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The Dunes

) #3 of 12 Restaurants in Palm Beach $$ - $$$ , , Seafood
1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
+61 2 9974 3332
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
08:30 - 22:30All hours
Contemporary, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1193 Barrenjoey Rd, Palm Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales 2108, Australia
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Winter wonderland indoor outdoor with magic slow cooked lamd or duck plus a seafodd platter just great with happy and bubbly staff . Winner winter Summer or whenever ...must see and eat!

1  Thank Hubieone
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Attended with wife and another couple, small but interesting menu, food was fantastic - could not fault. staff were attentive and polite. Venue (at night) was relaxing - not too busy but sufficient patrons to create a great relaxing atmosphere. Will go back soon to...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

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.

1  Thank _patrickpurchase
Reviewed 8 May 2017 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.

1  Thank HeatherKennedy
Reviewed 3 May 2017

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 25 April 2017

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 24 April 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 23 April 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 12 April 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 11 April 2017

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

Thank Verdad_80
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Questions & Answers
Courts B
16 June 2017|
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Response from Mmuehleck | Property representative |
We normally serve lunch Sundays from 12pm. We are currently on our annual winter break so the restaurant is closed this Sunday- we will reopen on the 2nd of July.
30 January 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.
24 January 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
US$12 - US$32
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
08:30 - 22:30
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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