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172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 405 402 130
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bulgogi” (20 reviews)
“ginger tea” (17 reviews)
“dumplings” (19 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, friendly service, and large affordable portions. What more could you ask from lunch:)

Thank Wander813802
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty Korean food reasonably priced. Attentive service. Interesting decor. I ate here twice. Loved the chicken bulgogi.

Thank OwenHOz
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We read all about the good comments before heading here. But we miss out a point - the food is extremely huge portion !! - true for the bibimbap and omelete wrapped rice. The taste is good, although slightly on the oily side. No rest...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

As a vegetarian it's often difficult to eat Korean food but we chose to go to Sanwiye after seeing the menu out the front clearly marked with vego options. I had an omelette and my partner had a soup. They were both delicious. There was...More

Thank Laurel F
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We loves that placé so much that, in 2 days, we had dinner and lunch in that place! The food is excellent, homemade, fresh and tasty. The service is fast and friendly.

Thank sybobcn
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a shame we hadn’t discovered this place sooner! The food is absolutely delicious and the ambience is lovely for a low-key place such as this. We ordered the Japchae, the fried chicken and the beef bulgogi. Every item is yummy. Portions are generous. Super...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Katoomba always delivers fresh delicious food at very reasonable prices. Their chicken and vegetable soup was huge and could be shared by two people easily, with a generous helping of succulent chicken with the best flavour. Their homemade dumpling soup was...More

Thank DaliaSoultraveller
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

With Trip Advisor's assistance, I found Sanwiye Korean Restaurant. I chose Seafood Stir fry & Ginger Tea. How beautiful! Beautiful flavours with a bit of spice (I chose medium spice) but I would have liked it a bit hotter/spicier. There was plenty of seafood including...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Hit up this place for lunch thanks to other reviews and it delivered the goods. Quick service, tasty food and a decent price. Staff were friendly.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I regularly visit the Blue Mountains and have tried a number of restaurants in the area. Sanwiye is one of my favourites - delicious, reasonably- priced Korean food with friendly and very efficient service in a cosy setting. Highly recommend!

Thank lis68
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3 May 2018|
Response from Star_04_11 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but you can contact the restaurant.
2 December 2016|
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Response from themudgeerambler | Reviewed this property |
agreed. Just ask them what they have without garlic. They do tend to close reasonably early in my experience, so if you are looking for dinner dont go too late,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 405 402 130
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