Not sure where to go to get your avocado on toast? Look no further! We’ve put together a list of our favourite foodie Wollongong CBD cafés that are now taking bookings for a dine-in brunch and breakfast.

There’s something to suit every palate, from breakfast styled eggs on toasted sourdough or lunch-inspired classics like toasted sandwiches and mouth-watering burgers. Enjoy the very best of brunch foods and drinks in Wollongong when you support one of these local cafés.

All Good Things Café
Ariel’s Wollongong 
Aqua Café & Restaurant 
Beast Good Food Eatery 
Bostons Espresso 
Bull & Bear Café – Bar – Restaurant 
Connies Cliff Road Café 
Cooked Goose Café 
Deli and Dine on Market 
Fat Cat Kitchen 
Ground Café 
Lee and Me  
Lettuce B. Frank 
Lili J Café 
Longboard Café 
Lower East Café  
Mudcat Café 
Nadia’s Café 
Nutrition Station Wollongong 
Quay Canteen 
Quotes Café 
Tally ho! Cafe and Catering 
The Coffee Club – Wollongong 
The Gong Café
The Social @ IPAC

All Good Things Café

91 Burelli Street Wollongong
All Good Things Café is back and ready to serve you a fantastic brunch experience with their all natural, organic menu. Enjoy a nutrient-dense meal packed with all the good stuff. Or, if you prefer cooking for yourself, All Good Things Café are also selling all the ingredients you need to make a tasty feast at home for your family.

Ariel’s Wollongong

1 Railway Station Square, Wollongong
Got an early commute? Ariel’s Wollongong has got your morning sorted with their selection of chef made breakfast favourites, burgers and more! Located just by the Wollongong Railway Station, Ariel’s serves all your brunch needs every day from 5.30 am on weekdays and 7.30 am on weekends. Stop by on your way to work to enjoy your morning coffee and a bite to eat.

Aqua Cafe & Restaurant Wollongong

Aqua Cafe & Restaurant Wollongong is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and most importantly brunch! Open seven days a week, Aqua Cafe looks out across the picturesque Cliff Road and Wollongong Harbour. Take in the view out over the Pacific Ocean as you enjoy a hot cup of coffee and meal.

Beast Good Food Eatery

Crown Lane, Wollongong Central Mall
Beast Good Food Eatery is back and serving up locally roasted coffee, handmade sweets and their infamous grilled cheese toastie! Their speciality lies with gourmet sandwiches, tasty salads and fresh and seasonal produce. This is the perfect brunch idea for those who usually skip breakfast and would rather start their day with quick, wholesome and delicious foods.

Bostons Espresso

11-15 Atchison Street, Wollongong
Bostons Espresso is your one stop for all things breakfast and brunch. If you’re looking for something extra-delicious, why not try their finger licking egg and bacon roll with house made tomato chutney? Bostons Espresso is open Monday to Friday so this is a great café to visit on your way to work.

Bull & Bear Café – Bar – Restaurant

2A Victoria Street, Wollongong
Bull & Bear are open for all your brunch needs with 1 hour sittings now available for those who book ahead. Next time you stop by, enjoy layers of fluffy pancakes covered with caramel and apple compote. Or try the smashed avocado and feta on sourdough toast. Or if you’re more of a traditionalist, enjoy eggs cooked your way – fried, poached or scrambled to perfection!

Connie’s Cliff Road Café

1/16 Cliff Road, Wollongong
Connie’s Cliff Road Café is back with limited seating for those eager to dine-in for brunch! Located along Cliff Road and overlooking the North Wollongong Beach, Connie’s has some of the best unspoiled views of the Wollongong foreshore. Sip on a hot cup of freshly made coffee, crunch on a slice of buttered toast and enjoy the view of Wollongong’s iconic coastline.

Cooked Goose Café

71-73 Burelli Street, Wollongong
Cooked Goose Café is ready to serve you brunch every day of the week! This local Wollongong café boasts friendly staff and a fresh, locally sourced menu. Start your day on the right foot by dropping by to enjoy coffee poured your way, a bacon and egg roll and piping hot hash brown!

Deli and Dine on Market

2/22 Market Street, Wollongong
Deli and Dine on Market are back open and ready to serve brunch anytime of the day with their all-day breakfast menu! This Wollongong-based deli brings the best of delicious antipastos, mouth-watering deli meats, exquisite cheeses and heavenly bread to the breakfast and lunch menu. For those who can’t make up their mind on what to order, try the Deli & Dine Grazing Platters! Perfect brunch idea for sharing between friends, the deli platters lets you try a little bit of everything.

Fat Cat Kitchen

8/81 Church Street, Wollongong
Fat Cat Kitchen has reopened their doors for dine-in guests! Since the change of owner, Fat Cat Kitchen has transformed from a run-down space in Crown Street Mall to a sophisticated and well-loved, locals café. Fat Cat Kitchen boasts a menu with mouth-watering favourites including smashed eggs on sourdough toast, homemade crumpets and corn fritters with chilli tomato relish. This is one Wollongong eatery that punches well above its weight and easily rivals the trendy cafés of Melbourne or Sydney.

