23 great eateries to try - new favourites and Wollongong classics

Kate McIlwain
Updated November 13 2020 - 7:45am, first published August 26 2020 - 8:00pm

Now's the time to get out and sample the best of Wollongong's food scene. From hole-in-the-wall outlets to fine diners coming out of the COVID period with flair, there's something for everyone. Kate McIlwain reports.

Timbermill Cafe, Bulli.
Timbermill Cafe, Bulli.

The past few months have been tough on Wollongong's culinary scene, with some of our best-loved and best-rated venues collapsing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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