No.5 Restaurant and Bar decided that they wanted to play a small part in bringing some connection, joy and positivity to Australians who have been struggling because of COVID- 19. To do that, they’ve launched their unique ‘Pay it Forward’ initiative.

The Pay it Forward initiative is designed to do exactly what it says it is. When patrons visit No.5, they’ll be given the opportunity to leave a special ‘tip’ after their meal. 100% of those tips will go towards a fund, designed to say thank you and we’re with you to Australians who are doing it tough at the moment. For every $100 that’s received, No.5 will cover a Chef’s Tasting menu and glass of wine for two at No.5 (valued at over $150).

How do you get involved?
To donate, simply dine at No.5 between now to the 31 st of December and when asked, leave a tip for the #payitforwardno5 campaign.
To nominate, simply follow No.5 on social media (Facebook/Instagram) and watch out for the #payitforwardno5 posts. Then, you simply tag someone they know who is doing it tough,
whilst also using the hashtag on your post.
And who can you nominate? Well, that’s up you. It might be someone who has lost their job due to closures, a healthcare worker who is feeling burned out by extended shifts or someone who has sadly lost a loved one to the pandemic. The fund is designed to give back to those who are really doing it tough at the moment.

Located in a converted gem polishing factory in Sydney’s Inner West, the No.5 menu champions the local, sustainable and seasonal, and is especially focused on great Australian ingredients. You can often find Emrys foraging along the coastal walk between Bondi and Bronte to find truly local ingredients for the No.5 menu, including nasturtiums, seaweed and Warrigal greens. They also use sustainable cooking oil and artisan goods from local producers. Pay it Forward is another aspect of that community focus. ‘We’ve always been focused on Australia. This initiative is a way we can do a small part to
help Australians’, says Emrys.

To find out more about this initiative, and how to get involved, head to:

5 McCauley Street, Alexandria NSW 2015
Ph: 02 9030 0009
Mon – Tue Closed
Wed – Fri 4pm – 11pm
Sat – Sun 12pm – 11pm

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