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“Fab place with great service and food”

Little Blowhole Art Bar
Ranked #15 of 65 Restaurants in Kiama
Price range: US$6 - US$31
Cuisines: Contemporary, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Art Bar is a cool contemporary tapas restaurant and fine art gallery located near Kiama landmark the Little Blowhole. The Art Bar serves Mediterranean food, great cocktails and an extensive wine list, with great ocean and countryside views. Every month the Art Bar showcases a new collection of art from leading local artists; and hosts live music EVERY SUNDAY from the areas best jazz and blues musicians. For bookings and more information visit https://artbarkiama.com/makeabooking/
Reviewed 7 March 2021 via mobile

We were here for the Jazz Weekend in Kiama with friends. This place packs a lot of punch. Off the beaten tourist track and a locals’ favourite. Great tapas, and wine list. Good beer selection, including Three Sheets pale ale. Service was impeccable. Great vibes and music every Sunday lunchtime. Think about booking. Only suggestion would be, and perhaps they were Uber busy, is to serve more than one tapas plate at a time, but anyway...

Date of visit: March 2021
Thank WadeFeatherstone
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Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

Went there yesterday whilst attending the Kiama Jazz Festival. The trio of dips was good. The Chorizo was very poor value, basically seven slithers of Chorizo and most were burnt. Service was ok but the ending was extremely disappointing and abrupt. After two plates of food and two bottles of Wine between 4 of us were were basically told to leave as they wanted the table. We were there for the Jazz, spent a fair amount of money and then to be treated like that when they thought we were not going to spend more money was so rude. Next time we’ll do what others did and sit in our own chairs, listen to the music and spend nothing. It really left a terrible feeling with us and it was our friends first festival and the said they’d never spend money there again. Lesson learned.

Date of visit: March 2021
Thank Davemay64
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Reviewed 12 December 2020

tucked away near the Little Blowhole Kiama this place is a cozy little hidden gem. live music sundays its a great way to enjoy an arvo with friends. food not cheap but good. some good beers and wine availlable. make sure you book if you want to enjoy the music.book

Date of visit: December 2020
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1  Thank TRUSTY56
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Reviewed 8 November 2020

My only regret from our visit to the Art Bar was that we couldn't stay longer and enjoy more of the wonderful tapas on offer. Every aspect of our quick lunch was excellent-friendly service, reasonable pricing for the quality of the food, and ocean views from our outside table. Every one of the tapas we shared was very good, but the scallops with ginger and miso was just fantastic. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2020
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1  Thank evets1232016
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Reviewed 18 August 2020

We visited on a Sunday afternoon wanting to experience same live music in a relaxed bar which has great reviews.

Due to Covid, we could only book for 1.5 hours which was a shame as we would have liked to have stayed but had to vacate our table by 4pm.

The service is exceptional with a high staff ratio and all very well trained. Food service is prompt and the food was very good.

The bar is about 5-10 minute drive from the centre of Kiama and around $15 in a cab. I would definitely recommend a visit here.

Date of visit: August 2020
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1  Thank stevemX8124JJ
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