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Pilu At Freshwater

On The Beach, Moore Road, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales 2096, Australia
+61 2 9938 3331
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
On The Beach, Moore Road, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales 2096, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pilu At Freshwater
1. Spectacular views
"Outstanding service, outstanding location and incredibly tasty food"
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2. Award winning menu
"This is a special place for fine dining and superior service."
Ashley I
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3. Great service
"Staff were wonderfully attentive and helpful"
Cecelia C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A quiet lunch with amazing food, wonderful service and a spectacular view of Freshwater Beach. The food was sensational with subtle use of flavours with the essence of Sardinia.

Thank philipbF7542BH
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 31 May 2017

One of my favourite restaurants in Sydney, whether it's for a casual launch or a special dinner. Excellent Sardinian cuisine, perfect for when your feeling Italian but something a little different to your standard pizza/pasta. Service is great every time I go. The list of...More

Thank aussiedan7
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you for your fabulous feedback, our team will be thrilled. Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great cocktails food and service! It’s pricey but worth it and divine location overlooking freshwater. By far the only really decent fine dining restaurant on the Northern Beaches.

Thank Desibro
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This wonderfully situated restaurant overlooking Freshwater was enjoyed by all nine of us today. We had the three course menu which did not disappoint. Entree included QLD Spanner Crab, Torello rose veal tartare and Cuttlefish ink tonnarelli. All were superbly presented and delicious. The Main...More

Thank julie_higgins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a wonderful afternoon at Pilu with my family. What a beautiful restaurant with awesome food and stunning views. The staff were very attentive and helpful making it a day to remember very fondly indeed

Thank douglasy29
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch with my wife today at this fantastic Italian Restaurant. The Views, the service, the food were all Fantastico. The attention to detail was outstanding, nothing was any trouble. The dinners at the next table created there own shared tasting menu with matching wines.

Thank Steve_CB01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is totally overrated. We fail to understand why so many people may think that this chef knows what he is doing in the kitchen. The view on the beach could be nice. Unfortunately, there is an ugly park surrounded by nasty buildings on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for the Sunday lunch and Pilu offers 3 courses for $95. It was a lovely day and not too hot so we were able to change our indoor table to one outside with a perfect view. The staff were only too happy to...More

Thank SuzePeth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the lack of parking put you off, we had a mid week lunchtime booking in the middle of summer holidays, so be patient (or get an Uber). Location is superb, and you are greeted by the friendly, professional and efficient staff. And the...More

Thank Gary J
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Gary for the fabulous review, so glad you enjoyed your lunch with us. I will be sure to pass your feedback onto the whole team. Our customers are loving having Giovanni deliver some of the dishes. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've put off dining at Pilu for years due to so many other good venues serving great food for much less but after visiting I can confirm that the food alone is worth the premium and the location and service are an added bonus. I'll...More

Thank Dave R
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Questions & Answers
Ian M
20 September 2016|
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Response from piludining | Property representative |
Hi Ian Thanks for your question - yes we certainly cater for children and depending on their age and tastes they can dine from our regular menu or from a children's menu which includes pasta, chicken, steak, fish and dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On The Beach, Moore Road, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales 2096, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Warringah  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9938 3331
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