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Seafood, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was so incredibly satisfied with the food some of the best I’ve had in ages, caramelised garlic bread is a must and butchers board sooo good! Service was also really great everyone friendly and accomodating. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: October 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving a great review! Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the gong for a couple of days and had lunch at Steamers. The salt and pepper calamari was sensational in flavour and tender, the fat chips were amazing and desert was really tasty. Service was a stand out as to the view....Highly recommend this restaurant when in the gong.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Belle J, Owner at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Aussieboone, we hope you had a wonderful weekend and are glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us.

Reviewed 21 October 2021

Our family of six, including to little ones, ate here last week. We were initially placed on an outside table but the wind was unbearable so they kindly moved us to a large inside table. We shared a variety of food which, with one exception,...the vegetable paella, was all tasty and well presented. When paying the bill I was asked the usual question “how was everything” and I always give an honest answer which in this case made reference to the paella as being a dish we neither enjoyed nor finished. The cashier did not charge for that dish and, whilst we didn’t ask or expect that deduction, it is a sign of good hospitality and business acumen. As we are locals who have dined here on many occasions the standards here are why we keep returning.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Belle J, Owner at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review. Following your feedback we have made some tweaks to the dish :)

Reviewed 6 June 2021 via mobile

The food is really delicious but I’m afraid the experience of dining at Steamers isn’t great. I don’t like leaving a bad review so even though I had a bad experience there 2 weeks ago (where a staff member was quite rude to my dining...partner) we just took a breath & let it go. We were at a 21st party there last night (it was booked weeks ago) and it wasn’t great from the outset. Splitting a 21st birthday party into 2 tables without letting us know this would happen was not cool... there was another 21st beside ours & they were all on one table so we don’t see why ours had to be split... and initially they tried to put us on 3 separate tables out the back. Poor communication, some rude staff, left with the feeling that they feel they are above good service… but the rude service outweighs the food unfortunately.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Jessica S, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2021

Hi Daysease, we'd really love to chat to you about your experience on both occasions that you've been disappointed. Please could you send us an email to belle@steamersbarandgrill.com.au. If you could send some booking details such as date and time so we can liaise with...More

Reviewed 29 May 2021 via mobile

Great restaurant they have really improved over the last 18 months. This used to be pretty average and I gave it a wide berth but went with a friend 6 weeks ago and was very impressed. Went again with the family earlier this week and...everyone loved it. Great new menu, everything very tasty and a huge variety. Anything wood fired is special as was the laksa. Reasonably priced too. Excellent wine list but perhaps they need a few cheaper options here. Decor including fireplace was lovely and service warm, friendly and experienced no airhead juniors. Will certainly put this on the rotation list of places to go. Ps: suggest you don’t take much notice of other reviews from wingers with one or two reviewsMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2021

Thank you so much for leaving such an awesome review, snowlife76. It means the world to us that you appreciate our new menu structure and recognise all of the hard efforts we put in to provide a great experience. As per any bad reviews, we...More

Reviewed 27 May 2021

Staff were rude and arrogant Food was terrible ! Oily ,bloody steak and the seafood was days old and smelt terrible. We will never return under current management

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 12 May 2021

We booked for 2pm and website advised due to COVID sittings were limited to 2 hours which was no problem. We ordered one round of drinks soon after we arrived at 2.15pm and were never offered again. I actually walked into the restaurant and ordered...directly from the bar myself. After we had eaten we never saw a waiter again (and we also were never charged for these drinks which was great for us, not so great if you own the restaurant) Our empty plates were left in front of us and in the end I packed everything up and pushed the dirty plates to the end of the table. Our waiter appeared at around 3.40 and we asked If we could order dessert and coffees to which he replied no, there are no desserts served after 3pm when the kitchen closes. I explained we had supposedly a 2 hour booking and regardless, if this is the case, why weren't we contacted when we made the reservation (through The Fork) to advise us of the kitchen times, or even when we checked into the restaurant. At least we could have ordered before the cut off time. The seafood board was nothing special but the eggplant meal, the wagyu meal and the fat fries and vegetable sides were nice. All this with Public Holiday surcharge of 15% which is never problem if service of any kind is provided. Even when we paid, there was no thank you, no thanks for coming and definitely no enquiry as to whether we had enjoyed our meal. I did also send this review to the owners twice but never received any reply or request for clarification. Very disappointing.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2021

Hey Coralie, I believe you are in contact with someone from the business privately. I hope that there, we can find a resolution. Thank you for raising this with us. Kind regards, Emma.

Reviewed 25 April 2021

Resident or visitor, STEAMERS is an absolute 'MUST'. The service is FABULOUS, the food is not just DELICIOUS, it is interesting and well-presented. In addition, special care has been taken in putting the wine list together. THANK YOU to a sensational team. Well done. PS:...Special thanks to Madelaine. The restaurant is very lucky to have you.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such an awesome review, Janne! We will be sure to pass your great feedback on to the team :)

Reviewed 20 April 2021

This is now are favourite restaurant in Wollongong. The service and food are fantastic. We where looked after tonight by Neil and Zoe who were warm and friendly and made us feel right at home. Thankyou so much for a lovely Birthday celebration. We will...definitely be back soon. Denise and Steve and grandkids.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2021

Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review, Steve! It was our pleasure to host you and we're so pleased you had a fantastic time. We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 15 April 2021 via mobile

Great selection of meals available. As someone not fond of seafood, this restaurant provided better alternatives than most we looked at. Beautiful view. Kids menu was good. A very well presented restaurant, good service and they even let you split the bill! Thoroughly enjoyed the...laksa! Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Emma, Marketing at Steamers Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2021

Thanks for the awesome review! We're so pleased you enjoyed everything. Hope to see you again soon :)

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Steamers Bar and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4