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Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St | The Strand Arcade, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9231 6117
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St | The Strand Arcade, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not our first visit, however usually I forget to take a photo however with the next generation here is the proof. Can never fault the attentive service exquisite quality meals & amazing Sommeliers advice, never disappoints! The plumpest oysters, beautiful seafood, delicate quail...More

Thank NMacri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Why is the breakdown of the restaurants IT our fault but the receptionist with her sniff and attitude when she could not find our online booking certainly made it seem that way. Anyway we managed to get a table in that two thirds empty restaurant...More

Thank tonygrey62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch.... Dark, moody, packed with business folk with a budget, this is a posh Italian with great food, great wine, and decent service by non Italian people from what I could see. Can be a tad noisy, but it's worth it for the food.

Thank david h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for my bf's birthday and was surprised by their generous birthday gift-a big bottle of their in-house olive oil, which we loved so much. Very reasonable price for a wonderful authentic Italian fine dinging meal. Everything from bread to desert was fantastic. Pasta...More

Thank TristaPhilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally found the time when in Sydney to revisit this restaurant in the beautiful Strand Arcade. The lunchtime option was just perfect and came with the usual sublime breads and olive oils as well a delicious green olive & aioli. Vegetarians can't go wrong with...More

Thank J I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food without a doubt - sensational. Fresh pasta, creative deserts. Service exceeds expectation. Michelin stars quality

Thank Carey H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want indulgence, Pendolino can indulge you along with the best. The staff has airs and graces, however, they were most respectful of their customers and expected the same in return which is not unreasonable. The welcome is formal and once at the table...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We were obliged to eat two courses, the food was not outstanding and servers were snobby. Food wasn't worth $90 pp. Wouldn't come back

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner with friends. The food was exceptional, the wine great and the staff attentive and unobtrusive. Would definitely go again

Thank Ken-230910
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were in Sydney for the weekend and asked our concierge for a recommendation for an Italian restaurant and he recommended Pendolino! Now we didn’t ask any more questions and nor did he but be warned this is not a pizza and pasta restaurant! It...More

Thank ClareZ24
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
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1 July 2016|
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Response from Fran L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it has taken so long to reply. Have only just noticed the message and you have probably already been there by now. Anything from smart casual to elegant is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:45
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18:00 - 21:45
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17:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 100-1-2, Level 2, 412-414 George St | The Strand Arcade, 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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