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Lockdown Eats

Who's open for takeaway + delivery?

We may be stuck at home, but your taste buds can still travel! Spice up your lockdown and discover the world on a plate thanks to our local businesses. Grab some takeaway while you're getting vaccinated or on your daily exercise walk, or stay warm and comfy and order in. Either way, we've got you covered.

And if you're still hanging on to some Dine + Discover vouchers - there's no time to waste. Apply for your vouchers and use them to support your local. Vouchers are now permitted for take-away purchases too, woohoo!

(Wondering who makes the delectable fried chicken waffle in the pic? That's Soco Kitchen)

Visiting the Vaccine Hub? Takeaway within 100m

Fatcat Kitchen

A local favourite! Indulge in coffee, breakfast or lunch.

Location: Shop 8, 81 Church Street, Wollongong (the former Hideaway cafe, directly opposite Globe Lane)

Opening hours: 7 days, 8am-2pm.

Contact: Fatcat Kitchen

Kurtosh

A world of cake, pastries and coffee, open til late.

Location: Globe Lane, Wollongong

Opening Hours: 7 days, 9am-10pm

More info: Kurtosh

Sonny's Wine Shop

Grab a takeaway vino to toast your newly vaccinated self! Also stocking deli and condiment ranges.

Location: 1/17 Globe Lane, Wollongong

Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 1pm-6pm

Contact: www.sonnyswineshop.com.au

San Churro

Go on, you've earned it! Discover delicious sweet treats, savoury spanish bites and incredible hot chocolate.

Location: Crown St Mall, 2/148 Crown Street, just east of the stage.

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm.

Contact: https://order.sanchurro.com/weborder

Alexander's Bakery Southside

Fresh savoury and sweet burek, hand-made pastries and coffee.

Location: Crown Street Mall - outdoors, next to Surf, Dive, Ski.

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8am-4pm. Sunday 9am-4pm.

Contact: https://alexanders-bakery-southside.square.site/

The Gong Cafe

Bacon + egg rolls, coffee and quick snacks.

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 7:30am-3:00pm

Location: Crown Street Mall, 120 Crown Street (lower Mall).

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/thegongcafe

Illnara Korean

Location: Crown Street Mall, 159 Crown Street, Wollongong

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm. Sun 11am-3:30pm.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/illnarakoreanrestaurant/

Dumplings at Akari

Japanese Food

Beast Good Food Eatery - now a Ramen bar!

Location: 8 Crown Lane, Wollongong

Opening hours: Mon-Wed, 11:30am-2pm. Thurs-Sat, 11:30am-2pm + 5:00pm-7:15pm

Contact: Order online

Roppongi Restaurant

Japanese restaurant - Sushi, Noodles, Bento, Rice Bowls, Sashimi, Skewers.

Unit 1, 102 Market Street, Wollongong

Opening hours: Mon-closed. Tues-Thurs 5pm-8:30pm. Fri-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm + 5pm-8:30pm.

Contact: roppongirestaurant.com

Okuma Sushi

Takeaway sushi counter - inside Wollongong Central, Crown building, First Floor - opposite Rebel Sport.

Opening hours: 7 days - approx 9am-5pm.

Contact: Phone 02 4226 1342

Toro Robata Sushi

Sushi, sashimi, Japanese street food and noodles.

Location: 9/129 Corrimal Street, Wollongong (Corner Corrimal + Burelli Street). Get directions.

Opening hours: 7 days, 11am-10pm.

Order online

Akari Japanese

Bento boxes.

Location: 126 Keira Street, Wollongong (near Amigos). Get directions.

Opening hours: Wed-Sun, 5pm-8pm.

View website

Paella Sundays at Bull + Bear

Mediterranean

Bull + Bear Cafe Restaurant - Spanish

Breakfast and lunch daily. Burgers, poke bowls, breakfast specials, churros, plus Paella and Sangria on Sundays!

