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Eating Out / Nightlife | Manly Guide

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Seaside Media
PO Box 89
Manly NSW 1655
ph: 02 8004 1969

Hello Manly. Booking and Information Centre

ph: 02 9976 1430
international: +61 2 9976 1430

located at Manly Wharf

Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Weekends and Public Holidays: 10am-4pm (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day)


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4 Pines Brewing Co.

4pinesOverlooking Manly Wharf sits international award winning microbrewery, 4 Pines Brewing Company. At 4 Pines all of the beers are handcrafted on site. Sit back, relax, enjoy a meal and sip on a beer as the brewer works his magic right in front of you. Their delicious all day menu boasts generous meals that match the beers perfectly, with the kitchen open from 11:00am right through to 9.30pm you can drop by at anytime for a bite to eat.

29/43-45 East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9976 2300


Bella Vista Café


• Homemade traditional pasta
• Panini antipasti and snacks
• Premium coffee and pasticceria cakes
• Fresh juices and smoothies
• Delicious Aussie breakfast
• Liquor licenced

203/33 North Head Scenic Drive (corner of North Fort Road), Manly NSW 2095
phone +61 2 8966 9779

Ben & Jerry’s – The Inside Scoop

It may be 35 years old, but this ice-cream chain is as tasty as ever thanks to the company’s social conscience and euphoric 20 different flavour combinations: Choc Chip Cookie Dough and New York Super Fudge Chunk, just to name a few. Or if it’s a special occasion, their legendairy Ice Cream cakes are hand-made in store. Simply moo-licious. Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 10am – 10pm, Friday and Saturday 10am – 11pm. Check ou the Manly Guide coupon section for a great deal.

Shop 5/25-27 South Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8966 9219


BenBry Burgers

“Best Burgers on the Northern Beaches”
The Eating & Drinking Guide to Sydney 2012

A fantastic range of 30 low fat, high protein burgers and delicious sides, all made from the utmost freshest quality ingredients. At BenBry you’ll value the difference – simply because we are “A bite above the rest”. Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm, Thursday – Sunday: 11am – 10pm, phone orders welcome

5 Sydney Road, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 6055


Brezel Bar – German Bakery, Patisserie & Café

Winner Northern Beaches Business Awards 2014
TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2014

• German sourdough and wholemeal breads
• Authentic Brezels and delicious Danishes
• Sandwiches, salads and hot savoury snacks
• Amazing cakes with all natural ingredients
• Premium coffee and tea, smoothies and shakes
• Gluten-free options available

5a Raglan St, cnr Central Ave, Manly
phone: +61 2 8957 6429


Daniel San

danielsan“If Mr. Miyagi, Layne Beachley and Flume were to catch up for a chow-down, they’d be sure to do it at Daniel San” – Concrete Playground. The first of its kind in Manly – a Japanese Rock’n’Roll chow-down bar and eatery. The fresh, innovative, fun and healthy authentic Japanese menu has been created by Executive Chef, Benjamin Orpwood, formerly of Toko (Surry Hills and Dubai). Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, meeting friends for dinner and drinks or wanting to dance into the night – Daniel San is the ideal Manly beachfront location for a relaxed and fun experience.

55 North Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone +61 2 9977 6963


Fishmongers – Gourmet Fish & Chips

This funky BYO and licensed eatery is tucked away in Rialto Square, but don’t let the pint size cafe fool you. With its signature Crispy Kumera garnish and a batter that would delight a Tokyo tempura chef this little shop has fast become a local favourite. Fishmongers prides itself on only using local fresh fish species and keeps sustainability in mind when choosing its catch of the day. Open from midday – 9pm, 7 days.

Rialto Square, 11 Wentworth St, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 1777


Forty Beans Café

fortybeansLocated opposite North Harbour Reserve and a short scenic walk around Forty Baskets Bay from Manly, Forty Beans Café is the only café on the Manly to Spit walk. The café offers a range of coffees, smoothies, gourmet rolls and salads. There are gluten free options as well as a healthy range of products for those who are watching what they eat. The cafés offerings are made on site using the highest quality ingredients. Forty Beans is a dog friendly café, pampering to our four legged friends.

