Reopening with Easing of Restrictions

We are extremely pleased to announce Pilu at Freshwater will be reopening on Tuesday, January 5th.

Pilu Baretto Nights is also reopening from Thursday, January 7th.

We appreciate your understanding and incredible support through this difficult time and are looking forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant!

To secure a reservation at Pilu at Freshwater book online HERE

PILU AT FRESHWATER OPENING HOURS

TUESDAY | LUNCH & DINNER
WEDNESDAY | LUNCH & DINNER
THURSDAY | LUNCH & DINNER
FRIDAY | LUNCH & DINNER
SATURDAY | LUNCH & DINNER
SUNDAY | LUNCH

Unfortunately, due to limitations with seating capacity we are unable to guarantee requests for window seating.

PILU BARETTO
Our Baretto, adjacent to the restaurant continues to offer fabulous coffee, panini and cakes.  Limited seating available.

PILU BARETTO CAFE SUMMER HOURS (weather dependent)
Monday-Friday | 6:30am – 3pm.
Weekend | 7am – 3:30pm.

PILU BARETTO NIGHTS OPENING HOURS (weather dependent)
Thursday to Sunday | 5pm to 9pm.

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We are taking every possible preventative measure to ensure the health and safety of our guests, staff and suppliers and have implemented a COVID Safe House Policy which is available from the restaurant.

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About Us

Giovanni’s philosophy lies at the heart of the restaurant; “Food, and the hospitality associated with sharing it, is integral to the Sardinian way of Life.” It has also become integral to the way of life of the many Sydneysiders who visit Pilu at Freshwater, keen to enjoy Giovanni’s Sardinian, and regional Italian cooking. Using locally sourced ingredients…

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Our Menu

Giovanni and the kitchen team take great care in sourcing the best of local, seasonal ingredients and when required, the highest quality products from Italy. The menu is typically Sardinian, re-interpreted using modern techniques whilst remaining true to tradition and regionality. Our team is highly accommodating when it comes to dietary requirements, as long as we know in advance.

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What's New

At Pilu at Freshwater we cater not only for weddings, but for birthdays, christenings, client dinners, corporate presentations, book and product launches, indeed any festivity that requires great food and wine, and a special location. Angela Munday, our Events Specialist, will work with you to create a function that is tailored to your exact requirements; ensuring that your event is often talked about, and long remembered.

  • VALENTINE’S DAY

    Celebrate romance and enjoy a special Valentine’s Day 4 course menu at Pilu at Freshwater. $165 per person, $240…

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  • Baretto Nights

    Unwind and Relax with later sunsets and warmer weather at Pilu Baretto. We are ecstatic to have Mitch Orr…

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Weddings, Parties and Functions

At Pilu at Freshwater we cater not only for weddings, but for birthdays, christenings, client dinners, corporate presentations, book and product launches, indeed any festivity that requires great food and wine, and a special location. Angela Munday, our Events Specialist, will work with you to create a function that is tailored to your exact requirements; ensuring that your event is often talked about, and long remembered.

  • Wedding Venue

    Pilu at Freshwater specialises in beautiful weddings and wedding receptions. Pilu at Freshwater is an intimate and unique location...

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  • Parties and Functions

    We will work with you to create a function that is tailored to your exact requirements; ensuring that your event is often talked...

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  • Testimonials

    Set in the grounds of our heritage listed Hampton’s-style beach house, Pilu at Freshwater is an intimate and unique location.

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Awards

2005 – 2020 The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide | Awarded Two Chef’s Hats

The Weekend Australian Magazine | HOT 50 – HOT Classic

2012 -2018 Gourmet Traveller WINE Magazine | Hall of Fame, National Winner

2009 – 2018 Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide | Two Stars

2011 Gourmet Traveller WINE Magazine | Wine List of the Year

2010 The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide | Wine List of the Year

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