Sydney, New South Wales

2012 Restaurants & Catering - Awards for Excellence - Best Informal Contemporary Australian Restaurant
Situated in a prime position on Woolloomooloo Wharf, Manta boasts beautiful views across the Marina to the Botanic Gardens and the city skyline. Manta Restaurant has long been an iconic seafood dining experience offering patrons a sophisticated ambience and a dose of Sydney Harbour glamour.
Opening Times
Woolloomooloo Wharf
6 Cowper Wharf Road
Tel: +61 2 9332 3822
Modern Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian available
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Buy Gift Card
Restaurant Gift Card Next day delivery. Can be redeemed at +700 restaurants Australia wide.
Buy Gift Certificate
Instant email Gift Certificate for Australian restaurants and Lifestyle experiences. Perfect for last minute gifts Australia wide.
Perched on the edge of Sydney Harbour, Manta Restaurant and Bar, located on Woolloomooloo Wharf, has firmly cemented itself as one of Sydney's iconic restaurants.

Manta is able to provide guests with a unique dining experience. The incredible view, warm atmosphere, high standard of service and fresh seasonal menu ensures that your experience at Manta is truly memorable.

With a focus on locally sourced and sustainable ingredients, Manta offers a plethora of seasonal seafood dishes sourced directly from Australian and New Zealand waters. Our seafood is carefully chosen and reflects seasonal availably and sustainable fishing practices. Manta is also fast becoming known for its incredible cuts of entirely grassfed beef which is sourced from owner, Rob Rubis’ brother’s farm in Queensland.

Our classically trained head chef, Daniel Hughes, moved to Sydney after a meteoric rise to success in Adelaide. With a heart-felt love of food, Daniel's dishes are instantly recognised and loved for their natural simplicity. Full time sommelier, Lyndon Stenning, has a wealth of experience and has worked in some of the world's finest restaurants. Lyndon is an awarded and acclaimed master of food and wine matching. Manta's wine list includes a selection of current and aged wines; from well-known favourites to more obscure boutique choices. Manta stocks the best of Australian small batch products such as vodka, gin and native Australian liqueurs as well as locally brewed beers.

Manta Restaurant and Bar aims to reflect its incredible setting: natural, fresh and inspiring.

We hope to welcome you soon.
This restaurant has not scheduled any events.
200 pax
The dining room provides an exceptional environment for groups up to 150 guests. Private parties of up to 200 can be accommodated by using the dining room and the alfresco dining area on the boardwalk. Menus can be tailored to meet your requirements whether it is a relaxed family gathering, an exclusive corporate event, social event or harbour wedding reception.
Accessible by water taxi
Award Winning / Hatted
Function for 50-100
Harbourside Dining
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Product launches
Waterfront Dining
This restaurant does not have any awards.
6 Cowper Wharf Road,
Woolloomooloo Wharf
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
On the Eastern fringe of the CBD it is an easy taxi ride or walk for lunch. Car parking is convenient and secure in Lincoln Crescent, adjacent to the Wharf. Evening parking is a $12.00 flat rate and weekends $15 flat rate per day. Valet Parking is available at the Blue Hotel for $50. The restaurant can also be accessed by water taxi or boat.
There are no recommendations for this restaurant.
HAVE YOU DINED AT Manta Restaurant?Write your review
Best Restaurants of Australia invites your comments on your dining experience.
You are welcome to share your views with our many readers under our conditions of use*.
(will be displayed on the site)
(will NOT be displayed on the site)
Currently there are no reviews for this restaurant.
Be the first to share your experience.
de Groots Best Restaurants of Australia © de Groots Media 1996 - 2016