Our Favourite Restaurants in Manly NSW

Manly NSW is foodie heaven. With an abundance of restaurants, tapas bars, street food, and pub grub, it’s no easy task picking favourites. But here are some that we think are worth mentioning.

Glasshouse at Hotel Steyne

Glasshouse at Hotel Steyne

Glasshouse at Hotel Steyne

Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean as you take in the local culinary delights that this top-floor restaurant has to offer. Located in the Steyne Hotel at Manly NSW, the Glasshouse is open from 5 p.m. until late on Thursdays and Fridays, and from midday on the weekends. This restaurant is casual, cozy, and decorated in a fun jungle theme. Choose from lounges, booths, or benches and enjoy a selection of tapas, cheeses and cooked meats to get your afternoon refreshment.

The Cook Room

The Cook Room caters to people with a holistic approach to food and wellness. It is open seven nights a week, from 5.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and offers organic, wholesome foods for a variety of pallets. All of the food is cooked in-house, so you’ll always get fresh, healthy chow. Situated near the beach at the end of the Corso, you can enjoy the benefits of fresh sea air while you munch.

Pilu at Freshwater

This multi-award-winning Italian restaurant in Manly NSW combines quaint European tastes with vibrant new-world style. Chef Giovanni Pilu brings the flavours of Sardinia to fresh local seafood, serving up a tantalizing dining experience. The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide awarded two Chef’s Hats to Pilu from 2005-2014, while the Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide granted the restaurant Two Stars from 2009-2017, and SMH Good Food Guide named it the Best New Restaurant in 2005. The list of accolades goes on.

Cala Luna

Enjoy authentic Italian home cooking in a prime waterfront location at Cala Luna, Manly New South Wales. The welcoming, intimate setting served up by the Rossetti family will put you at ease and fill your belly after a long day of sightseeing. Breathe in the fabulous Italian aromas as you imbibe in the perfect Italian wine. There’s no better way to finish a day in Manly NSW.

Daniel San

If you’re looking for something altogether different, try this Japanese Rock ‘n Roll style beach bar in Manly NSW. It’s right on the waterfront and kept lively with arcade games for the ultimate family holiday vibe. Less romantic and more reviving, Daniel San’s is a great place to stir up some rock-and-roll grooves. During the summer, check out “Dojo Sundays” on the rooftop for inspiring beach views.

The Herring Room

Combine bistro-style cuisine with local culture in The Herring Room. This restaurant is housed in a beautiful landmark building just off the beachfront, for enjoyable and relaxing vibes. Come and experience the feel and history of Manly. A mouthwatering menu offering up local seafood options won’t disappoint for a memorable feed, Manly NSW style.

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The Herring Room - Manly NSW