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Food & Drink @ The Social


Welcome to The Social @ IPAC

View a copy of our menu here.

The Social @ IPAC is not-for-profit. Every dollar helps support a range of programs and activities for artists and our community.

Providing a relaxed urban setting to meet with friends and family, and boasting an impressive al fresco space, The Social is a unique café and bar at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, home of Merrigong Theatre Company, in the heart of Wollongong’s vibrant Arts Precinct. Choose from a café menu of tasty breakfast items, salads and sandwiches, substantial meals, sweet treats, and our new delicious coffee blend from Seven Miles – The Cat’s Pyjamas.

Visitors to the Centre can relax and enjoy the sophisticated selection of international beers and wines available from the bar menu.

Theatre patrons can enjoy pre-theatre dining options, as well as pre-performance drinks with two bars servicing the Bruce Gordon and IMB Theatres.

The stylish venue, contemporary food, and fantastic coffee in partnership with Seven Miles, creates an enjoyable and functional space for the local community that services everyone from city workers to theatre patrons alike.


$25 Pre-Show Dining Packages

Pre-book a meal and drink at The Social when you book your tickets!

For only $25 pp. enjoy great value with Pre-Show Dining Packages. Includes any meal from our Show Night Dinner menu, plus your choice of house beer, wine or soft drink. Menus are updated regularly, and will always include at least one vegetarian and one gluten-free option.

CLICK HERE for our menu.

CLICK HERE for terms and conditions.

Meal orders must be placed no less than 40 minutes before performance time.

Note: Pre-show dining packages are available for most evening shows, and can be purchased up to 24 hours prior to the show.


Spiegeltent Food & Drink Vouchers

Purchase a $6 drink voucher OR a $25 drink + meal voucher when buying your tickets to Spiegeltent Wollongong 2020!

  • $6 Drink Voucher: Your choice of house red, white or sparkling, Peroni, light beer or soft drink.
  • $25 Drink + Meal Voucher: Your choice of house red, white or sparking, Peroni, light beer or soft drink. PLUS your choice of meal, from a minimum of three menu options, as identified on the Spiegeltent menu on the date of your ticket. You will be able to choose from three different meal offers which will include a vegetarian option.

CLICK HERE for a sample Spiegeltent voucher menu.

CLICK HERE for terms and conditions.


Exclusive Entertainment Experience with Merrigong

Do you want to host a unique event at The Social?  We offer exclusive entertainment packages which include tickets to a show at the IPAC or Wollongong Town Hall and either a sit down dinner for small groups or a private cocktail reception for groups of 10 or more at The Social. Email us for further information.

Contact
32 Burelli Street
Wollongong NSW 2500
Ph: 02 4224 5932
cafe@merrigong.com.au

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