About the Restaurant


About the Caffe

The Restaurant Pendolino

Lunch  Monday Saturday:

12pm – 2.45pm

Dinner Monday Friday:


Dinner Saturday: 

5.30pm – 9.45pm


Sundays and public holidays – closed.


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

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

Breakfast – Mon – Fri: 

9.00am – 11.30am

Breakfast – Saturday:

10.00am – 11.30am

Lunch – Mon – Sat:

11.30am – 4pm

November 18, 2018

The Restaurant Pendolino has once again been included in the annual delicious100, published by delicious. Magazine, this year taking out 24th spot. Its sister restaurant, La Rosa The Strand, claimed the 40th position.

October 29, 2018

The Restaurant Pendolino was named Australia's Best Formal Italian restaurant at the 2018 R&CA Awards for Excellence.

October 08, 2018

In the same year that it celebrated its 10th anniversary, The Restaurant Pendolino has been awarded its 10th consecutive chef hat at the 2019 Good Food Guide Awards.

Nino Zoccali's guide to Split, Croatia

September 25, 2018

Wander in and around the Croatian town of Split, where you’ll enjoy some of the best hospitality, freshest seafood and (of course) stunning water views. Here are 8 amazing places to get you started.

September 16, 2018

The Restaurant Pendolino was named NSW's Best Formal Italian Restaurant, and will now progress to the national finals.

August 02, 2018

Recently returned from a research trip to Venice, executive chef and owner, Nino Zoccali shared his culinary hit-list with Delicious magazine.

August 01, 2018

The Restaurant Pendolino, this year celebrating its 10th anniversary, has been named a finalist in the Italian Restaurant (Formal) category of the Restaurant & Catering Australia Awards for Excellence.

July 23, 2018

The Restaurant Pendolino has once again been presented with the highest possible ranking, Three Wine Glasses, at the prestigious Gourmet Traveller WINE Australian Wine List of the Year Awards.

July 04, 2018

For authentic Sicilian, designer Rebecca Vallance heads to The Restaurant Pendolino in The Strand Arcade. "The dim and moody lighting sets the scene for a perfect date night..."

December 03, 2017

The Restaurant Pendolino was once again included in delicious. magazine's delicious.100 list, which ranks the top 100 diners in NSW. We were thrilled to take out 38th place, with our sister restaurant, La Rosa The Strand, coming in at 41st.

November 30, 2017

Executive chef Nino Zoccali spoke with Openhouse magazine about The Restaurant Pendolino's unique pasta offering and its dedicated in-house pasta kitchen where, at any one time, 20 different sorts of pasta are being hand-made.

October 18, 2017

The Restaurant Pendolino was lucky enough to be included in Gambero Rosso's list of the top 10 Italian restaurants in Sydney.

October 15, 2017

The Restaurant Pendolino is very grateful to have maintained its 1 Chef Hat status since 2010.

August 19, 2017

The Restaurant Pendolino's wine list was recognised with Three Wine Glasses at the Gourmet Traveller Wine List of the Year awards - the highest possible ranking reserved for only a select number of restaurants that offer thoughtfully curated, well balanced wines lists.

July 23, 2017

With moveable walls, optional soundproofing and a capacity that ranges between 8 and 56, The Restaurant Pendolino's private dining room is incredibly popular for both corporate and consumer events, and earlier this year was named the Best Private Dining room in Australia at the Qantas Business Travel Awards.

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