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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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“seafood” (126 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Delicious oysters, but slightly disappointed with the kingfish that I ate. Bordering on overcooked and very basic chips served with it (a la mcdonalds). When you eat at a restaurant like this you expect a slightly more upmarket version and not for your fish to...More

Thank Toby L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived at 4pm so the main restaurant was shut. However, this meant we were there for the start of happy hour. We had a range of good small dishes with our cocktails: tuna two ways and fish and chips. Food was very good.

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had great lunch at Garfish. Very good service, nice atmosphere and very good food. Moreton bay bus are very fresh and pate was light smooth and very delish. Absolutely recommend it!

Thank tatjana j
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is lovely and well presented and it generally has a good atmosphere. Often quite busy and the acoustics of the place don't handle the noise as well as they could, but if you like a buzzy atmosphere it's fine.

Thank I6156EIalex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good experience eating at the restaurant. It looks very well run place. Eventhough it was very busy we were served very quickly, the waiters were efficient, professional and friendly. It was our first time so we thought we try something simple like fish and chips...More

Thank slepster_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time at Garfish, invited by regulars and it was a great experience... Whilst busy and bustling on arrival we were offered a choice of tables, seated promptly, and attended to immediately... The service was efficient and consistent all evening and every dish served...More

Thank woftam66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday night is busy - at Garfish it is hectic with too many tables and chairs jammed in. Our table straddled a doorway between 2 areas - difficult to hear the 3 people on our table. My seat backed onto a main thoroughfare for wait...More

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

Hi Alan, Thank you for your review. I am sorry you had a disappointing experience when you dined in Manly. It does indeed get busy, especially on the weekends, however, we are always happy to move you to another table if you are not entirely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent. Excellent menu. Excellent food. Very attentive friendly staff. A very well run Restaurant.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A day trip to Manly meeting up with friends found us enjoying a very indulgent lunch, that the staff look after us tremendously. Very enjoyable and lots of laughs and fun, Food was great, wine list extensive and staff attentive. Highly recommended

Thank ChairmanWIFB2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice. A good menu and excellent service. Everything was cooked well and nicely presented.

Thank Lesley B
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 Harbor 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
February 11, 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
August 28, 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
January 7, 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
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Average prices
$16 - $146
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • Neighborhood: 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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