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Total Score

8.8
3374 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.8)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(7.9)
Atmosphere
(9.0)
Denis Goodwin

dined on Wed, 13 Mar 2019

(10)
Great staff, location and food

dined on Sun, 10 Mar 2019

(10)
Celebrating our engagement we could not have asked for a better venue, the staff were outstanding.

dined on Thu, 28 Feb 2019

(9)
We dine at Pilu fairly regulary. This was one of the loveliest menus we have had-so suited to the last day of summer! An absolute delight-fresh seafood, beautifully crafted meal. Thankyou Team Pilu!

dined on Wed, 6 Feb 2019

(10)
Really couldn't fault this dinner on all accounts.. beautiful setting by the beach, every course was executed perfectly, knowledgeable and friendly staff, only downside would be the extensive winelist - so many options of obscure grape varietals, very good if you want to ! Pilu do an epic job of bringing Sardegna to Sydney. Will be back.
Charmaine Wong

dined on Sat, 2 Feb 2019

(9)
Such delicious food, waitress was attentive and nice, beautiful location, loved it!
Ally Fricke

dined on Thu, 31 Jan 2019

(10)
We loved our dining experience.
Thank you for the fantastic review!
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Tue, 12 Feb 2019
Sarah Marsh

dined on Fri, 25 Jan 2019

(10)
Amazing, no faults. We will go back 😀👌🏻
Thank you Sarah, we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Tue, 12 Feb 2019

dined on Fri, 25 Jan 2019

(10)
Staff very courteous, welcoming & each one very informative. Ambience is lovely overlooking Freshwater beach. Degustation was very well presented, delicious & good variety. A great impression on our 1st visit.
We are so pleased you enjoyed your first experience with us and hope you will be back for many more!
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Tue, 12 Feb 2019

dined on Thu, 24 Jan 2019

(9)
Thoroughly enjoyable night, fantastic friendly, perfectly timed and impeccable service throughout (the best we have had in a long time in Sydney, we never ran out of drinks , water , anything we could have wanted was pre empted - thank you!). 5 course degustation menu was interesting and delicious, albeit portions a little small, however good value with the 50% off promotion. Looking forward to returning.
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Specials

Mother's Day Lunch - Credit Card Required

Four course menu for adults $150 per person. $65 per child under 12 years of age. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 72 hours notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $150 per person.
When
12 May 2019
Sun 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Northern Beaches Rivalry Dinner

Ormeggio VS Pilu Signature dishes - Pilu at Freshwater A collaborative menu featuring our most requested dishes and customer favourites from each restaurant. $115 per person. Join Alessandro Pavoni and Giovanni Pilu, long time friends and rival chefs, to enjoy a unique collaborative 4 course menu. Each of the four dinners will have a distinct menu celebrating Alessandro and Giovanni's collaboration with local suppliers, young chefs, and customer’s favourite dishes. Book all four dates of the dinner series and receive a $100 gift voucher from Ormeggio at The Spit and Pilu at Freshwater, terms and conditions apply. We can cater to most dietary requirements with a minimum of 24 hours notice. Not available in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will incur a cancellation fee
When
10 Apr 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Northern Beaches Rivalry Dinner

Northern VS Southern Italy - Pilu at Freshwater We're putting Alessandro's Northern Italian stye against Giovanni's Southern Italian flavours in our final battle! Join Alessandro Pavoni and Giovanni Pilu, long time friends and rival chefs, to enjoy a unique collaborative 4 course menu. Each of the four dinners will have a distinct menu celebrating Alessandro and Giovanni's collaboration with local suppliers, young chefs, and customer’s favourite dishes. Book all four dates of the dinner series and receive a $100 gift voucher from Ormeggio at The Spit and Pilu at Freshwater, terms and conditions apply. We can cater to most dietary requirements with a minimum of 24 hours notice. Not available in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will incur a cancellation fee
When
12 Sep 2019
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Celebrating 15 Years

We are celebrating 15 years here at Freshwater and invite you to come and enjoy some of our most notable dishes! Enjoy Pilu's signature suckling pig with a glass of Sardinian Red Wine - $50 per person. Or experience all 3 signature courses - $75 per person. Menu: Primi - Fried zucchini flowers filled with goats cheese, lemon, and walnuts / Secondi - ‘Melanda Park’ free range suckling pig slow roasted on the bone served with seasonal condiments and roasted potatoes / Dolci - Sardinian pastry with ricotta cheese, sultanas and warm honey Terms and Conditions: This promotional menu is not available in conjunction with any other offer, including birthday/anniversary club, gold card, entertainment card, electronic gift card, etc. A vegetarian main option is available, please mention at time of booking. While we strive to cater for all dietaries, alterations to menu items cannot be made.
When
05 Mar 2019 - 29 Mar 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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About Pilu At Freshwater

A sight for sore eyes… Pilu offers the best of both worlds: vibrant, thrilling, sunshiny flavours from chef Giovanni Pilu’s Sardinian homeland, combined with some irresistible Sydney sand and surf. This award winning Italian restaurant set on Freshwater Beach is a sight for sore eyes. Walk up the stairs of the grand weatherboard beauty and you’ll feel like you’re visiting your friend's beach house for dinner. Sit down in the window seat with point blank views of the beautiful beach with some crumbed smoked eel balls with baby mussels and you’ll quickly remember that you’re in the very capable hands of Pilu himself, with his years of expertise and modern flair making its way into each and every dish. Pilu has character and charm but oozes warmth and comfort. The desserts are almost as breathtaking as the views so do yourself and favour and order the corbezzolo honey mousse, spiced sponge, roasted macadamias and a Sardinian beer sorbet. It will be true icing on the cake after a memorable meal and superb service. Best dish: corbezzolo honey mousse.

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