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Food & Drink @ The Social

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

View a copy of our menu here.

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 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 one of four meal options marked with a star on 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.

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