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The Bower

) #56 of 235 Restaurants in Manly $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Seafood
7 Marine Pde, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 5451
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Marine Pde, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great view. Fish and chips melted in my mouth. A nice scenic walk from the south end of Manly Beach along the Marina Parade walk. Order, pay, and your food comes out. No pressure dining.

Thank dfpeters
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a Saturday lunch after not being able to get into the Boathouse at Shelley Beach. The setting and view are divine but I think this venue is trading on that as the service was a bit lacklustre for the price. They are...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very well run friendly establishment. They really know customer service here. You sit here and watch the surf and walkers stroll by.

Thank smackinlay
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Love The Bower We were refused a drink at a place close by as we got their a minute after close of bar so found The Bower and glad we did friendly staff great suggestions on wine and great view much more personable than the...More

Thank getawaygirlBrisbane
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The lovely location of this café makes it a very appealing coffee or meal stop. It has a good selection of snacks and light meals and the staff were friendly and efficient. The coffee was great.

2  Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Staff very friendly and great view. The small cafe on a Sunday was very busy and tight but accomodating for us. The breakfast (eggs, muesli, kids) was ok but I wouldn't say it was particularly memorable. Presentation prioritised! Coffee was great but left with a...More

1  Thank ADAMJC240MK
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I dropped into the Bower cafe for coffee . The cafe certainly has the most stunning views in Sydney which overlook Shelly Beach & the northern beaches coastline. The cafe is now looking very modern & fresh after their recent renovations due to storm damage...More

2  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Dinner at The Bower last Friday night. Absolutely wonderful. Warm greeting at door, timely table service, great drinks range and delicious food. Nearest thing to a negative was my wife's delicious fish dish came with a too-generous helping of coleslaw. The atmosphere was warmly romantic...More

2  Thank Walacia205
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Bower is one of my local restaurants and my family and I regularly visit there for lunch - on Mothers day we decided to treat ourselves with a breakfast there for myself and two other ladies, one being 93 and in a wheelchair. Unfortunately...More

2  Thank Carola T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Visit the bower restaurant on a nice sunny day. It's simple amazing location best views in Manly. Order at the counter and the food will be serviced to the table. Coffees are great had the salad no cheap but worth the money. You can book...More

2  Thank Chrisbeach W
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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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 38
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Marine Pde, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly>  > Manly
  • Neighbourhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 5451
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