The perfect day in Manly
FIND THE BEST IN MANLY
Manly's beachside locale has over 150 bars, cafés and restaurants to explore. Drop into one of Manly's newest hip venues, The Nook and tuck into their take on New York deli and American diner classics. Or how about tasting some of Hong Kong's finest dishes on the menu at Manly's newest Merivale establishment Queen Chow. The Pavilion West Esplanade, Manly. manlypavilion.com.au The Nook 49 Sydney Road, Manly. thenookmanly.com Queen Chow 22-23 Manly Wharf, E Esplanade, Manly. merivale.com/venues/ queenchowmanly
For spring cocktails and cozy hotspots, explore the magical laneways around Manly. From Belgrave
Cartel to The Hold and Donny’s Bar, Manly has a small bar crawl sorted. The Hold Shop 4, Sydney Road Plaza, Manly. thehold.com.au Belgrave Cartel 6 Belgrave Street, Manly. belgravecartel.com.au Donny's Bar 7 Market Place, Manly. donnys.com.au
Be spoiled for choice in Manly. Browse the funky boutiques and surf stores or check out unique open-air weekend markets featuring local designs, art and fashion, every Saturday and Sunday from 9am–5pm, weather permitting. Manly Market Place Sydney Road, Manly. manlymarketplace.com.au Aboriginal Dreamtime Fine Art Gallery 36 The Corso, Manly. aboriginalfineart.com.au Rip Curl 100 The Corso, Manly. ripcurl.com.au
Get your Jazz Hands ready for the return of the Manly
Jazz Festival (29 Sep–1 Oct). Check out the bands set up along the beachfront and The Corso. All live and free! In its 25th year, The Manly
Arts Festival (7–23 Sep) features musicians, artists and dance performances across venues including Manly Art Gallery and Q Station. Looking for more local, insider's knowledge? Drop into Hello Manly – the Official Booking and Information Centre to grab your free map and hit the friendly staff up for all your booking and activity needs. Hello Manly Manly Wharf Forecourt.
Clockwise from top: Aerial view of Manly; Manly Wharf; Whale Watching Season; Cycling, Manly Beach.