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Ironbark Restaurant

208 Pittwater Road | Manly, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 2255
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Ranked #55 of 202 Restaurants in Manly
Price range: $14 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: Ironbark has been serving up delicious, affordable, Italian-inspired food to Manly locals for almost two decades now, so you could say we know our stuff! Our tried and tested formula of simple, fresh food and a vibrant but laid-back atmosphere has built us a loyal local following. Our menu features delectable gourmet wood-fired pizzas, tasty pasta dishes and a tempting selection of seasonal and healthy options. Famous across the beaches for our gluten free options, we also have choices for our vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free friends too - all made from the freshest ingredients with a touch of Ironbark Italian flair! In summer enjoy chilling out under the lanterns in our beautiful garden, or in winter cosy up to our wood fired pizza oven; whatever the season the Ironbark experience always guarantees great food, an outstanding selection of Italian and Australian wines and above all a dash of fun and festivity. Whether it's an intimate dinner for two, a family affair or a large celebration with friends, we welcome groups however large; it all adds to the exuberant Italian ambience! And as a family run restaurant it stands to reason that we cater for even the tiniest of diners. Kids eat free* deals, a menu to please even the fussiest eaters and a good stash of colouring-in activities mean parents can kick back and relax. If eating in rather than out is more your thing we can deliver straight to your door; or call ahead and you can stop by and pick up your order. Find us on Pittwater Road; a short walk from Manly beach. On street parking is readily available. We advise booking, particularly for larger groups. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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English first
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant walking to our holiday rental. They had a sign out the front stating kids eat free from 5 to 6.30pm. With two little ones this was perfect for us so we booked. We were delighted to see a lot of other families at the restaurant and even more delighted to see and taste the great... More

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Queenscliff, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We went for an early family dinner due to having a 2yr old. It was great they were open at 5:30 and kids eat free until 6:30, I think it was. The staff was very friendly and they provided crayons and pictures for our little one. They brought the kid's food out straight away, which was very on point. We... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Go somewhere else if you're after value for money. Everything was very pricey for the standard. What im most disappointed about is the eftpos machine literally tricked me into paying a large tip. Make sure you read the screen carefully if you're paying by card.

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Melbourne, Victoria
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I give this restauratn 3 stars, but that is not to say it is bad. Its the best Pizza I have had in Manly, but not the best I have ever had. We tried a couple of pizza places in Manly, and they have all been a bit bland compared to what we are used to in Melbourne. This pizza... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Delicious pizzas and good wine. Staff friendly and catered well for our kids. Dessert calzone was a hit.

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Nowra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Not to be critical but the service was a little slow on the night we visited, wasn't overly busy and not an issue as we had time to chat but if it was busy, we might still be waiting to order a drink. The pizza is to die for and the facility warm on a winters night.

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Ironbark208, Owner at Ironbark Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Mandy and Tony, Many thanks for the review and feedback. Could you let me know the date you were at the restaurant so I can work with my team to improve service levels? Look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks Ryan More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We took 22 people to this restaurant for my daughters birthday and the owner and his team were very accomodating. The food was grear with plenty of variety and the service was excellent. Great restaurantt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Noisy relaxed fun atmosphere, feels like you have walked into a restaurant in Italy. Waiters are engaging helpful and attentive. Pizzas were tasty and authentic. Wine selection superb! An friend turn up late and were able to get an extra pizza in lightning speed. We to got to our play on time. Thank you for a memorable dinner. We will... More

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We were at the Ironbark for dinner a couple of weeks ago. It is a nice and comfortable place and we ate a very good pizza. Ingredients were fresh and service was fast and very kind. We haven't tried the kitchen yet but next time we will for sure! Prices are fair and on the average.

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

What a fabulous day we all had at Ironbark last week. 70 people celebrating a 70 years young birthday boy's big day. Lots of fun - a very happy Hawaiian themed Italian lunch. Ryan and Emma and their staff kept the pizzas, pastas, salads coming out and we were served a delicious individual tiramisu to finish off. It was a... More

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