Folonomo

Surry HillsAustralian
Excellent
5.4/6
272 Reviews

About Folonomo

Surry Hills is an unlikely spot for a communitarian revolution, home as it is to advanced tertiary sector industries, well-to-do professionals and the like, but there’s one afoot nonetheless. Folonomo, like its sister restaurant, Gratia Cafe, both on Bourke Street, is elevating people over profit to become Sydney’s first not-for-profit restaurant and gallery space. The restaurant seeks to be a celebration of multicultural diversity in Sydney and work as closely as possible with local suppliers to ensure that the carbon footprint at Folonomo is kept to a minimum.

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Opening Times

Closed now
Sunday
Closed
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

Folonomo
370-371 Bourke St, Surry Hills
Sydney 2010

Menu Highlights

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Appetizers

Pita Bread

Burnt eggplant | cherry tomato | basil
A$7.00

Acepipe

Salami cacciatore | marinated olives | pickles
A$9.00

Pork Cracker

Chilli sauce | fresh lime
A$5.00

More about Folonomo, Surry Hills

Treading the fine line between chic not-for-profit and overly earnest cottage cheese knitting, Folonomo manages to stay on the stylish side of ethical trading by pairing their locally sourced, organically produced menu with a gallery space devoted to artists from across Sydney’s many artistic hubs. This, along with Bourke Street’s Folonomo’s commitment to offering talks and classes for their soon-to-be army of fans, means that Surry Hills looks gets to ring the changes at Folonomo.

For those interested in the nitty-gritty of Folonomo’s charitable efforts, the team have resolved to split 100% of their profits (after all debts have been cleared, naturally) between two not-for-profit organisations. The first to be chosen by the staff, and the second voted for by their customers. Surry Hill’s chic, tattooed and fabulous are sure to flock to Folonomo in search of a dining experience they can feel good about, art they can connect with and a philosophy they can get behind. As the world moves relentlessly in the direction of pure profiteering, Folonomo on Bourke Street is a moment of respite for Sydney’s in-the-know locals and visitors alike.

272 Folonomo Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
272 Reviews
Atmosphere:Excellent
Food:Outstanding
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Service:Excellent
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
New"Excellent"
6/6
Lynda M.17 hours ago · 1 review

An intimate and inviting atmosphere. Service was faultless - friendly and professional. Good range of food, drink and cocktails. And it’s for a good cause! I highly recommend this place.

"Excellent"
6/6
Rainer D.a month ago · 1 review

Sehr nette Location, angenehme Atmosphäre, kreatives und leckeres Essen. Das Ganze auch noch für einen guten Zweck, was will man mehr? Würde jederzeit wieder hin gehen.

"Excellent"
6/6
Ban P.a month ago · 1 review

I fell in love with Folonomo since day 1 and it has never disappointed. Friendly staff, good food, noble modus operandi and an overall nice vibe makes this charming little joint a pleasure to dine at. Best Wishes Ban