Wollongong and Kiama eateries among the best in NSW

Keira Street excellence: Chef Daniel Sherley runs Rookie Eatery which has been recognised by diners across the state for its food and value.
Keira Street excellence: Chef Daniel Sherley runs Rookie Eatery which has been recognised by diners across the state for its food and value.

Wollongong and Kiama eateries continue to rank among the best in NSW.

OpenTable’s latest monthly diners’ choice rankings show Rookie Eatery, Kneading Ruby and The Hungry Monkey all securing Top 10 rankings in various categories.

Each month OpenTable analyses more than 400,000 new diner reviews across the state and sorts the results by category to help people in NSW discover new favourites.

Rookie Eatery owned and operated by chef Daniel Sherley featured in the Top 10 for best food.

The Hungry Monkey in Kiama was among the Top 10 in the state for service.

And Rookie Eatery and Kneading Ruby in Wollongong both made the list of best restaurants in NSW for value. Kneading Ruby is run by brothers Kevin and Fred Duarte.

It has been a big week for The Hungry Monkey which followed up its 2017 Business of the Year title to be named Best Cafe at the 2018 Illawarra and South Coast Local Business Awards on Wednesday night.

The popular cafe is owned by former Kiama High students Jack Alexander and Taylor Hudson.

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