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The Cheeky Fig - CLOSED

119 Keira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4229 5633
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“semifreddo” (4 reviews)
“terrine” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
119 Keira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Was here for dinner tonight.. we ordered a nice bottle of red, which we enjoyed.. We had a 7 different small and share plates. Was ok but nothing wow. Don't like leaving bad reviews but I wasn't impressed with the atmosphere or service and food...More

2  Thank Tchellessa
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was in a party of 5 who thought we would try this new place but will not go there again and will warn my family and friends to stay away as well. The food portions were ridiculously small so much so that when I...More

7  Thank dianne c
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with the good at this new restaurant. We were part of a table with four guests, the share platters must be catered to feed two people so the waitress doubled the quantities (which also doubled the price). The serving sizes that came out...More

1  Thank Jessica A
lorenzo p, Director of Sales at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

sorry you left disappointed average food spend is around $30/HEAD you obviously neglect to mention your beverage consumption which is at your discretion

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our last ever dinner at Lorenzo's was left to his discretion and it did not disappoint - a spectacularly special feast. Beautiful wines matched to food and the veal was amazing. Really looking forward to the Italian fare expanding to Mediterranean under the banner of...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The food at Lorenzo's is always amazing!! The decor, the food, the service and Lorenzo himself are great. Lorenzo makes you feel like an old friend. There is such a warmth about this restaurant that not many can duplicate. It's a special place with amazing...More

Thank Kim G
Lorenzo P, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hey Kim Thank you for your wonderful praise we all appreciate having our diners enjoy our food and service Sadly it probably was your last visit to the diner as it is BUT Something new and fresh will replace it very soon And I can...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Superb service from entry to exit. We left the mains order at the chef's discretion and was not disappointed. The moroccan chicken breast was perfectly cooked. The lamb shoulder is tender and melted delightfully in my mouth. The waitress made my toddler feel comfortable and...More

Thank AsianAdventurer
Lorenzo P, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you for trusting me to choose for you We will all sadly miss the food we're doing at present But We're also very excited at our new direction Hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We are regular visitors because we love the food and service. Nice to see the traditional menu back. We would rather pay the extra $s to enjoy the deliciousness of a quality menu prepared by chef Jake Rosen. We always leave totally satiated in the...More

Thank Jayleen55
Lorenzopagnan, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

hey guys thank you for your appreciation of our chef Jake he's a very creative and technically sound master of the kitchen soon delivering a new concept in cuisine hope you will enjoy lorenzo

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lorenzo's never disappoints! Every time I go here I am guaranteed to have a delicious meal! The chef's selection is a fantastic way to try a variety of meals. Check the open times as they aren't open every day. The torta for dessert is their...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Lorenzopagnan, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

hey elizabeth thank you for liking us so much we do try and please as much as possible and I personally endeavor to train our staff in both wine and food knowledge as they are my liaison with you the customer. we will soon be...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

We love this place, it's relaxed atmosphere, great staff and the food - always changing and so tasty. We'll be back

Thank Weekends_away_13
Lorenzopagnan, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

hey thank you for the review we are constantly on the lookout for new dishes, different wines and great cocktails that we can share with our customers glad you noticed and we'll look forward to serving you again sincerely lorenzo

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Lorenzo has been on the Wollongong restaurant scene for many, many years. One of things that has helped his longevity is the fact that the food and the experience is always consistent. It may be a bit pricier than others but you can be guaranteed...More

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Lorenzopagnan, Owner at The Cheeky Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

thank u smurf doogle for noticing what we do best lorenzo

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Keira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4229 5633
  • E-mail
casual mezze restaurant
all meals shared
cuisines from around the mediterranean
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