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Sugar Lounge

$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian
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North Steyne, Manly, New South Wales, Australia
08:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on Sunday afternoon. Place had plenty of space - only two-three tables had customers. 1) had to ask for the menu. It was the food menu only. 2) had to wait for the service and ask for it, "Wait a bit, will come soon". 3) ordered snacks, then when ordering drinks the waitress said he will bring the... More 

Thank SPoTre
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for brunch on a busy Sunday. Had yummy Zucchini fritters- delicious. Other half chose Pancakes and said they were good. Service was up and down but overall good. Atmosphere was great, a good spot to people watch.

Thank Villes_Family
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137 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lovely bar / restaurant overlooking Manly main beach. We had an afternoon snack and a drink. King Prawn Tempura was fab. Plenty of prawns , piping hot. Reasonable priced.

Thank Magz1
Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Recently I discovered this amazing bar in Manly beach, serves amazing cocktails & fabulous food; drinks & food are reasonably priced, great service as well.

1 Thank Ria1904
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Sugar Lounge twice and both times encountered overcharging on the bill. The first time I discovered we had an extra breakfast on the bill and was able to return a few minutes later for a refund. Today I was in a hurry and did not immediately notice three extra items on the bill we did... More 

1 Thank Karen R
Manly, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Kieran & the crew have the best cocktails in Manly hands down! If you are after a beachside tiki bar with great bar bites this one is for you. Aloha

1 Thank Adam C
London, UK
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121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our food was tasty, but we thought was pretty poor value. Amongst our order were some fish tacos. There were two tacos per serve, and each taco featured a small, solitary piece of fried fish covering a tiny area of the taco. Tasty, but oh so disappointing...

Thank timirvine1977
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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157 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We found the food & drinks menus a bit too busy. When we asked for variations to the menu, it was difficult. Atmosphere & location were great. Staff were friendly but confusing at times, especially when we had at least four different staff take & deliver our orders. Regardless, iconic and unique restaurant / bar. Would go back.

Thank Murray H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We didn't eat there but just popped in for coffee. I had my first iced coffee, which was lovely. The staff were very pleasant and the location is great as it is just across the road from the beach.

Thank Katie E
Wellington, New Zealand
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Shared a evening here with Friends - staff were great - food was fantastic and not over costly. Highly recommend :)

Thank RatNads6166

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Steyne, Manly, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Manly>  > Manly
  • Neighbourhood: Manly
  • Phone Number: 0422116207

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Manly

Neighbourhood Profile
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 as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.
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