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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (78 reviews)
“pork” (28 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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"
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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1 - 10 of 541 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 31 May 2017

One of my favourite restaurants in Sydney, whether it's for a casual launch or a special dinner. Excellent Sardinian cuisine, perfect for when your feeling Italian but something a little different to your standard pizza/pasta. Service is great every time I go. The list of...More

Thank aussiedan7
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for your fabulous feedback, our team will be thrilled. Hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views Interesting wine and beer list Lovely food - we chose a la carte but degustation looked good too Definitely worth a visit or 2 in a sunny day. Be aware of car parking though - outrageous council rip-off - $22 for 2.5 hours.

1  Thank Terry K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Pilu a number of times and now to Pilu Barretto, the adjoining kiosk as well. It is a totally outdoor venue but on a lovely Sydney day like yesterday it was a perfect place to go with friends for a casual...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyable mid-week night out. Ambience was still there even though it was mid week. Ravioli was good. Service was reasonably attentive - enough without interrupting too much, although when we were ready to leave there didn't seem to be anyone to get our bill...More

Thank MareeKA2015
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have dined here many times and it is always good. The food, the view and the service is top notch.

Thank MitcheyBabes
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Questions & Answers
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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