Location: 2A Victoria St, Wollongong

Opening hours: 7am-3pm, 7 days.

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/bullnbear.gong

The Living Room - Greek cuisine

Now under new management!

195 Keira Street, Wollongong

Opening hours: Tues-Sun 5pm-9pm

Visit website

Litani's Mediterranean Restaurant

120 Corrimal St, Wollongong

www.litanis.com.au

Samaras Restaurant - Lebanese

22 Market Street, Wollongong

www.samarasrestaurant.com.au

Taco Tuesday at Amigos

Mexican Food

Zambrero

Mexican classics that are fast and fresh. Don't miss the Burrito Bowl!

Location: 61 Crown Street, Wollongong.

Opening hours: 7 days, 11:30am-8:30pm

Contact: https://www.zambrero.com.au/locations/wollongong

Amigos Mexican

116 Keira St, Wollongong

www.amigoswollongong.com

Guzman Y Gomez

Ground floor outdoor dining, Wollongong Central, Keira St, Wollongong

www.guzmanygomez.com.au

Unique fine dining at K.malu

Fine Dining / Modern Australian

Debutant

Debutant on Instagram

119 Keira Street, Wollongong

Friday + Saturday nights only

K.malu Kitchen + Bar

122-124 Keira Street, Wollongong

K.malu on Facebook

Babyface Kitchen

Steamers Bar + Grill

1 Marine Drive, Wollongong

www.steamersbarandgrill.com.au

Howlin' Wolf's iconic Fireball + Apple at Dagwood Bottlo

Bars

Dagwood - Lockdown Bottlo

Serving up your favourite cocktails from Births + Deaths, Howlin' Wolf and The Prince in one handy location!

Location: 19 Market Street, Wollongong

Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs - 3pm-8:30pm. Fri-Sun - 12pm-8:30pm.

Contact: https://www.dagwoodbk.com/

La la la's Bottlo - Delivery service

To cheer themselves up while concerts are on hold, the La las team are offering beer and wine delivery on Fridays!

Opening hours: Order before 11am Fridays for delivery Friday afternoon each week.

See the range on Facebook

The Wine Hub

28 Victoria Street, Wollongong

Website

Sonny's Wine Shop

Location: 1/17 Globe Lane, Wollongong

Opening hours: Tues-Sun, 1pm-6pm

Contact: www.sonnyswineshop.com.au

Dirty Wine Shop + Tasting Room

Natural wine specialists.

Location: 131 Keira Street, Wollongong

Opening hours: Thurs-Sun 2pm-8:30pm.

Contact: Dirty Wine on Instagram

Spice up your lockdown with JJ's Indian

Indian Food

JJ's Indian Restaurant

Location: Unit 3, 48-50 Crown St, Wollongong

Opening hours: Mon-Tues 5pm-10pm. Wed-Sun 12-2pm + 5pm-10pm.

Contact: www.jjsindian.com.au

Mango Tree Cafe + Restaurant

18 Cliff Road, Wollongong

www.mangotreerestaurant.com.au

Handmade pasta at Centro CBD

Pizza + Italian Food

Kneading Ruby

5 Crown Lane, Wollongong

www.kneadingruby.com.au

Ciao Cucina

Pasta + classic Italian dishes. Preorder only!

56 Crown St, Wollongong

https://www.facebook.com/ciaocucinagong/

Terra Mia Pizzeria

Shop 1, 63 Burelli St, Wollongong

www.terramia.net.au

Lupa Woodfired Pizza

98-100 Keira Street, Wollongong

Lupa on Facebook

Ruben Slice Shop Pizza

Takeaway pizza by the slice!

Location: Shop 2, 76-78 Market Street, Wollongong

Opening hours:

Contact: www.rubenspizza.com.au

Centro CBD

Classic Italian fine dining.

