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673 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 412 711 381
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  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“porridge” (4 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“banh mi” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
673 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great meals, delicious coffee, attentive service and pleasant dining space. Prices are fair and wait time for meals was reasonable. Delicious dessert items on offer in the cabinets too. Indulge!

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have visited Kinfolk a few times. It can be typically 'Melbourne Crazy Busy' but the staff are cheerful and always do their best to get your food fast. On my last visit they were working on opening another cafe. I look forward to trying that...More

Thank Tracie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummy, beautifully presented food and large selection amongst the menu. Great coffee. I go there almost every time I’m in the city and I’m never disappointed with what I order. Lovely staff. Everyone who works there are volunteers and if you check out their website...More

Thank EllenMadd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two hours to kill before a connecting train to the country. Lunch time. Kinfolk, just over the road from Spencer’s St Station, in Bourke St. Melbourne. Great philosophy, good friendly service. Great vibe, the yummiest baguette. And a toasty warm corner of welcome. Plus all...More

Thank foodthatsings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is so much to love about Kinfolk. Knowing that I can buy a cuppa and make a difference is really something! The food here is great, I recently had lunch here with a business colleague and we both had the vegie curry and it...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to kinfolk after it being recommended by the staff at the Hamlet in Hobart. Had a coffee and salami/ham toastie. Service was good given that it's volunteers, but I felt a bit exposed on the bench seat. Coffee was good and with the volume...More

Thank JzdB
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I only needed coffee and what I got was really good and well priced. The old building is very interesting and the cafe has a good range of seats and tables, but is a bit drafty by the front door.

Thank platypus150
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Yum!! Nice vibe, yummy food. Agree with others- the porridge was great. Coffee was not my favorite but ok Near the train station easy to find

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Great social enterprise concept. Works on both levels, ie as an altruistic social enterprise and as a very good cafe. The decor is quirky and on trend. I chose the Thai red curry. This is a rustic and tasty dish that I enjoyed. A lovely...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Stopped in a on cold July day and the Spiced Cauliflower & Potato soup was just what we needed, great taste. The salad we tried was the broccoli and potato salad it was tasty too. The cappuccino was very good, although we did have to...More

Thank Don P
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 673 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 412 711 381
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Kinfolk isa café addressing social inclusion through great coffee and seasonal food. Our volunteers are the driving force of our social enterprise and their contributions make a difference with 100% of our profits being donated to our partner charities every year.
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