Eat well and feel well in Wollongong.
We all like something a little different from the norm, and because of this you’re simply going to love what Lee and Me has to offer. A cross-breed of cafe and boutique, Lee and Me incorporates high-class food with style and fashion that is good enough for any supermodel take gourmet chef. Located in an old heritage terrace house that oozes personality from the get-go, this property’s ground floor has been transformed into a vintage cafe which is well-known for serving up delicious, nutritional feasts to an array of health-conscious diners. Dishes such as smoked trout salad and green and grain salad are just a couple of crowd pleasers that feature on their ever-unique menu. If you’re the kind of person who’d rather swap a piece of cake for a retro shirt, then head up the staircase where you will be greeted by a closet of fashionable garments all readily available for purchase. Basically step into Lee in Me with an empty stomach and tired-out jeans, and walk out feeling hunger-free and stylish. What more could you possibly ask for?
Where: 87 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
Home to nutrition and vitality, All Good Things Organic Market is an health landmark in Wollongong. Loved among locals for its fresh produce, this organic market offers a wide range of both fresh fruit and vegetables to buy from The Market, as well as tasty and wholesome meals and snacks from The Health Bar. Why not indulge in one of their raw food smoothies or vitamin rich juices to get you feeling zingy before your weekly grocery shop. A little peckish? Take a seat immersed in their attractive location and tuck into a wholesome dish of your choice. With a menu of meals suitable for all diets including vegan, gluten-free and vegetarian options, there really is something for everyone. A location that simply has it all, All Good Things Organic Market is definitely not one to be missed for all the health gurus out there.
Where: 91 Burelli Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
If nothing but a good old sandwich gets you in the mood for lunch, then listen up! It’s all in the name with this joint; well-known for its gourmet collection of wedged bread combo’s, Sandygoodwich delivers a menu jam-packed with a host of unique concoctions to get every tastebud in your mouth screaming with excitement. All sandwiches and dishes are made on-site each day, including the curing of meats and baking of bread, so you can be reassured that your lunch is fresh, full of flavour and ready to appreciate. For all you health-geeks, why not try their cauliflower falafel sandwich which is maxed to the brim with pumpkin, barberry, labna, quick pickle and rocket to fill you up without that awful bloated after-feeling we all hate. If sandwiches aren’t your best friend, don’t just write Sandygoodwich off your lunchtime list as there are a bunch of tasty plates available, including their flatbread favourites and appetising salads, which will be sure to get you in the mood.
Where: Shop 2/363 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
If you like your food as organic as the view from this restaurant, Diggies is the place to be. Located on the gorgeous North Wollongong beach, this beachside cafe welcomes all characters through the door to come in and enjoy some of the finest, freshest and healthiest food Wollongong has to offer. From joggers to surfers, dog walkers to local workers, everybody loves what this social hub of Wollongong has to offer. Sourcing a range of seasonal produce from local suppliers, Diggies is a cafe to visit if you’re passionate about quality food served up in a relaxing and casual atmosphere. If you’re one for fashionable grains, why not try out their barramundi with quinoa tabbouleh which is sure to give you a re-boost of energy for the rest of the day. Whether you’re taking a trip to the seaside or simply after a fantastically fresh dish overlooking the waters edge, make Diggies cafe your go-to.
Where: 1 Cliff Road, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
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