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   January All You Can Eat Special - Croquettes!  
  Kick off the year with croquettes!  
Croquettes are a popular snack in Japan and come with a variety of delicious fillings.

The Japanese Croquette (Thanks to Wikipedia)

A relative of the croquette, known as korokke ( コロッケ ) is a very popular fried food, widely available in supermarkets and butcher shops, as well as from specialty korokke shops. Generally patty-shaped, it is mainly made of potatoes with some other ingredients such as vegetables (e.g. onions and carrots) and meat (e.g. pork or beef).

It is often served with tonkatsu (とんかつ) sauce. Cylindrically-shaped korokke are also served, which more closely resemble the French version, where seafood (prawns or crab meat) or chicken in white sauce (ragout) is cooled down to make it harden before the croquette is breaded and deep-fried. When it is served hot, the inside melts. This version is called "cream korokke" to distinguish it from the potato-based variety. It is often served with no sauce or tomato sauce.

Kumo is serving up a feast of these morish crumbed rolls that go oh so well with a ice cold beer. Choose from creamed crab, vegetarian or curry, and keep ordering to your hearts content for only $15 per person.

These nights are popular, so book now - 9388 1505

All You Can Eat Croquette Special

Monday 6th January to Thursday 9th January only

$15 per person

The fine print
* All guests at the table need to opt in.
* Dine in only - no takeaway
* Our regular menu is still available (but some dishes may have limited availability)


These crunchy, crumbed rolls are a treat with ice cold beer, have as many as you like for only $15 per person.
  Announcing our first Sake Master dinner for 2014.  

Announcing our next Sake Master Dinner - Friday 10 January 2014 7pm

Our Sake Master dinners are a unique way to experience the best Kumo has to offer. Limited to 10 guests only, join Kumo owner and certified Sake Professional Andre Bishop for a special 11 course degustation menu matched with sake and drinks on arrival.

Andre was recently awarded the title of Sake Samurai by the Japanese sake industry for his contribution to the promotion of sake in Australia. This prestigious award has only been granted to two Australians, the other being celebrity chef Tetsuya Wakuda.

Held in our private Tatami room, the dinner gives guests the chance to dine on a sumptuous dinner and taste an extensive range of premium sake accompanied by a personalised sake education.

Talk sake, talk Japan, or just sit back and enjoy the amazing Japanese feast and accompanying drinks.

Grab a bunch of friends and book out this experience for yourselves or join other guests for a truly unique dinner.

$89 per person includes deluxe 11 course dinner, matched sake, drink on arrival and sake education.

Strictly limited to 10 guests, so grab a friend or friends and book now.

9388 1505

*Want to book your own private Sake Master dinner for a group of friends or a work function?

No problem, please call us to discuss your requirements

Join Sake Master Andre Bishop for the ultimate sake education dinner.