What to Eat in November

Stay warm in Niseko with a bowl of soup curry.

Expecting snow in the coming weeks, temperatures in Niseko are gradually dropping below negative. Stay warm in the cold weather by having a hearty bowl of soup curry in November. Unique to Hokkaido, the dish is inspired by Indian curries, rich in spices but simmered into the Japanese style of a light broth.

Markie Curry

Step into the small restaurant located on the main road of Kutchan Town. Offering over 10 types of soup curries and 30 levels of spiciness, Markie Curry is well visited by locals who love spice. Try level 30 if you dare to. 

Location: Markie Curry, 1 Chome−13−6, Kita 3 Jonishi, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido, 044-0053

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Tsubara Tsubara

Arguably one of the most famous soup curry places in Niseko, Tsubara Tsubara is loved by both locals and returning visitors. Using seasonal produce, Tsubara Tsubara offer unique soup curry combinations that can't be found elsewhere.

Location: Tsubara Tsubara, Aza Yamada 132-14, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido, 044-0081  

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Jungle Brothers

Jungle Brothers is one of local's favourite restaurants and it is popular for its soup curry. Customers can choose from 10 different spice levels for the Hokkaido dish and a huge variety of additional toppings. The restaurant also serves traditional Chinese and Italian dishes. 

Location: 1-2 Nishi Kita Ichijou, Kutchan, Abuta District, Hokkaido, 044-0051

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