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Eleanor Knight3 years ago

Dine out over the Seafood and Sail Festival weekend.

Whether you're an avid shipmate or just enjoy the sea breeze, the Seafood and Sail Festival in Wollongong is the place for you this weekend. With the starting gun set to commence the race from Sydney to Wollongong around 10am on Saturday, over 25 super yachts are expected to make it to the finish line late afternoon, where they will be greeted with an abundance of fun entertainment, tasty seafood and popular live music. We've picked out some of our favourite restaurants in the area where you can sit back and enjoy a scrumptious supper before heading to the harbour's edge to dance the night away. So what are you waiting for, slip on your deck shoes and head on out for weekend of nautical fun.

Ghedia’s Indian Restaurant

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Spice and all things nice, Ghedia’s Indian Restaurant – Wollongong

If you’re keen to escape the nautical vibes for a while and feast on some authenic Indian grub, make The Ghedia’s Indian Restaurant your destination. Well-known to people who like to test how far they can push their tastebuds, if you’re one for spicy dishes you’re simply going to love this authentic tandoori house located in the heart of Wollongong. Owned by a friendly and passionate family, this renowned restaurant has been rustling up authentic culinary delights since 1985 when it first opened its doors to the community. Combining a selection of locally-sourced produce together with some of the worlds most exotic spices, the Ghedia’s Indian Restaurant presents an extensive menu of mouth-watering dishes for every pallet. Whether you’re after a creamy korma or a spicy vindaloo, this authentic curry house will be sure to serve you up a feast. So wander in, sit down and teleport yourself to India for a culinary experience to die for.
Where: 123 Corrimal Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500

Windjammers Restaurant

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Your scenic view awaits, Windjammers Restaurant – Wollongong

Does fresh, contemporary and oh-so-delicious food get your mouth watering? If so, be sure to book yourself a table at the Windjammers Restaurant this evening where you will be greeted by an array of friendly and passionate staff. With panoramic views over the gorgeous northern beaches of Wollongong, this relaxed restaurant offers the perfect environment to sit back with a glass of your favourite wine, while watching the peaceful waters edge. Featuring a modern and uniquely Australian styled menu as well as their famous dinner buffet which includes an array of fresh seafood, you’ll be sure to find something you fancy at this fine dining location. Fridays and Saturdays are home to live cooking stations where customers are offered the experience to try delicious food straight from the pan, including a selection of meats, fish and vegetables. If this isn’t fresh enough for you, then what is?
Where: 2-14 Cliff Road, Wollongong, NSW, 2500

LUPA Woodfired Pizza

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Traditional cooking methods, LUPA Woodfired pizza – Wollongong

If nothing but pizza is on your mind tonight, head down to LUPA Woodfired Pizza, where you’re guaranteed an explosion of flavours served on top of a crispy thin base. Cooked in a traditional, wood-fired brick oven, these delicious pizzas are truly authentic to their Italian heritage and not to mention, absolutely delicious. Whether you keep it simple with a traditional Margherita so you can really taste that homemade dough, or opt for something a little unusual such as the Tonno E Sipolla to liven up your culinary experience, you sure won’t be disappointed with the pizza put in front of you. If linguine is more your thing, tuck into one of their famous antipasti dishes which feature their freshly made, in-house pasta together with a host of complimenting and delicious sauces. If this sounds up your street, get down to LUPA Woodfired Pizza today and experience a little bit of Italy through the love of food.
Where: 98-100 Keira Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500

Harbourfront Restaurant

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A Premium meal awaits you, Harbourfront Restaurant – Wollongong

Renowned for its impeccable views over the glorious Wollongong harbour as well as its superb selection of freshly cooked seafood, the Harbourfront Restaurant offers one of finest dining experiences within the area. If you are one for oceanic delights such as fresh king prawns, atlantic salmon and fried baby calamari, you’re simply going to love this award-winning location. Offering a special menu for the weekend, this premium location tempt their guests with a superior three course meal for $50, where you can choose from a selection of tasty entrees, mains and desserts to suit every pallet. If you’re one for never finishing your plate, there is the option of two courses for a reduced price, where you have make the hard decision between choosing one of their savoury starters or sweet desserts. Home to an extensive list of beverages, allow yourself the chance to sink into your chair overlooking the perfect harbour views with your favourite drink in hand, while you wait for your supper to be served – after all, it is a weekend.
Where: 2 Endeavour Drive, Wollongong, NSW, 2500

If you’re heading to the Seafood and Sail Festival this weekend, let us know where your eating in the section below!

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