Little Red Pocket brings you the best cocktails Melbourne has to offer, serving Japanese inspired and traditional cocktails with fresh ingredients that bring unique characteristics of Japan’s national spirits.
Those who love the islands will love this tropical number. Pineapple juice mixed with aromatic vanilla and banana liqueurs, sweetened with a house infused herb syrup and finished with fresh lemon juice. Oh what a life!
A subtle lemon shochu love story. Who doesn’t love a classic east meets west storyline? This 1920s classic tweaked to a Nihon-edge highlights fleeting femininity with every sip.
Move over grandma, we’ve got a new sweet favourite! Burnt nutmeg over a frothy goodness of sake and chunky raspberry jam, this cocktail tastes just like a baked tart.
An invigorating compilation of sake, cucumber, dolin Blanc vermouth and apple. A refreshing, cool, crisp drink served straight up.
Lychee Long Time
A long time favourite, a seductive mix of Hakatsuru sake, fresh lychees, cloudy apple and a hint of rose liqueur.
Whiskey perfectly complimented with raspberry puree, mixed with Kokuto plum wine and lengthened with tart cranberry. Our Mr. Miyagi is one for the gentleman.
So much passion in the Queen. Fresh passionfruit with accents of green apple and blooming with the taste of orange blossoms. This cocktail can transform any individual into royalty.
The Fallen Blossom
Our house pride and joy. A delicately made sake concoction with fresh fruit infusions guaranteed to make your heart flutter with love. Rounded off with Pedro Ximenez, this grape cocktail is the best introduction to the sake newbies.
A Bitter/Sweet Ending
For the most complex of souls. Bitter Campari is rounded off with a sweet herb liqueur and a zangy twist of orange and sherry. A journey of flavours that brings a unique taste with every sip from start to end.
Much like life in Tokyo, this absinthe drink is not for the faint hearted. A cherry based cocktail that is surprisingly easy to drink but teases with the danger of the mythical fairy. Like traffic in Shinjuku, approach with caution.
The Japanese word for cute, there’s nothing more ‘Kawaii’ than the adorable flavours of vanilla, strawberry and coconut. If Hello Kitty had a mouth, this would be her favourite drink.
Tell your captain the search for gold is over! Kraken black rum is unleashed in a sea of chocolate goodness; every gulp is a nod to the siren’s song of temptation. As the drink ends, you will find that ‘X’ marks the spot and a treasure will be found.
See You In Yomi
Vodka lengthened with jasmine green tea and cranberry juice. ‘Yomi’ the Japanese word for hell will sizzle your taste buds and bring you a hell of a good time.
The Horned Shogun
A title bestowed to the highest ranking commander in the Japanese military. A mix of Jameson, cherry and a hint of almond are floated on top of ginger beer. A strong cocktail with a pleasant finish.
The Smoke Cloud
A delight for all senses, stand back and watch as your cocktail is prepared. Avion Silver rounds off with sweet Antica smoke-infused right before your very eyes, the initial sip will pull you to your knees. Stirred down to finish.
A tweak to the classic Japanese cocktail made for the first delegate of the Japanese consult of America. This cognac cocktail is perfectly balanced, suitable for anyone who wants to have a fleeting moment of political royalty.
Translates to ‘The Blind Swordsman’, this whiskey sour uses Japanese Nikka with a slashing rinse of absinthe. Disclaimer: No knives allowed while drinking this cocktail.
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Share a refreshing large jug of our signature shared cocktails, with a twist. Serving up to 4 and only at the unrivalled Melbourne cocktail bar – Little Red Pocket.
Delicate and light Hakutsuru sake is combined with Marlborough Sauvignon blanc, lemons & apple juice, elderflower for a floral punch and sweet notes of aloe lychee tea.
Hakutsuru sake teamed with Zen green tea, sweet plum, umeshu wine and balanced with pineapple juice & green tea.
Get the giggles with this Margarita favourite made with a Yuzu twist, topped with Kirin beer and squash.
Based with white and dark rums, you could call it the yin & yang mixture. We add Cointreau, peach iced tea and almond liqueur, finished with fresh lime.
A shared green tea version of the Mojito, made with sake and indulgent amaretto.
