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Whitewater

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0322
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Today
09:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had two good fish meals, served by pleasant attentive staff, in and excellent situation. Not much more you could ask for, we had an excellent meal, and enjoyed the scenery. Would recommend this restaurant .

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Thank Lesmith49170
sydney
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Used to be very good but the food and service have gone downhill. Barramundi meant to be the best thing on the menu and it was dull and over-cooked.

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Thank markpsydney
Pioneer, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really cute place, if you like Lamb try the Bar-b-que ribs of lamb, best lamb I have ever had, couldn't find it anywhere else in Australia.

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Thank Cheryl4346
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162 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food isn't terrible, but for the prices, it should be a hell of a lot better. Everything was edible, and it was cooked well enough, but somehow it still felt like a bit of a rip-off. The wine list wasn't really up to scratch - again, for those sorts of prices, I would expect better. I guess you're paying... More 

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Thank Kate B
Sydney, Australia
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150 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect for fine dinning and special occasions. We shared a seafood platter, cheese board and champagne. Great food and wine, fantastic service and stunning views. If you want a true restaurant verses a crowed cafe posing as a restaurant meal this is the place.

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Thank MichaelandTherese
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic night here the variety of food was good and all meals were delicious . Prompt and friendly staff added to our great family night out .

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Thank tomshanks1967
Scottsdale, Arizona
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for an excellent seafood lunch. Located directly opposite the beach. Great food, great service, great ambience. Linger and have some drinks too! This restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney where we were staying. It was a great choice!

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Thank bvh7460
Vevey, Switzerland
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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a fab location, and the interior design is very appealing! However, the service is rather lousy, and you can feel there is not a good vibe amongst the staff, which is a pity! Advice to the owner: select and train your people better - and treat them well

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Thank Petsko
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking along the esplanade found this place and initially wondered why it was empty (first worrying sign) but choice was made by the birthday boy to go in ! Mains priced @ $30-$40 and were far far below my expectations for a meal of this price (and location). Ordered the crispy barramundi and the best part was the skin which... More 

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Thank Matt N
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitewater is located across the road from Manly beach and is a great place for enjoying the sights of Manly. Staff are very accommodating and service good. Menu offers a variety so you are sure to find something to enjoy. We enjoyed a lovely rocket, parmesan and pinenut with balsamic and Witlof salad with avocado, mango, fetta and crumb dressed... More 

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Thank Lindy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 0322
Description
A Contemporary Australian Menu, Whitewater Restaurant is popular with Sydney siders looking for that extra special seaside experience. Sit back and relax Whitewater's chic beach house atmosphere with a glass of wine and an exquisitely prepared meal. Here gorgeous water views, an impeccable menu, sharp service, great coffee and subliminal wine list all combine to create the perfect dining experience. A fabulous degustation tasting menu is available for dinner for something special, plus the kids are welcome too with a special kids package.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?