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Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar

152 Lygon Street | Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
+61 3 9388 1505
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“edamame” (6 reviews)
“sashimi” (13 reviews)
“eggplant” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
152 Lygon Street | Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Kumo Izakaya & Sake Bar
1. We look forward to serving you
"Staff were very pleasant and service was good. We will be back"
Clare M
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2. Tasty Japanese food
" The sashimi is super fresh, and the fried chicken one of the best."
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3. Award winning design
"the staff are lovely and the décor is so nice, this place rocks"
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Reviews (76)
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After taking an 8:30pm booking we were advised on placing our order that the sashimi had run out! How can a Japanese restaurant worth its name run out of sashimi? The remainder of the dishes were very average and could be described as chefs trying...More

Thank MDWeston
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great place to celebrate an important family birthday. There were six of us, so we sat in one of the booths along the side wall where we felt nicely cocooned from the busy-ness of the long central table. We were easily able to hear...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Poor service, below average food quality, over price. Very disappointing. Hope it's only because it's Friday night and under staffed.

Thank Wongwai
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautifully presented food selections, great on taste and texture, accompanied by very good Sake, this venue was an excellent choice for us to celebrate a family birthday. Although our waiter was a little inexperienced, the service was prompt. Our food selections included edamame, eel, eggplant,...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Once again went for dinner with friends and always deliver well price good Japanese food , although worth mentioning is the service does tend to be a bit clunky in that after being seated they don't EVER come back to the table and on each...More

1  Thank thai-riffic
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is the find of the year for me, or maybe I'm just slow. Not my usual haunt but was encouraged to make the trip and Yes, Yes, Yes! Without a doubt the best Sashimi I've ever had, and it's a long list. The Kingfish,...More

2  Thank Lee T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Loved all the food we ordered but my particular favorite was the eggplant dish. All food fresh, flavorsome and comforting on a cold, winter night. Amazing service and beautiful teas.

1  Thank dbuzzz
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Have been here three times now, always as same group of 4, and this was best visit. Previously felt it rated nearly 4 stars, but this time definitely 5. Perhaps our food choices were better suited to our tastes this time! Service previously has been...More

1  Thank coalpointian
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

After enjoying our miso and edamame we dined on a variety of different plates which were shared. The wait staff were efficient and also more than willing to make adaptions to make a vegan option. Four of us ate very well for under $100 and...More

1  Thank Gianna_Busso
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Kumo was recommended to me by a Melbourne local, so not really knowing where to eat we choose to add Kumo into our eating itinerary. It was easy to make a booking online for a Saturday night and they actually had my booking when I...More

1  Thank Smiffchips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Lygon Street | Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9388 1505
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