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207 The Entrance Rd,
Erina NSW

Licensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants
Modern Italian
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The Sunken Monkey Overview

Perched on the banks of Erina Creek on the Central Coast is local hot spot, The Sunken Monkey Hotel. An impressive building resembling a large homestead stands multiple storeys high, housing two restaurants, several bars & a Las Vegas style nightclub, making The Sunken Monkey Hotel the ideal spot to enjoy a quality family friendly meal or dance the night away with friends, all in one stunning location. Aquafire Bar & Grill brings diners the best of both worlds, offering affordable upmarket pub food with tasty options like a ploughman’s scotch fillet sandwich with salad, bacon, rosemary aioli & onion rings. For something more refined, The Wine Locker offers intimate seating & modern Italian fare with authentic antipasto plates of royal blue potato gnocchi or the Tuscan seafood marinara.

A few words from The Sunken Monkey

The Sunken Monkey Hotel, formerly The Woodport Inn was originally built in 1998 but taken over in August 2015. The freshly renovated, modern pub, provides a new benchmark in entertainment and leisure on the Central Coast. Providing a fresh destination for food and nightlife or simply an outing for the family, all in the one location.

The Sunken Monkey Hotel is something people of ALL AGES can enjoy. Patrons can soak up the ambiance over three levels.

Being a child friendly location, you can sit and socialise with friends and family in one of the restaurants; Aquafire Bar & Grill or The Wine Locker or enjoy a casual drink by the water's edge in The Monkey Bar.

Aquafire Bar & Grill caters to all ages and budgets, offering premium quality food and service for lunch and dinner daily. The Wine Locker provides a more intimate space for that special occasion offering a more prestigious dining experience with an ambiance of warmth and charm. Both restaurants feature quality menu items with an even more impressive wine list.

The Monkey Bar is the outdoor courtyard area by the water's edge, offering food from Aquafire Bar & Grill, house crafted cocktails and live music over the weekends. The Monkey Bar is host to 16 on tap beers, offering the Coasts largest selection of beers on tap. Now displaying a laser light show, not only are the kids are entertained at night, but it's something for the adults to enjoy also.

The Sunken Monkey Hotel features a Las Vegas style Night Club; Proud Mary's, bringing the best local and international Dj's & live acts to the Coast. Appealing to a broad group of ages and genres, Proud Mary's provides something unique, offering VIP private booth seating, bottle service with private wait staff and a variety of music that everyone enjoys.

We invite you to enjoy the brand new Ralph Lauren inspired main Sports Bar fitted with 15 brand new wall mounted television screens, You can choose to recline in the new lounge area or visit our VIP room and try one of our large selection of craft beers and classics. We also pride ourselves on our wine and cocktail selections. You simply have to come by and see it all for yourself!

The staff at The Sunken Monkey Hotel are of the highest quality and take pride in offering prestigious service when it comes to hosting functions. Whether it be a birthday, engagement party, hens or bucks party or a corporate event, the Sunken Monkey have the facilities to cater to your needs.

With a modern, fresh new design and appointed with contemporary flair, The Sunken Monkey Hotel brings a new level of dining and nightlife experiences to the Central Coast along with a dynamic atmosphere must be experienced! Forget Sydney or Newcastle, we have it all right here on the Coast under one roof!


Best Known For

The Wine Locker: Riverina Lamb Loin with rosemary mustard crumble, baby carrot, pea puree and crunchy polenta salad. Aquafire: Barbecue Moroccan spiced chicken breast with mint yoghurt.

The Sunken Monkey Functions

Caters for up to 300 Guests
  Wedding, Conference, Corporate Function, Product Launch, Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Birthday Party, Christmas Party, Engagement Party, Hens & Bucks Night, Charity Event
  Finger Food, Cocktails, Canapes, Set Menu
We offer classy sit down options in a stunning private restaurant or a more casual option by the water's edge. We can cater to every need or want. Enquire today - ask for Lyndal!

The Sunken Monkey Chef

Mark Ferraro

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The Sunken Monkey Features & Facilities

Seats: 80

  • Water Views
  • Bush Views
  • Customer Carpark
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Live Music
  • Fully Licensed
  • Functions
  • Alfresco dining
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Disabled Access
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Bar
  • Wireless Internet
  • Child Friendly
  • Romantic
  • Vegan Options

Payments Accepted

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  • American Express
  • EftPos