Dessert is going to be a hard choice this week. You’ll have to decide between this Twice baked pear souffle w/ creme anglaise & gingerbread ice cream from Manly.

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Or how about this Orange blossom creme brulee with pistachio fairy floss & madeleines? Also available at Manly. And who says you can’t have fairy floss for dessert?

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Diners couldn’t resist this Glazed chocolate mousse w/ passion fruit sorbet at Crows Nest on Monday this week.

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Our staff helpfully assisted with some taste testing . . .

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If you’re upset this special is no longer available, don’t worry. Head Chef, Hamish, at Crows Nest, has just introduced this new dessert to the menu. It’s a Spiced bread & butter pudding w/ golden sultanas & ginger ice cream. If you’d like to see Hamish demonstrate how this dish comes together you can view the video here.


We haven’t forgotten the fish lovers. Also at Crows Nest is this Pan roasted baby octopus w/ tahini remoulade and chimmichurri, on the specials menu this week.

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Kirribilli August special: 2 courses for $40

kirribilli-seafood-featured-smallFor the month of August, Kirribilli is offering 2 courses plus a glass of beer, wine or soft drink for only $40 when ordering from our Prix Fixe menu.

This offer is available weekday lunchtimes from 12 – 3pm, and Monday to Thursday evenings between 8 and 9.30pm.

Our Kirribilli restaurant is located a short stroll from the harbour and Milsons Point train station, and offers a relaxed al fresco setting which is perfect to take advantage of the crisp, sunny winter days. If you’re joining us at night, our heaters and blankets will keep you warm.

You can view our Kirribilli August Prix Fixe menu here.

Manly dinner special extended

restaurant-manlyManly’s Prix Fixe dinner special was such a success last month, we’re extending it to August! Order between 5.30 and 6.30pm Sunday to Thursday and you’ll enjoy 2 courses for only $40 plus a glass of beer or wine.

Manly’s Prix Fixe menu changes daily and below is a sample of what you can expect.


Don’t forget the Prix Fixe offer is also available weekday lunchtimes at Manly as well.


smoked bluefin tuna & prawn cakes w/ rocket, chorizo, semi dried tomatoes & chili jam aioli

half shell hervey bay scallops w/ sea urchin roe butter

salt & pepper squid w/ chili, garlic, coriander & lime

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fish and chips crisp fried in aged beer batter w/ tartare & lemon

whole wood roasted garfish w/ smoked caponata & sweet potato chips 

grilled dory w/ cannellini & borlotti beans, smoked tomato, silverbeet, ham hock & parmesan crumbs


spiced gingerbread & poached rhubarb w/ frangelico parfait & rhubarb syrup

belgian waffle w/ hokey pokey ice cream, caramel & almonds

strawberry jam doughnut semifreddo w/ honeycomb & cinnamon sugar

Last chance to vote for your favourite seafood restaurant

There’s only one more week left to vote in the People’s Choice Awards for Best Seafood Restaurant and Garfish Manly would love your support.

The awards are held by the Sydney Fish Markets bi-annually and aim to showcase the best of the seafood industry.

Simply text ‘Garfish Manly’ to 0429 411 334.

All entries go in the draw to win a $260 Sydney cooking school voucher. For more details view our post here.