Kumo Knightsbridge destination Kumo Knightsbridge is a seductive bar and restaurant with the alter ego of a nightclub growing toward the end of the week. You will descend into the venue as if into a dusky boudoir and be treated to sublime cocktails and Japanese cuisine that holds ground against London’s most celebrated sushi. The Kumo platter is a great option – showcasing the restaurant’s best sushi and complemented with a warm beef salad and light, crispy salted squid –and don’t forget to wash it down with one of their cocktails, which are a house specialty. As the night goes on at Kumo Knightsbridge the atmosphere will get increasingly lively – with a DJ spinning the wheels of steel into the early morning.
Kumo, a 150 capacity stylish Japanese-inspired sushi and cocktail bar/club in the desirable location of Beauchamp Place in the heart of Knightsbridge just moments away from the infamous Harrods and the excitement of the Brompton Road designer shops, boutiques and cafe culture, making it an ideal place to drink, dine and dance. Kumo has a unique personality and welcoming intimate atmosphere and is open from early evening, right through to the early hours of the morning.
KUMO – CONCEPT & DESIGN
Recognising the glitz and glamour of the Beauchamp Place, the team behind KUMO have satisfied the need for an early evening sophisticated cocktail bar and dining lounge, with the perfect setting for a tête-à-tête. The alluring background music is a hedonistic blend of Cafe del Mar and Hed Kandi style beats creating the perfect early evening mood.
The staff bestow a warm welcome to the mixed clientele of local socialites and fashionista attracted by the low lit/comfy seating, highly cushioned “mood zone”. Kumo is open from early evening right through to the early hours of the morning, by which time the mood has kicked into another realm, induced by alluring tunes that move to dance-inspiring grooves.
Well-experienced, well-groomed bar staff mix classic and custom cocktails. Choose a Cocktail from our impressive menu or test the bartender’s knowledge! Be looked after, meet interesting and beautiful people, enjoy the music and experience an atmosphere that is unique in these parts.
Well renowned bar and club designer Lee Broom has consulted on the design for Kumo Knightsbridge to create an intimate, stylish venue with some interesting design features. Lee Broom recently voted the 10 most important people in the industry and also short listed for The Observer "top 500 to watch" list.
KUMO – FOOD & DRINKS
Award winning cocktail impresario Douglas Ankrah, creator of the Porn Star Martini and author of the internationally acclaimed ‘Shaken & Stirred has devised a sublime Japanese influenced cocktail list for Kumo. The menu also includes a number of contemporary variations on the classic cocktails along with some exotic Champagne cocktails. Kumo pays special attention on training our bartenders to consistently provide our amazing cocktails.
Highlights of the cocktail menu include:
• Lotus Martini
Grey Goose Orange, Wokka Saki, green apple, lychee and lemon juice, Kwai Fei Lychee Liqueur and fresh ginger all shook up, served in a large martini glass.
• Affectionate Squeeze
Bacardi 8yr Old Rum, Peach liqueur, lime and guava juice, married up with Calpico
• Smiling Assassin
A good measure of Hendricks gin, cherry, lime and golden apple juices, shaken with homemade red chilli sugar, sealed with St Germain elderflower liqueur and served tall
Consultant Chef Nasa Laziri, formerly of Zuma, has collaborated with resident Chef Yuka Aoyama, formerly of Nobu, to bring together a short, sweet, must-have menu focussing on a selection of the best of London’s favourite Japanese dishes.
The food menu features mouth watering delicious dishes like; spicy Hibachi chicken with coconut, chilli & lemongrass; chicken yakitori skewers; steak served with a spicy sesame soya sauce, Spider soft shell crab rolls and hand rolled sushi.
Venue Hire: Hosting great private parties, corporate events, providing the best DJ’s and creating the best ambience is essential for us at Kumo.
Whether it’s your birthday or a formal corporate event, Kumo will astound you with the level of service we provide and with the varied selection of drinks from: Vintage Champagne to Classic Cocktails and authentic Japanese Cuisine.
Opening Times: Wednesday – Saturday from 6pm – 2am (a 3am extension can be arranged for party bookings if requested in advance). The venue is available for bookings from Sunday to Saturday
We also have regular weekly and monthly events to suit many tastes and styles and you may obtain further information on this website (www.kumoknightsbridge.com) or by contacting us. You can also register your guest list online and find out more about KUMO.
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11 Beauchamp Place
Opening Times: Wed-Sat 17:00-02:00; Sun 17:00-00:00, Mon-Tue Closed
Best for: Middle Eastern
Closest Tube: Knightsbridge
Dress Code: Smart/Casual
Music: Eclectic Background