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35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0322
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
Neighbourhood: Manly
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is far from fine dining, in fact it was one of the worst meals we have ever eaten. We went for the degustation as it was a special occasion and every single dish including the mushy pasta with passionfruit sauce and a minute...More

Thank greatexpectations50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time I was at Whitewater I was sure it was more fine dining. It seems this has changed and is more about pasta and burgers with a nice view. Being Mothers Day it was very busy and food service was really quick which was...More

Thank AussieTraveller1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by the restaurant while visiting Manly Cove. I had their chargrilled swordfish, unfortunately, it did not taste fresh. It was watery as if it had been previously frozen. I did not think that was acceptable for a ocean front restaurant....More

Thank TicaAroundTheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was well cooked and very tasty. Service was discreet,but very efficient. Staff were friendly and so helpful. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Sillybuggers2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch on a beautiful Sunday. Sat inside looking over the people in front away from any car noise or fumes. Staff service was very efficient and the meals were excellent.

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at Whitewater to celebrate our anniversary. From the moment we arrived the service was excellent- friendly and attentive. We were seated at the front so we had a waterview. It is a large restaurant but quiet on a Sunday evening.The meal was exquisite...More

Thank vmc922015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was such a bad lunch. I chose it for my birthday as I had been there a few years prior and it was so good then. My food was over cooked and dry. I had the skewers. There was not one good comment from...More

1  Thank 1234Col
Reviewed 17 April 2017

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...More

Thank Pjrkiwi
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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...More

Thank Renáta H
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 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....More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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.