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Essen Restaurant

) #588 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney $$ - $$$ German, European,
133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
+61 2 9211 3805
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  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork knuckle” (19 reviews)
“strudel” (7 reviews)
“rosti” (7 reviews)
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German, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here to eat pork knuckle, I couldn't believe how big and tasty the mean was. I had a huge entree and meal. It was unbelievable how much food I got for the price I paid. I recommend going here as the staff were...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been eating here for years,always wonderful with great food & service.Prices are reasonable & they do the best schnitzel in town

Thank Shelley V
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Food seemed to have been prepared days before hand. My schnitzel was ridiculously small and embarrassing for a German restaurant. Beer order was forgotten. Waitress did not know menu or make any recommendations. Would not return.

Thank Vitaliy T
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Essen has always been a family favourite because of the delicious selection of Bavarian cuisine. It's also a good dinner date location because of it's ambience. We ordered the tasting platter and were treated to a delicious selection of everything! Loved the sausages and that...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great atmosphere, cheerful friendly staff, wait time for food was great. Could not fault the meal - delicious. Well worth the visit. Reasonably priced.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Went there for a group event and had a great time. You order at the bar so it's easy to split checks for big groups. Take your number to your table and then they bring your food and drinks. The menu has a good offering,...More

Thank CrankySCTraveler
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This is something on the order of a German Beer Hall which is not automatically a bad thing. It is not pretentious. The beer menu featuring German and Czech beers are impressive. It is also one of the few places where you can order a...More

Thank cfreedma
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This restaurant is great if you want German food. The portions are a good size, the quality is good and the staff is friendly, attentive and not overbearing. The restaurant is well worth a visit. We went on a voucher that was purchased and the...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We purchased a $70 scoopon which gave us $150 of food & beverages, simplistic restaurant inside & out, staff were friendly & accomodating, the food is a combination of good & ordinary meals, we tried the Kransky curry nice, & a bruschetta, nice but a...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We were a group of 5 dining on a Wednesday night. The restaurant was busy but not packed. The service was solid - attentive but not hovering. For Starters we had the crumbed Camembert and the Curry Wurst, both of which were thoroughly enjoyed. For...More

Thank KristyW_79
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March 18, 2017|
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Response from Jeff B | Property representative |
Hi, the best option would be Broadway shopping centre
Ian T
February 22, 2017|
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Response from PLNSW | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to Bavaria but I've had schnitzels in several Bier Cafes around Sydney and I'd say Essen is as good as any of them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
German, European, Central European
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 3805
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