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   March 2013 Newsletter - there is a lot going on a Kumo  
  We have a bunch of news that we thought you'd like to hear about.

So scroll down and read about what's going on.

Most importantly...

Don't miss out on our dinner with Norwegian brewer guru Kjetil Jikiun, from Nogne O - this is one of the most unique events we have ever run.

Tuesday April 9 - Book on 9388 1505

  Kumo presents Kjetil Jikiun from Nogne ), a very special dinner.  

Join us for this extremely unique event, where we host brew master extraordinaire, Nogne O founder and all round awesome dude, Kjetil Jikiun.

Not only does Kjetil brew international award winning beer but he also brews sake in Norway, yes Norway!

Kjetil is making his way down under to judge the 2013 Australian International Beer Awards and has kindly put aside an evening to present his amazing brews - both beer and sake.

Be part of this not to be missed dinner including sake that has never before been tasted in Australia and of course beer from the Nogne O lineup.

To find out more about the man and his brewery visit here

This amazing range of Nogne O brews will be enjoyed with a seven course dinner of Kumo's award winning cuisine prepared by Kumo Head Chefs Eriko Hamabe & Akimi Iguchi

We would love you to join us, so don't miss out and book now.

Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 7pm

$85 per person

(Limited number of 6 person booth seating at $80pp if booking 6 seats)

Bookings on 9388 1505

Don't miss this one off opportunity to enjoy beer and sake from this legendary brewer from Norway.
Champion Exhibitor - 2010 Australian International Beer Awards
Champion Small Brewery - 2010 Australian International Beer Awards
  4 for $40 has started at Kumo  

Diners are looking for value, and we are here to help.

Every Monday and Tuesday we are offering any four dishes from our regular menu for only $40*.

Choose from signature Kumo dishes such as Wagyu beef Tataki, Braised Kurabuta Pork Belly Pie or Spicy Black Vinegar Karaage Chicken. Or try Seared scallops with butter and soy topped with bonito flakes, Baby taro potato & king oyster mushroom miso sake kasu gratin and our delicious pan-fried gyoza.

We have over 36 different dishes to choose from all at 4 for $40*.

Monday and Tuesday nights are the nights to get your gourmet on at Kumo Izakaya Japanese Restaurant.

* The fine print
Excludes sashimi platters
Excludes dessert
Food items only, does not include any drinks.
Each individual customer must order four different dishes, sorry no double ups.

Bookings on 9388 1505

Grab some friends and grab great dining value at Kumo on Mondays & Tuesdays.

  Our Good Beer Week Event  

Kumo presents Blake Richardson from Moto-i and The Herkimer

This is one with the lot!

Join Minneapolis based sake and beer brewer Blake Richardson for an evening all about beer, sake and Japanese cuisine. Blake owns both a sake and beer micro-brewery and will be arriving with a stash of brews that have never been tasted in Australia.

Ticket price includes a sumptuous 8 course dinner matched with unique beer and sake, a drinking and dinning experience that will not be repeated.

Tickets available by calling the team at Kumo (03) 9388 1505.

Get in quick! Tickets will not last long.

26TH MAY, 7:00PM - 10:00PM, $99

Bookings on 9388 1505

In our never ending pursuit of keeping your taste buds excited and your senses engaged we present this foodie delight!
  Free Sake Matching Flight with our $75 set menu.  

Book our $75 per person set menu dinner on Friday or Saturday before 6.30pm and enjoy our matched sake flight for free (normally valued at $50per person!)

Our $75 per person Enkai set menu is a great way to experience the best of what Kumo has to offer where we have done the planning for you.

Our Sake Matching Flight includes 6 styles of sake that accompany the set menu perfectly creating the ultimate Japanese cuisine and beverage experience.

So, book this sumptuous dinner before 6.30pm on Friday and Saturdays and we'll cover the sake!

Bookings on 9388 1505.


Get in early for dinner on Friday or Saturday and the Sake Matching Flight is on us!