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Essen Restaurant

#633 of 4,738 Restaurants in Sydney}
££ - £££German, European,
133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
+61 2 9211 3805
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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German, European, Central European
££ - £££
133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

Ducked in out of the rain on the spur of the moment and found the food very dull and lacklustre. The waiter who seated us was very pleasant but our waitress was anything but!! Only good thing about the dinner was a dry spot to...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Forgot Maggie's and the rest Essen is the best ! Love the schnitzel from this place and the decor of the restaurant has always been nice. The schnitzel is giant and can easily feed two people, and then you have a half litre of beer...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The menu can look pricey but they're really generous meals. One single snitchel was enough for us to share and the mushrooms creamy sauce was fantastic. Great place for beer lovers, wide range and size choice, they can look pricey aswell but if you do...More

1  Thank Angel883
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Essen restaurant has a great German meal (sausege plate) really nice staff and a really good selection of beer.

2  Thank Spinksy7
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Having visited Germany 12 months ago we were looking for a tasty meal and were not disappointed. Delicious food and drinks and excellent service. Would highly recommend.

2  Thank ahall47
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We hadn't been to Essen since 2013 and we were thrilled to find out that the high standard of good quality food remains the same. We were not disappointed! Absolutely fabulous food. The bretzel's are a great starter and the pork belly is to die...More

2  Thank FoodieSightseer
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Good things first: The Pulled pork spätzle were just amazing! I'm from the part of Germany where the Spätzle come from and honestly I never had a good Spätzle dish like this. The Schnitzel itself was good as well, no complaints. The service in general...More

Thank Aaakkkk
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We have been here many times before and the schnitzels are the best in Sydney. The meals are large and well presented. The restaurant was full which is indicative of its popularity and good value. we were served by a student from Germany who said...More

2  Thank billeclass
Reviewed 20 November 2015

I have been to the Essen, about 4 times, and enjoyed the food and service. My wife and I were there on Wednesday and since the last time, last year, it has seem to have gone downmarket. The tables and decor looked old and tired....More

1  Thank robpall
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I sometimes wonder whether Germans ever eat vegetables ? cabbage seems about it ! Good Service, Veal.. YES !! quality wasn't too bad, but still a bit oily and bits dry. I have had better, though its getting harder to find a decent place which...More

1  Thank gs-aussie
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18 March 2017|
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Response from Jeff B | Property representative |
Hi, the best option would be Broadway shopping centre
Ian T
22 February 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
US$7 - US$25
German, European, Central European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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