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Pendolino

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 #24 of 5,097 restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $24 - $57
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A friend of mine has dined here quite often - and maintains that it's one of the best Italian restaurants in the city - so we met up for a very enjoyable long lunch. The restaurant itself is tucked away and it's seclusion certainly sets the mood for an unhurried dining experience. The food is indeed excellent and a stand... More

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Kelmscott
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I attended on my own for lunch whilst touring Sydney. It was a Saturday but they still had plenty of lunch space. Not sure how booked out it gets for dinner, the website had indicated that bookings were recommended. The food was beautiful, but what made this experience special was the server I had, wish I remembered his name! Maybe... More

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sydney
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Lovely overall, pasta dishes consistently and uniformly excellent. Meats so tender they fall apart on contact with your fork. Good wine list. Lovely decor and service. Certainly pricey, but highly recommended for a special occasion.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

My mother and I went for my birthday after she saw it on Italian Food Safari. So glad we went. From the moment we stepped in the service was phenomenal. All the staff speak Italian and my mother conversed with them in Italian. Yes the restaurant is quite dark but that added to the experience. Yes it's quite noisy but... More

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sydney
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very enjoyable experience, the food and wine were sensational. The end price was very high but due to location no doubt.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We came here after craving pasta. So we turned to some online searches for hand made pasta in Sydney. We made the call after some good reviews and booked it in. Located in level 2 in the strand. This was a Monday night so as we got to the strand all the shops are closed and I started to think... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and ambience, although I agree with some who felt the lighting was abit too low. I though the little mushroom lamp was kinda classy.

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

I was impressed from the minute I walked in. I will normally pick at anything I can but I have not one bad word to say about my experience here. The food was unbelievable. I've paid triple for food that wasn't as great as this. I had the ravioli for my main and my partner had the 10 hour cooked... More

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Canberra, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We turned up late on a Saturday night with no reservation- after a drink in their sister bar down the hall we got in about 30mins later. Amazing hidden gem - decor is simple rustic authentic and beautiful. Service is sublime yet discrete and understated. My husband and I both had ravioli with sage butter which was gorgeous. Portion sizes... More

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Wellington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Divine food in a lovely atmosphere. Pasta the way it should be, and the hazelnut fondant was to die for! Lovely wines and an expert sommelier. Impeccable service - booking by email was hitch-free and they didn't bat an eyelid when our party of 6 suddenly became 8. A truly great restaurant. Only drawback was the pricing.

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