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Cafe in Manly & St Helena Island

Dramanti Artisan Roaster

Easy to miss, this competent microroastery-cafe lies at the back of a car park, a quick walk from Wynnum Central train station. The place brews superlative coffee in a head-spinning number of ways, including espress…
Cafe in Manly & St Helena Island

Tide Wine Bar

Right over the water, modern, breezy Tide will have you sipping smooth lattes and well-priced vino while gazing out at envy-inducing yachts. Food options cover all bases: morning bircher, pancakes and corn fritters;…
Cafe in Manly & St Helena Island

Cambridge Lane Espresso

On Manly's main street, Cambridge Lane covers all bases, from morning-friendly granola, eggs and blueberry bagels, to lunchtime salads and burgers. The place also opens for dinner later in the week, pumping out fing…
Market in Manly & St Helena Island

Jan Powers Farmers Market

Down by the shore at Manly, this is an offshoot of the much-loved Brisbane market of the same name. Grab a takeaway coffee and pique your appetite eyeing-up stalls packed with fresh fruit and veggies, crusty bread, …
International in Manly & St Helena Island

Manly Deck

Grab a table on the deck and choose from a jack-of-all-trades menu, covering everything from BLTs, burgers and steaks, to salt-and-pepper calamari, butter chicken and a mango-and-prawn salad. Peckish punters on a bu…
Thai in Manly & St Helena Island

Thai Boat

Spice up your night with dinner at this bright, Thai corner joint. Dishes focus on the classics, from tom yum soup and stir fires, to green, yellow, jungle and massaman curries.