2/11 Lower Beach St, Balgowlah NSW 2093


Fusion Point Bar & Restaurant

Go to where the locals go! Just a stone’s throw from Manly Beach, ferry and the Corso – dine inside or in the alfresco area. Known as Manly’s best all day Breakfast house, and for its coffee made by Manly’s best baristas, Fusion Point Manly is popular with locals and visitors alike. Kids meals, vegetarian and gluten-free options are available. Open 7 days a week. All day breakfast, lunch from 6.30am, dinner from 5.30pm till late.

Shop 12, 11 Wentworth St, (Rialto Square), Manly
phone: +61 2 8966 9900



Garfish is the perfect location to sample some of the best seafood Australia has to offer while taking in stunning harbour views. Their simple philosophy of serving the freshest fish at the best prices is certainly popular with the locals and is reflected in their daily blackboard menu. The freshest market fish is sourced each morning and diners can choose the way they would like their fish to be prepared. Have your fish the way you wish.

1/39 East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 0707


Guzman y Gomez

guzman2Founded in 2006, Guzman y Gomez (GYG) was named to honour old friends and created to introduce Mexican food and Latin culture to the world. Our menu is built on traditional Mexican flavours and made from only the highest quality ingredients. The GYG experience is about all things Latin, the food, the music, the art, and the personality!

Manly Wharf, Shop 14
East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
click this link to order online now


Hugos Manly

hugosCome and enjoy one of Sydney’s most spectacular waterfront locations while enjoying contemporary Italian cuisine – without question one of Sydney’s unforgettable dining experiences. Sip cutting edge cocktails or dine in relaxed glamour right on Sydney Harbour – it’s Sydney cool at its best! In its first year of operation in 2009, Hugos Manly was awarded ‘Best Pizza in NSW’ at the Good Food & Wine Show, ‘Best New Venue in Australia’ at the ALIA Awards, and in 2010 ‘Best Bar In Australia’!

1 Manly Wharf, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8116 8555


Manly Grill

manlygrillSituated at the heart of Manly’s beach front dining strip, Manly Grill is the pride of the locals and a restaurant icon. It offers the best of locally sourced Australian beef, fresh seafood, captivating views of Manly Beach and of course great friendly service. Tuck into finger licking ribs, aged steaks, kangaroo or the freshest market seafood such as yellowfin tuna, wild barramundi and atlantic salmon. Try their famous fish and chips and grain fed beef burgers, and wash it all down with an ice cold Aussie Beer.

31 South Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 0997


Manly Wharf Hotel (Wharf Bar)

wharfbar2By day or by night, the Manly Wharf Hotel (known by the locals as the ‘wharf bar’) is ‘THE’ Manly venue for lunch with the family or an afternoon of drinks with friends. The Jetty bar on the water’s edge is a Sydney icon and the perfect place for a drink whilst waiting for a ferry or just to escape for a few hours. With LIVE MUSIC from Tuesday to Thursday’s, resident DJ’s on the weekend and showing live sports all year round – Manly Wharf Hotel is the place to be for a great day or night out.

East Esplanade, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 1266


Mare Sole Ristorante & Bar

maresoleMare Sole Ristorante & Bar combines Manly’s seaside lifestyle with the love for Italian food, bringing freshness and original, natural flavours to your table. At Mare Sole it’s all about the food and wine, making fresh handmade pasta and using seasonal ingredients. The menu includes fresh fish and pastas with seafood. Mare Sole – a great place to catch up with family and friends. Every Sunday is Pizza Birra Night: Any pizza and beer (or glass of house wine) for $18. Plus – see our coupon section for a great deal. Open Wednesday to Sunday from 5pm till late.

16 Belgrave St, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 5511


Newport Arms Hotel
(incl. Terrace on Pittwater restaurant)

Est. 1880, ‘The Arms’ is one of Sydney’s most iconic pubs and boasts Australia’s largest waterfront beergarden and family hotel. With spectacular Pittwater views offering something for everyone including a sun-drenched beergarden, 5 bars, 2 playgrounds, a casual dining bistro and à la carte restaurant upstairs called The Terrace on Pittwater. Short 25 minute drive from Manly or easy bus access to door.

