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Pendolino

#27 of 4,621 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 6117
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The food serve here are excellent, good quality and well presented, especially the pastas which is very authentic true Italian taste. And you will never go wrong with whichever pasta you choose from the menu as all of them taste so good especially the Pappardelle which we like the best. And I love their range of olive oil too which... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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164 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

So as you all may know I have allergies and so I ask the waiter Quinto if I can have a simple dish of spagetti with tomatoes and basil. Simple right. Nooooo... after he was told no by the kitchen we asked to speak to the Manager. who went at great length to explain why they cant do it but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I dined at Pendolino for the first time last Friday with a small group of friends. The restaurant was cosy and service was excellent even though it was full. I ordered pan-roasted ocean trout for main course and Black Chocolate Millefeuille with Black Currant and Blackberry Sorbet for dessert. The ocean trout was cooked just right but was not a... More 

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Thank L C
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

The pasta dishes here are fabulous! The service just as good. Upstairs in the Strand Arcade, it was quite unexpected to find a restaurant like this. Obviously not so secret to the locals! Great wine list too.

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Thank Caren M
West Pennant Hills, Australia
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109 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Beautifully presented plates all with a twist of the imagination. Work of art on the plate. Not overly large portions but not stingy either. The 10 hour cooked beef is brilliant and the home made pasta is as equally impressive. Its worth a 5/5 but I always leave a little room for improvement. The decor is nice but as with... More 

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Thank Frank G
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I’ve been going to Pendolino’s for many years, and I would have to say it is my favourite fine dining Italian restaurant in Sydney. The menu selection is classic Italian, and the food is exceptional. The service is great and the staff are very polite. But what I love most about Pendolino’s is that it stays true to its Italian... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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25 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Chose to have Saturday lunch here as we were in the Strand Arcade. Unfortunately we found the service to be patronising and unhelpful. The wine list was extensive but overpriced. The food was delicious but the servings were tiny for the money. Their is clearly talent in the kitchen but badly let down by the front of house staff. We... More 

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Robertson, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

No faults here. In Sydney for the day with my husband, 13 year old daughter and her friend. Yelp reviews were good so we dropped in for a quick lunch. Although we were probably not dressed suitably the staff were gracious and welcoming. The food was divine and seasoned perfectly, portions were generous and the wine list was well balanced.... More 

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Thank Belinda B
Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Had a great dinner here, loved everything we ate! Picking the perfect 3 course I'd go with the ravioli to start (best I've had), pan roasted ocean trout plus the rocket, pear and parmesan salad and finish off with the frozen almond milk, honey and nougat. That's a really tough call though because the slow cooked beef was delicious and... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Brilliant clean, fresh food, great service. We arrived early without a booking and our dishes were melt-in-your-mouth.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$57
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9231 6117

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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