About the Restaurant


About the Caffe

In the Media

The Restaurant Pendolino

Normal Trading Hours:

Lunch Monday-Saturday - 12pm-3pm.

Dinner Monday-Friday  - 6pm-late.

Dinner Saturday - 5.30pm-late.

Sundays and Public Holidays - closed.


Restaurant Bookings


Bookings are recommended.


All Group Bookings of 10 and above

are required to be on a Reduced Menu.

Please call to discuss your group booking.

Caffe Pendolino

Please note: We are unable to take reservations for the Caffe as it operates on a walk in basis.

Caffe Opening Hours:


Mon - Fri: 9.00am – 11.30am

Sat: 10.00am – 11.30am


Mon - Sat: 11.30am – 4pm

Sundays and Public Holidays - closed

Media & Events

An exclusive Mastercard event at Pendolino

In October we hosted Mastercard card holders for an exclusive wine 'Vintage Release Dinner' in the Pendolino private dining room. Group Sommelier Cristian Casarin showcased his best imports for 2016! 

Amatrice fundraising dinner at Pendolino

Fundraising Gala Dinner with five of Sydney's Top Italain Chefs for the Amatrice Earthquake Appeal

On the 5th of December 2016, Nino will be taking part as one of Sydney's top chefs to raise much needed funds for the on-going works in the aftermath of this years earthquakes. For more details on the event click HERE

The Annual 2016 Masters of Olive Oil Masterclass & Dinner
Pendolino featured in Qantas magazine

Nino and Sommeriler Cristian Casarin take Qantas Travel Insider on a trip through Southern Italy. In the February issue of Inflight Magazine Nino and Cristian explore the best wine and food the region has to offer. Read the article HERE!

Pendolino featured in Sydney Wedding magazine

Our NEW weddings brand The Strand Wedding Venues is featured in this next years annual of Sydney Weddings Magazine. See sister restauarnt   La Rosa's real wedding double spread with lovely couple Georgia and Nick HERE!

Pendolino featured in Gourmet Traveller Wine

Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine Dec/Jan issue is out now!

Nino is at it again, this time he has been all over Paris exploring the 10 Best Champagne Spots!

The Annual 2016 Masters of Olive Oil         Masterclass & Dinner

Celebrate Australia’s 2016 olive oil harvest with chef and olive oil expert Nino Zoccali along with esteemed industry and producers.

125 in Pendolino Private Room


Pendolino Private Room dressed to the nines for the strand 125 dinner. Everything Glitter and Gold to celebrate such a milestone!

Pendolino featured in The Leading Wedding Venues

La Rosa and Pendolino Featured in this October's Annual 'The Leading Wedding Venues' 

The Restaurant Pendolino Featured on 'Your Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Italian Restaurants'

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Coming up this October Nino Zoccali puts his Italian twist on 'The New Surf & Turf'   marring the best from the sea and the land from South Australia's  Eyre Peninsula

Pendolino and La  Rosa Featured in  the Virgin In-flight  September 2016  issue Voyeur  Magazine. 


Read the Full  Editorial 

125 Event

August 25 - 27 as the Strand Arcade celebrates 125 years of creating, and the launch of Spring Summer 16. 

#strand125 for more info...

Jurlique Product Launch in The Pendolino Private Room


Absolutely stunning event launching the Limited Edition Rose Hand Cream Handpicked 2016!

Armani fragrance launch

Armani took over our Private Dining Room to launch their latest men’s and women’s fragrance, Si.



Armani took over our Private Dining Room to launch their latest men’s and women’s fragrance, Si.

Nino Zoccali  Featured in the  September issue of  Delicious  Magazine 'The  Godfathers'  Fearure


See the Godfathers in Action

Nicole Alexander,  bestselling author  from Moree, NSW,  talks about  Pendolino. 

See Article

Pendolino was proudly awarded a pristigious THREE WINE GLASSES at this years Wine List of The Year Awards!


See our review

Feature in Wedding Venues of NSW

See article

Recently Urban Walkabout joined Nino for a chat in Pendolino.

See the full interview here

Two minutes with executive chef, Nino Zoccali

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Piggs Peake at Pendolino


Last November Pendolino hosted the Australian VS Italy wine dinner, delighting even the most discerning wine connoisseur.

Westpac Black Long Table Dinner


An exclusive event on the ground floor of the Strand Arcade featuring a fashion parade from top Strand Arcade designers and a unique five course menu designed by Nino Zoccali

Evening with our designers

This years Evening with our designers event was a night to be remembered with an 5 course dinner in Pendolino plus a rich tapestry of experiences throughout The Strand Arcade.

Primo Estate ‘Joseph’ Wine Dinner

In April 2015, Pendolino hosted the exclusive Joseph wine dinner for our friends at Primo Estate. 90 guests joined us for a five course degustation featuring some fine South Australian wines