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Just Like Nonna’s House

Experience the Giuliani Family’s famous traditional Italian hospitality that has been offered to the Illawarra for over 45 years. Located in Wollongong’s northern suburbs, in the heart of Balgownie Village, we specialise in rustic, home-style cooking from our Nonna’s Northern Italian heritage.


Simple ingredients, perfectly balanced with each other – that’s what rustic Italian cooking is all about.

Il Nido is a licensed venue offering a range of imported Italian beer, wine & cocktails. We also offer Australian beers and specially selected Australian wines.


Our venue boasts a charming Italian decor, and images of our family history.

Il Nido is the perfect space to hold your special events & functions such as birthdays, engagements, Weddings and corporate functions.

Old School Italian

We’re proud of our Italian heritage, and our kitchen reflects that. From our freshly made pizzas, our must-try pastas and delicious Venetian cuisine, our Family Friendly space has something for everyone.

What we want is to deliver quality and authentic Italian food, a family friendly atmosphere, and the best service possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to our restaurant, sharing our table with you of Italian Cuisine and friendly hospitality.

Italian Restaurant In Balgownie

Join The Team

Are you a an experienced hospitality enthusiast looking to join a positive team environment. We’re on the lookout for driven individuals to join us.

Event Catering

Il Nido cater for private events, functions or big celebrations with our Wood-Fired Pizza Truck.

Our catering includes various packages options suitable for any event.