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Beaches bites back with new food and bevy fest

After a shocking Christmas trading period courtesy of COVID-19, it’s finally time for the Beaches to bite back.

The all new Taste of the Beaches is on its way. Northern Beaches Council is taking the ever-popular Taste of Manly event and transforming and expanding it into a month-long celebration in May of the best wining and dining experiences on the beaches.

Taste of the Northern Beaches, Winnererremy Bay (Flying Fox Park) Mona Vale NSW, Sunday 27 August 2017

From Manly to Palm Beach to Terrey Hills and everywhere in between, the Northern Beaches will be the place to eat, drink and enjoy.

The Taste of the Beaches program will include more than 30 events at venues across the Northern Beaches including three key venues: Manly Beach Restaurant, Manly Beer & Wine Garden, Palm Beach Wine Garden.

There will also be a series of other special events which feature unique food and wine experiences, which will be held in restaurants, cafes and businesses across the region.

Back on the program this year (from Taste of Manly) will be the very popular Manly Beach Restaurant, a pop-up restaurant in partnership with Hotel Steyne on spectacular Manly Beach.

Images from the 2019 Taste of Manly food and wine festival. © Karen Watson for Northern Beaches Council

The Corso will play host to the Manly Beer & Wine Garden, which will give the community and visitors the opportunity to relax and enjoy the surrounds whilst supporting local businesses Modus Operandi Brewing Co, 7th Day Brewery, Seadrift Distillery, Manly Spirits Co and Bucketty’s Brewing Co. Food will include a traditional South African delicacy, Biltong by African Vibe at Brookvale, fresh meat skewers and tasty cheese platters.


The Manly Beach Restaurant on Manly Beach will be operate over the weekend 1 to 2 May. The pop-up restaurant will highlight what makes wining and dining in Manly so great with its focus on fresh, delicious food in a location second to none.

The Manly Beer & Wine Garden will be open every weekend in May from Friday to Sunday, 11:30-21:00. This pop-up event will be a unique experience, with mini golf on the Corso a highlight for kids, live relaxed acoustic and jazz music, as well as DJs playing relaxing tunes in the evening.

The Palm Beach Wine Garden will be open on the weekend 29-30 at Governor Philip Park. The event will consist of four sessions across the weekend with a maximum 1000 people. The sessions will run Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 2pm and 3pm – 6pm. There will also be live music, which will be different for each session.

Keep an eye on Council’s website as more information about the Taste of the Beaches program will be made available soon.

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