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35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0322
11:00 - 21:30
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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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Basel, Switzerland
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even though the place was nearly deserted the service was terrible - the waitress managed to mess up all the orders and the mains arrived wrong. By the time mine was replaced my wife's was stone cold - no offer to take them both back and replace when corrected When the bill arrived we had still been charged for the... More 

Thank Pjrkiwi
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent money is not worth it here. Me and my partner ordered chateaubriand for two. The food was brought not even warm. It got absolutely cold in 5 minutes. Service wasn't that bad. However, if I waited for my change back, I would be sitting there till the next Easter. I don't think it's automatic to keep the change. I... More 

Thank Renáta H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu for platter says Lobster, means half a lobster, crab claws means back of crab claws which has very little crab meat and an effort to get it out, fish was barramundi in batter and was really gloopy. For the price it was very poor. Service was fantastic which was a bonus.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wondered around the beach and after looking at many menus we found Whitewater. They offered a lunch special a "Wagyu" burger,fries and wine or fish and chips and wine for $20 Australian. It all was good. The burger bun a bit thick otherwise good. The service is the top and the view great.

Thank lady58_11
Randwick, Australia
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173 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Conveniently located on the Manly beachfront, Whitewater is the perfect place to dine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have a diverse menu which caters for all different crowds and occasions. The restaurant can seat up to 140 guests and can host a cocktail event for up to 160 guests. Indoor and outdoor seating options are available. On a sunny... More 

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit for my daughters birthday during my short stay in Sydney. Food and service lovely. Relaxed local atmosphere

Thank Anthony C
Luton, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The table layouts were odd, given that the main attraction is the sea and beach. You kind of sit along a bench next to the wall, so we had to look to the right or left the whole time to see the sea. Nicely presented menu with plenty to choose from. We were the only customers, so service was prompt... More 

Thank Commuterpartners
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped on our day trip to Manly, found a lovely table where we could see the surf that was in the shade, Great place, menu was varied i had a chicken burger and the wife a steak sandwich. all turned up in good time with some beers and wine.

Thank Paul H
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here dozens of times over the past 4 years. The menu is good with variety. Try the Barrimundi fish & chips or there are light and fulsome meals. Wine list is good as are prices. Staff, many of our newest from South America are friendly, on the ball and responsive. Its fantastic place to watch and enjoy... More 

Thank Steve B
Armidale, Australia
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111 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used a First Table opportunity and mostly enjoyed the food but at full price it would have very expensive at full price. The service was slow and the ribs were dry. We were surprised initially that it was so quiet ... but now we know why.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$30
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
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>  > Manly
  • Neighbourhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9977 0322
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Manly

Neighbourhood Profile
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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