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Teleport yourself into the heart of the French Alps

The Alpinist is a high-class restaurant specialising in typical, alpine French cuisine. Located at the top floor of Odin Place in Grand Hirafu, this restaurant has an excellent view of the village and Niseko-Annupuri mountain, with the food to match. It is without a doubt one of the best, high-class restaurants in the Niseko area and a necessary dining experience for anyone staying in the area.

Quality taste, fresh products, impeccable service all within a charming space embellished by typical alpine décor.

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This first-class establishment will teleport you into the heart of the Alps with the first bite.

The raclette and fondue cheeses are directly imported from France and Switzerland, giving the most authentic taste from halfway across the world.

This restaurant also boasts a wine cellar that will satisfy any nectar lover. Rest assured that Morgane, the restaurant manager and Guillaume, the head chef, know how to welcome you with professionalism and presence.

Situated on the top floor of Odin Place less than 100m walk from luxury stays The Vale Niseko & The Setusmon, this place is extremely easy to get to for anyone staying in the area. We have tasted their food and highly recommend you experience dining here during your stay.

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3 Cheese Fondue Set

We recommend trying:

  • 3 Cheese Fondue Set - ¥5,500 per person
  • Swiss Raclette Set - ¥6,200
  • Onsen egg - ¥1,500
  • Mont Blanc - ¥1,600

For a taste of everything, we highly suggest trying the "Signature Menu" for ¥8,200 which includes:

  • Wagyu beef Carpaccio served with truffle mayonnaise
  • Baked Hokkaido oyster with shallots, parsley and a Gin emulsion
  • 3 Cheese fondue - Comté, gruyere and emmental cheeses served with bread croutons and green salad
  • Mont Blanc - chestnut cream dessert with a heart of blackcurrant
Blaize Kelly

Blaize Kelly

Blaize is a photographer and content creator from Australia, having worked for our team during the 22/23 winter season. He has an extensive knowledge of the Niseko area, frequently visiting to enjoy the world-famous powder snow.


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