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Essen Cafe & Restaurant

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54 Queen Street | Campbelltown, Campbelltown, New South Wales 2560, Australia
02 8078 2216
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Essen Cafe & Restaurant is located in the heart of Sydney's Southwest...
Essen Cafe & Restaurant is located in the heart of Sydney's Southwest. We're open 6 Days, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 10pm.
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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, warm atmosphere

Having seen a few reviews on trip advisor, I've now eaten at Essen many times. The food is really good - I've never had a dud meal there. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is warm and cosy

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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English first
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Having seen a few reviews on trip advisor, I've now eaten at Essen many times. The food is really good - I've never had a dud meal there. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is warm and cosy

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I booked this restaurant at short notice for a large group of us working locally and the staff gladly booked us in and made sure our table was ready even at short notice. The menu has a massive array of choices which suited everyone in our group and the food was reasonably priced and delicious. Definitely a recommended option if... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband & I love eating here it is relaxed casual dining & the food is awesome... The service is fantastic there is one particular waitress that always makes our visit very relaxed but I'm not sure what her name is :-/

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A large group of us had dinner at the restaurant last night. Despite the very short notice, the staff were very accommodating to our needs. The manager, Wilma, was great as well. Would definitely visit there again!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Made my second visit to Essen and wasn't disappointed. Took my adult sons and my 3 year old and they all loved the food. Service was impeccable and my 3 year old was once again accommodated for. All of our dishes arrived hot and fresh and in good time. My 3 year old doesn't eat chips and so the staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Visited Essen Cafe on the weekend. Staff were very friendly and accommodating with requests that we made. The food was beautiful and flavoursome. The only reason I didn't give top rating is that the time between entree and main was a little long....but it was busy which is always a good sign.

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Banff National Park, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Meals were pretty tasty but the lack of staff and therefore delayed service really knocked it down a few notches. Gaytime dessert was a tasty but small. Coffee was nice. Overall what was left in my mind was the lack of promptness, how overly busy it was and how starkly cold it was.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The food here is full of flavor and all meals were generous in size and value for money. The staff were friendly and attentive. My 3 year old was provided with a small fork and children's plate which doesn't happen anywhere else we've been. I will definitely be going back again and again.

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Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a great little restaurant that caters for most peoples taste Service is fast and always pleasant and nothing is too much trouble for the staff

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Campbelltown, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Awful service and food was slop. Ordered a chicken BLT and the bread rolls that it was served with was dry and rock hard like a hockey putt. 45 minutes for the main meal to come out and my wife's meal came out first and when question where is mine the tall waitress reply we are busy love two tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Queen Street | Campbelltown, Campbelltown, New South Wales 2560, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Campbelltown
  • Phone Number: 02 8078 2216

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
  • Cuisine: Australian

Description

Essen Cafe & Restaurant is located in the heart of Sydney's Southwest. We're open 6 Days, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 10pm.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?