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Donny's Bar and Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Our unique award-winning venue, with its industrial warehouse chic vibe, intimate cocktail bar and Manhattan loft-style restaurant is the perfect place for your next social or corporate event. Tucked away on a sliver of Market Lane in the heart of Manly, we are the ultimate wining, dining and socialising space with a delicious cocktail menu, boutique beer and New York inspired tapas. Our versatile spaces and friendly staff allow us to cater to your every need for any occasion.
USD 7 - USD 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic local spot with amazing cocktails and live music. Bar has a great buzz without being packed out and food upstairs is a great experience with the live music in the background.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brett S
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent place for cocktails and small bites! They have a 2-for-1 happy hour, and alternating food specials. Fun atmosphere and staff. Great place to go with friends or on a date, and highly recommend to anyone visiting Manly. Some of the best cocktails I've had!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank steph_phanie11
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Often head down at spur of the moment. Always something on offer and Tuesday $5 steak night delivers. Quality food with good size portions. Service is friendly and fast. Always busy, a sign of a good venue. Will be back time and time again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank grenvold2
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We have been visiting Donny’s Bar for years . It’s a perfect place for having casual cocktails with friends. Donny’s is neatly tucked away in Market Lane just off the Corso.

Date of visit: January 2019
24  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly service, fantastic food and great cocktails too....if you have no plans, head over to Donny's

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luisramirorubio
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My friends and I came for dinner but ended up staying all night, great cocktails, yummy food and friendly staff. The live music was really the icing on the cake. We will be coming back again soon! Thanks for your hospitality Donny's x

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank giveussomespam
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Donnys for years and it’s never disappointed. They have a great range of drinks but the capable staff seem more than happy to make something off the menu. The food menu is surprisingly diverse and catered to my food allergies without...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Blake W
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Love a cocktail or two at Donny’s 🍸 The staff are always so enthusiastic and happy to advise, highly recommend 😘

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank justbrowzing5
Reviewed 30 September 2018

As a courtesy, I sent an email on the 8th of Sept about my concerns but did not receive a reply. I have frequented Donny's with my friends and always had good service and I recommended this bar to my friends. However, on this occasion,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nick B
Reviewed 30 September 2018

i have visited donnys on more than one occasion and every time i have been amazed with wonderful cheap food, outstanding cocktail menus with bartenders clearly very well trained in all the classics, a welcoming and loving team and i must not forget the live...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hjmarsh123
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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
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
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
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