Newsletter Archives

 Kumo Izakaya turns 5!
 Especially for dad's, dad's in waiting or maybe dad's - free beer sampler with dinner!*
 All you can eat Japanese Fried Chicken
 Exclusive Sake Dinner with four brewers from Japan.
 All you can eat tempura for $19.50 pp, July 14 - 17
 Special Beer & Sake dinner this Sunday for Good Beer Week
 Mothers Day & Good Beer Week
 All you can eat Japanese Fried Chicken is back!
 Cheese & Sake Tasting Event at Kumo March 11
 Its back! All you can eat gyoza!
 Valentine's Day dinner at Kumo Izakaya
 Cheese and Sake tasting for the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
 Let Kumo cook for you Christmas Eve
 January All You Can Eat Special - Croquettes!
 All you can eat sushi!
 The Age Good Food Month & Christmas Bookings
 Announcing our new "All You Can Eat" special - Crumbed Seafood Skewers
 Celebrate International Sake Day for the next 7 days!
 All you can eat Japanese Fried Chicken!
 Free beer for dad!
 $1 oysters at Kumo!
 Tonight only! Hokkaido inspired 5 course dinner only $59 per person
 Hokkaido Dinner Night
 Kumo celebrates it's 2nd Birthday!
 All you can eat GYOZA! Monday 8 - Thursday 11 July
 10% OFF at Kumo Izakaya and Izakaya Chuji (City & South Melbourne)
 Osaka Dinner Tonight - seats still available!
 Osaka Night, 4 for $40 & Sake Master Dinner
 Kumo visits Osaka
 Sake Master Dinner 7 June 2013
 Free Sake Matching Flight with our $70 set menu.
 May 26 Good Beer Week Dinner
 10% OFF at Kumo Izakaya and Izakaya Chuji (City & South Melbourne)
 Mothers Day Dinner - Sunday May 12
 March 2013 Newsletter - there is a lot going on a Kumo
 A reminder - starting from this Monday - Monday & Tuesday 4 for $40
 Kumo presents Kjetil Jikiun from Nøgne Ø, a very special dinner
 Mondays & Tuesdays - 4 dishes for $40!
 Baby, it's hot outside.
 Kumo yakitori popup is back tonight!
 Yakitori popup tonight 5.30pm - 7pm
 Sake Master dinner tonight!
 Kumo rated in Top 50 Neighbourhood Restaurants in Australia
 Sake it to me! 20% OFF sake bottle sales when you dine at Kumo.
 Our Sakemaster dinners for 2013 kick off February 19, book your place now.
 Valentines at Kumo
 And we're back!
 Christmas & Beer
 We are now serving summer
 Sake Brewery Tour 2013
 Japanese Craft Beer Dinner
 Eat, drink and be merry...
 Sneak peak at our Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event
 Kumo's first ever Whisky Dinner!
 Kumo gets arty
 Spring Sake Carnival
 Home Brews and Sake Sampler Dinner
 Sake and Beer Weather
 Smile...It's International Sake Day TODAY!
 Andre Bishop appearing at Sydney Bar Week
 Meet our Head Chefs
 The best bento box ever!
 Did we mention we have extensive gluten free options...
 Sneaky last minute Sake Master Dinner!
 Spring has arrived at Kumo
 Sake Edutainmeal at Matteo's
 Father's Day Lunch or Dinner at Kumo
 It's our birthday, please join us for dinner.
 Kumo turns 1
 Autumn menu arrives tomorrow, May 1
 Sake Master vs Sommelier
 Kumo Newsletter March 2012
 Product Spotlight: Asabiraki Junmai Okarakuchi Suijin and Echigo Koshihikari Rice Lager
 Product Spotlight: Baird West Coast Wheat Wine and Go Shu Nama Genshu
 Kumo Newsletter February 2012
 Kumo Newsletter January 2012

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  kumo   Christmas & Beer  
  Get your last Kumo fix for 2012  

Merri Kurisumasu!!

As we say goodbye to 2012, make sure you have a chance to savour our summer menu enjoyed with premium sake, Japanese craft beer, or our enticing cocktails, or all three :-)

The gang at Kumo will be taking a Christmas holidays break for two weeks but we hope to see you before the year is out!

Kumo's last day of trade for 2012 is Saturday 22nd December and we reopen for dinner Monday 7th January 2013

We have had a fantastic year and have especially enjoyed your company during some of our signature events over the past year such as our First Birthday Dinner, The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Dinner - Sake Master vs Sommelier, our Sake Master private dinners and most recently the Kumo Izakaya Whiskey Dinner.

Don't miss out on our last special dinner event for this year, our Japanese Craft Beer Dinner, Monday 17th December, tickets still available - see below for more information

We are working hard on planning an exciting schedule of special dinners for 2013, including some great events with international guests such sake and beer brewers.

We would like to thank all our customers for your patronage this year and we look forward to serving you our award winning Japanese cuisine in 2013.

Kumo is only open for 10 more days before closing for two weeks over the Christmas and New Years break
  We've got you covered.  
  There is nothing better than enjoying some cold beer and yakitori on a summer's afternoon. Our alfresco area is now covered, allowing you to enjoy the Kumo experience whilst watching the vibrate Brunswick East vibe pass by.  

Enjoy summer under our new awning.
  Japanese Craft Beer Dinner  

We love our sake, that's for sure, but we have to admit, a good beer is most welcome on the table when enjoying our Izakaya style menu.

We did say good beer, and some mighty fine craft beer is coming out of Japan these days. Kumo Izakaya and Palais Imports invite you to share the beer love over a very special dinner.

Hosted by Beer Master, Miro Bellini from Palais Imports and co-founder of Good Beer Week, this evening is all about the beer. Miro is delivering 8 hand selected beers from Japanese boutique brewers Kiuchi (Hitachino Nest Beer) & Yo-Ho Brewing Company. Miro and Kumo Head Chef Akimi Iguchi sat down for a serious tasting session and we'll be delivering an 8 course Izakaya extravaganza to compliment the brews.

If you're into good beer, awesome Japanese food and an evening of crafty beer geekiness, look no further. With Christmas just around the corner this will make a great end of year dinner for smaller groups. Limited six seater booths available.

The Japanese Craft Beer Dinner presented by Kumo & Palais Imports
Your Host - Miro Bellini

Kumo Izakaya
152 Lygon Street
Brunswick East (Not Carlton)

Monday 17 December 7pm

8 course dinner matched with 8 Japanese Craft Beers - $75 per person

Our special dinner events get booked out fast, we advise booking promptly to avoid disappointment.

PHONE 9388 1505

"I live my life in the pursuit of understanding and furthering the cultural significance of beer. I have been training staff in beer history and service for 8 years. I find hosting dinners and writing menus to be the most rewarding way to introduce people to the wonders of beer."

Miro Bellini