Are you thinking about spending Valentine's Day evening in Manly? You can't beat Manly for romantic strolls along the beach, harbour views or enjoying dinner in one venue and then stopping off for cocktails at another. The choices of where to go are endless!
Do you want to celebrate Valentine's Day at a restaurant with a view of the beach or harbour? Or go somewhere casual for a first date? Keep reading for some ideas on where to go for all occasions. If you know of any more top venues to celebrate Valentine's Day, please leave a comment at the bottom of this article and share your local tips. Happy Valentine's Day! ❤
1/ Garfish Manly seafood restaurant on The Esplanade will be having a 3 course set menu, which will be perfect for any seafood-lover! Enjoy prawns, scallops, blue-eye cod and more as you enjoy live music in the restaurant. There is also a Vegetarian Menu for the night. Both menu's cost $90 per person. A deposit is required on booking - ensure you read the terms and conditions prior to booking. See here for details.
2/ Daniel San Japanese restaurant at North Steyne will be welcoming everyone this Valentine's Day, with a complimentary glass of bubbles to enjoy with your meal. See here for details.
3/ Manly Pavilion at West Esplanade will be hosting a 3 course Valentine's Day menu, with a glass of Imperial champagne on arrival and a flute of Moet with your meal. The cost is $260 per couple. See here for details.
4/ The Pantry Manly, at North Steyne will be having a delicious 3 course set menu at a cost of $90 per person. Enjoy a decadent entree and then choose between salmon, lamb, duck or steak for mains and enjoy Pavlova, mousse or Banoffee pie for dessert! See here for details.
5/ Manly Wine at South Steyne will be having a 3 course menu with a glass of Piper-Heidsieck Champagne at a cost of $90 per person. The 3 courses are for the table to share. See here for details.
6/ Hugo's is a popular waterfront restaurant at Manly Wharf and they will be having a 2 course dinner for $100 per person. You can't beat this for location - particularly if you are arriving by ferry or you wish to head into the city afterwards. See here for details.
You can't get much closer to the water than here! Image: Hugo's Facebook
7/ The Novotel Manly Pacific hotel opposite Manly Beach will be having a 4 course degustation menu, inspired by the city of love. Enjoy a glass of French Champagne on arrival. The cost is $70 per person. See here for details.
8/ The Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar at the Q Station at North Head will be offering a complimentary glass of sparkling wine or house beer with your meals. See here for details.
9/ Whitewater restaurant at South Steyne, opposite Manly Beach, will be having a 4 course banquet menu with a complimentary sparkling on arrival paired with beachfront views. The cost is $85 per person - see below for the menu. See here for details.
10/ World Food Markets is a casual choice for Valentine's Day, if you love street food and want to chill out with good food and music on Friday night. The markets will be held at Lakeside Park in Narrabeen (north of Manly) between 5pm - 9pm, with music by Yeah Nah Yeah. See here for details.
Where will you be going this Valentine's Day? It doesn't matter where you go, it is all about who you're with. Enjoy the night with your special someone! ❤
Whitewater Valentine's Day menu, 2020. Image: Whitewater website