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The Sussex

) #15 of 2,060 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” (38 reviews)
“steak” (60 reviews)
“braised lamb” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Steakhouse, Irish, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Sussex Terrace, Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 536 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice, place, out of the busy part of Dublin, close to our hotel. The pub was lively, service great and friendly. Felt like the best Guinness in town. Became our favorite pub during our short stay.

Thank Viktoria Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted a restaurant close to our hotel and chose the Sussex. Excellent choice all 4 of us loved it. I highly recommend it

Thank MartyQC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly one of the highlights of the short trip. The recommendations were right, perfect service and food. Nice selection of ales. And a local pub downstairs just to finish the night.

Thank Oi_Mate2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was so good that we came back two nights in a row! Service is spot on too! Fish & Chips was best I've had in Dublin. They have a great menu; all the apps were terrific! Have an Irish coffee to end your meal!...More

Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Char grilled , medium well done rib eye steak at M O Brien's taster whole lot different from all the steaks I ever had. It was 20 plus days aged and it made a big difference and added to the experience. I am going to...More

Thank Baiju P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere for our last evening in Dublin. The Sussex did not disappoint, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was wonderful, the best we had eaten during our week in Ireland. My husband had the most amazing seafood linguine and my...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we got into Dublin, we decided to eat somewhere close to our hotel and The Sussex was the absolute perfect first meal. We decided to do the early bird tasting menu and it was great! I had squash soup, the fish special,...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was Friday night and the happy hour crowd flowed into the streets. The most difficult thing about this meal was getting to the restaurant (on the 2nd floor above a pub). Once there it was a delight. We had duplicate items, a scrumptious smoked...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank James K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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?
21 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
22 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$33
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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