Ground Café

Suite 2/45-53 Kembla Street, Wollongong
Ground Café, located on Kembla Street is the perfect place to visit for those who think eating breakfast foods anytime of the day is a dream come true! Offering wholesome, simple but tasty foods, great coffee and friendly staff, this is one stop that guarantees to satisfy your brunch cravings.

Lee and Me

87 Crown Street, Wollongong
Lee and Me is your home away from home, a must visit brunch and speciality coffee destination. Operating out of a charming old terrace house on the lower end of Crown Street, Lee and Me is half café, half boutique. Enjoy their freshly baked goods, freshly brewed coffee and quaint atmosphere when you dine-in for brunch.

Lettuce B. Frank

337 Crown Street, Wollongong
Lettuce B. Frank prides themselves on creating healthy and delicious whole foods! Located near the Wollongong Train Station, Lettuce B. Frank uses only the freshest sourced and organic ingredients. This is a café where you can take your time, savour the moment and sip on a hot cup of coffee. Best of all, Lettuce B. Frank offers a range of Paleo, vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options to choose from.

Lili J Café

1/156 Corrimal Street, Wollongong
Lili J Café is back open for coffee and brunch! Originally a florist, Lili J Café refurbished the quaint building off Corrimal Street into a small and cosy café for true coffee lovers. Coffee is their focus with a selection of different roasters on offer that change from week to week. Although the menu is small, the selection of baked treats and toasties make this a perfect brunch destination that is sure to please the coffee enthusiasts in your life.

Longboard Café

2/1 Marine Drive, Wollongong
Longboard Café is back with good food, great views and cool vibes! Located nearby South Beach, Longboard Café crafts food that is made for your soul. Using the freshest local ingredients with a focus on whole food, plant-based, vegetarian and vegan meal options, this is one Wollongong café you must visit for brunch.

Lower East Cafe

70 Crown Street, Wollongong
Lower East Cafe is building a reputation for warm and welcoming service, exceptional coffee and creative dishes. Open seven days a week, this local café boasts a talented and innovative kitchen crew who work hard to create a seasonal menu with a focus on locally sourced fresh produce, bountiful flavour and healthy food choices that are sure to satisfy any brunch outing!

Mudcat Café

 7/2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong
Mudcat Café is all about sharing the love of great coffee, food, family and friends! Open everyday of the week, Mudcat Café is the perfect brunch location for honest food, locally roasted coffee and stunning surf and sunrise views.

Nadia’s Café

200 Crown Street, Wollongong
Nadia’s Café is back open and excited to serve its customers! Located in the heart Wollongong Central Mall, Nadia’s Café offers good, hearty foods such as favourites like zucchini fritters, pancakes drenched in syrup, eggs of toast and more. This is a perfect brunch stop for those shopping in Wollongong.

Nutrition Station Wollongong

112 Corrimal Street, Wollongong
Nutrition Station Wollongong is a full-service health food café that focuses on serving nutritious, good-for-you foods that taste delicious! This Wollongong café is perfect for those who want to fuel their bodies with only the best foods and ingredients.

Quay Canteen

5/157 Crown Street Mall, Wollongong
Quay Canteen is one of Wollongong’s favourite Vietnamese styled cafés. Boasting an all-day breakfast menu, this is one stop that’s perfect for any brunch occasion! Enjoy everyday classics such as smashed avocado on toast, or if you’re feeling more adventurous start your morning with something tasty like their Vietnamese Green Breakie Bowl.

Quotes Café

91 Crown Street, Wollongong
Quotes Café have pulled out the table and chairs to welcome back dine-in guests. Now with limited dine-in options available, Quotes Café are serving their usual – great fair-trade coffee, mouth-watering baked treats and tasty, Lebanese inspired foods.

Tally-Ho! Cafe and Catering

98 Crown Street, Wollongong
Tally ho! is back open and serving delicious coffee, fresh salads, savoury tarts, sandwiches, wraps and baguettes. Located in the heart of Crown St Wollongong, this is a perfect stop for those working in Wollongong after a tasty brunch or cup of coffee before work. Enjoy favourites such as house made granola, avocado on toast, bacon & egg rolls, smoothie bowls as all day breakfast.  

The Coffee Club

g0/35 Crown Street, Wollongong
The Coffee Club is back for dine-in service! Offering all the comfort of home, with every-day essentials, pantry items, sweet treats, a big menu and great coffee. Since opening its doors in Brisbane in 1989, The Coffee Club has become Australia’s largest home-grown café group with approximately 400 stores throughout 9 countries, with upwards of 40 million dedicated customers.

The Gong Café

120 Crown Street, Wollongong
The Gong Café, located on Crown Street, serves all your favourite brunch foods. Treat yourself when you visit Wollongong Mall with a meal at The Gong Café and enjoy foods inspired by fresh, locally sourced produce. Best of all, there’s an all-day breakfast menu with plenty of gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options available.

The Social @ IPAC

32 Burelli Street Wollongong
Although it may still be a while until shows at the IPAC return, for now you can enjoy brunch out at The Social @ IPAC! Set within a relaxed, urban setting and boasting an impressive al fresco dining space, The Social is one of Wollongong’s most unique café and bars. Choose from a menu of tasty breakfast items, salads, sweet treats and sandwiches as you relax in this sophisticated café located outside the Arts Precinct. Their delicious coffee blend from Seven Miles – The Cat’s Pyjamas is well worth the try.