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The Sussex

) #22 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin $$ - $$$ Steakhouse, Irish,
9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 538 8100
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (40 reviews)
“steak” (61 reviews)
“braised lamb” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 498 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are two germans who arrived just today and as our hotel was around the corner, we thought it would be great to go there as already a very delicious smell from this restaurant caught us. We decided to go for the Shepard's Pie and...More

Thank fischn84
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fab food, fab atmosphere, fab staff. Will definitely return! I enjoyed the rib eye steak, perfectly done.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real find! Only steps from my hotel, from which I had to escape having eaten their the previous two nights. Lovely food, interesting menu, quick and courteous service. Best of all they didn't shove me in a corner or expect me to sit at...More

Thank Georgina W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for 18:30 and ordered from the Easrlybird menu. Fabulous home made soda bread, great smoked salmon and halumi starters. Shepherd's pie was tasty and filling and sirloin was excellent, cooked to perfection. Waitresses attentive and friendly. Wine on the pricey side and only real...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very groovy place, really chilled out, got a seat at the bar, felt like the kind of place I could go back any time and get good food and a friendly chat with the guys working there. Food is tasty, coffee is good, not pretentious...More

Thank MrGrabowsky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sussex is one of the places I keep going back to! They have it all - delicious food, amazing atmosphere, versatile menu, friendly and helpful staff that always accommodated any requests I might have had. They offer rich portions of tasty food, great vine selection...More

2  Thank Katarina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I went with friends we loved the friendly service and the food was amazing (especially the linguine). Would highly recommend it.

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant based on good reviews and relatively close proximity to downtown Dublin. We are a family of four and we came on a Thursday night in August without any reservation. There is a popular pub downstairs that was crowded. The dining room...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Sussex for a 21st birthday meal whilst staying in the city. Mainly chose it as looked like a nice Irish pub and was a great location being only 5 minutes walk from our hotel (The Clayton, Burlington Road). Unfortunately the restaurant is far...More

Thank charmatt28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its rare I am impelled to write a review but this is one bistro / restaurant I would never recommend. Poor service, high prices (for what you get), average food & limited veggie options. They say they are Vegetarian friendly but basically it's soup and/or...More

Thank Fuzzycentre
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Questions & Answers
22 October 2016|
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Response from Dave C | Property representative |
Hi, We are happy to cater for young families. However, we are situated upstairs. Also, we don't open for lunch at the weekends.
23 December 2014|
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Response from sedonasue1 | Reviewed this property |
Mark, Call the restaurant and see what they say. Take Care,Suzanne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$35
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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