2 Kalinya St, Newport NSW 2106
phone: +61 2 9997 4900
www.newportarms.com.au or NewportArmsHotel on facebook



ouzeriaRenowned for its outstanding Greek cuisine, this family run restaurant offers a casual dining experience coupled with fantastic culinary offerings. Only the freshest products of the highest quality are used. Incorporating an array of Mezes, Souvlaki or the famous Roast Greek Lamb, the menu is varied, fresh and deliciously sumptuous. Open 7 days for Lunch and Dinner – takeaway options available. Reservations are recommended.

1/14 South Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9976 5688


Papi Chulo

Papi ChuloLocated at the water’s edge on Manly Wharf, Papi Chulo is the perfect day-to-night destination for all ages. Enjoy the sea breeze and harbour views while indulging in a delicious array of smokehouse meats, succulent seafood and an award winning wine list. Papi celebrates the incredible bounty Australia has to offer by using only the finest producers of pork, beef and lamb in the country, with the season’s best seafood prepared fresh every day. Influences ranging from Asia, Southern America and Canada create an eclectic fusion of flavours and a unique dining experience not found elsewhere. Grab a group of friends or family and come in to enjoy the fun, laidback atmosphere over burgers and share platters, then kick back into the evening with killer cocktails and desserts. Awards: 2015 Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year, Two Glasses

Bookings:  +612 9240 3000
22-23 Manly Wharf , Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8966 9219


Ribs and Rumps Manly


image_template 2Enjoy a delicious steak and rib combo, rack of ribs, burger or seafood special, washed down with a cooling ale or fine wine, whilst taking in one of the world’s most sensational views. Manly is the original home of Ribs and Rumps, thanks to it’s celebrated waterfront position it has been the haunt offor locals for over 18 years. Opening hours: Open for Lunch & Dinner daily. Dine in or Take Away.

Upper level,, 35 South Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 3476


Stillitano’s Corner

• Fresh Panini, Sandwiches
• Salads and Pasta
• Freshly cut Deli meats and Italian delicacies
• Coffee & Hot drinks
• Mini-Mart

Open 7am – 9pm
(Coffee/Sandwiches available until 3pm, Deli open until 7pm)

Corner Pine St and Pittwater Rd
Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8065 0220


The ivanhoe Hotel

IvanhoeA much-loved local pub, is located in the heart of The Corso in Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  Offering a refreshing, timeless and sophisticated setting. The Ivanhoe Hotel has a strong emphasis on food, quality and produce. Behind the magnificent heritage facade, The Ivanhoe Hotel’s interiors channel a Hamptons-inspired coastal beach vibe while retaining the welcoming and relaxed atmosphere of Manly and a local pub. Boasting indoor and outdoor, relaxed all-weather spaces over three floors, including two of Sydney’s most impressive rooftop bars, The Ivanhoe Hotel’s spaces are perfect for lunch, dinner, drinks or a night out on the town.  The variety of different areas throughout the pub allow guests to tailor their own experiences; whether it is casual large lunches with the whole family, afternoon cocktails in the sun with friends in one of the open-air courtyards, quiet corners for a quick bite to eat or celebrations in the surf clubhouse-style second floor bar and open-air rooftop, The Pines. These spaces are also perfect function spots for intimate groups right up to large events. The Ivanhoe Hotel is also home to a boutique bottle shop as well as a dedicated sports bar, offering one of Sydney’s best venues for watching sport with full TAB facilities.

Bookings: +612 9976 3955
27 The corso, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 8966 9219


The Pantry Manly

The Pantry ManlyThe inviting brassiere/deli décor are suggestive of a European delicatessen while the unobstructed panoramic view will remind patrons that they are centrally located on iconic Manly Beach. Situated in one of Manly’s most historic and well-loved buildings, The Pantry’s character and culinary style is well represented across all three Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus. An exceptional dining experience for all, whether it be a romantic dinner for two or an early morning business function.

Ocean Promenade
North Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 0566



Manly’s fresh dining experience
Making waves since it’s arrival on Sydney’s restaurant scene in 2004, Whitewater continues to be a hit with Sydneysiders looking for a unique dining experience. Enjoy fresh food and wines combined with a relaxed waterfront setting. An innovative style of the contemporary Australian cuisine is delivered by our team who are bringing you excellence in hospitality. Open 7 days 11am till late, weekends breakfast from 8am.

35 South Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
phone: +61 2 9977 0322

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