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172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 405 402 130
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  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bulgogi” (19 reviews)
“ginger tea” (15 reviews)
“dumplings” (19 reviews)
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Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic little find in Katoomba where it can hard to find anything different to the usual run of the mill tourist food. Service was quick and friendly, food was extremely tasty and it was great value for money. We will be back.

Thank Warwick H
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Our second visit here on a cool winter's day. A cute little restaurant on the Main Street in Katoomba. The staff are very friendly and the food is delicious. Standouts are the crispy pan-fried dumplings and the savoury pancakes. Next time we will try the...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Yum I like it here. We had soup and dumplings and ginger tea. All very good. Generous servings and tasty. $27. I could eat here two or three times a week if I was a local. It does get very busy and it is only...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Mediocre food...lousy service...cash only(which is very inconvenient in 2017) my advice is DON'T BOTHER !!!!

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Found it by random and loved it 👍awesome Value and tasty as. I loved my side dishes White seaweed salad the best. I had the Jijim chicken & veg one ☝️ recommend and my partner the Bulgogi & 🍚 rice. Loved the Ginger tea one...More

Thank MoniquesMantra
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a really lovely meal here last night. The food was fresh and delicious and service was quick. I enjoyed the dumplings and the vegetarian pancake was generous and tasty. We were warm and cosy in this small restaurant and they coped very well...More

Thank Wendy2795
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

I've never had restaurant Korean food before and this was fabulous. We were fortunate to have someone who knew the foods who ordered many different dishes for us all to share. Yum

Thank JaymieOK
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We were given the name of this little restaurant by a staff member at another restaurant that couldn't accommodate us (thank you anonymous tipster, very generous of you). Sanwiye is a small place on the right hand side of the main road in Katoomba, almost...More

Thank veraandcezar
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch at Sanwiye last month after reading the good reviews. Initially, we couldn't find them because of wrong info given by our GPS but a phone call soon clarified they were actually at the opposite end of Katoomba Street away from...More

Thank MY58
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

As always food is yummy it would be wise to book before you go.good range of vegetarian meals to choose from. Small restaurant and very busy.byo

Thank eaters328
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December 1, 2016|
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Response from themudgeerambler | Reviewed this property |
agreed. Just ask them what they have without garlic. They do tend to close reasonably early in my experience, so if you are looking for dinner dont go too late,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 Katoomba St, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Katoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 405 402 130
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