28 Stewart Street, Wollongong (opposite Aldi)

Opening hours: Wed-Sat, 5pm-9pm

Visit website

Lucia's by the Sea

16 Cliff Road, Wollongong - opposite the Novotel Northbeach

Visit Website

Northbeach Pavilion

Fresh pasta and woodfired pizza.

Location: North beach promenade - Bather's Pavilion.

Opening hours: 6am-3pm daily.

View Lockdown Menu

Vegetarian

The Veggie Nook

166 Keira Street, Wollongong

veggienook.com.au

Caaaaaaake for days at Kurtosh

Desserts + Bubble Tea

Gong Cha Bubble Tea

Crown Street Mall

Order via Uber Eats

Bubbleberry Yogurt + Bubble Tea

78A Market St, Wollongong

Facebook.com/bubbleberrythegong

San Churro

2/148 Crown Street Mall, Wollongong

https://www.sanchurro.com/store/san-churro-wollongong/

Kurtosh

A huge array of cakes sold by weight, and fresh pastries - sweet and savoury.

Globe Lane, Wollongong

Opening hours: 7 days, 9am-9pm

Kurtosh on Facebook

Cold Rock Ice Creamery

22 Market Street, Wollongong

Cold Rock on Facebook

Wendy's Milk Bar

Ice creams, fun shakes, donuts and famous hot dogs!

Location: Wollongong Central - Keira building,lower ground floor outside Coles.

Opening hours: 7 days, approx 9am-5pm

Contact: Phone (02) 42251130

Mr Boba

Quirky bubble tea, yoghurt and milk tea.

Location: 163 Keira St, Wollongong

Opening hours: 7 days, 12:30pm-9pm

Contact: Mr Boba on Instagram

Dusty shows off the new range

Craft Breweries

Five Barrel Brewing

318 Keira Street, Wollongong

www.fivebarrels.com.au

Dusty Lizard Brewing

Their very first beer batch is now available!

Location: 102 Smith Street (Corner Keira St + Smith St)

Opening hours: Saturday only - midday until sold

View beer list

Get burgered at Jimmy's

Burgers + Comfort Food

Four Aces Cafe + Takeaway

Four Aces on Instagram

Shop 5/65-67 Burelli St, Wollongong (Across from Woolworths)

SoCo Kitchen + Bar

63-65 Crown Street, Wollongong

socokitchen.com.au

Jimmy's Burger Bar

His Boy Elroy

Shop W114, Keira St outdoor dining, Wollongong Central. 200 Crown St, Wollongong

www.hisboyelroy.com.au

2 Smoking Barrels

Unit 1, 40 Flinders Street, Wollongong

www.2smokingbarrels.com.au

Grill'd Burgers

Wollongong Central - located outdoors on the corner of Keira Street and Crown Street.

Opening hours: Open 7 days, between 11am-9pm.

Visit website

Nasigoreng Fried Rice at Miss Lee's

Chinese, Thai, Korean, Balinese + Vietnamese

Saigon Senses - Vietnamese

Wollongong Central, Ground Floor near Coles, 200 Crown St, Wollongong

facebook.com/saigonsenses

An Chut Chut - Vietnamese

Vietnamese street food favourites. Menu changes daily - check the blackboard for specials.

Arts Precinct - Rear of 87a Crown Street, Wollongong (next to the Performing Arts Centre)

