Based on the success of Merivale’s Enmore debut, the hospitality group have now opened a second location for their Cantonese kitchen Queen Chow, which moves into the former digs of waterfront meat-sweat haven Papi Chulo. Patrick Friesen and Eric Koh are aiming for “classic neighbourhood Cantonese” inspired by the way the diverse cuisine is recreated around the globe, dedicated to its evolution throughout the ages as well as traditional Hong Kong dai pai dongs by showcasing something unique for Manly’s ever-changing dining scene.... Read More | Share it now!
Merivale will say goodbye to Manly Wharf’s beloved Papi Chulo on Sunday 29 April, to make way for Queen Chow in the coming months. With Queen Chow’s Enmore location an undeniable hit for the hospitality group, the crew will be swapping those waterfront meat sweats for Cantonese cuisine.... Read More | Share it now!
Manly is about to get a leafy new beachfront bar and restaurant from the same team behind Sails on Lavender Bay. Manly Greenhouse will be a multi-storey venue taking over the former Shore Club Hotel and transforming the venue with a very open, free-spirited aesthetic reflecting the natural beauty of the coastal suburb. ... Read More | Share it now!
It’s a mystery why a number of restaurants have failed in this exceptional heritage listed building overlooking the sparkling waters of Manly, with different iterations of the former bathing pavilion over the past couple of years not quite sticking the landing. Though it’s tempting to place a fine dining establishment in this stunning space, perhaps ambition was the problem all along, which is why it seems the new owners have got things just right. It’s not exactly pared back to the point of cheap pub-style meals, but now Manly Pavilion boasts The Bistro, making complete use of the dramatic panoramic water views, spacious dining room, and lush outdoor area, albeit with food that’s much more accessible, and arguably just as – if not more – delicious. ... Read More | Share it now!
It’s safe to say that when you hear the name Jack’s Creek you are guaranteed a good steak. In fact, you’re guaranteed the world’s best. Three times they’ve taken out top honours in the World’s Best Steak international competition, proving that their superior produce coming from NSW is truly special for those who love a nice, juicy, fatty and flavour-rich cut. ... Read More | Share it now!
Celebrity Chef Peter Kuruvita has linked up with beachside property Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific to offer guests a special seafood feast this month. The event, dubbed Seafood from the Heart, will feature five courses of dishes making use of a range of fresh seafood including wild scallop sashimi, salmon pearls, local tuna, BBQ southern calamari, and blue eye trevalla.... Read More | Share it now!
Manly locals sure are spoiled when it comes to quintessential drinking spots. They’ve got Four Pines, which remains a favourite, and now just a short stroll down from the wharf is Manly Spirits Co., the Northern Beaches very first artisan distillery. Just opened recently for public tours, tastings and cocktails, the distillery aims to welcome in Manly’s famously breezy blend beach and urban life with casual sessions highlighting their various products, including a new range that showcases sustainably sourced native botanicals and foraged marine botanicals. ... Read More | Share it now!
The make summer a bit more bearable in Sydney the 2017 Australian Open of Surfing are giving people a pretty damn good reason to head down to Manly Beach in the last days of summer. The program of free live music, food and drink they have planned alongside parties and big names of surf, skateboarding and BMX will surely trump the expected attendance number of 325,000.... Read More | Share it now!
Manly go-to Papi Chulo, which has become one of the more popular casual dining destinations for Merivale, has edged into spring with a new three-course set menu offering going by the name of “Who’s Your Papi?”. They’ll be making this one available for three days a week, from Tuesdays through Thursdays with the option to better access their extensive menu through a reasonably priced concept that also comes with one of their cocktails, beers, or wines.... Read More | Share it now!