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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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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“suckling pig” (78 reviews)
“pork” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
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"
AntoineLT
See reviews that mention overlooking the beach
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
See reviews that mention birthday celebration
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11 - 20 of 555 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located at Freshwater, on Sydney’s northern beaches Pilu is well worth venturing to. The premium 7 course degustation was a dining experience that will linger long in my memory. We went for lunch so the views of beach happenings were unobstructed. If dining during lunch...More

Thank MoniPoni123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for our 8pm dinner booking, and were not shown a dinner menu until 8.55pm. Our cocktails took 40 minutes to arrive. So for the first almost hour of our special meal out we just drank water and waited. Seated in a corridor like...More

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

Thank you for your feedback and comments regarding your dinner experience. I'm sorry to hear we did not meet your service expectations, this is definitely not the norm. Please could you contact me on dining@pilu.com.au with details of your reservation as I would like to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two beautiul daughter-in-laws Alex and Beth to Pilu's for a special occasion lunch to celebrate both their birthdays and a pre - Xmas treat. What a spectacular setting and the food was just out -of-this-worldy delicious and the desserts simply scrumptious. The...More

Thank Carmen S
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Carmen, thank you for the beautiful review of your birthday lunch experience with your daughter's-in-law, our staff will be thrilled with the great feedback. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Tasty menu. I had 7 courses. Outdoors gets chilli when the sun goes down. Original beer menu. Godd view of the beach.

Thank Compass2101
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First up, the location is fantastic overlooking Freshwater Beach. This was not my first time here, as I have been several times before as the Porcetto Arrosto is the famous signature dish of Pilu. It started off well, with a dish of smoked mullet horseradish,...More

Thank PHL16
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback and great review, I'll be sure to share your comments with the team. We hope to welcome you back once again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were invited to a business lunch on a beautiful sunny day. The location is stunning as the restaurant which is a very large house is high on a cliff side overlooking the ocean. The service was great, the wines were stunning...More

Thank Mariuccia47
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mariuccia47 for your lovely review, yes our location certainly is stunning. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish the afternoon was fabulous. The view while you eat is breathtaking, the food was delicious and the service was outstanding. I highly recommend this restaurant and suggest you book a table ASAP.

Thank Tosher13
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Tosher13 for the amazing feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 4 December 2017

Pilu is set in what must once have been a private home. Our table was situated near open doors and it was a spectacular sunny Sydney summer day. It has a very personal feel and this is reflected in the way the restaurant is run....More

Thank Tamvoir
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Tamvoir for your lovely feedback, our team will be thrilled with your review. We too hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 November 2017

My wife and I love Pilu @ Freshwater and usually visit 1-2 times a year, the constantly changing menu, and the amazing standout dishes like the suckling pork make it a special dining experience which we savour. Today we visited the kiosk which adjoins the...More

Thank tfitzsimmons79
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch on a Spring afternoon with colleagues. Food was great and service was great. View spectacular. Thank you chef Giovanni Pilu who served our dishes to the table. We have eaten here many times. Will be back and colleagues from the Eastern Suburbs today...More

Thank Sushmita H
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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