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9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
01 676 2851
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Ranked #20 of 1,883 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $31
Mon 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Irish, Brasserie
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Sussex is beautifully decorated and a pleasure to spend time in. We only had time for a small bite each as we were leaving for the airport, but what we had was good quality and served with a friendly and professional attitude.

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New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Given the price and the beautiful decor I thought the food would be better. It was fine, just a bit bland. The Guinness is served from the bar downstairs which pours a great pint, however.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal in The Sussex. We both had the Ted Browne Dingle Bay prawns served on home baked Irish wheaten bread, absolutely delicious, couldn't recommend them enough. The restaurant was welcoming and cosy with a fire blazing in the corner. The staff where very friendly and attentive. It's a little out from Dublin's centre but well worth... More 

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Kingdom of Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The place is very nice, with very hospital ppl in. We went there after rugby match in Dublin and entered very cozy atmosphere in the restaurant (on the second floor); the food was very good, service - perfect with some local very interesting Beers.

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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Unfortunately it is closed on Mondays, there is not the greatest deal of space, and the menu is rather limited. Having said all this, the food they do have is excellent quality (Nutella Cheesecake is fantastic!), the staff are very friendly and helpful and the prices should suit most budgets. One visit coincided with a large group of American tourists... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went here with friends for a nice meal. The service was brilliant, really nice and friendly. The soda bread was nice, maybe a bit sweet but otherwise fine. For my meal I had the prawn and chorizo linguine which was perfect apart from pasta being a bit soft. For dessert I had a very yummy cheese board. I would definitely... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Visited twice recently, once as a group of 6 and once as part of a larger group. Only noticed it when I was in Canal Bank Cafe across the road one day. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Upstairs from OBriens. Bistro type food that is memorable enough to say that you would be back again. Just remembered I was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A bit off the beaten track and all the better for it. Very good locally-sourced food and, if you are Guinnessed out, there is an excellent range of small brewery 'craft' beers. Service was excellent. We went once to try it out and my wife returned a few days later with her small tour group - all of whom rated... More 

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St. Augustine, FL
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Dinner was good, not great. The mushroom soup was just average. Their was a delicious salad with blueberries, beets, broccoli and sweet potatoes. A tasty combination! The entrees were pretty good, just not as great as I expected after reading the reviews. Somewhat disappointed.

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Union City, California
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50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This little place just up the stairs and near the canal was great for us. Since we like to eat Irish food in Ireland, etc. this was a good start. The clientele was nearly all locals. I had the braised lamb Sheppard's pie, which was so good my wife started making it after we got home. My wife had the... More 

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Additional Information about The Sussex

Address: 9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: 01 676 2851
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 31
Cuisine: Irish, Brasserie

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