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) #3 of 238 Restaurants in Manly $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0707
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“snapper pie” (55 reviews)
“seafood” (104 reviews)
“pavlova” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friends have been going here for years, but our first time last night. Food was great - started with salt & pepper squid, which was very tender. For main, everyone had fish, mostly the fillets. However, I had the whole John Dory, which was excellent....More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a Mother's Day dinner, a lovely night out, quality tasty meals, a large range to choose from on the menu of fresh seafood, oysters were great, prawns and scallops were wonderful, also steaks cooked to perfection, great variety, good children's menu as well....More

Thank rosefives
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we visit Manly and have our anniversary dinner at Garfish. The food is always excellent with exceptional service from the staff. The views and atmosphere are wonderful which helps to make our anniversary very special. Thank you once again.

Thank JandPF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Garfish has been a local favourite since it opened many years ago! Every night of the week is busy so I'd recommend booking. If you can't get a table they've just introduced a small bites bar menu that is just as good as the full...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great view, great service. Cocktails are a must. Menu upmarket but not over the top. Staff lovely and welcoming. Tourists and locals can be found here any day of the week. Highly recommended.

Thank bronwynpullinger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with family whilst visiting Sydney. Came here 5 years ago the last time we were in town and doesn't look like much has changed! The menu is the right size, we all had fish as might be expected, the menu setup so you...More

Thank Tim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant in the Garfish chain. I had Monk fish & it was magnificent. Fresh, pure white & served beautifully. It's rare to find Monk fish in Sydney so this was a treat. It was like lobster. The view of is lovely...More

Thank DeePratt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've tried fish and chips just about everywhere you could, including Doyle's in Watsons Bay, and I have yet to find a fish and chip dish that even TOUCHES Garfish's. It is truly second to none. Take a trip to Manly just to try that...More

Thank RTV2095
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I enjoyed one of the best meals we've ever eaten at Garfish last night. We enjoyed a drink in the separate bar area then moved to the dining room to be seated. Marinated baby octopus as an entree to share, then came...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a ladies lunch here with 5 of us. The food was tasty, I opted for the snapper pie! It was amazing! What I like about garfish apart from the food is it is Byo wine! So grateful to have a place you can...More

Thank Frequentflyer122
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 & AnswersAsk a question
Can't find a menu on your website?? Warren
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 đź‘Ť
Are you byo
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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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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