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The Sussex

9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 538 8100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (38 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
“braised lamb” (5 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great restaurant in Dublin. Varied menu with some traditional Irish dishes. The lamb shepherd's pie was the best we found on our trip. Excellent seafood and pasta. Good wine list with reasonable pricing. Special "early bird" menu from 5-6 PM with great values. Reservations suggested...More

Thank James K
Reviewed yesterday

So, best seafood I had in a while. My sister had the steak and she said it was excellent. The restaurant is well organised and nicely decorated and the staff were very efficient and friendly.

Thank nayia52
Reviewed yesterday

The food was excellent, as was the service. There were six of us and we had several different dishes. The appetizers and the main dishes were all very good.

Thank 551melm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a good menu and very good selection of wine. Staff are friendly and efficient. Service was slightly slow but then it was very busy

Thank BrianKavanagh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic restraunt. Great staff, food, the service was amazing and the food delicious. I would highly recommend this restraunt to anyone.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place sits above O'Briens pub which is a very 'traditional' Irish pub, but walk upstairs and you will find a very nicely decorated, contemporary restaurant with excellent service and a great menu. Staff will tell you the dishes of the day, all the specials...More

Thank sge31
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Busy restaurant (suggest making reservation). Good selection on menu. Delicious homemade bread. I ate steak and partner had burger - generous portions and everything cooked and presented well. Puddings delicious and very good selection of wine. Nice lively atmosphere. Happy to recommend

Thank sara c
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful atmosphere, wonderful and friendly people and very tasty food. Can't imagine a better place.

Thank 942bob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fab team at the Sussex came to our rescue on Friday evening. We arrived late in Dublin with no dinner reservations, they managed to accommodate us at very short notice and although there were clearly very busy, they made us feel like they had...More

Thank vegpatch2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Dublin late on a Friday night and this pub was practically opposite our hotel. I'd seen on Trip Advisor that it served food late, so we headed over. The pub itself was heaving, so we struggled to find where to go, but...More

Thank carolinecag
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it suitable for a family (3 kids under 5) dinner (2pm ish) after a show at the Gaiety theatre?
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.
Hi, would you have a space for 5 on New Years Eve, please ? Very late notice I know, apologies ! Thanks Mark
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$22 - US$34
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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