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Bill & James

Shop 3 168-172 Balgownie Rd | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
+61 2 4284 1430
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Tasty coffee break”
25 Nov 2017
“Sunday breakfast”
Closed Now
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 3 168-172 Balgownie Rd | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee was lovely and just how I like it....baby chino was enjoyed by our grand daughter with the marshmallow. Banana bread and in particular the raisin toast was good. A light and bright cafe with excellent and friendly staff.

Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times for brunch. I always have the baked eggs. The atmosphere, staff and coffee are of a high standard. The cafe is quite spacious and light. Recommended.

Thank Dr_Hicks
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Just thought we would have a quick bit out for a change, the place was full of like minded people, enjoying there Sunday breakfast. Nice Everything was great staff were friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was very loud in the room by the counter. Next...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Good attentive staff, all meals at the table (x 5) were good. Only thing not fabulous was the noisy atmosphere

Thank CazMoz
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I often eat here with friends and/or relatives and the food never disappoints. The coffee is great and the staff are friendly. A great place to eat :)

Thank Daysease
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding quality of food. Chef & owner Aaron has a keen eye for detail - matching his ingredients expertly. Can't believe this place is in Wollongong. House red was exceptional - an easy to drink drop that paired well with the meal. Service was excellent....More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This cute little cafe actually has lots of space. The decor is simple but inviting. The breakfast menu is short but there options for extras. I had the jaffle - it needed more filling but was tasty. The chai and coffee were both good.

Thank Jennie W
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

First impressions get you in the door. The coffee and teapot arrived within 10 minutes and if you like your coffee hot, you will be pleased. Naked floorboards ensure you will have to yell at your company, but hey, thats normal these days. After we...More

Thank Russell B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

They are very good.Coffee.Food. Service. Toys and colouring books for the kids.♡☆👍👌 The staff are always friendly and welcoming.

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food and service are wonderful. Just very high quality produce, and the chef actually knows what he's doing. It's very cafe style, but don't be fooled, it's much better than cafe quality. The only thing holding it back from 5 star is the noise....More

Thank Steven D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 168-172 Balgownie Rd | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4284 1430
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Bill and James is located in the heart of Balgownie village, just a five minute drive from Wollongong. The cafe offers an in house produced menu, with locally sourced seasonal ingredients blended to create a modern European meets Australian cusine. Bill and James is open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Sunday. As well as in house dining, Bill and James offer an event and catering service with the option of having any event or function on or off site. Bill and James can come to your home, office, boardroom or any other space. All menus are tailor made to suit your occasion and accommodate any number of guests.
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