Now more than ever we need to support our local traders. Unfortunately, the current environment is creating a lot of fear, and fear closes wallets. People are less likely to spend and this has the potential for devastating impacts upon local and smaller businesses.
The Manly Harbour Village Traders are pulling out all stops to keep up supplies and to ensure our safety. Our food & beverage outlets have introduced take away & delivery options and there is elevated levels of cleaning and sanitation throughout all local businesses.
The Mad Hatters Book Shop, Apothecary Botanica, The Manly Hotel Bottlemart, Ebb+Flow and many others are offering home delivery for a small fee, Tide on the Jetty will bring your takeaway meal to your car (call for directions on where to meet) and Bare Naked Bowls have an app for easier ordering. Manly Deck Bar have some of their amazing meals available for take away & home delivery (including beverages!); Thai Boat & Lido Italia both have full takeaway & delivery menus; SeaVibes, Shucks Bar, Cambridge Lane Espresso + Kitchen, Manly Kitchen, Le Bistro and Little & Oliver’s all have some incredibly fresh and delicious takeaway options . Bella Botiqo & Frond Flowers also need your support. Buy a gift for someone, local is always nicer.
The Manly Village Pharmacy are working extremely hard to keep up with a very high demand for their medicines and services. They’re offering in car purchases (call from the carpark) as well as local delivery services. You can make contact with them via their website and Facebook pages to check on availability. We remind you to make contact with your health professional for advice if you cannot access any medications. Or contact Manly Village Medical.
The IGA Manly Village has gone to massive lengths to keep up stocks & supplies and it’s been amazing. They’re reminding everyone to please remain considerate and modest with your purchases. More information can be found here.
Likewise The Local Butcher who is keeping so many people fed, restocking up to 4 times per day. Amazing efforts and some extremely grateful customers.
The Manly Bakery will definitely keep you well stocked of breads, pastries, cakes etc and you can call ahead with any enquires.
Also, check out what’s on offer at the Manly Creative Market on Sundays – plants, fruit & veg, great coffee.
Please keep on using our local businesses, help keep Manly trading. Consider other ways you can help:
- Buy a gift card
- Use eftpos instead of cash
- Get delivery/takeaway
- Shop local online
- Consider throwing a few coins in the tip jar
- Schedule a service/hair appointment/massage for later
- Do that on-line review you’ve been meaning to do
- Send an email your local MPs and ask them to help small businesses