It’s so hard to decide!
From the funky cafe scene in Thirroul to the beachside burgers in Kiama, it’s a food lovers oasis right here in the Illawarra. Boasting fine dining restaurants as well as picturesque locations, this region offers a menu to suit every taste and occasion. From the boutique small bars in Wollongong to the loud and friendly family dining venues –  eating out in the Illawarra is always a great way to spend time with your favourite people.

We love getting to know our local chefs, baristas and business owners here at The List, and want to spread the word about some of the fantastic dining options that are on offer in our area.

Check out our “Articles” page to read about some of the local cafes, restaurants and drinking venues that you might already know, or need to try! You can follow our Facebook Page to stay up to date and don’t forget to let us know about a local venue that you’d like us to feature.

There simply aren’t enough meal opportunities to try out all the great places to eat out in the Illawarra, but we’ll give it a red hot go!

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The Balinese Restaurant in Wollongong serving the community more than just great food

The Balinese Restaurant in Wollongong serving the community more than just great food

When you meet Juliana Mitry, or Jules as she prefers to go by, the owner of Balinese Spice Magic, you are instantly struck by her kind heart and immense generosity. She has a way of making you feel at ease, and sharing a meal with her is like getting a warm hug from...

Acknowledgement of Country

The List acknowledges the traditional custodians of this beautiful land, Dharawal Country and pays respect to their elders, both past and present. We are priveleged to be able to live and work on these lands.

Always was, always will be.

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