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Enjoy our full-bodied, aromatic and enticing sake menu. View the full menu come in and see why we’re the sake restaurant Melbourne locals are talking about.
ASABIRAKI NAMACHOZOSHU (FRUITY & FRESH)
Smooth and refreshing flavour. Namacho means ‘one time pasteurised’ a very clean and fresh sake.
ASABIRAKI NANBURYU DAIGINJO (MELLOW & DRY)
This sake has a beautiful Nashi pear fragrance with a big impact at the first sip.
ASABIRAKI SUIJIN JUNMAI OKARAKUCHI (MELLOW & DRY)
It has the cleanliness and richness of a Junmai sake with a super dry finish.
A sparkling flower that has low acidity and tartness with light hints of floral sweetness
KIZAKURA NIGORI SAKE (SWEET & RICH)
Nigori sake is unfiltered sake. Slightly milky and sweet.
KIZAKURA TOKUSEN HANA KIZKURA (FRUITY & FRESH)
Grade: JUNMAI GINJO
A beautifully floral sake with a light touch taste.
KOTSUZUMI JUNMAI GINGO HANA FUBUKI (FRUITY & DRY)
Grade: JUNMAI GINJO
A super clean and fruity sake. This sake is perfect to pair with a meal.
SHISUISHIN JUNMAI DAIGINJO GOWARIMIGAKI (RICH & FRUITY)
A beautiful fruity fragrance teamed with a deep rich flavour, this is a super-premium sake.
SUISHIN BUNANOSHIZUKU (DRY & SOFT)
Grade: JUNMAI GINJO
This sake delivers a slightly fruity aroma all over your mouth with a clean and semi dry flavour. Finishes with a short dry crisp.
TORAJINOUTA SPARKLING NIGORI (RICH & DRY)
Unfiltered sake with slight fuzziness. A mild rich body and a semi dry taste.
CHOYA UJI GREEN TEA
HAKATSURU PLUM WINE
|Buffalo Trace||Bacardi 151|
|Jack Daniel’s||Havana Blanc|
|James E. Pepper||Havana Esp|
|Maker’s Mark||Kraken Black Rum|
|Woodford Reserve||Mount Gay 1703|
|Mount Gay Black Barrel|
|Absolut Vanilla||Bombay Sapphire|
|Grey Goose||Martin Miller’s|
|Ardbeg 10yo||Hibiki 12yo|
|Ballantines 12yo||Hibiki 17yo|
|Balvanie DW||Hibiki 21yo|
|Bushmill 10yo||Nikka 15yo|
|Chivas Regal 12yo||Nikka 17yo|
|Fireball Whiskey||Nikka from the Barrel|
|Highland Park 18yo||White Oak Akashi|
|Johnnie Walker Black Label||Yamazaki 12yo|
|Johnnie Walker Blue Label||Yamazaki 18yo|
|Lagavulin 16yo||Yamazaki Single Malt|
|Laphroig Quarter Cask|
|MaCallan Fine Oak 12yo|
|Canadian Club||Avion Anejo|
|Canadian Club 12yo||Avion Espresso|
|Don Julio Blanco|
|Asahi||Coopers Pale Ale|
|Little Creatures Pale Ale||Thatcher Apple Cider|
42 Degrees South Pinot Gris (TAS)
Bay of Stones Sauvignon Blanc (Barossa Valley, SA)
Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, NZ)
Junior Jones Chardonnay (Mornington, VIC)
Sticks Pinot Gris (Yarra Valley, VIC)
Yering Station Chardonnay (Yarra Valley, VIC)
Bay of Stones Shiraz (Barossa Valley, SA)
Cooper Burns Shiraz (Barossa Valley, SA)
Mount Langi Shiraz (Ghivan, VIC)
Pemberley Pinot Noir (Pemberton, WA)
Picaroon Cabernet Sauvignon (Margaret River, WA)
G.H. Mumm Champagne (FRA)
Hana Awaka Sparkling Sake 250ml (JPN)
Jacob’s Creek Rosé Moscato (Barossa Valley, SA)
Lone Fig Brut (Barossa Valley, SA)
Louis Perdrier (FRA)
Perrier-Jouët Champagne (FRA)