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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
152 Lygon Street | Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
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Reviewed 21 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

Thank Gianna_Busso
Reviewed 10 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

Thank Smiffchips
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good quality food. Menu not extensive, but has enough choice, and reasonably priced. Lots of Sake (expensive), generally drinks a bit pricey.

1  Thank abundy
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

There have been times when I've said, no more, been here 7 times, need to change it up, yes, they can be slow and frustrating, but after 7 times, I realised to order as soon as we arrive, just the starters to get us going,...More

1  Thank Maurice2c
Reviewed 4 February 2017

"My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake." - Aristotle. That quote came to mind (and I apologise for the SAKE word play) :) . But it was apt as I did have some trepidation prior to...More

1  Thank EElia2015
Reviewed 3 January 2017

New Years Eve.. Wasn't crowded, so service was good. King Salmon was excellent. Young Japanese waiter had difficulty understanding "salmon for two" and we received half a piece of salmon each, think he thought we meant "to share". Portions are very small, so recommend you...More

1  Thank Maree F
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great local restaurant. The food is fresh and some dishes a bit more authentic than normal. Service is very good and worth checking out if you are on this side of the city.

1  Thank Keith A
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends. Food was really lovely. Staff helpful. Very enjoyable evening is like to repeat.

1  Thank Susie L
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Absolutely the best and most innovative Japanese cuisine in southern Australia. Have visited several times, and guests are highly impressed. Service last night (23 November) was a little rushed, due to high occupancy, but food presentation awesome. Only hiccup is a less than extensive wine...More

1  Thank cookie4152
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Just a fantastic dining experience. The scallops were the best I've ever had. I went with a friend who doesn't normally eat seafood and even she loved them. The octopus and the shrimp was great too. Really good prices and the service was excellent. The...More

Thank melbournefoodie1100
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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