Manly drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Manly

Manly Wharf Hotel

Just along the wharf from the ferry, this remodelled pub is all glass and water vistas, with loads of seating so you've a good chance of grabbing a share of the view. It's a perfect spot for sunny afternoon beers. T…
Cocktail Bar in Manly


This two-level bar-restaurant is an atmospheric spot for a great night-time cocktail – if you can read the menu in the low-lit speakeasy ambience. Sweet-toothers will love the sugar-and-coffee hit that is the Sticky…
Microbrewery in Manly

4 Pines

Local brewing concern 4 Pines has set up this handsome double-decker venue opposite the ferry wharf. Some of the beer is brewed here, and you can sip it on the balcony while munching on a tasty pulled-pork burger or…
Pub in Manly

Hotel Steyne

With something for everyone, the Steyne is a Manly classic that's big enough to get lost in: it's like a village of its own with various bars and eating areas around the sociable central courtyard, which goes loud a…
Pub in Manly

New Brighton Hotel

This refurbished boozer now boasts four bars on four levels. The food is unremarkable and the craft beer expensive, but sitting on the wraparound balcony upstairs looking over the Corso is a great Manly perch. The r…
Beer Hall in Manly


At the ferry wharf, this open-sided bar offers numerous local and imported brews. The pork knuckles and pretzels are delicious; sausages are the best wurst option.