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Total Dimmi Score

8.9
3201 reviews
Recommended
(9.2)
Food
(8.9)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(7.9)
Atmosphere
(9.1)

dined on Wed, 19 Sep 2018

(10)
First time and loved it! Beautiful setting and amazing food. Already told my friends to go :)

dined on Sat, 15 Sep 2018

(8)
An impressive restaurant that is held up as one of the places to go on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. In our experience, it was a very enjoyable experience let down a bit by all of the meals being brought to the table barely above warm - heating the plates before the meal is plated would make all the difference. Service was excellent and the wine list was a good read. Price is at the higher end, but we've seen worse.

dined on Thu, 6 Sep 2018

(9)
Wonderful dinner. Expensive but worth every penny. The degustation was fabulous. Best dimmi dinner yet

dined on Tue, 4 Sep 2018

(10)
Splendour in Spring menu is fantastic. We thoroughly enjoyed the freshness and the tastes.

dined on Fri, 17 Aug 2018

(9)
Beautiful decor with front seat views of the rolling surfs and golden beach. Friendly knowledgeable staff that made you feel at home, food was absolutely delicious with mains being generous serving portions. Will come back and highly recommend for a chilled lunch or intimate dinner.

dined on Fri, 10 Aug 2018

(9)
Once again. Pilu provided us with a oasis of luxury and indulgence in our otherwise busy lives. Since propsong there many years ago, Pilu is our "go to" resturant for special occasions or just taking a deserved "treat"
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Specials

Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung! We have created our own introduction to Spring with a beautiful four-course menu available throughout September. This special menu is available Tuesday – Friday for lunch or dinner. A credit card guarantee is required for your booking. If you fail to show up, or cancel your reservation without sufficient notice (at least 24 hours before the reservation time), the restaurant will charge a $79 per person no show fee. MENU Primo Steamed zucchini flower filled with King prawn and fish mousse, shellfish butter and herbs Pasta Spring herb malloreddus, garden peas, stracciatella, anchovy and chilli soffritto Secondo Rangers Valley flank steak, asparagus, salsa verde and mustard seed jus Dolce Whipped Pecora dairy sheeps curd, blood orange, Geraldton wax flower and fennel $79 per person, matching wine option available $45pp. Unfortunately due to the nature of this menu no dietary changes can be made.
When
04 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
When
04 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Producer's Dinner

$150 food only - 3 course sharing menu including a cocktail on arrival, then a seated 3 course dinner with a series of our suppliers of meat and produce displaying their products and also speaking about them through the night, valued at $210 with matched wines. Communal seating. 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 48 hours before the reservation time), the restaurant will charge a $150 per person no show fee.
When
11 Oct 2018
Thu 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Christmas Day Lunch Bookings

CHRISTMAS DAY MENU 2018 Antipastino Carasau, ricotta and abbamele Primo Moreton Bay bug salad with peach, almond, mint and fennel pollen Pasta Caramelle ravioli filled with spanner crab, served with textures of tomato and basil Secondo Slow roasted suckling pig porchetta, smoked chilli salsa verde, kohlrabi and mustard seed jus Hasselback potatoes Pilu garden salad Dolce ‘Christmas bauble’ Rocky road, panettone cream and marsala Petit Fours di Natale $265pp Adults and $75 per child We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. Please note that 2 weeks out from the event, the restaurant will charge a deposit of 50% of the final booking numbers to the attached card to secure your booking. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel within 2 weeks of the event, your deposit will become non-refundable.
When
25 Dec 2018
Tue 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
When
25 Dec 2018
Tue 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
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Melbourne Cup At Pilu

Primi- your choice of ‘Insalata di Primavera’ Spring vegetables, zucchini flower, buffalo mozzarella, and mostarda dressing Squid ink campanelle pasta, QLD spanner crab, chickpeas, chilli and lemon Secondi- your choice of Chargrilled swordfish, braised mussels, fennel, orange & black olive Dry aged lamb, spring peas, black garlic bagna cauda and mint Dolci- your choice of ‘Absolute carrot’ Heirloom carrot & ginger cake, carrot & vanilla cream, agrodolce carrots & carrot sorbet Seadas Sardinian pastry filled with ricotta and sultanas, warm local honey & candied citrus Cost $98pp 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 48 hours before the reservation time), the restaurant will charge a $98 per person no show fee.
When
06 Nov 2018
Tue 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Let's Do Lunch

‘LET’S DO LUNCH’ PRIMO Wagyu bresaola, salsa verde aioli, pickled peppers, cornichons, mustard greens & puffed black rice SECONDO Slow cooked swordfish, fennel, blood orange, caperes & olives DOLCE Crema catalana SERVED WITH: 2014 Hill & Valley Chardonnay (150ml) COFFEE OR TEA INCLUDED ONE COURSE PLUS A GLASS OF WINE OR BEER $45 THREE COURSES $75 Not available in conjunction with anyother offer, including restaurant gift cards
When
02 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
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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