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Wander along Manly beachfront to find where the locals choose to dine whatever the time of day. Whether you are yearning for your first coffee after an early morning dip in the ocean, a light lunch after a morning with the kids at the beach or an affordable way to dine as the sun sets Bluewater Cafe Manly has the quality of food and service to improve your day. Why do the locals choose Bluewater Cafe Manly? It may be our friendly service, our amazing coffee or just the fact that we make all of our products in house so they are fresh every day at your table.
PRICE RANGE
USD 15 - USD 21
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
FEATURES
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

Bluewater has a focus on fresh high quality ingredients that are home cooked and beautifully presented. The dishes that were always great are even better! The recent addition of the Vietnamese winter specials is brilliant as these dishes are superb. If you like Pho this...is a must visit.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 May 2021

this is first time we have been here and the service was really good as well as the food and drinks. Nice atmosphere, we sat inside and it was lovely and nicely set up for us. we felt very welcomed by all the friendly and...efficient staff and enjoyed our entire mealMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

Service is efficient with very friendly and attentive wait staff. We ordered the fish pie (salmon & barrumundi) without high expectations, but boy it was delicious and served with a salad as well. We used our NSW dine vouchers and this cafe offered a few...specials which included beer, wine, coffee tea or soft drink with the meal to make up to the $25 voucher, a lovely idea and very much appreciated. Cafe is very clean and run exceptionally well, so we had a lovely experience and will go back first chance we get.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 17 April 2021

My sister, brother and I had lunch at Bluewater, again. We'd been here before and it was just as good this time. Lunch specials were healthy and great value with drink included. We used Service NSW Vouchers and went away not having paid a cent!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 17 April 2021 via mobile

Food was delicious, affordable and the staff were friendly and professional. Used our vouchers for a great special.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 14 April 2021 via mobile

I called into this beach front cafe which has a happy hour which starts at 3pm with beers and wines for $5. I enjoyed a corona with a lime. I had an alfresco table with lovely views of the beach.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 April 2021 via mobile

Certainly worth a try and right on the beach. Nice menu and coffees were ok. Needs a wider pastry menu in the morning Service good 👍

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 6 March 2021 via mobile

A quiet mid week lunch on the waterfront at Manly. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Had the chicken and mushroom penne, with a glass of red. Very nice and filling. Highly recommended. Finished off with a perfect coffee, extra hot as I ordered. Would definitely...go there again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 30 December 2020

The fish & chips were good and served with a salad. We ate an early dinner and enjoyed the nice view to the beach and the walkway. The service was friendly and pretty fast. Nice restaurant at good location.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2020

We were staying nearby so called into this restaurant for a light lunch. We managed to get a footpath table with direct views of the ocean. Our light lunch of Fish Pie and Seafood Chowder was ok but nothing special. Service was really good. We...had breakfast here a few years ago which was really good.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
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day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
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Yes we are BYO for wine only and we charge $4 per person corkage. Kind Regards Bluewater
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bluewater Cafe

Yes, Bluewater Cafe offers takeaway services.

Bluewater Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4