Manly events and Zali’s Restaurant specials

If you’re planning on visiting soon, here’s What’s On at Novotel Sydney Manly Beach and around the Manly region in the very near future

  • TASTE OF MANLY - Food, Wine & Sustainability Festival

    Saturday 28 May – Sunday 29 May, 2016

    11.30am - 5.00pm daily in Manly

    Now in its 30th year, the Taste of Manly is a major community and tourism event on the Australian event calendar and takes place in the heart of Manly along The Corso and picturesque Manly Beach. Up to 40,000 food and wine enthusiasts from Sydney and NSW, interstate and overseas flock to Manly each day to experience this Festival.

    FIND OUT MORE about this family fun event where you can sip wonderful wines and local beers, nibblie on delicious foods and listening to great music right next to one of Australia’s favourite beaches.


    Vivid Sydney is a festival of light, music and ideas.

    Vivid transforms Sydney into a wonderland of 'light art' sculptures, innovative light installations and grand-scale projections for all to enjoy - for free. It is a magical celebration of light-design excellence and the world's largest outdoor 'art-gallery': a unique Vivid Sydney experience.

    Vivid is just an 18 minute ferry ride away from Manly Wharf.


    Tempura barra

    Tempura prawns

    Salt & pepper calamari

    Battered onion rings

    Tartar sauce

    Red pepper aioli

    Hand cut chips


    Lemon crown

    Just $39 per seafood basket

    Available at Zali’s Restaurant every day from 12pm – 3pm

    No Advantage Plus discounts apply



    Every Wednesday night

    Delve into a delicious MSA graded 250g rump steak served with broccolini for just $15 per person! Choose from a side of creamy mash or chips and salad with choice of four seasons pepper sauce, pine mushroom sauce or red wine jus. This Manly Beach hotel special is available every Wednesday night from 6:00pm in Zali’s Restaurant.


    Choose from:

    1858 Sauvignon Blanc, Mudgee, NSW
    1858 Central Ranges Shiraz, NSW
    Veuve Tailhan Sparkling Brut, France

    Glass: $6 | Bottle: $30

    Hahn Super Dry
    Tooheys Extra Dry
    James Boags Light

    Bottle: $5

    Conditions apply for this special offer. Not eligible for Advantage Plus dining discounts.

    For more information call Zali's on 02 8966 7442


    Every Saturday and Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Located in the laneways of Sydney Road and Market Lane, right in the heart of town, this unique open-air market is one of the top things to do in Manly on weekends. The market showcases emerging designs, fashion, gifts and farmers’ produce. Experience the family friendly atmosphere while you soak up the surrounds of inspiring boutique shops, bars and restaurants.

    Visit the Manly Marketplace website for more information.


    Every Wednesday and Sunday, 8:00am – 2:00pm

    Calling all foodies! Manly Fresh Produce Markets are located on Manly Plaza at Short Street, off Sydney Road, every Wednesday and Sunday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Come down to this fun Manly event and indulge in organic fruits and vegetables, quality cheeses, olive oils and fresh flowers direct from local farmers and fresh food makers.

    There are also children’s activities to keep the little ones entertained.

    Learn more about the Fresh Produce Markets.