Take a look at the local Northern Beaches restaurants, cafés and bars who joined us as at Taste of Manly 2018.


Aloha Mate

Welcome to Aloha Mate, Sydney’s first traditional Hawaiian eatery serving a taste of the islands on Manly’s beachfront. Started by a Native Hawaiian and her Northern Beaches partner Aloha Mate is their way of sharing the Hawaiian culture through island cuisine. Welcome, or as they say in the islands, E Komo Mai!


Bearded Pigs

Bearded Pigs is a Manly based catering service, providing quality food and service for all your catering needs. Bearded Pigs always brings fun and excitement to any event catered for, birthdays, corporate events, sports clubs, weddings etc. Their knowledge, efficiency and experience set them apart from other food stalls.


Belgrave Cartel 

Inspired by the neighbourhood cafes and bars of Paris, Cartel is an intimate low-lit space with a unique European style. Manly restaurants, cafes & bars are well known for their quality and variety and Belgrave Cartel is well and truly a part of the unique culinary repertoire Manly has to offer.


BenBry Burgers

Benbry Burgers offers an array of healthy, high protein gourmet burgers and scrumptious sides, made from Australian fresh quality produce. Gluten free and vegan options available. All Beef and lamb burgers are Halal approved.


Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar

Fresh and modern Australian cuisine, the Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar is housed in the original boiler house building from the days of Sydney’s former Quarantine Station and is now refurbished into a uniquely styled restaurant.


Braza Churrascaria

An authentic Brazilian Barbecue house that serves world-renowned Australia meats. It's an “all you can eat” restaurant, with typical Brazilian service style known as “Rodizio” where Passadores (meat carvers) rotate from table to table serving more than 20 different types of skewers.



Traditional Italian meets contemporary dining at Criniti’s. Inspired by Criniti family recipes, the menu combines a mixture of traditional Italian cuisine and modern Australian favourites to bring you a unique array of mouth–watering flavours that will ignite your senses!


Daniel San

The neon-drenched, Okinawa inspired, Japanese Rock ‘n’ Roll bar is adventurous, energetic and a little bit weird. Daniel San is the first chow-down eatery and Rock ‘n’ Roll bar to hit Manly’s iconic beach front. With an incredibly tasty menu ranging from the freshest seafood to your favourite pub classics.


DeVita specialises in fresh and traditional Neapolitan cuisine, primarily wood-fired pizza cooked in a traditional pizza oven, along with pasta, popular mains, pastries and desserts. deVita brings a little taste of Napoli to Sydney.


Felix Halter Catering

Felix has an amazing portfolio of tasty dishes from across the globe, to pleasure your taste-buds. This year Felix will present an amazing paella, a Lindt chocolate tasting plate and freshly prepared lemon meringue tart!


Fika Swedish Kitchen

In 2013, three Swedish friends opened Fika Swedish Kitchen, with a dream of sharing the 'Fika' culture – having a coffee break with family and friends. Tucked away in one of Manly's vibrant laneways, it has become Sydney’s ultimate Swedish foodie experience.


Fish Shack by Mex & Co

Fish Shack is a seafood restaurant right on the beachfront of Manly, with an incredible view and fast and friendly service. Enjoy the view of the beach or get a takeaway to sit seaside, to relax and take in a memorable experience.


Frenchies Brasserie

Frenchies Brasserie was established in 2017 and born out of a love of traditional family Parisian brasseries. They use amazing quality produce to bring a little slice of France to the northern beaches.


Hotel Steyne

A seaside dining experience boasting Manly Beach and ocean views, a spot to sit by the fire or enjoy the sea breeze coming through open windows. With a newly renovated seasonal menu featuring fresh seafood to delicious pub classics, this quality pub food will satisfy and settle you in for hours to come. 


Maestro & Co

Maestro & Co is Manly’s first and only Middle Eastern Restaurant. Inspired by owner Graeme Moses’ Lebanese heritage every dish on the menu is meant to share tapas style. Festival goers will be offered something unique and delicious - just a small taste of what they have to offer!


Manly Grill

Manly Grill promotes some of Australia’s best quality eating steaks sourced from some of the lushest farms. We are proud and passionate to use some of the best farmed and aged beef with amazing eating quality which are pasture fed, free from hormonal growth promotants and antibiotics.


Manly Wharf Bar

Take in the view and enjoy a meal at Manly Wharf Hotel. Choose from fresh quality seafood, healthy salads, share plates or Wharf Bar favourites like Nachos, steaks or their famous pizzas. With daily specials and kids meals available, there’s something for everyone.


Manly Wine

Located on the waterfront of Manly Beach, Manly Wine is a casual yet vibrant beachside bar and restaurant that epitomises laidback Sydney living. Take in the stunning ocean views whilst enjoying breakfast, sipping on a cocktail or enjoying a meal with friends.



Mex&co is an authentic Mexican restaurant with vibrant, delicious, fresh and fun food that uses an amazing array of spices. Guacamole is undoubtedly one of Mex&co's most popular dishes and their margaritas, served on the rocks are perfect for pairing any of their food dishes.



All about fun ... and Ice cream ! Ice cream tastes like childhood, smells like holidays and bring you back to a time where nothing mattered. Products are made from scratch, with a Coconut & Cashew base, premium quality fruits & nuts and of course…lots of love !


Ruby Lane

Ruby Lane wants to re-introduce you to food, to re-establish that relationship.  Their menu will have you struggling to choose, not because of limited healthy options, but because it’s ALL-good! Their passion is to respect the food and legendary farmers to deliver the tastiest most nutrient dense meals possible so you can truly eat yourself HAPPY!


The Artisan Cheese Room

The Artisan Cheese Room specialises in the finest examples of hand crafted cheese from Australia and around the world. Their aim is to guide customers to their perfect selection through exceptional service. They also offer a range of picnic hampers, gift boxes, cheeseboards and celebration cheese cakes.


The Bavarian

Overlooking Manly Cove, The Bavarian Manly Wharf is a spectacular waterfront location with outdoor tables, a massive bar area to house our beers on tap, and even a cosy fireplace for the colder months. It’s the ideal place to sit back and relax with a stein in the sunshine, or grab a bite on the go!


The Bower

The Bower Restaurant, Manly's most beautiful breakfast and lunch venue, is a long time favourite amongst locals. Situated in a sublimely beautiful location, this little gem delivers a fusion of Japanese and Western cuisine, matched perfectly with a brilliant wine, sake and cocktail list. Now open on Friday and Saturday nights, The Bower is a peaceful and romantic option for dinner overlooking Cabbage Tree Bay and Shelly Beach.

The Herring Room

The Herring Room is family owned & run by locals who are veterans of the industry. Bistros styled meals are delivered confidently from chefs with reputable experience & are inspired by flavours from all around the world.

The Hot Dog Man

The Hot Dog Man procures the hottest dogs on the planet with culinary creations sourced from all four corners of the globe. There will be traditional European favourites such as the German Pork & Fennel Bratwurst, Asian inspired Wagyu Beef, the best-selling Spanish Chorizo, as well as delicacies from Argentina, USA, and an Aussie dog with the lot.