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Niseko Curry Koya

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Japanese: Curry

Niseko Curry Koya Description

Niseko Curry Koya is a hidden gem nestled in the charming town of Niseko, Hokkaido, known for its delectable soup curry. This cozy eatery has garnered rave reviews from locals and visitors alike, with a rating of 3.24 and a loyal following of 1306 patrons. As you step inside, you are greeted by a warm and inviting ambiance, complete with traditional Japanese decor and a welcoming atmosphere.

What sets Niseko Curry Koya apart is its focus on soup curry, a unique and flavorful dish that combines aromatic spices with a rich, savory broth. The menu features a variety of soup curry options, ranging from mild to spicy, with an array of fresh vegetables and tender meat choices to suit every palate. One of the standout dishes is their signature Niseko Curry, a hearty and satisfying bowl that is sure to warm you up on a chilly Hokkaido day. Whether you're a curry aficionado or a first-time visitor, Niseko Curry Koya promises a culinary experience that is both comforting and unforgettable.

Niseko Curry Koya Overview


2-chōme-2 Nisekohirafu 5 Jō, Abuta District, Hokkaido 044-0086


+81 (0) 136-23-3688


10 minute ride from Hirafu Station

Operating Hours

Sun: 11:40AM-2:30PM
Mon: 11:40AM-2:30PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: 11:40AM-2:30PM
Thur: 11:40AM-2:30PM
Fri: Closed
Sat: 11:40AM-2:30PM

Payment methods


Restaurant Features

Take-out Available


Niseko Curry Koya Reviews

Niseko Curry Koya Google Average Rating



This soup curry restaurant will be different to anything you have ever visited.
First, there are only 10 places to sit. If you are a larger group, you will all sit at different parts of the restaurant.
There is no kid’s menu and the curry soup when it arrives is piping hot and delicious.
The owner and her husband have pretty strict rules, as you can read in other comments which are true, so be aware.
I think this makes it a very special place and a unique eating experience.
The restaurant is only open from 11:30 to 14:30, closed Tuesdays and Fridays


A little hut that only serve hokkaido curry soup and owner has a very uptight attitude, foreigner beware, but it is the best curry soup in Niseko or maybe even the best you ever had!

1. Pick your main ingredient (such as chicken, pork, deep fried shrimp/oyster) and spice level;
2. Order extra topping together, no change of order or add-on afterward, such as onsen egg, potato croquettes (recommended) or Jakokatsu (deep fried minced dish cake with Tonkatsu sauce);
3. Tips: Tell the owner it's not your first time and you love curry soup and know how to enjoy it otherwise you might be rejected.

PS: no young children, do not be too loud, must finish all the food, otherwise, enjoy


The Obasan and Ojisan are running this small soup curry. They are working hard and asking you to finish all the foods to show your respect. Hiding gem in Hirafu with good price in this area.


Please Read: there is no children’s menu, it is expected that you eat all of your food, do so without making a ruckus, and eat in a timely manner. As a visitor to the region, I truly enjoyed my experience at Niseko Curry Koya, I had the special of the day, which was a duck curry and it was great. There are tons of negative reviews regarding how the owner runs their business, if you do not like their requests, this might not be the place for you. Otherwise our party of 4 all had a great experience. Would dine here again.

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