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“Great German Food and Beer”
Review of Essen Restaurant

Essen Restaurant
Ranked #577 of 6,492 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed December 25, 2013

Excellent food. I always have pork knuckle in German restaurants and this one did not disappoint. Together with the sauerkraut, it was an excellent meal. The imported beers range is excellent with at leasy half a dozen European beers of various styles available. The pilsener was very good. Nothing fancy. Just good food, service and prices. Excellent for a pre-show meeting place

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Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

Went there a few weeks ago with overseas visitors.
Unfortunately the food did not live up to expectations.
The pork knuckle (which previously was the best I had ever had) had shrunk in size and there was barely any crackling on it.
The saving grace was the schnitzel and the strudel, both were good.
Hope they can lift their game.

Thank eastman10
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

Always good to eat here, especially if you are hungry as the servings are huge. There is also a good selection of imported beers on the menu.
Service is always adequate and professional.

Thank BBear2009
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Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Had to wait for a while at the door to be seated, the service was just ok! then I ordered the duck which is $29.50 and I wouldn't have it even if it's for free! The portion was very generous but the quality was very poor and had no taste. When the waitress cleared the table, she didn't even ask if the food was ok.
Wouldn't go back!

2  Thank Laurati63
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

From outside, it gave a good feel to it, but inside feels like your local pub. Nothing much to rave about.. just OK.

Thank Esther376
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