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The Cheeky Fig

119 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4229 5633
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancetta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, African, Spanish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dined at The Cheeky Fig, early on a cold Saturday evening. It was a much anticipated meal as this was formerly Lorenzo’s Diner, a long established, well respected Dining destination in Wollongong. The menu – which differed significantly from what was on the web...More

Thank Davray-22
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We had the banquet between our family of four. The meal was splendid example of Mediterranean share style food. I recommend Lorenzo’s gnocchi - it was divine. Worth a try.

Thank timothyd931
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Friday family night out with 6 adults and we selected the Cheeky Fig. The restaurant has a modern decor, soft/low light and with pleasant, efficient and relaxed service staff. All indoor seating which would accomodate a romantic dinner for 2 or a large gathering. The...More

Thank cagatravel
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I should come here more often . The menu is well put together and the food is always so good I just leave it to Lorenzo or the chef to bring out whatever they want.The staff are very professional. It’s a Gem.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed every mouthful of our tasty dishes. A first experience at The Cheeky Fig for us and we are looking forward to coming back and experiencing more delicious food. (You don’t have to read my review: just go and enjoy!) The calamari were...More

1  Thank honeybougie
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

An overall very disappointing experience! I went here with my partner for a special occassion and was very unhappy with the extremely poor service. Everything felt like it was too difficult and all the staff wanted to do was go home. The waitress was rude...More

Thank Denham W
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Many of our friends have told us about The Cheeky Fig and it’s good food. We weren’t disappointed. Service was excellent from the moment we arrived. Entrees were excellent, calamari, Asian salad. The mains were also good. Between us we had, duck and 3 seafood...More

1  Thank peterdeane47
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The reviews of this place are correct. I liked the welcoming and especially the nibblies before ordering. They had specials for the night and so they try different things. The maitre d and waitress knew the food too. The dessert special, torta di verona was...More

Thank Sanjeev L
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of 14 and had a $45pp 2 course menu. I dont think that it was different from usual but probably easier to manage . The place is quirky mimimalist decor in the dining area and bar. Quite fun ! The menu...More

Thank rodtrishmcb
lorenzo p, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a friend for dinner Great service, food and wine and very affordable. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Mel H
lorenzo p, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4229 5633
  • E-mail
Casual Dining Entree, Main And Desserts Cuisines From Around The Mediterranean Incl North African, Spanish, Italian And Greek
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