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Bavarian Bier Cafe at Manly Wharf

60 West Esplanade, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
(02) 9977 8088
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Ranked #76 of 200 restaurants in Manly
Price range: $22 - $88
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
226 reviews 226 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This restaurant is located right in Manly Wharf. It's a beautiful ideal place to sit back and relax and enjoy delicious food, especially beer -battered fish with aioli sauce, in very very generous serving. The food selection is enormous and service is quick and friendly. The best time to come here for family get together is lunchtime, dining waterfront overlooking... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Wonderful experience but too expensive and nice place to hang out, and a great people watching spot.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Wonderful experience on Manly Wharf with wonderful views of Manly Cove, The food is delicious with big servings the staff are helpful and friendly!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We always love coming to the Bavarian beer cafe for dinner. Last Saturday night we went for a drink with friends. Our friends were served but when it was our turn to order the staff didn't seem to want to take our order. We nearly gave up and walked off. When we were served we were disgusted at the price... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We only had drinks here but it was a nice place to hang out, great selection of beers (obviously) and a great people watching spot.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Beautiful location looking out to sea, the sun was pouring in warming us on this breezy day. He wanted a cold beer and I wanted a coffee! Both were excellent but the salted pretzel with butter was a delicious surprise to our pallets. Yum! Staff were also friendly and helpful!

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Springwood
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Delicious food and beer! Great serving of their famous Bavarian hotdog and the 'haus-made' chips. Waitresses were very friendly and service was great. The food was served on a wooden board and was surprisingly fast! Reasonable pricing for such a nice spot beside the water and the view of Manly Wharf was lovely. Mango bier was very nice, especially as... More

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Lilydale, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We enjoyed a very nice lunch and some excellent German beer. Nice relaxed atmosphere and very good service. The staff went out of their way to help with my wife's cousin who needed some help with seating arrangements. The view out over the Manly beach and esplanade was very picturesque, a nice cosmopolitan mix of sights.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Visiting family in Sydney and on the day of arrival went to Manley. Had a great steak with large salad, really enjoyed the meal. Some of the family had hot dogs, what a meal. Would recommend this place for the lovely location, food and certainly the service. Had a great German beer to help things flow!

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Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I had lunch there with my wife and her sister and husband. the setting overlooking the water on a warm winters day was fantastic. We started with pretzels and then we had varying meals, one a salad and prawns the other three varying sausages with sauerkraut mash and gravy. We all enjoyed our meals, beer was good as usual as... More

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