The Social at IPAC is not-for-profit. Every dollar helps support a range of programs and activities for artists and their 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 their 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.
Weekends: Closed; Only open if there is a show on, at least one hour prior to show time.
Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.