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The Dunes

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9974 3332
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08:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 22:30
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came out to The Dunes during our holiday in Australia and booked a table for 12pax - the whole family including 7 kids between the ages of 15 and 3. As soon as we arrived we fell in love with the place. The beach and surrounding park is beautiful, The restaurant is beautifully decorated, modern, but warm - just... More 

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1 Thank KarinaWalsh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thank you to the staff at The Dunes for making our family reunion so enjoyable last Friday. The food was wonderful, the staff attentive and the location to die for. A big special thanks for making my doggy welcome - finding her a nice spot outside in the garden, even a water bowl! Out of sight but definitely not out... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the kiosk for take away lunch. Order taken by a still friendly girl who was under pressure from the queue of customers waiting to order . We had chicken schnitzle burgers which were tasty and fresh . Nice location with a nice view of the sea. Only critisism I had was when we were finished and had tidied... More 

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Thank mlb186643
Dusseldorf, Germany
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends had dinner and it was overall just a perfect experience. The staff was so friendly and attentive. I had lamp shoulder (recommendation of our lovely waitress) and it was delicious! Thanks again to their excellent chef! Very cosy and exquisite atmosphere. If you ever go to Palm Beach (which you should because it is beautiful) you... More 

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Thank Kristina_hat_fernweh
Rome, Italy
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was perfect, the food was gorgeous, the location is amazing! I really recommend it......

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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Dunes for dinner with my hubby and I loved it. Set up is rustic and all the candles and chilled music made a nice atmosphere. From entree to dessert everything was fantastic, loved the sashimi..it is mouth watering. Staff was very friendly and gave good suggestions about specials and wine, they were on point. Will def come... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress rushed us to take our order and then we waited for 1.5 hours for our food. We kept asking where our food was and the response was always that they were checking, no apology. It was a birthday celebration so it was unfortunate it was tainted by us having to follow up on our food all the time. The... More 

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Thank Marisa I
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch here my partner said the best scallops entree she's had in a long time my snapper was excellent also. Aside from the great food the decor could do with a little upgrade the tables starting to look a bit worn but overall a great recommendation😀

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Thank longboard57
Sydney, Australia
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200 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us went there for lunch and really enjoyed the food. The service was good and friendly admittedly it was mid week so the restaurant was a little quiet. The crushed avocado salad, King fish sashimi and fish and chips of the day were all very tasty. The restaurant allowed BYO wine which made it very reasonable. Location of... More 

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Thank Sydney2000000
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't been there since ownership changed because they are not open for dinner midweek. We had a fantastic dinner with excellent advice from staff on what to choose (they serve substantial portions) and were delighted by the quality and finesse of the food. The ambience is still a bit dull like it always was when they can't open the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:30
Monday
08:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:30
Thursday
08:30 - 22:30
Friday
08:30 - 22:30
Saturday
08:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Pittwater  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9974 3332

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Sydney, Australia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?