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Modern European
  • 122-124 Keira St,
    Wollongong, NSW
  • (02) 4226 4855,
  • Dinner Tue-Sat 6pm-9pm


There's nothing small-town about this Wollongong find. It's strictly A-game from the start. It feels formal, despite the polka-dot chairs and the Kelly Wearstler-esque plate displays, and the service is all fine-dine shine, but the experience starts and ends with the well-priced dégustation menu. Seven courses, with matching wines from the tidy by-the-glass list, showcase chef Peter Sheppard's masterful blending of classic French-inspired techniques with local produce. The beauty is the balance. Seasonally sourced courses include pork terrine with little jewel-like cubes of abalone jelly and the zing of horseradish, or fillet of veal with the savour of sweetbreads and lardons. And props to the tiny sage gnocchi that is snuggled alongside the roasted breast and confit leg of duck. Fittingly, the plates are carefully proportioned to feel generous without being excessive - this is exquisite food.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • Dégustation $99

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended

    BYO Wed
  • Chef:
  • Peter Sheppard


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