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Best Things to do in Manly

The charming bayside suburb of Manly, with its stunning boat harbour, is home to waterfront restaurants and cafes, as well as an overwater bar, seafood eateries, open fire restaurant, seafront markets, beautiful walks, free movies in the park and more.  Here's 20 of the best things to do, including a motel with stunning water views, perfect for a weekend stay:

This stunning white seafront restaurant and bar features a chic beach resort-inspired interior
SeaVibes Kitchen & Bar is Manly's go-to for fresh delicious seafood for all occasions, from fine dining to take-away
A dark moodily lit restaurant and luxe bar where food is cooked over a fire pit
Tide on the Jetty is a cafe wine bar in prime position overlooking the Manly Marina on the William Gunn Jetty
Shucks Bar is providing a fresh seafood experience, one of the 10% of Australian restaurants that serves freshly shucked oysters
Wandering around this market by the seaside at Manly, is certainly an idyllic way to spend Saturday morning and a magic start to any weekend.
Cafe La Mer's al fresco deck offers a true waterfront dining experience for breakfast, morning tea or lunch
Nestled on the foreshore next to the Manly Marina, Manly Pool is a bright little patch of blue comprising a 25 m covered pool with access ramp, a toddler pool, slide and a kiosk.
Serving the seaside suburb of Manly, Cambridge Lane Espresso is a charming coffee nook tucked down a laneway off Cambridge Parade
This scenic seafront walk or ride of around 10km return packs a lot of variety into its length
Groundhog Social is a bright and airy cafe perched in prime position on the Esplanade in Manly
This cute little bookshop by the bay is a wonderland of delightful surprises and has big kids and little kids alike completely enchanted.
Manly Marina Cove Motel is a modern, boutique motel, located next to the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on Moreton Bay
This picturesque walk leads from the sleepy bayside village of Lota to stunning Manly Marina
A neighbourhood bar made for Manly locals to enjoy inventive cocktails, live music and delicious tapas.
Banter Coffee House is an absolute gem of a café tucked away in Manly West - the go-to for what is arguably the best food and coffee on the bayside.
The Hide Green Cafe in Manly West has leafy feature walls, fruit & vegetable inspired artworks, and a health conscious menu

The dog friendly bayside market, which has been running for 30 years, is a the place to find novel and eclectic wares including arts & craft, fashion, gifts and more

Brisbane's premier sailing club offers waterfront dining from its restaurant Squadron Harbour View Restaurant and the more casual Boardwalk Cafe

Enjoy a family night out for free at Manly’s monthly Movies in the Park

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