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SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0707
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“snapper pie” (62 reviews)
“seafood” (117 reviews)
“pavlova” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a lovely meal here . We had not booked but were told have a drink and we can fit you in in about 10 minutes . Manly is a lovely trip across from Sydney and Garfish is definitely worth a visit. I tried...More

Thank LondonHighgate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little on the pricey side let's be honest, you are seaside in Manly after all, but the quality and freshness of the seafood was definitely worth it. A beautiful summer's evening with the view of a Manly sunset was a great complement to an...More

Thank TripAdviser2164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

100% would recommend. What an amazing experience. Visited with my partner. We decided on the seafood platter. At $145 we were not disappointed. Amazing, fresh & tasty seafood. Well worth the price. Came out in 2 separate servings, and each bite was more amazing than...More

Thank ItsRenM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I are in search of the ultimate seafood platter. We were not disappointed by this restaurant. It comprised of oysters, Balmain bugs, sashimi salmon, mussels cooked in a beautiful basil tomato sauce, prawns, fish. Would highly recommend it. We shared a bottle...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this smart little bistro near Manly Wharf and managed to get one of the last tables.... the fish and seafood were amazing, great service and a very pleasant ambience. There are lovely views from the open veranda windows of a pretty little yacht...More

Thank KJHlincs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a weekend in Sydney recently and caught the ferry from Darling Harbour to Manly and enjoyed lunch at Garfish, about 50 meters from the Manly wharf. A refreshing and casual approach to fine dining at a relaxed price tag, you can even BYO...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a regular haunt for my family we have been dining here for years and simply because the seafood is fresh and delicious every single time. The setting is stunning with south facing views of Sydney Harbour and the service always friendly. I highly...More

Thank Rod J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped into a much loved restaurant for a cocktail on the way home - as always service and staff amazing ! Didn't eat tonight but while there found out they had a great vegetarian menu not found online - as my daughter now vegetarian these...More

Thank jayned36
Garfish_Restaurants, General Manager at Garfish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for your great review. We so glad you’re enjoying our cocktails! We have happy hour everyday 4-6pm with selected cocktails at $12, Dave & Dave’s pale ale for $5 and Chandon sparkling and wine at $6. Our vegetarian menu is separate to our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Garfish in Crows Nest recently but not this place in Manly. It is right opposite the Ferry Wharf so easy to get to and because it is raised up from street level a bit every table actually has a view of...More

1  Thank JRNSydney_Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy booking on line. Tasty food, good menu. Fish n chips & grilled prawns were tasty & nicely served. Friendly staff but noisey atmosphere. Don’t go there if your looking for a romantic lunch.

Thank samrox5
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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Questions & Answers
Paul J K
28 August 2017|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes Garfish is BYO and the Corkage is $6 at this time
8 January 2017|
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Response from 14pmcd | Reviewed this property |
Select the location of the Garfish restaurant you want to look at, I chose Manly, then select "View our Manly restaurant menu" link halfway down the page. Menu will be displayed 👍
13 July 2016|
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Response from Garfish_Restaurants | Property representative |
The BYO charge is $5 per person
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 146
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly>  > Manly
  • Neighbourhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 0707
  • E-mail
Located opposite the ferry terminal in Manly, our focus is on serving the freshest fish available at a reasonable price for the ultimate seafood dining experience. We have daily blackboard specials as well as a great seasonal menu.
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