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94 The Corso, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 4581
07:00 - 23:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were tourists in Manly so I guess we did what tourist do, have lunch at the local tourist trap restaurant. Watervue is located along the main pedestrian walkway (The Corso) to Manly Beach. With outdoor seating on a nice sunny day, it was too hard to resist. Food and service was average. The cost per person for lunch with... More 

1 Thank TwitchyEdmonton
Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The first time I ate here I had the vegetarian breakfast, converted me to wilted spinach, delicious, I ate here again and the chef must have changed as not as good and went down hill from here. This place seems to have ceased trading.

1 Thank Flobble F
Launceston, Australia
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Food was basic, but ok. Vegetarian pasta the highlight of 4 meals - so I guess that doesn't say a lot about the fish then. Wait staff ok. The owner/manager....weel read the title.

1 Thank ScottW7250
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

ordered oysters for starters. After about 10 minutes told they had none. Then the mains came, completely mixed up the order. Finally got a surf and turf. The 'surf' was two stale dodgy prawns, the steak tough, no steak knives. Service poor, we had to ask for a second round of drinks, waitress just staring into space, not busy but... More 

Thank Giacomo W
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Watervue is located on The Corso, closer to the beach than the ferry wharf. It is very low key and casual. As we had just arrived at Manly for the day, we decided to have some breakfast, and the restaurants facing the beach we very expensive, so we walked back on the Corso, and sat outside as it was a... More 

Thank bob2bkk
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Oh dear.....wish I'd checked trip advisor first! Silly me. Food was only just ok, my bruschetta was undressed and I needed a steak knife to cut the bread. My partners drink was MIA until asked for a second time. Oh well, sitting outside enjoying a wine almost makes me forgive but I won't be back.

Thank Walesy56
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

We ate lunch at this restaurant on the weekend. Food is good although it seemed to come out too quickly. The whole place is in need of major works. The carpet inside is discusting and extremely worn out. Toilets were dark and dirty and upstairs. Even the menus were sticky and you could not read half of it properly. Staff... More 

Thank Michelle R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Food is ok and resonantly priced but i would recommend you go to the New Brighton hotel next to it instead for better food and beer on the verandah.

Thank Trevor C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Take my advice do not waste your money here , We ordered the Calamari $17 :( 3 small pieces & a plate full of over cooked chips we had to ask for cutlery ,just a rip off ..

1 Thank Merril T
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We ordered fish n chips to takeaway!! THE WORST EVER!! We had a bit as we were very hungry... But threw the rest away... I'm sure the fish had been precook end then reheated and terrible chips. Never again

1 Thank rae1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 The Corso, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly>  > Manly
  • Neighbourhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 4581
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Manly

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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 as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.
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