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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%
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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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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is fantastic. It has amazing views and given that we chose to be there at lunchtime allowed us to take in the amazing landscape and beauty of Freshwater. The service was fantastic and friendly. The food was delicious and definitely...More

Thank Dan106
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Went there for a birthday lunch mid week and had the 5 course Degustation with matching wines on a sunny winters day. the view, food and service were excellent, with good value for the money paid for the level of service and food provided. A...More

Thank Alan W
piludining, Owner at Pilu At Freshwater, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for the lovely review and great feedback - so glad you enjoyed your birthday lunch, our team will be thrilled with your comments. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant whilst exploring Freshwater. The food and service was excellent and the restaurant overlooks a beautiful cove. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

Thank Andréia K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Pleasant, well coordinated and personalised service. Initiated to bring a small cake with a candle to the birthday person! Excellent food with unusual presentation Smart but relaxed atmosphere Menu well explained.Try to please the clients. Have children menus. Beautiful view! The list of wines is...More

Thank 3emoreau
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I cross the bridge at least once a year for a culinary pilgrimage to Pilu. Most amazing Sardinian fare set on Freshwater Beach with views ever. Dining with some great friends, yesterday had the Degustation. And it was one amazing flavour after the next. Starting...More

Thank Aussiebuck
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We returned there for the unique location and fond memory a few years back. This time the food is still good despite the owner's absence but not really top notch by Sydney standards. The two starters pechorini cosome and roast quail were more than acceptable...More

Thank laorenjia
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went there for Dinner (so missed out on the view of the beach) on a Friday Night and had the 5 Course Degustation Menu. Service was good, all of the staff members seemed quite knowledgeable and passionate about their job. The food however did not...More

Thank Lizxrd
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Still a beautiful location. Visited recently again, after an absence of some years. Back then, Pilu had soul and rustic character - simple rustic food, and a real feeling of eating something Sardinian. Today, the restaurant itself is still attractive, but the food has lost...More

4  Thank Josh W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Decided to give pilu a go, heard mixed reports about it. the view is great , the beachside location is great. we started with oysters , very good, then had the three course lunch, I had the meat options, it was ok , much better...More

2  Thank kerryman68
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Three of us enjoyed delicious food from their specials of the day.Freshest seafood was a highlight and the expert advice on wines was much appreciated. The weather was a spectacular sunny winter day and the view was beautiful.

Thank Reindeer48
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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