Hemingways, wholefoods and ginger shots: A video guide to the Sydney neighbourhood of Manly
Life In My Hood - Manly, NSW
by Tracey Croke
Who wouldn't want to be a resident of Sydney's iconic Manly Beach? Whether you're considering staying a while in Sydney, or planning a move permanently, this video neighbourhood guide gives you a 90-second snapshot of the suburb.
Tracey Crok is a Manly local and this is her hood. In the video she gives tips on where to find best coffee in Manly, things to do in Manly, where to buy food in Manly, where to buy a gift in Manly and where to eat in Manly.
As Tracey says: “There’s a local quote that goes: ‘Seven miles from Sydney, a thousand miles from care’.”
COFFEE IN MY HOOD
Whether's it's the best coffee in Manly or a healthy cold pressed juice, Tracey recommends: Pure Wholefoods, 5/10 Darley Rd
“Hearty and healthy all-day breakfast and lunch menu an ginger lemon shots as your coffee chaser"
GROCERIES IN MY HOOD
When it come time to stock up on vegetables and produce, Tracey heads for:
Manly Farmers Market, Manly Plaza
“Every Wednesday and Sunday stock up on some of the best fresh produce from Sydney and NSW”
HANGING IN MY HOOD
“There’s always something going on down at the beachfront. Including live events like our own mini festival”
GIFTS IN MY HOOD
Tracey says an unusual place to find gifts in Manly is
Aboriginal Dreamtime Fine Art Gallery, 36 The Corso
“Handcrafted gifts by indigenous artists from across Australia from as little as $35”
EATING IN MY HOOD
Tracey's recommendation as a local for a place to eat in Manly is
Hemingway’s, 48 North Steyne
“Book-lined walls and ocean views. Craft beers and cocktails. And chicken nuggets that would make Jamie Oliver smile”