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Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
02 9231 6117
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Ranked #142 of 5,379 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $57
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: City Centre
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Pendolino has been busy for some years, so they're ticking a lot of the right boxes at this restaurant. This was my third or fourth visit, but the first for a long time. The first thing I noticed was that the noise level is still high. Honestly, it's a struggle to converse at times. I wish they'd get an acoustic... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Whether it's really good food, a pleasant ambiance, or efficient service you're after, Pendolino ticks all the boxes, all at once. It's a great spot for a business lunch or a more intimate couple thing. Probably not for families or big groups of friends but there are plenty of other places for that in the city. Great selection of pastas,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I went here for a Christmas work function and enjoyed every moment of it. The food is absolutely wonderful. It was busy and a little noisy when we went but that didn't bother us. I started with Priests Hats - the pasta was light, silky and the sauce to die for. My main - duck - once again cooked to... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stumbled upon this place after using restaurants near me function on trip advisor ap when colleagues and I were looking for a meal on a George st. Pleasantly surprised, highly recommend this restaurant great Italian food and genuine Italian experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was lucky enough to be invited to one of the functions here and enjoyed a 3 course lunch with matching wine. They showed off some amazing dishes and the service was lovely. Since then, I also went back for lunch and both times were very enjoyable dining experiences. I would 100% recommend their ravioli - it is just so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We dined at this restaurant with 3 other couples. I had read some of the reviews before we visited but went with an open mind. The tables are pretty close together and I think this would decrease the ambience for couples, but as a group we didn't have too much of a problem. The bigger groups make the place very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I loved the 3 types of bread and the olive oil. I had some beef and it was great. My dessert was very nice Defintly recommend it

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food is very nice here but we went on a busy night (Saturday before Christmas) and the staff couldn't keep up with all the recovering of the tables for new customers let alone adequately service those already seated. It took ages to get a drink! I also found the menu quite limited- there's only about half a dozen choices... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a a great lunch in here with excellent service and attention to detail. The downside for me, was that it was a gorgeous sunny day and (I assume to create atmosphere) all the shutters were closed and you could barely make out if it was day or night outside. It was almost too dark. I like to be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My wife has been wanting to go to Pendolino for years but we have never got there. So on a night to celebrate the school success of our daughters and niece we finally went. Darkish room that is pretty noisy despite carpet and a certain plush feel. Waiters all Italian and friendly, well informed. The food is very good but... More 

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Address: Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number: 02 9231 6117
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City Centre
Average Prices: USD 24 - 57
Cuisine: Italian

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