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Pendolino

#51 of 4,359 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Central Business District
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Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
02 9231 6117
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food at Pendolino is very good, with authentic Italian recipes and an excellent wine list. Unfortunately a couple of things detracted from the dining experience. One is the very tight spacing between tables. My wife and I were seated at a table next to the wall; no problem with that, except that the passage for staff and patrons between... More 

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Thank Marcel D
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We patronise this restaurant on a few occasion and would say the food and the service were still as excellent as before. The pasta especially the Pappardelle is trully fantastic with its awesome tasty sauce, and has becomes our favourites. And during the winter season we would always have truffles added to our pastas as well, hmm..real yummy!! And the... More 

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Thank Ann K
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't normally like going to Italian restaurants, as most of the food is easy to make at home. I was pleasantly surprised, the service and the food options were very good, as was the wine options.

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Thank IvanHorg
London
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117 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, very pleasantly surprised when we worked it, great atmosphere. Asked for a gin & tonic, specified Tanqueray gin. Waiter comes back and reels off a list of gins, I reiterate I'd like Tanqueray. OK, no biggie, so we move on. Sommelier efficient, could smile a bit more. Tables way too close, together, bumped throughout the evening by the staff... More 

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Thank BarnsburyTraveller
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and ambient atmosphere. Attentive service. Salmon was great. Truffles in season. Only downside was that the Sorbet/gelato was icy.

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Thank Anna C
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waitstaff excellent , especially Francesca ! Ambience perfect for special occasion ! Our Favourite Italian restaurant in Sydney !!

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Thank Toni5762
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding service and amazing food. From the complementary bread & oils to each delicious course of the meal, our quick dinner out in Sydney became a special occasion! Our wait staff were attentive & informative and made our evening the more enjoyable. Would definitely recommend this fabulous restaurant at the Strand.

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Thank Judith K
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch with family, food was good, very very small portions...Waiter was rude arrogant..I asked what he would recommend for dessert, basically said how should I know what your taste is, and then said excuse me and walked over to the next table...ok ok..so he had no opinion on dessert...we we waited 15 minutes before he came near us again,... More 

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North Narrabeen, Australia
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined at Pendolino on many occasions over the last few years and each time I have been more than satisfied. Great food, great atmosphere, great wine selection and service. Not cheap but quality never is

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Thank Martino1948
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was lovely and the waitress was delightful, I'm not a big eater so just opted for a main some restaurants give you that look but these guys didn't flinch. I ordered the pasta with prawns and seafood delicious. The bread and oil tasting plate was devine. Liked it so much coming back with a party of 8! My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$24 - $57
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 02 9231 6117

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
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.