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“Great meal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pendolino

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 #133 of 5,322 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $24 - $57
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Centre
Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“Great meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A friend recommend Pendolino for an early dinner and we were lucky to have go a table as they were extremely busy.

Nice atmosphere and great food. The wine selection, as in many restaurants in Australia was superb. Hefty prices but it was worth it as the evening was really nice with good food, atmosphere and the restaurant itself. Unfortunate the service was questionable as they had very few serving staff and those who were serving were seriously stretched.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Balwyn, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great pasta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Fantastic restaurant with excellent wine list. Ravioli in burnt butter sauce is to die for, and worth a visit for this alone. Not cheap but not overly expensive for Sydney and certainly worth the money. Quality service and excellent food made for a great dining experience

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Great meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Our group of 5 has a great classy evening meal at this restaurant in September.
Sitting inside we all had 3 courses served with prompt but not intrusive attention.

The desserts were finished with much oohing and aahing as they were all delightful.

Overall the serves were appropriate and the flavours were complimentary and surprisingly distinctive but subtle, including the beef carpaccio with truffle infused oil.

The average cost was about $170 per head which included pre dinner drinks, 3 courses and wines during the meal - we thought that, although expensive, the total experience was value.

We would certainly enjoy this restaurant again ( this was our second meal there - the first one was a lunch two years ago) for a special occasion that will fulfill high expectations.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Always good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I have dined at Pendolino on numerous occasions including private dinners , meeting friends and impressing a new clients. Pendolino is a place that fits every occasion. The staff are friendly and always professional but what keep me coming back is the food is consistently excellent. Interesting, fresh and seasonal and beautifully prepared and presented.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Salty dish swimming in butter”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

In Sydney on business travelling in my own. Chose this place from the choices of restaurants around me using the trip advisor app. Nice atmosphere, service was good...a bit too swift. I had the seafood pasta and other than it tasted too salty and it was swimming in melted butter, it was quite a nice dish.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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