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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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“torte” (4 reviews)
“pancetta” (3 reviews)
Italian, African, Spanish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Keira St, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank honeybougie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

Reviewed December 22, 2017

So happy the new experience at The Cheeky Fig is as good as Lorenzo's past fare. In fact, it seems more exciting and sensational than before. It certainly satisfied our group of discerning diners. Thank you Lorenzo for continuing to look after your customers so...More

Thank Julie T
lorenzo p, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Good service and enjoyed a drink before going into the restaurant. Food was good. Beef was a bit dry but other dishes were ok.

Thank Dooogong
lorenzo p, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

hey doooooogong good to see you made full usage of our restaurant and enjoyed the experience look forward to your neeeext visit

Reviewed October 21, 2017

What a pleasure to have recently experienced Lorenzo’s clever morphing into The Cheeky Fig. Whilst the original format was an institution, the marque II is equally impressive. Why? We were welcomed warmly at the front door, walked through the menu by charming and informed waiters...More

Thank foodforthought56
Lorenzo P, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

thank you the change has been liberating for me as a chef as well! the cuisines of the Mediterranean are perfect for our taste buds

Reviewed September 17, 2017

Had been here in its previous guise and loved it then. In our new surrounds there was enough of the old to make us comfortable but plenty of new to add excitement. Staff was attentive, but we where here for the food and it didn't...More

Thank thekiljoy
Lorenzo P, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

thank you for the review change is never easy and in general people are afraid of change thank you for appreciating what I'm trying to bring to the diners in this town yes there is a little of the old but I've been able to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
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
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 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.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 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
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Casual Dining Entree, Main And Desserts Cuisines From Around The Mediterranean Incl North African, Spanish, Italian And Greek
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