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Food and restaurants in Manly

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“Dine in style Positioned on the iconic Manly wharf, Hugos Manly offers an unforgettable dining experience in one of Sydney's most spectacular waterfront locations. ”
  • 169 locals recommend
“Want a great variety of locally produced beer that rival some of the best in the world? Trust me if they can export it to the Kiwis then it must be drinkable. Lots of different styles so sure to please everyone. Even better is the location overlooking the wharf. Perfect place to start the evening in Summer or Winter. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Awesome Mexican food, - make sure you get the carne fries. Go early to get your name on the list (you can't book) and then head somewhere for a drink whilst you wait.”
  • 98 locals recommend
“There is a hidden terrace at the back, we love it for a $12 cocktail or $6 beer/wine and a -50% pizza & tapas every day from 4pm to 7pm ! ”
  • 83 locals recommend
“This place is really special. Located at Shelley Beach, even if you just sit and have coffee and take in the atmosphere, it’s just beautiful.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Eclectic mix of Japanese & Mexican. Small and vibrant primarily frequented by locals.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Great food and entertainment in a fabulous location. My daughter Elodie (AKA NOEMME) is also a singer at this venue”
  • 56 locals recommend
“We love it for a drink and there is also a few tables for diner upstairs. Live music most of the nights. ”
  • 50 locals recommend


“Amazing coffee - some would say the best in Manly and a smorgasbord of delicious breakfast and brunch foods. Highly recommend!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“One of my favourite spots for coffee and breakfast after the beach. The croissants, basil scrambled eggs and bircher muesli are all delicious. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“Authentic fare with lovely staff. Very well tucked away on the side street but the locals know it, use it and love it!”
  • 40 locals recommend
“ great coffee and food - cozy catch up venue - a couple of minutes up the hill”
  • 24 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“Cuban food and drinks with a twist. Cuba has always had something magical about it. Time appears to stand still, classic cars own the streets, old traditions are upheld and cigars are still being hand-rolled. Here at Havana Beach we are passionate about creating a unique and unmatched ambience. We are here for our locals. We love our customers and our team which is like a family to us. Our goal is to become one of Sydney’s best cocktail bars, whilst always keeping our roots in mind. Because like the Cubans we strive to uphold traditions - for example with both our Cuban food menu and our authentic, classic Cuban Mojito with fresh mint and lime, Havana Club rum and lots of love.”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Really interesting breakfast menu, goes above and beyond the standard Sydney 'avo on toast'. Coffee is pretty incredible.”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Best cafe nearby for those with dietary requirements or those who just want to try the cutting edge of alternative cuisine. There are well known options on the menu to keep the purists happy too. $$”
  • 26 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“During the week from 8AM coffees, breakfast and lunch, Friday and Saturday dinner, booking most of the time a good idea. Iconic located with great views. Very close to Shelly Beach”
  • 17 locals recommend


“Best daily baked croissants, wholesome breads, homemade pies, sandwiches and cakes - gluten free and vegan options. Also great for a coffee.”
  • 15 locals recommend
“Best bread in town. Their selection of freshly baked German breads is great. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
“Fresh baguettes with cold cuts and salad, sticky treats, great sausage rolls and meat pies ”
  • 2 locals recommend
“This is Manly's latest, coolest bake house. It's hidden away and the food options are quirky but it's definitely worth a taster!”
  • 3 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“Try the weirdest pie they have on offer, also good coffee, 3min stroll up to fairlight shops”
  • 2 locals recommend
  • 2 locals recommend