Enjoy traditional dishes in Chinese restaurants in Wollongong. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Wollongong, also known as 'the Gong', is scenic and filled with spectacular sights that include sandy beaches, secret coves and the oldest Buddhist temple in the Southern Hemisphere. However, it’s also a great city to enjoy authentic fare at Wollongong's collection of Chinese restaurants. A Chinese community has been an important element of Wollongong's history since the beginning of the last century and locals of Chinese descent call the city the 'Dark Dragon Ridge'. It’s no surprise then that Chinese restaurants in Wollongong offer an authentic taste experience grounded with tradition.