Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Tapas/Small Plates
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35

Escape to South Sailor—a mecca for Wollongong’s seafood lovers!

Fondly remembered by locals as Jim’s Fish Café, South Sailor stays true to its roots by providing a menu of fresh and fabulous seafood that will send your tastebuds soaring. Located in Thirroul, this venue has gorgeous seaside appeal, with blue shell-shaped tiles and a warm timber bar top.

Diners can choose between small share plates, such as the South Sailor fish tacos or beetroot-cured ocean trout, and larger ones, including the hot smoked salmon and Humpty Doo barra. And not forgetting their in-house Sushi & Poke Bar. Head chef Graham Ette has developed a menu with a strong focus on sustainable and seasonal produce, ensuring you get food that’s fresh and delicious every single time.

Pair your meal with a wine from the restaurant’s varied menu or indulge in one of their cocktails as you sit back and relax in the vibrant décor.

This restaurant is suited to those looking to have a great night out with or without little ones in tow. Come on down to South Sailor today.

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South Sailor
216 Lawrence Hargrave Drive
Thirroul 2515

Open Hours:
Wednesday 11am - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm
Thursday 11am - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm
Friday 11am - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm
Saturday 11am - 3pm and 5pm - 10pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm and 5pm - 9pm

Phone: 0242686008
Website: southsailor.com.au

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South Sailor
Location: Thirroul
Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi, Tapas/Small Plates
Mains: $25 - $35

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Elisabeth Dignam

Could not fault South Sailor the staff were very friendly, efficient and professional. Food was fantastic would definitely recommend for anyone to try.

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Lauren WP

We had a lovley early Valentine's dinner at south sailor the food was amazing and the girls there that served us were so friendly and helpful even gave our little girl some Strawberries to eat so we could enjoy our meal in peace. The place is very cute and cosy a lovley window bench seat to dine at, and beautiful fish tank too. I would definitely recommend dinner or lunch here. 10/10

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Sam Harrison

We hadn’t even been to the establishment before but we will definitely be back! South Sailor had amazing and fresh seafood dishes, our favourite was the poke bowls! Our waitresses were on point, they impressed us with their attention to detail- they even had mosquito repellent readily available. All in all the food and aesthetics were great and we will definitely be back for more

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Jessica Miller

Great food and great service

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Cordelia O'Hea

Really fresh delicious food! Will definitely be back.

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Do yourself a favour. This restaurant has managed to exceed expectations. Great food, friendly service and reasonably priced. We throughly enjoy the experience.

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Mark Delbridge

We had a really nice evening at South Sailor. The food was great and the service was friendly. And seriously, the view at dusk through that old fish & chips shop window was a perfect way to finish the week. We'll be back.

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Lotta Kontio

Great service, the waitress was really helpful with our food allergies and the food was delicious.

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Leigh Healey

Food was lovely, we shared the tasting plate and the Korean bbq chicken and oysters. Oysters freshly shucked, Korean chicken was extremely tasty. The tasting plate is always a favourite a sample of some delicious fresh seafood. We will be back service was attentive but not intrusive.

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Alex Muir

Amazing food the snapper and prawn dumplings are to die for! Great service! Great cocktails! Great food!

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This was our first time and it was amazing ... tried our first poke bowl... we were surprised and delighted by each dish... !!

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Jesse Alexis

Fantastic food!!

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Fantastic food and service.The fish tacos were a standout. Highly recommend South Sailor.

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Really nice quality food and presented beautifully!

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Delicious seafood with a nice outdoor seating area

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Renato Boschiero

Great food drinks and /service

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Everything was perfect - the food, the service and family friendly.

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Elisabeth Dignam

Could not fault South Sailor the staff were very friendly, efficient and professional. Food was fantastic would definitely recommend for anyone to try.

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Lauren WP

We had a lovley early Valentine's dinner at south sailor the food was amazing and the girls there that served us were so friendly and helpful even gave our little girl some Strawberries to eat so we could enjoy our meal in peace. The place is very cute and cosy a lovley window bench seat to dine at, and beautiful fish tank too. I would definitely recommend dinner or lunch here. 10/10

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Linda Bartlett

This is a lovely place to come and chill out and our second time visiting this cool little place. I had the snapper and prawn dumplings which I felt were a touch thick but the flavour was nice. The Korean Chicken was great and for mains the Snapper Fish and Chips amazing and the the Fish Tacos were delish though some of the fish was a little stringy and could of been cut better. Thanks we will definite be back.

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Love this restraunt. There are not many places that pull off family friendly and upmarket restaurant all at once. And the food is delicious, always.

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Renato Boschiero

Great food / good drink selection. Service

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LOVE love love this place !

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Always great n ample food Service is good too

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Sam Harrison

We hadn’t even been to the establishment before but we will definitely be back! South Sailor had amazing and fresh seafood dishes, our favourite was the poke bowls! Our waitresses were on point, they impressed us with their attention to detail- they even had mosquito repellent readily available. All in all the food and aesthetics were great and we will definitely be back for more

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Michelle Jarvis

Lovely fresh food & great atmosphere.

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It was great to try lots of things from the menu and the kids were very happy with their sushi dinner and ice cream, early dining is the only time to eat with 3 kids!

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Bel Lee

We had a lovely evening at South Sailor. The cocktails and wine were very nice. The food was delicious. The service was nice and friendly. The ambiance is laid back and comfortable. We'll be back.

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Robert Verner

Had a fiest on a few starters followed by paella for two. Delicious. Oysters was fresh so was the kingfish . Was looking forward to the finger lime but normal lime was still tasty. Will be back

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Fiona Rodgerson

We enjoyed our dining experience at South sailor and would love to try some of the other menu items. Menu could be bigger but dishes were presented beautifully. My son loved the kids cubby and there was a good selection on the kids menu.

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David Hill

Well, thinking this was going to be a moderately-budgeted night we were surprised with the service, and the quality and freshness of our well presented dishes. Service was attentive, we were not rushed at all, decor was casual and stylish. All in all a lovely night, will definitely be popping in again. Oh, and half price for what we received was a steal

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Emily Pfeffer

Nice evening dinner

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Great restaurant, amazing food and lovely staff!!
Will definitely be back

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Service was prompt and efficient. Ambience was warm and welcoming on a stormy night.

We had the small tasting plates, all of which were delicious with the star of the show being the ocean trout pastrami.

Drinks were great but overpriced (it is Thirroul so that’s par for the course)

All up we would return and try the mains with the ocean trout as an entree.

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Good food n a lovely ambience Well done

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Great restaurant. Service and food are amazing. Our group tried 6 dishes off the menu and every one of us enjoyed the experience. Well worth a visit.

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Erica Williams

Cannot Fault a thing
Food was absolutely delicious and the staff were very accommodating and friendly
Very cute venue
We will definitely be back
Favourite place in thirroul

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Elizabeth O'Brien

We enjoyed the food delicious,staff very pleasant,service excellent and atmosphere relaxing

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Kate Wisdom

Beautiful food and great service thank you

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Linda Bartlett

We were greeted by a smiling waitress, seated and ordered our drinks. I had the Korean entree that I had upgraded to a main which would of been nice with some plain rice or something else just to break it all being chicken. My husband had Monk Fish and Chips with a Fennel Slaw which was lovely. Dessert was Lemon Tart and Ice Cream. It was really reasonable and would definitely go again.

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Great food. Excellent service. Will definitely be back.

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LOVE the platter for two! AND the Korean chicken was amazing!!

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