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The Earl of Sussex

Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: 431 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 613-562-5544
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00

A great place to defrost the winter chills or cool off any summer evening....

A great place to defrost the winter chills or cool off any summer evening. We draw patrons of all ages, from twenty-something's to seasoned regulars, minus the boisterous happy-hour set. Authentic Irish pub for a pint and an awesome burger. Earl of Sussex also serves pub classics like fish and chips, pizza, wings and Shepherd's pie.Save room for dessert too!

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Later Dinner

Late evening dinner choice. Quickly greeted and asked if we wanted to sit inside or on the patio. Our choice of the patio because it was a bit cool that evening. Quickly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
Winnipeg, Canada
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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Right downtown Ottawa, 2 step away from the market next to the US embassy. Nice and welcoming atmosphere at lunch time. Service was excellent, waitress took good care of us. I ordered the clam chowder with the pulled pork sandwich. The chowder was good, nice and warm, texture was good, not the best I ever had, but very good for... More 

Thank Eric L
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Late evening dinner choice. Quickly greeted and asked if we wanted to sit inside or on the patio. Our choice of the patio because it was a bit cool that evening. Quickly provided a table inside and served by a gentleman managing the bar. His service was great and provided advise on many of items on the menu. Had the... More 

Thank recentRetiredGuy
Ottawa, Canada
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by brunch this morning. Massively, underwhelming food. Nice service - great patio - food was cold. Plates messy. Hollandaise goopy. I can see why the place was near empty. Touristo.

Thank LittleLouOttawa
St. John's, Canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

This quaint pub/restaurant is within walking distance of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa. Its a family friendly pub...great atmosphere with great food!

Thank mclairebear
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139 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

I love the patio and I always find the food good. It is a great place to watch sports on the big screen on the patio. I've been frequenting this place for almost 20 years.

1 Thank OttawaBigSexy
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

I get the Pulled Pork sandwich every time... amazing. Service is great, and the patio is amazing -- perfect spot for summer drinks.

Thank Amber D
Gatineau, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

We recently came in for dinner and drinks and left with a good experience. The service was a little slow for our liking, but still got the job done. Shout out to the hostess who did a wonderful job putting us first when we needed something. All in all, good experience, great beer, okay food and wonderful location.

Thank Sarah Z
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

Food was presented politely; however it was still frozen in center; staff appeared a bit uneasy (and complaintive remarks about manager could be heard). Overall experience was poor as ambience is important.

Thank Theresa S
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

I ordered steak and fries for me, medium. It came out rare and bloody. Ordered fish and chips for my wife, the fish seem frozen fried and breading is doughy raw inside. Service is good. Chef needs some education.

Thank SAM M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

We needed a rest stop mid afternoon on the way to the Mint. Earl of Sussex was right across the street with a very inviting patio. We had some draught and shared a plate of delicious (lemon pepper dusted) hot wings. We like it so much we went back for dinner after visiting the Mint. The food selection here is... More 

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