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Pilu At Freshwater

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On The Beach, Moore Road, Freshwater, Warringah, New South Wales 2096, Australia
+61 2 9938 3331
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely family reunion in this delightful setting. Personally I found the menu a bit limited but I am not a great fish person. The roast pork was however great compensation and 6 of us had that and loved it. It would have been nice to have the dishes explained to us when they were being served. Service... More 

Thank JMBFDublin
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful spot with the best view is a gem. The food is spot on! The suckling pig truly deserves a standing ovation. I never tasted pork so moist and so much flavour. All the elements are in harmony, the food is well thought of but also with lots of heart. It is relaxed fine dining. It really does warms... More 

Thank MrsZGraggen
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend dined here as part of the Sydney Morning Herald's Good Food Month. We could not fault anything. I was delighted with how accommodating they were to my gluten intolerance and their gf options were above average! I didn't feel like a second class citizen like I do at some restaurants. Thanks for a memorable experience!

Thank Sydneygirl0572
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a special occasion, we ltreated our Melbourne vivitors to lunch. All tables overlook the rolling waves and sparkling waters of this pretty little beach. Dining is a wonderful experience, service is outstanding and attentive. We enjoyed the delights of the degustation menu because it was too hard to choose! The wine list is extensive with a great choice of... More 

Thank Jabolger4283
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We recently dined at Pilu for dinner, we have been there previously for lunch. When you arrive you are offered water & a pre dinner drink where some suggestions are made. We asked to see to see the menu though as I like to select something different & new. We had the Cucumoro & Mirto Mula, both tasty & refreshing.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I recently had a surprise birthday celebration at Pilu Restaurant with my family, a total of 8 adults, which was absolutely sensational. Service was exceptional and the food dishes and wine choices were unbelievably good with ample servings and gorgeous presentation. We all came away thoroughly satisfied with every aspect of the restaurant and the view was just an added... More 

Thank TonyH1401
Manly, Australia
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had dinner here on a weeknight. The initial service was quite pushy. The prosecco/peach they recommended didn't really taste like much and we wished we had just seen the drinks menu first so we could decide on a cocktail ourselves. Unfortunately by the time we got to see a wine list, our entrees had already come. The timing of... More 

Thank Lisa C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Nice view , great staff ,great wine it's just the food is nice but far from what you would get from a hatted restaurant

Thank klhump
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to provide your review, I'd really like to discuss this further as we take all feedback on board. Please could you email us your contact details to dining@pilu.com.au. Many thanks. More 

Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, good food and deserts,lives up too its name, great venue in summer, go there you will love it 😍

Thank walkthetalkthewalk
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your great score and valuable feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent service; and, on our visit, also an unexpected but excellent recommendation from the sommelier. The traditional and innovative (mix and match) menu offers a delicious array of choices. The roast suckling pig (for two) was superb. An excellent long and relaxing lunch seated at the front of the enclosed side balcony (comprising 5 tables for two) was cool on... More 

Thank Jennifer B
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and constructive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 35
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?