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About Restaurant Santino

Tucked away in the corner of a lively laneway in central Wollongong, find Italian-style bistro Restaurant Santino on Globe Lane. Expect a classic feel with an ambience ideal for a Dirty Martini and a number from Nina Simone – walls are adorned with art deco prints, which set off this chic dining destination and weave an intimate haven ideal for lingering over a drink and memorable meal. From a rotating menu including pasta made fresh daily, start your culinary adventure with octopus, polenta, nduja and carrot, or beef carpaccio, mustard, confit egg yolk and ricotta salata. For the main, delve into conchiglie with blue swimmer crab, corn and Calabrian chilli, or pappardelle with beef shin ragu, Parmesan foam and oregano, washed down with a glass of red. Finish with vanilla panna cotta.

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A few words from Restaurant Santino

Restaurant Santino is tucked away in the corner of a lively laneway in central Wollongong. Our Italian style bistro has a wonderfully classic feel, creating an ambiance fit for a dirty martini and a number from Nina Simone. Walls are adorned with art deco prints which set off this incredibly designed, chic space.

Our team of talented chefs takes pride in using only the freshest ingredients and creating dishes that are both traditional and contemporary. We make our fresh pasta daily, on a rotating menu so you can always expect something new and exciting.

At Restaurant Santino, we understand that a great meal deserves an equally great wine pairing. That's why we have a cellar stocked with an impressive selection of wines from around the world. Whether you're a seasoned wine enthusiast or just discovering the joys of wine, our team is here to help you find the perfect bottle to complement your meal.

Nestled in its Australian roots, Restaurant Santino embodies an Italian fantasy, creating a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. This unique space blends the lively vibes of disco and groove music, offering a toast with the finest selections of Amaro.

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Location & Map

2/17 Globe Lane, Wollongong 2500 NSW - See Map

Features & Facilities

Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Eftpos

Seats: 75   Chef: Jake Rosen   Sommelier: Adam Hudson


Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  Closed
Wed  5:00:PM - 10:30:AM
Thu  5:00:PM - 10:30:PM
Fri  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Fri  5:00:PM - 11:00:PM
Sat  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Sat  5:00:PM - 11:00:PM
Sun  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Sun  5:00:PM - 10:00:PM

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Member Reviews (1)


Beautiful food and amazing staff.
Highly recommend .