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Debutant

4.7
4.7
251 Reviews
$41 to $100
Steak

We are Wollongong's premier French bistro with a strong emphasis on dry aged beef and high quality ingredients.
You could call us your local "steak frites" joint.
We are very proud to cook our steaks exclusively over charcoal something new to the area.
Located in the CBD area of Wollongong our exclusive residence has been fitted out with comfort and luxury as a priority.

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  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Bistro, French

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Fri 12:00–16:30
    Dinner
    Wed, Thu 18:00–22:30
    Fri, Sat 17:00–23:00

  • Phone number

    0426 480 010

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

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What 251 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

95% of people would recommend it to a friend

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  • New South Wales

    Best Overall

  • New South Wales

    Best Food

  • New South Wales

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  • Illawarra

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The service was quick and friendly. The food is fabulous.

  2. DP

    DavidP

    London

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 25 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fabulous food great service a really great lunch

  3. SW

    StuartW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great food. A little noisy though…. and who would take kids.

  4. AW

    AnnW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A table of 4 decided on the Banquet and there were no complaints about any of it.

  5. MV

    MichaelV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 June 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    If you want a top quality perfectly cooked steak or deliciously done duck, this is the place to go.

  6. MD

    MoniqueD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Awesome food and service. Good wine. Steak amazing.

  7. JM

    JohnM

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was incredible and the service amazing ... wonderful restaurant

  8. AN

    ANGELA

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    The girls were all over service and fantastic meal was delish. I understand meat should be med to rare but was a touch to rare for me

  9. WM

    WendyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    An excellent dining experience, the food was totally delicious Very knowledgeable and courteous staff. Would definitely recommend Debutant to family and friends

  10. GM

    GongMum

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 5 June 2021

    overall1food1service3ambience2

    Overpriced, poorly cooked, ridiculously salty food. Mediocre ambience. Was looking forward to going but came away very disappointed.

  11. CM

    CarolM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The steak tartare for entre was delicious. The duck breast with mushrooms was sensational with lovely crisp skin, tender perfectly cooked meat and lots of different and lovely mushrooms. I would have loved it even more if the wait staff had recommended some paris mash for the lovely, plentiful and rich sauce. The zucchini, peas and broadbeans was a delicious and tasty side along with the complimentary salad.

  12. FD

    FrankieD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was delicious, wine was great and the service was perfect. Would definitely drive from Canberra to come back and there again.

  13. S

    Shay

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved our experience at Debutant. Food and service was amazing. It wasn't a cheap experience but perfect for special occasions.

  14. N

    Niven

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Whilst the meat and indeed all food was beautifully cooked, the absence of included accompaniments with the meat ( ie vegetables) detracted from the dining experience. I believe it shouldn’t be necessary to purchase additional sides, they should be part of the dish.

  15. J

    Julius

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2021

    overall3food3service4ambience3

    Overprized and low quality food. We had Duck for $135. The duck was dry.

  16. CT

    ChristineT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    The food and service were excellent. However the frites were extremely salty. Overall a great restaurant.

  17. T

    4Tee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We ordered the 70+ day aged rib eye. It was cooked to perfection. Choice of knife was a nice touch. The mushroom side was to die for.

  18. MR

    MarR

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very nice restaurant very very good food Liked the fact a green salad automatically came with mains.

  19. JH

    JohnH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    We shared a table for Four, all were very happy with their meals, Coffin Bay Oysters were plump ,duck main was large and the aged steak was tender. Overall one of the best restaurants in Wollongong.

  20. CR

    CharlotteR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful service and outstanding food - a great experience overall.

  21. R

    Rach

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very Decadent dining experience that was thoroughly enjoyed and the staff and maître d’ were warm and attentive, the entree & main meals were Beautifully presented and delicious

  22. R

    Renae

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 May 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    When I asked my mum what she wanted for Mother's Day dinner, she asserted 'steak'. So I found the fanciest steak place in town. There are also seafood options for those that don't appreciate the red meats as much.

  23. JL

    JimL

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Excellent service, fantastic meals. Everything we were hoping for!

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 1 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a fantastic time!

  25. J

    Jack

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 May 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding restaurant we did the banquet we could not fault it at all!

  26. BM

    BradM

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The meals were all outstanding. I had a superb scallop tart for entree with lovely crisp pastry and a delicious scallop mousse and whole scallop filling. I shared the steak tartare with gaufrette with my daughter and we thoroughly enjoyed both. We then had a rib eye steak for mains with salad and frites, plus the most amazing zucchini and broad bean side. All outstanding.

  27. F

    Foodie

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    The food was lovely, we sat near the bathrooms and it felt a little chaotic with people brushing past.

  28. L

    Lucy

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always amazing, service on point and food delicious. Thanks so Much

  29. AE

    AdamE

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing everything. Beautiful anniversary dinner.

  30. JM

    JayneM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2021

    overall2food4service1ambience4

    Food was good but let down by the rushed service. Elements of rudeness.

  31. RP

    RickP

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great food cooked to perfection, timely, pleasant service = can't go wrong!

  32. PM

    PatriciaM

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was brilliant, loved the aged beef and the cocktails

  33. H

    Hanna

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing steak and a great experience overall. Highly recommend

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 16 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Incredible!

  35. JK

    JayK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had dinner the steaks were absolutely exceptional. The service was excellent and the host explained the menu very clearly. One of the best steaks I have had from any restaurant in the country. A must visit when in Wollongong

  36. J

    Jackie

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    We enjoyed the Grande Banquet - highly recommended

  37. M

    Macca

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had a delicious meal on Saturday night. Staff were terrific definitely would recommend a visit. We will return.

  38. PJ

    PJEhjk

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 April 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food, simple lovely flavours. Good service

  39. KL

    KristinaL

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2021

    overall4food5service2ambience5

    Food outstanding as always though noticed since we last dined in December, the presentation of staff, ie denim mini skirts and sketches sneakers, we found very unprofessional in such a fine dining venue, the service was also lacking compared to previous dining experiences. We hope this improves for our next experience as we have recommended to several good friends also which agree with us on the service staff. Thank you

  40. EL

    EmilyL

    New South Wales

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best steak we've ever had. The first time we've eaten food with a French influence and it's not to our taste but all the food is exceptional quality and the steak is just is unbelievable. Staff were as good as the steak. Definitely worth a visit especially for those with a sophisticated palette.

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Debutant is rated 4.7 stars by 251 OpenTable diners

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Google Map for Debutant

119 Keira Street Wollongong, AU-NSW 2500

  • Area

    Wollongong

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Fri 12:00–16:30
    Dinner
    Wed, Thu 18:00–22:30
    Fri, Sat 17:00–23:00

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Bistro, French

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Entertainment

    null

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Wine

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