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The Sussex

#17 of 1,978 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 538 8100
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Sussex, Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson Street, Dublin above O'Briens The Sussex Inn itself a great little must visit pub with a great selection of whiskies! For starters Goats cheese with walnuts, a fabulous piece of Striploin (Medium) with some chips and garnish and a lovely little garlic dip followed and I finished with a Lemon type of Panna Cotta... More 

Thank Peter O
Dublin, Ireland
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here with friends recently and was very pleased. From arrival the service was helpful and attentive. The food was very tasty and menu quite broad. When my vegetarian friend was inquiring re options, they offered to prepare something to her individual liking. The decor, place settings, lighting etc, were all lovely and the location (just off Leeson st bridge... More 

Thank Kitty M
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I chose to eat here twice - once was quite early (5:30pm or so) and once was after 9pm. The food is very good, as is the atmosphere, but you should definitely book ahead. I would also recommend dining before 6pm which qualifies for an early diner fixe prix menu which is significantly less expensive than the... More 

1 Thank AndrewMBoggs
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked into the Sussex on a Saturday night without a reservation. Fortunately for us, it was a bit early in the evening and they sat us at 'the bar' which is really just 4 stools. We had a delightful time as the food was perfect and the staff would chat with us as they were making drinks and prepping... More 

1 Thank Rick S
Santa Barbara, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another place visited based off reviews.on trip advisor. Didnt disappoint. Service was excellent, and food was cooked perfectly. We sat by the open kitchen and watched as our food was made to order as we shipped on wine. I highly recommend making a reservation.

Thank SB911Medic
Rome, Italy
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here on Saturday the 12th November after reading good reviews on Tripadvisor, but it was absolutely a waste of money, because they don’t offer nothing more than an Irish Pub does at half price! We come from Italy where we have a Hotel with Restaurant in Tuscany and we know how to prepare food so you can... More 

Thank Roberto C
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by a work colleague, it didn't disappoint. We had excellent food & wine, there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The staff were very helpful & friendly. Would definitely visit again when I'm next in Dublin.

Thank Claire H
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us the previous evening by a couple we met at Smyth's. We were tourists staying at the Hampton Hotel. We were not disappointed. I loved the goat cheese everywhere in Dublin and their goat cheese and watercress salad was excellent. The steak entry was just ok but my husband's shepherd pie was very good. Loved... More 

Thank AprilFool27
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely top notch food, shepherds pie was particularly lovely and the staff were excellent. Couldn't think of a better end to our time in Dublin. Thankyou very much!

Thank Michael W
Greater London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the Sussex for a family occasion and can't say too much bad about it. Maitre'd was a little gruff on arrival, the place is relatively small and with wood floors and no soft furnishings the acoustics aren't great and it can get quite noisy. Of the plates I tried from the table all were pretty good Our waitress was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 538 8100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?