big bar trail


There are plenty of drinking spots around Manly but if it’s a real established bar you are looking for – each different bars, atmospheres and customers, you should stop in at:


Hotel Steyne - 75 The Corso Manly

One of Manly’s oldest pubs, the original building dates back to 1859. It has five different bars and dining areas offering an extensive drink selection from real ales to cocktails and high quality, good value meals.


New Brighton Hotel - 71 The Corso, Manly

An institution in Manly for the best part of a century, this newly refurbished venue has four floors of bars, dining and entertainment. From dancing and dining, to enjoying a drink and views, the New Brighton will deliver.


The Ivanhoe Hotel - 27The Corso, Manly

A long standing venue in Manly, The Ivanhoe Hotel is a much-loved local pub, with indoor and outdoor areas spread over three floors and located in the heart of The Corso, in Manly. The first licensed hotel in Manly, it was relocated to the Corso and was completely re-built in the early 1990’s


Manly Skiff Club - East Esplanade, Manly

The perfect spot to enjoy a beer, a wine or a cocktail, the Manly Skiff Club can truly claim to be ‘over’ the water. An extensive deck allows you to bask in the sun and watch the ferries go by.


Manly Wharf Hotel - East Esplanade, Manly Wharf

From The Corso to the Wharf, this relative newcomer, which opened at the start of 2003, has bustling indoor and outdoor areas including the Main Bar, Sports Bar, Harbour Bar and Jetty Bar. Serves meals with weekly specials and attracts a range of ages including locals and visitors.