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Description

The Bavarian Manly Wharf is a spectacular waterfront location in the heart of Manly – bringing you the best of Bavaria and the best of beer! Overlooking Manly Cove, The Bavarian boasts outdoor tables, a massive bar area to house our beers on tap, and even a cosy fireplace for the colder months.  It’s the ideal place to sit back and relax with a stein in the...

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The Bavarian Manly Wharf is a spectacular waterfront location in the heart of Manly – bringing you the best of Bavaria and the best of beer! Overlooking Manly Cove, The Bavarian boasts outdoor tables, a massive bar area to house our beers on tap, and even a cosy fireplace for the colder months.  It’s the ideal place to sit back and relax with a stein in the sunshine, or grab a bit on the go!

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Private Bar
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

The Bavarian Manly Wharf is open 7 days a week.
Mon - Fri, 11am - late
Sat & Sun, 9am - late
Please note our kitchen is open all day offering our full menu.
The Bavarian Manly Wharf serves up authentic German cuisine with stunning waterfront views of Manly's world renowned beach. With hearty portions of our infamous pork knuckle and crispy golden schnitzels accompanied by an overflowing stein, the Bavarian is the perfect spot to gather with friends by the beach.
The Bavarian Manly Wharf has a semi-private area - The Back Dining Room which can be enclosed with sliding doors offering your guests a sense of privacy. This space offers beautiful waterfront views and can accommodate up to 30 guests seated and 40 guests cocktail style. Alternatively, we can accommodate large groups on our main dining floor.
Yes, our menu can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Please specify dietary requirements when enquiring.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, for all events at The Bavarian Manly Wharf a set menu is required. We offer 3 different set menus including a shared platter concept menu. Alternatively we offer both a platter and canape menu perfect for cocktail style events.
A set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger groups.
Yes, we offer both beverages on consumption and beverage packages. If you opt for beverages consumption, our recommendation is to pre-select:
1 x Sparkling/Champagne
2 x White Wine
2 x Red Wine
3 x Beers
Yes, the Bavarian Manly Wharf offers a casual, waterfront venue which can host both a wedding ceremony and/or reception.
Yes, you may. Additonally, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti or any decorations of offence.
Yes, The Bavarian Manly Wharf is a child-friendly venue. We offer a kinder menu and can also provide highchairs for your little ones. Kindly note all children must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian at all times.
Yes, The Bavarian Manly Wharf has disabled access and facilities.
Yes, you are able to bring your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
The Bavarian Manly is a fun and casual venue, as is our dress code. We kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
We are able to hold large groups for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other incoming enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
Yes, at The Bavarian Manly Wharf we have two TV screens located in our Bar, one TV screen in our Back Dining room, and two TV screens in our Main Dining Room. Should you require any further AV requirements we have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or more.
As we are located on Manly's Wharf, parking is not available onsite. However, the closest car park is:
Secure Parking - Manly Wharf, 24 E Esplanade
Yes, our prime location on Manly's Wharf allows easy access from the City by ferry. Additionally, the bus terminal is located on East Esplanade just 1 minutes walk from the Bavarian Manly.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, the Bavarian Manly Wharf accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
As per Qantas' Terms & Conditions, clients who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members are not eligible to earn, or redeem points for function, event, large groups and private dining room bookings.

Event Rooms

Waterview

Min 15 people, Max 32 people

Back Dining Room

Min 25 people, Max 40 people

High Bar

Min 25 people, Max 60 people

Main Dining Room

Min 40 people, Max 70 people

Outside

Min 70 people, Max 150 people

Exclusive Use

Min 150 people, Max 410 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Waterview
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32
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Back Dining Room
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30
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40
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High Bar
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48
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60
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Main Dining Room
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70
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Outside
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110
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150
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Exclusive Use
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200
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410
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Waterview
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32
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-
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Back Dining Room
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30
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40
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High Bar
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48
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60
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Main Dining Room
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70
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Outside
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110
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150
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Exclusive Use
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200
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410
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