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Total Dimmi Score

9
3042 reviews
Recommended
(9.3)
Food
(9.0)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(8.0)
Atmosphere
(9.2)

dined on Wed, 23 May 2018

(7)
Beautiful service and amazing ambience. I think the food was good but I’ve also had better.

dined on Wed, 23 May 2018

(9)
Amazing service from Alex. Thanks for a perfect lunch!

dined on Thu, 10 May 2018

(10)
Beautiful venue however is a tad far if not residing near the area. 2nd time coming back and the food is still as wonderful as always.

dined on Thu, 10 May 2018

(9)
Beautiful food with five star service to match. An amazing location right on Freshwater Beach. Highly recommend for a special occasion lunch or just treat yourself.

dined on Sun, 6 May 2018

(10)
My husband and I went to Pilu for our anniversary and we had an amazing time! The food and service was first class and we highly recommend it to others!
So glad you had a lovely night to celebrate your anniversary! We hope to see you again soon.
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Wed, 9 May 2018
Lei

dined on Sat, 5 May 2018

(9)
It is really good service and nice food. The view is fantastic.
Thank you for the lovely comments Lei!
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Wed, 9 May 2018

dined on Sat, 5 May 2018

(9)
Even though we came an hour late, everyone was very accomodating. Lovely lunch.

dined on Sun, 29 Apr 2018

(10)
The food was amazing. Definitely a memorable experience.
Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Wed, 2 May 2018
Craig

dined on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

(10)
From the moment we arrived until we left, we were in a special place. A beautiful relaxed setting, welcoming, attentive and helpful staff and food that was simply wonderful. We particularly appreciated the effort the service staff went to in explaining the background to and composition of each of the degustation courses and assisting with wine selections. At this price you expect perfection - and that's what we enjoyed.
We are extremely glad you enjoyed our Sardinian experience Craig! Thank you for such an excellent review. Please visit us again soon.
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Wed, 2 May 2018

dined on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

(9)
Absolutely beautiful dining experience- food was amazing! We did the 5 course degustation and it was a great balance of dishes and flavours!
Thank you for your review Emma! We would greatly appreciate further feedback regarding how we could improve our overall value. Please contact our Restaurant Manager on 9938 3331 if you wish to provide more details.
Restaurant Pilu At Freshwater responded on Wed, 2 May 2018
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Specials

Rivalry Dinner $105pp (Food Only)

Join Giovanni and Alessandro Pavoni as they host this series of two dinners - Ormeggio vs Pilu, Chef vs Chef - in this continuation of their great friendship and rivalry. Enjoy assaggini and four courses. Matching wines also available $155. Join us for another great line up of dinner events hosted by long time friends and rival chefs Alessandro Pavoni and Giovanni Pilu at their respective restaurants Ormeggio at The Spit and Pilu at Freshwater. Enjoy a 4 course menu for $105 per person matching wines also available ​ Cookbook Cook Off! The chefs go head to head recreating dishes straight from the pages of their successful cookbooks. We request that you provide credit card details as a guarantee for your booking. If you fail to show up, or cancel your reservation without sufficient notice (at least 72 hours before the reservation time), the restaurant will charge a $105 per person no show fee.
When
02 May 2018
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
18 Jul 2018
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Taylors Premium Wine Dinner $140pp

Giovanni and head chef Jason Saxby have prepared a delicious menu to perfectly match the Taylors range building to a great finish with the highly awarded St Andrews reds. Enjoy 4 courses with premium Taylors wines to match. 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 $140 per person.
When
13 Jun 2018
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Rivalry Dinner $155pp (Matching Wines)

Join Giovanni and Alessandro Pavoni as they host this series of two dinners - Ormeggio vs Pilu, Chef vs Chef - in this continuation of their great friendship and rivalry. Enjoy assaggini and four courses. Matching wines also available $155. Join us for another great line up of dinner events hosted by long time friends and rival chefs Alessandro Pavoni and Giovanni Pilu at their respective restaurants Ormeggio at The Spit and Pilu at Freshwater. Enjoy a 4 course menu for $105 per person matching wines also available ​ Cookbook Cook Off! The chefs go head to head recreating dishes straight from the pages of their successful cookbooks. We request that you provide credit card details as a guarantee for your booking. If you fail to show up, or cancel your reservation without sufficient notice (at least 72 hours before the reservation time), the restaurant will charge a $105 per person no show fee.
When
02 May 2018
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
18 Jul 2018
Wed 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Book special
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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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