More Culinary Excitement Coming To Niseko

Dec 09, 2021

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Setsu Niseko, due to open in summer 2022, will host a range of exciting restaurants and bars and we can't wait to try them out!

Developed by the renowned Singapore company SC Global, Setsu Niseko will open its doors in summer 2022 and we can't wait! Aside from the luxurious apartments and penthouses, some of which are still available for sale, there are plenty of amazing food and beverage options that will be in place. Here we give you the rundown and in the meantime visit the hotel website where you can learn more.

Meli Melo Yuki No Koe

Led by Hokkaido native and Michelin-starred Chef Hironori Sato, meli melo is an intriguing culinary collaboration between Chef Sato and Masaya Ishii from Hokkaido based coffeehouse ‘Baristart Coffee’, famous throughout Hokkaido for their signature dairy dishes and Sapporo roasted coffee. Chef Sato started his career in France working at Michelin-star restaurants before relocating back home to Japan to open the widely-acclaimed Michelin star French restaurant ‘meli melo’ in the Maruyama district of Sapporo.

Open throughout the day, guests can feast on a range Japanese and Western comfort foods, created from the best ingredients sourced from throughout Hokkaido. Meli melo’s large open plan dining space arranged around a central bar boasts dramatic views of Mount Yotei and Japanese-Alpine interiors, forming the heart of Setsu Niseko' ground floor. The barista coffee will give you the perfect kick-start to whatever adventure you choose for the day!

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Chef Sato preparing another culinary delight

Luke’s Oyster Bar & Chop House

Widely regarded as one of the top steakhouses in Singapore, Boston raised Owner and Chef Travis Masiero brings a fresh perspective to old school favorites at Luke's Oyster Bar & Chop House. We cannot wait to see what he will bring to the table with the exceptional meat and vegetables widely available throughout Hokkaido, coupled with the stellar wine-list and exceptional service that Luke's is famous for.

UPDATE: Luke's will open in time for winter 2023/24

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Steak, oysters and so much more!

Sushi Kato Inori

Toshiaki Kato is a veteran seafood expert now the 3rd generation of Kato Seafood and in Sushi Kato Inori he is delivering an incredible ocean-to-table Japanese kaiseki experience, bringing Japanese cuisine culture to the world through some of the finest Hokkaido seafood specialties. With over 50 year’s experience and a stellar reputation for his crab markets and restaurants in Sapporo and Niseko, Sushi Kato offers an authentic and personable culinary experience with a gastronomic journey of the ocean that is second to none.

Centred around a six-seater sushi counter and twelve-seater private dining room, Sushi Kato offers an extraordinary and intimate culinary experience. Take a place at the sushi counter and be captivated by the skill of the chef's with the ancient art of sushi making. Bar Kato is a cosy spot to start or end the evening with its delectable nibbles, impressive selection of hard-to-find whiskeys and premium sake collection, and our expert sommelier on hand to guide you through the experience.

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Top quality and the freshest of the fresh


Well loved by foodies throughout Tokyo, AFURI has been making waves with its stylish décor, good vibes playlist and delicious freshly made noodles. Geared towards a chic, health-conscious generation, AFURI now brings its famous yuzu ramen direct to Hokkaido. With spectacular views of Mount Yotei, it’s the perfect pit-stop to refuel before or after an exhilarating day out.

As well as ramen, a vibrant assortment of traditional bite-size delicacies including the signature “winged gyoza dumplings” (available steamed, fried or as a vegan delicacy) are available from AFURI, giving diners an exciting variety of dishes to enjoy, and share.

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The famous freshly made ramen of AFURI

Tempura Araki

Setsu Niseko is home to the new sister restaurant of Sapporo’s two-Michelin star ‘Tempura Araki’. Under the attentive direction of Michelin star Chef Araki Yoshiyuki, guests experience the authentic Japanese tradition of omakase dining with the region's finest tempura. Centred around a splendid wooden counter with a small private dining room seating six, Tempura Araki promises an exquisite experience, as chefs skilfully prepare your meal to perfection right in front of your eyes.

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A next level experience awaits at Tempura Araki

... and so much more!

On top of these fantastic dining options, you must enjoy Park90 Niseko - a bespoke wine experience for wine lovers, experts and early explorers alike. Indulge your passion for fine wines with Park90’s extensive selection of wines specially curated from their network of partners, negociants and chateaux around the world. From old world to new world, allow Park90’s sommeliers to guide you through an unforgettable journey of discovery.

And if you are simply too tired after another epic day on the slopes, Setsu Niseko can arrange in-suite dining and your own personalised arrival grocery package, placed in your fridge ready for your arrival.

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