Wollongong Event Planners Guide


Wollongong’s reputation as an emerging foodie destination has grown in recent years and continues to do so. One thing that will not change is our famous seafood, for which Wollongong is renowned. 

Outside of meal times, you can grab a freshly brewed coffee, a waterfront artisan beer or tour a gorgeous winery or farm in the hinterland. You will find great options for group dining, as well as boutique venues that continue to pop up in our laneways and quieter streets.

The harbour is the centre of fine dining but if it is something more eclectic you are after, look no further than our diverse range of restaurants, bars and bistros available to delegates in the City Centre and elsewhere.

Perhaps a group dinner at an award winning restaurant or a cocktail at a small bar is more your style? Wollongong has it all.

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Altitude 1148

"Illawarra's Premier Dining Destination", Altitude 1148 is a chic, contemporary function centre and restaurant located within the Southern Gateway Centre in Bulli Tops, which is a 45 minute drive south of Sydney. Taking advantage...

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Bombora Seafood

Bombora Seafood is a licensed bistro style restaurant with spectacular views over Wollongong’s historic fishing harbour. We source fresh seafood from local fisheries; ensuring meals are of the highest quality. Guests can enjoy our…

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Chedo's Cafe

Chedo's Cafe is a food lover’s delight with its Mediterranean and Modern Australian cuisine, fine coffee and delicious fresh seasonal menus. Chedo's picturesque location, just south of the stunning Sea Cliff Bridge makes it…

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CIBO Brasserie and Pizzeria

The Illawarra Yacht Club overlooking the banks of the beautiful Lake Illawarra and the rolling hills of the escarpment is the perfect location to celebrate a birthday, sit back with a cake and coffee, or dine with family and friends while the kids enjoy our indoor 'soft-play' area.

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City Diggers Wollongong

The Owen RoomAn ideal venue for between 20 & 250 guests right in the heart of Wollongong's CDB, the Owen Room is the place to hold your Corporate Seminar, Presentation, Meeting or Training Course.The...

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    Capacity: Max 250, Min 20

Diggies Cafe

Diggies Cafe has been serving delicious modern Australian dishes with unrivalled views of the clear blue sea since 2004. Located on North Wollongong Beach, the caf is situated within a heritage listed site and...

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Harbourfront Restaurant

The award winning seafood restaurant, Harbourfront, is located on Belmore Basin, overlooking picturesque Wollongong Harbour. We are only a short stroll from the city's CBD and all popular conference and accommodation options.From annual conferences...

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    Capacity: Max 280, Min 20

Lagoon Restaurant

Lagoon Restaurant - Situated by the sea where Fairy Creek Lagoon meets the Pacific Ocean, with an absolute waterfront location, the Lagoon boasts breathtaking views. Five (5) Private Dining rooms each with their...

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    Capacity: Max 450, Min 15

Seacliff Functions and Private Dining

Situated on Cliff Rd, Seacliff is Wollongong's newest function venue, purpose built for corporate clients. There are two multi-function rooms that can fit 15 to 290 people, and cater for any event. Whether you...

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    Capacity: Max 290, Min 15

The Fine Line Function Centre

The Fine Line Function Centre offers a unique vintage atmosphere with modern touches. Featuring a large cedar fireplace and polished teak flooring, our venue affords an intimate event for all guests.We offer a great...

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    Capacity: Max 70, Min 15