Hours: Tues-Sat 11am-2:30pm

Contact: 0434064709 and Facebook

MyLan Restaurant - Vietnamese

191-193 Keira St, Wollongong

www.mylanrestaurant.com.au

Little Vietnam Restaurant

17 Market Street, Wollongong

https://www.littlevietnam.com.au/

Ha Long Bay - Vietnamese

63-65 Crown St, Wollongong

www.halongbay.net.au

Kinn Thai

Ground floor outdoor dining, Wollongong Central, Keira St, Wollongong

www.kinnwollongong.com.au

Balinese Spice Magic

130 Keira Street, Wollongong

www.balinesespicemagic.com.au

Thai Carnation

Unit 3, 4 Kenny St, Wollongong

www.carnationthairestaurant.com.au

Jasmine Rice Thai Restaurant

131 Corrimal St, Wollongong

www.jasminerice.com.au

Illnara Korean

Chef's Choice - Chinese

Shop 3, 166-170 Keira St, Wollongong

www.chefschoicewollongong.com.au

Ziggy's House of Nomms / Xanadu - Dumplings

Shop 1, 163 Keira St, Wollongong

facebook.com/ziggyshouseofnomms

Ta Chun Chinese Restaurant

200 Keira Street, Wollongong

www.tachun.com.au

Top Choice Chinese Cuisine

17 Market St, Wollongong

www.topchoicerestaurant.com.au

Food World - Chinese

157 Keira Street, Wollongong

http://foodworldgourmetcafe.cafeleader.com

Miss Lee's Chinese

155 Keira Street, Wollongong

www.misslee.com.au

Taste of Xi'An - Chinese

230-232 Crown St, Wollongong

Website

Find your favourite sanga at Uncle Earl's

Cafes - CBD

Tally Ho Cafe

Crown Street Mall - 98-100 Crown St, Wollongong

www.tallyhocafe.com.au

Opus Brewhouse

Location: 120 Keira Street, Wollongong

Opening Hours: 7 days, 7am-1pm.

Contact: https://www.opuscoffeebrewers.com/

La Mamita's Cafe

280 Crown Street, Wollongong

facebook.com/mamitas2021

Cafe Lechappe

302 Keira Street, Wollongong

Website

The Gong Cafe

121 Crown St, Wollongong

facebook.com/thegongcafe

Lower East Cafe

70 Crown St, Wollongong

www.lowereastcafe.com.au

Fatcat Kitchen

Shop 8, 81 Church Street, Wollongong

https://www.facebook.com/fatcatwollongong/

The Coffee Club

35 Crown St, Wollongong

www.coffeeclub.com.au

Bostons Espresso

11-15 Atchison Street, Wollongong

https://www.facebook.com/bostonsespresso/

Lee + Me

87 Crown Street, Wollongong

www.leeandme.com.au

Quotes Cafe

Ground Cafe

Suite 2, 45-53 Kembla Street, Wollongong

https://www.facebook.com/groundcafewollongong

Utopia Coffee House

Shop 1, 27B Stewart Street, Wollongong

www.utopiacoffeehouse.com

Lili J Cafe

156 Corrimal Street, Wollongong (opposite the Golf Club)

Lili J on Facebook

Goodies Coffee

363 Crown Street, Wollongong

Goodies on Insta

Runner Duck Coffee

Down Pig Alley - off lower Crown Street Mall

runnerduckcoffee.com.au

Cafes - Wollongong Harbour + South Beach

Buck's Cafe

11 Stewart Street, Wollongong

facebook.com/bucks-cafe

Aqua Cafe/Restaurant

54-58 Cliff Road, Wollongong

www.aquarestaurant.com.au

Longboard Cafe

1 Marine Drive, Wollongong

www.longboardcafe.com.au

Basin Cafe

Wilson Street, Wollongong (Under the Boat Harbour Motel) - Belmore Basin

Basin on Facebook

Evil Eye Beach Cafe

16/54 Cliff Road, Wollongong

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-5pm. Sat-Sun 7am til late.

Evil Eye on Facebook

Waste free shopping at The Source

Groceries + Bulk Goods

The Source Bulk Foods

Location: 146 Crown Street, Wollongong (lower Crown St Mall)

Contact: The Source

Opening hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am-5:30pm. Sat: 10am-4pm. Sun: 10am-3pm.

Coles Supermarket

Location: Wollongong Central, Lower Ground Floor - Keira Building.

Opening hours: 7 days, 7am-Midnight

Woolworths Supermarket

Location: 63 Burelli Street, Wollongong

Opening hours: 7 days, 7am-10pm