Cho, Abutagun, Hokkaido
Kumo Restaurant is a soul-food by day and dazzling Izakaya by night that is located in Skye Niseko, a ski-in ski-out luxury hotel.
Catering towards vegetarians, Kumo Restaurant's lunch sets includes a variety of vegetarian options such as Spicy Miso Hakata Ramen, Aubergine Yakisoba and Tofu Steaks with rice and miso soup. Served on a sizzling hot plate, the tofu steak comes with a special savory house sauce poured over the top.
Even better, enjoy your meal with an expansive view of Mt Yotei.
Location: Kumo Restaurant, 204-7 Aza, Yamada, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido
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Guzu Guzu Bakery
A regular stop for sandwich-lovers in town! Guzu Guzu offers a good selection of fresh sandwiches, baked breads as well as savoury and sweet pastries. Coming in generous portions, it’s hard to believe that the sandwich options are all mostly under ¥1000.
Try their Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese, with a crusty Whole Grain Bread. The creaminess of the avocado, salmon and cream cheese is well balanced with the bread. Choose from five different types of bread to go with your sandwich and find your favourite bread and sandwich combination.
Location: 68-5 Yamada, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido
Interested in dining at Kumo Restaurant, Ren or Guzu Guzu? Don't forget to show your Experience Niseko Passport Card for a discount!