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122 - 124 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4226 4855
18:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just like most people we loved it, no complaints. The food was first class, the wines were excellent and the staff were friendly, attentive, knowledgeable & professional. It's not cheap but anything this good never is. I would highly recommend Caveau for its adventurous food & classy venue.

Thank Harp46
Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Caveau is our definite go to place for amazing food we just can't cook! Degustation menus are always different, they use the best possible ingredients, lots sourced locally and it never fails to be amazing. Service is always second to none and when we match the wines with the different courses I always leave very very happy. Would highly recommend... More 

Thank Tracey D
Bathurst, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We always eat at Caveau whenever we are in Wollongong. The degustation menu changes regularly so there is always something new and delicious to try. The 7-8 courses are very filling, especially if you choose to have the matched wines. The presentation of each dish is superb and the combination of flavours innovative. The service is friendly and welcoming. We'll... More 

2 Thank Rachbed
Bulli, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Heard a lot about this Hatted restaurant and on a rare kid free night decided to try it out. I am always happy to pay good money for good food and knew it was pricey but expected it to live up to its hype......well it didn't! Some of the food was nice, some really didn't hit the mark, in particular... More 

Thank ozpaddy
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Heard a lot about this restaurant so we thought we would give it a try. Had the onion panisse which was the size of a chunky cut chip. Main was the mushroom risotto. Small and bland. Absolutely no flavour. Noooo atmosphere at all. A grey cell type room with two tables (upstairs). You could hear the people in the next... More 

Thank Dooogong
Wollongong, Australia
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a little gem of a Resturant in Wollongong. I have visited here twice a year for tthe last 6 years and as to date have never been disappointed. If anything it just gets better and better.

1 Thank cheryl_gittoes
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Truly enjoyable experience. Stand outs were the duck egg which was thick and glutenous offset by pastrami and potato. The partridge and the accompanying rissole also something I really enjoyed. Great service and food in a friendly atmosphere. Thank you

Thank DaveCW68
Wollongong, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had the degustation on a Thursday evening and it was amazing. The standard from the previous chef/owners has definitely been maintained. Lots of interesting, unusual, and delicious local produce. Lovely and efficient staff and very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Danika H
Wollongong, Australia
Level Contributor
70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a private room for 11 people on Saturday night for the tasting menu. Service was great but long intervals between dishes. We all arrived at 630 and the last dish came out around 930. The food was good but bread roll was burnt and a couple of other minor glitches. The waitresses were all friendly and efficient. Also... More 

Thank johnfromwollongong
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This would be the best fine dining restaurant in the Illawarra, and beyond. You don't just go to eat, you go for the whole package, it's a dining experience. Food that looks like art on a plate, perfectly matched wines, a serene ambiance, and chefs and staff that know their food. Will definitely be returning, time again.

Thank JulieSpurs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 63 - US$ 82
French, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 - 124 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4226 4855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?