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“Delicious tasting lunch by the beach”
Review of Pilu At Freshwater

Pilu At Freshwater
Ranked #1 of 31 Restaurants in Freshwater
Price range: AU$25 - AU$49
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 14 December 2019 via mobile

We had a great lunch at Pilu 4-5 years ago and have not managed to make it back until now. Had a spectacular Saturday lunch for 3. The whole experience was superb - delicious food and wine. Highlight was the excellent staff. To a person, every staff member was professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. It made for a thoroughly enjoyable occasion and so pleased to see that standards have not slipped one jot! With so many average, high-priced offerings in Sydney, do yourself a favour and book lunch at Pilu. We are already looking forward to next time. Great job!

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank Irish2002
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piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2020

Wow,
Thank you so much for your amazing review.
I will be honoured to pass on your feedback to the whole team.
We are looking forward to having you back soon.

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Reviewed 3 December 2019

freshwater been our local beach we knew the view So it was the cherrie on top as the food and service for the 5 course meal was outstanding , Classical sauces , the duck jus & creamy sauce on the snapper well executed but amazing simple flavour
meat perfectly cooked , so was the fish , The service above and behind friendliness , a super friendly Milano Sommeliere with contagious smile and the rest of the staff discrete and efficient . nothing to fault maybe but to a personal taste the Pistachio dessert felt a bit out of place (i do love pistachio Though) as everything is delicate and light , this one a bit more bulky and lacking of strong flavour , still a good dessert
so thank you for a memorable sunday lunch Grazie mille

Date of visit: December 2019
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Thank Vincent G
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piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2019

Dear Vincent,
Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback on your recent experience at Pilu at Freshwater.
We are very delighted to read that you enjoyed our restaurant.
The chef will be thrilled to read you kind words about our degustation and we can't wait to welcome you back soon.
Grazie mille a voi.

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Reviewed 2 December 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited recently and decided to spoil ourselves with the degustation menu. What an absolutely delicious decision.

The food was fantastic paired with matching wines. The views are magnificent and the staff are brilliant! Could not fault a thing!

Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank KylieF6
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piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2019

Thank you so much for your amazing review.
I will be honored to pass on your feedback to the entire team.
Thank you for choosing Pilu at Freshwater and I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience.
We are looking forward to having you back soon

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Reviewed 29 November 2019 via mobile

I enjoyed a 6 course degustation on a sunny Sydney Friday and left very satisfied. My favorite was the red emperor crudo dish. The flavors were all perfect together and it was such a delicate dish. The service was impeccable and while it is not on any cheap eats list. I feel that it is value for money and would definitely return and recommend.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank roccop772
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Reviewed 27 November 2019

We were a party of 12 celebrating a birthday so we were given a private room which and a small balcony where we could mingle and enjoy the evening sunset. We started with some finger food served on the balcony along with cocktails. We then adjourned into the dining room and made our orders (we had the set menus). The food we had was excellent and we all enjoyed what we had ordered. The restaurant kindly served a cake for the birthday which was a lovely gesture. The service was excellent as well as we had a couple of waiters attending to us all evening. Thanks to all the staff that made it a very enjoyable evening

Date of visit: November 2019
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Thank Pat G
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piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2019

Thank you so much Pat for your amazing review.
I am thrilled to read how much you enjoyed your experience and how much you appreciate our birthday cake.
I can't wait to pass along your feedback to the entire team.
We hope to see you again soon at our restaurant.

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