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Valentine’s Day Restaurant Guide

Valentine’s Day is all about LOVE! Here we have put together a list of fabulous restaurants to make Valentine’s Day, (Wednesday 14th of February) special. Tables book quickly, so make a reservation today!

Boilerhouse Restaurante & Bar

Fresh and modern Australian cuisine, served right on the beachfront with views of Sydney Harbour. The Boilerhouse Restaurant & Bar is housed in the original boiler house building from the days of Sydney’s former Quarantine Station. Now refurbished into a uniquely styled restaurant, the Boilerhouse can be enjoyed while dining in the outdoor terrace, in an incredible atmosphere of natural surroundings and overlooking one of the most magnificent views of Sydney.

Valentine’s Day: Treat yourselves to a French themed dining experience, starting on the heritage-listed Q Station wharf before moving to the Boilerhouse terrace. The Executive Chef has matched a five course degustation dinner to exceptional champagne from Lanson. Stay overnight in a deluxe room with bu et breakfast for two guests and a Black Label Lanson gift to take home. View the menu.


Traditional Italian meets contemporary dining at Criniti’s. A multi-award winner of ‘Australia’s Favourite Italian’. Their menus combine traditional Southern Italian and contemporary Australian cuisine to bring a unique range of flavours.

Valentine’s Day: Be the ultimate romantic this Valentine’s day with an authentic Italian experience. Serenade that special someone with a personal love song dedication when you dine at Criniti’s.

Address: Shop 1, 54 West Esplanade, Manly
Book: 1300 crinitis, email or online

Daniel San

Daniel San’s Japanese food is fresh, clean, unique, fun and above all, totally delicious. Better still you can enjoy your meal or drink with and incredible beach side view. It is right by Manly’s iconic beachfront so you can gaze while you graze.

Valentine’s Day: Cupid will be doing the rounds and shouting a delicious glass of bubbles with every booking.

Address: 55 North Steyne, Manly
Book: 9977 6963 or online

Hugos Manly

Positioned on the iconic Manly Wharf, Hugos Manly offers unforgettable dining experience in one of Sydney’s most spectacular waterfront locations. Head Chef’s Tal Amiray and Bob Mellor create fresh, contemporary Italian cuisine, which consistently receives accolades from the food industry and dining public.

Valentine’s Day: A set menu with a tasting plate, a main, sides and dessert for $85.00 per person. There will be three seatings, 6pm, 6.15pm and 6.30pm. View the menu.

Address: Shop 1, Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Manly
Book: 8116 8555 or online

Manly Wine

Set across from the golden sand and pristine waters of Manly Beach, Manly Wine and the Beach Suites is one of the most idyllic seaside venues in Sydney. Light-filled, our flexible and customisable spaces are perfect for every event.

Valentine’s Day: Indulge in 3 courses with a glass of?Moet et Chandon on arrival for $90 per person. View the menu.

Address: 8-13 South Steyne, Manly
Book: 8322 2009 or online

Oceans Narrabeen

A beautiful, casual dining experience directly across from North Narrabeen beach.

Valentine’s Day: Rather than our usual steak night they are bringing back the immensely popular seafood platter special. Perfect for sharing with the one you love!

Address: Corner Ocean and Malcolm Street, Opposite North Narrabeen Surf Club, Narrabeen
Book: 9970 6262 or online

The Herring Room

The Herring Room is family owned and run by locals who are veterans of the industry. This much loved seafood restaurant is located just off Manly beach, in a landmark site that locals have long admired. It’s set in a 1920’s inspired space with an emphasis on good old fashioned hospitality.

The Herring Room proudly lists the provenance of all of its seafood, selecting only the highest quality from sustainable & environmentally sensitive fisheries. All seafood is sourced locally from Australia & New Zealand and is matched with the best of local, seasonal ans sustainable produce.

Valentine’s Day: Enjoy the special set menu of entree, main and dessert. View the menu.

Address: 94 Pittwater Road, Manly
Book: 9977 2572 or online

The Manly Pantry

Located at the water’s edge of world-famous Manly beach, with a menu focuses on fresh, local and seasonal produce. The Pantry Manly offers a taste of modern Australia with a choice of succulent meat dishes, freshly caught seafood and sharing plates.

Valentine’s Day: A set menu showcases some of their best dishes made with the freshest local produce for $90.00 per person. There will be two seatings, 6pm and 8.15pm. View the menu. There will be two seatings, 6pm and 8.15pm.

Address: Ocean Promenade, North Steyne, Manly
Book: 9977 0566 or email

The Park House

A warehouse of flavours, big, bold and brazen, made fresh with love and scorched over fire and charcoal. Loco chefs run amok in big open kitchens, encouraged to experiment and flex their culinary muscles, while punters are free to roam, choosing between a restaurant sit-down, cocktail lounge chinwag or courtyard mingle.

Valentine’s Day: Dine a la carte or treat your date to the $55.00 per person Valentines Day share menu with a glass of bubbles on arrival to get your night started the right way. View the menu.

Address: 2 Park Street, Mona Vale
Book: 8998 3000, email or online

Pilu at Freshwater

Sardinian-born Chef Giovanni Pilu and Marilyn, invite you to dine with them. Since opening the doors of their restaurant, Pilu at Freshwater, in 2004, the couple have consistently been bestowed two Chefs Hats by The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide.

Celebrating more than 10 years on the beach at Freshwater, Pilu at Freshwater is a quintessential Sydney dining experience, and a beloved institution in Sydney food circles. Pilu at Freshwater with chef Giovanni Pilu at the helm, is renowned for its authentic, contemporary regional Italian cuisine, its accomplished service, and its stellar wine list.

Valentine’s Day: Celebrate your love on Valentine’s Day and indulge in a delicious four-course menu perfectly created by Executive Chef Giovanni Pilu. $160 per person food or $230 per person with matching wines. View the menu.

Address: On the beach?, Moore Road, Freshwater
Book: 9938 3331, email or online

Ruby Lane

They believe in the very basic connection between food and people that is based on a free mind. Free of concerns, free of doubts, free of hesitation, free of sacrifice. Seasonal ingredients are used, and their passion is to respect the food and legendary farmers by highlighting the natural qualities of these ingredients and carefully pairing them to deliver the tastiest most nutrient dense meals possible so you can truly eat yourself HAPPY!

Valentine’s Day: Enjoy a?6 course chocolate degustation with matching wine or kombucha, whilst listening acoustic music. $65.00 per person.

Address: Shops 1&2, 200 Pittwater Road, Manly
9977 7386, email or online

Sotto Sopra

Chef and Restaurateur Alessandro Pavoni along with his partners from their well-respected Two Hat Mosman restaurant, Ormeggio at The Spit have opened a more casual yet still sensational venue in Newport Sotto Sopra is Newport’s new Woodfired Trattoria and has been awarded one Chef Hat in the Good Food Guide 2018.

Valentine’s Day: Celebrate with someone special this Valentine’s Day with a specially designed banquet menu to share for $89 per person.

Address: G04 The Palms, 316-324 Barrenjoey Road, Newport
Book: 9997 7009, email or online


Whitewater restaurant Manly offers a superb beachside location.

Valentine’s Day: Enjoy a 3 course meal with spectacular views and op notch service. $85 per person including a glass of sparkling. View the menu.

Address: 35 South Steyne, Manly 
Book: 9977 0322 or email