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SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0707
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“snapper pie” (69 reviews)
“seafood” (128 reviews)
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
SE 1 39 East Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went at sunset. Requested a table closet to the harbour to make sure we could see it. As the sun was shining through, someone complained so they put the blinds down right in front of us therefore no more view or sunset! We asked...More

1  Thank Truth31
Garfish_Restaurants, General Manager at Garfish, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry you had a disappointing experience with us. Unfortunately, with regards to the blinds, we are obviously, not able to please everyone if someone wants the blinds up and someone else wants them down. In this case,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance. Great service. Great food. We stayed in Manly only a couple of nights, but this was our favorite meal.

Thank Boris_Ladwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Business dinner, no booking, food was excellent, seems menu has been revised. I've eaten here several times, but it is even better now. Wine selection is perfect. A little noisy, but it would not stop me coming back.

Thank Janka T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Garfish a couple of times before and made a booking for Mother’s Day dinner. It was extremely busy, couldn’t see an empty table in the place but service was excellent and our entree and mains delivered promptly. Zucchini flowers for entree...More

Thank Jaybee767
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Fine dining at it's best for Manly. every dish on the menu has been given a lot of thought. beautiful creations with seafood and matching selections of wine.

Thank Denny S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We really love this restaurant, the food is amazing and so the service, very friendly staff, great location and their seafood is amazing. We always celebrate special occasions there and we never leave disappointed, Great food, well done guys!!

Thank Rachel d
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Nice restaurant in the perfect location with lovely views towards the city and very nice to watch the ferry action. Possibly not the best day to go as it was Easter Monday but food wasn't quite as exciting as we expected for the prices charged...More

Thank 4Pinks
Garfish_Restaurants, General Manager at Garfish, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi Thank you for your review. As far as the chicken tasting like fish, I'm not sure how this would be possible given that the chicken is cooked on the char-grill and the fish is cooked on a separate hot plate or in the wood...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This has become an iconic seafood restaurant in lovely Manly. Opposite the wharf that sees around 5 million people move through yearly, it has a wonderful view of North Harbour and the East Esplanade beach, popular with picnic goers. You have two choices, either the...More

2  Thank OziPablo
Reviewed 7 May 2018

If you're in Manly looking for some fish and chips then Garfish is the best place for it. I have been a few times and each dish I've gotten has been wonderful. Good wine, good prices, and great atmosphere. You can't find anything better than...More

Thank nicolepatterson2018
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Great new menu at garfish - the fish menu is fab but the new meat menu is fantastic especially when you combine both

Thank Simone C
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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Janet B
11 February 2018|
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Response from Gemma S | Reviewed this property |
There are a few parking stations in Manly including Whistler Street and some parking under Manly Wharf. Parking is not cheap and I’d recommend public transport for less stress.
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 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$146
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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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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