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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
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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234 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is excellent food, well presented with great service. The service staff know the food, know how to serve are friendly and attentive but not over the top. The menu has a great selection for you to choose from, the food is tasty actually bloody fantastic it has been a long time since i have said that. Good wine selection... More 

Thank Australia1962
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the degustation and it was fabulous. A very special restaurant. We went at lunchtime and enjoyed the beautiful views whilst enjoying the food and service. Request a table by the window.

Thank clutz
Shellharbour, Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic host. Food was good. Wines weren't my favorite and expensive but a nice time . Great view of the ocean and surfers.

Thank trinaeliassen
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Pilu at Freshwater many times before & always enjoyed it. This time my wife & I did the 5 course degustation menu. The variety of flavours & textures was exceptional. Service was (as always) attentive. Alex,the Maitre d was very informative. Ben,our drinks waiter could not have been more helpful. For those people who haven't been... More 

Thank Dhonarmour
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the five course degustation with matching wines. We were both blown away by how amazing it was. Also we never could have imagined how delicious a cheese consommé could be! Would have been better to go earlier and enjoy the beautiful view however we were just happy to get in with only a week's notice. We have had... More 

Thank peitracreak
Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt freshwater beach is lovely, and in a lot of ways the location of this restaurant is lovely. But that's where the plaudits end. It is a very busy area, and parking is not provided so first piece of advice is get there real early! Apart from that, it wasn't bad and wasn't great, just average in all areas;... More 

Thank PDAX
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a word - not worth anywhere near the price ! The entrees were were excellent but the mains (bearing in mind we chose basics like beef and fish) were cafe standard. The bill was $320 including about $60 for drinks. Service excellent, views very good but the standard of cooking was pedestrian.

Thank george v
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had lunch at Pilu recently and really enjoyed the water views and relaxed vibe. Our food was very nice, service was a little slow to start, but came good and had some great Italian wine recommended by the sommelier. Difficult to find a park on a sunny weekend, but overall a pleasant place for lunch.

Thank KateAroundTown
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65 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Family group celebrating a significant birthday. Sunday lunch menu - 3 course @ $95 pp. Food was superb,portions were good, service was excellent - friendly and professional. We were told on booking that a window table could not be guaranteed. On arrival, we were delighted to be seated a large table by the window in a large bright room that... More 

Thank mishySydney
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed another wonderful lunch with a window table overlooking one of Sydney's best beaches on a warm sunny day. The food was delicious and can definitely recommend the lamb rump it was a "melt in your mouth" moment. The service was very good, the staff are very pleasant, knowledgeable and friendly. Thank you Pilu, we had a very pleasant... 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
US$13 - US$33
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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?