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35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
+61 2 9977 0322
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
“tasting plate” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner on Sunday night at the Whitewater restaurant. Their signature dish,chateaubriand for two, accompanied with a French rose,absolutely delicious, pleasant and friendly service with views of the beach from the dining tables.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whitewater is in a great location opposite the beach at Manly. I had a very acceptable lunch of steak sandwich with onions, rocket and tomatoes and fantastic chips. My friend had a risotto dish which she described as nice but nothing special.The service was excellent...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight I celebrated my birthday with 15 friends at Whitewater, and it was a perfect night! The lovely guy who served our table could not have been friendlier or more obliging, and made me feel special. Cannot fault the food or the service, and loved...More

Thank Jan E
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Lovely dinner in an empty restaurant. Attentive service and wonderful food. The Moroccan Lamb is great and the Gnocci Marinara is sumptuous- perhaps a little too much unless you are starving. A good location right across from the beach. Book early.

Thank Avatar888
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Went with a group of friends for a birthday. The place has a lovely atmosphere, great views and is well located. The service was okay but not extra ordinary good. We have ordered two fish dishes, duck pancakes and risotto. The fish dishes looked nice...More

Thank Fabian F
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We had the seafoodplatter for two. Really nice but could not finish it! The wait staff were friendly and the food was delivered very quickly. Loved it!

Thank Myrna A
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Stunning location to spend easter lunch. We sat outside as it was and beautiful warm sunny day. The seafood dishes we had were delicious and the pricing was very reasonable. The staff were happy and friendly.

Thank Chris A
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

fabulous.view and the service.was amazing we had oysters both natural and Kilpatrick then went.onto a yummy tuna salad. this place suits all . families ..couples and business lunches very clean good coffee.. really enjoyed and will go back

Thank Trish M
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We were 2 couples out for dinner on a Friday evening. I ordered salmon medium rare. Arrived very well cooked. Sent it back. 2nd plate just as bad. Sister-in-law ordered gluten free vegetarian pasta dish. Pleasing on the eye but so salty. Inedible. Then ordered...More

1  Thank Brenda Satill b
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

The staff are so nice here and the restaurant is so huge! Would be great to bring a big group to as there are so many tables. We had a table facing the view of the beach, which was lovely. We started with the scallops...More

Thank HollisBrooke
PlatinumRestaurant, Manager at Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Hi HollisBrooke, Thanks for visiting us and for such a pleasant review of Whitewater Restaurant. We are glad to read that you love dinning and that you liked the food as much as we do. Follow us in our social media channel or email me...More

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$17 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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.
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