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The Dunes

1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9974 3332
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“new owners” (6 reviews)
“great lunch” (3 reviews)
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Contemporary, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb food, service and value. Had 70th birthday party there. The staff could not have been more helpful and the food was enjoyed by all.

Thank _patrickpurchase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a perfect lunch at the cafe at Dunes. The seating area is perfect and the food was super fresh and delicious.

Thank HeatherKennedy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an excellent lunch at The Dunes with my whole family. We were a big group of 16 people and have been greeted with warmth from the whole staff. My wife surprised me for my birthday and organized the whole lunch. Everything was just...More

2  Thank Kilifi81
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came out to The Dunes during our holiday in Australia and booked a table for 12pax - the whole family including 7 kids between the ages of 15 and 3. As soon as we arrived we fell in love with the place. The beach...More

2  Thank KarinaWalsh
Reviewed April 23, 2017

Thank you to the staff at The Dunes for making our family reunion so enjoyable last Friday. The food was wonderful, the staff attentive and the location to die for. A big special thanks for making my doggy welcome - finding her a nice spot...More

2  Thank Helen L
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Went to the kiosk for take away lunch. Order taken by a still friendly girl who was under pressure from the queue of customers waiting to order . We had chicken schnitzle burgers which were tasty and fresh . Nice location with a nice view...More

Thank mlb186643
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friends had dinner and it was overall just a perfect experience. The staff was so friendly and attentive. I had lamp shoulder (recommendation of our lovely waitress) and it was delicious! Thanks again to their excellent chef! Very cosy and exquisite atmosphere....More

Thank Kristina_hat_fernweh
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The service was perfect, the food was gorgeous, the location is amazing! I really recommend it......

Thank Verdad_80
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Went to the Dunes for dinner with my hubby and I loved it. Set up is rustic and all the candles and chilled music made a nice atmosphere. From entree to dessert everything was fantastic, loved the sashimi..it is mouth watering. Staff was very friendly...More

Thank SiempreViajando85
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Waitress rushed us to take our order and then we waited for 1.5 hours for our food. We kept asking where our food was and the response was always that they were checking, no apology. It was a birthday celebration so it was unfortunate it...More

Thank Marisa I
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a set menu for Valentine's Day? If so, is there a link to view it? Thank you! x
January 30, 2017|
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Response from Mmuehleck | Property representative |
There is a 3 course set menu including a glass of champagne upon arrival $85 per person for Valentines Dinner. The menu offers a choice of 3 for each course.
Is this restaurant BYO?
January 23, 2016|
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Response from MichelleESydney | Reviewed this property |
This is a licensed restaurant however you can byo wine.. They previously changed this policy for byo certain days prob best to check before you go!! Not sure since it has changed hands as i didn't take notice of this when we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Contemporary, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Pittwater  >  Palm Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9974 3332
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