Review: The Bistro at Manly Pavilion finally does the heritage listed building justice (Sydney)

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!

World’s Best Steak winners Jack’s Creek to host special six-course dinner in Manly (Sydney)

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!

Peter Kuruvita hooks up with Novotel Manly for one-off sustainable seafood feast (Sydney)

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 Spirits Co. have opened their local distillery up to the public (Sydney)

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!

Beach Clubs and Hermitude: Australian Open of Surfing to bring the heat to Manly Beach (Sydney)

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!

Papi Chulo launch “Who’s Your Papi?” menu (Sydney)

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!