Seven days later and we are still drooling over our lunch at Débutant. I am just going to say it, I think this is one of the best dining experiences we have ever had and what makes that statement even sweeter is that Débutant is located in Wollongong, our hometown!
Opened by Daniel Sherley in August 2019 Débutant can only be described as a genius combination of sophisticated French bistro cuisine with perfectly cooked prime cut beef from a high-end steak house. Although this may seem an odd match on the surface together they create delicious flavours that will have you booking your next visit before you have even finished your entrée.
With so many good reviews we couldn’t order one meal each so we ordered a combination of entrees, mains & desserts to share. Although every dish was exceptional we just couldn’t go past the flavours of the Steak Frites with Cognac Cream Sauce, Twice cooked Gruyere Cheese Soufflé, the Charcoal Roasted Prawns with Herb Butter & Watercress and the Vanilla Crème Caramel.
How fitting, we ordered a glass or two, actually, maybe three of the French Rosé Domaine De Chatillon (Savoie, FR) 2017 which complimented our meal just nicely, and with French music playing softly in the background Débutant’s brilliant staff looked after our every need.
Débutant is an absolute must for any food lover, all we can say is merci beaucoup Débutant, nous serons de retour, yes, we will be back!
♡ Be sure to book in advance, restaurant reservations are essential
♡ Ask for a booth seat near the window – trust me you will want to take pics of the food and the natural light will help
♡ Download the Cello Park Australia App & park in Victoria street, this way you can reset your parking meter without leaving the restaurant
♡ Rookie Eatery, another Daniel Sherley creation, is located a couple of doors down from Débutant
Domaine De Chatillon Rosé
Beetroot, Pistachio & Goat Cheese Salad
Roast Zucchini with sheep’s Curd & Peas
Twice cooked Gruyere Cheese Soufflé
Charcoal roasted Prawns with Herb Butter & Watercress
Steak Frites with Cognac Cream Sauce
Vanilla Crème Caramel
Profiteroles with Hazelnut Ice-Cream & warm Chocolate Sauce
Atmosphere: Sophisticatedly Relaxed
Location: 119 Keira St, Wollongong
Open: Friday 12pm – 11pm & Wednesday – Saturday 6pm – 11pm
Phone: 0426 480 010
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