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Essen Restaurant

#537 of 5,023 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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“pork knuckle” (24 reviews)
“strudel” (7 reviews)
“spaetzle” (5 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European, Central European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
133-135 Broadway, Sydney, New South Wales 2007, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was around 5 minutes from our hotel on Wattle street (Vulcan) and was a great place for some hearty food and beers. The schnitzel is the iconic dish to try and lived up to expectation!!! It was huge and great sides! The beer...More

1  Thank Coopes63
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We came here for an early dinner after a day out at the beach. I was feeling a bit cold before I got there. The aircon was really cranking when we got there and I didn't have a jumper so I found it a bit...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We were a group of 6 blokes out for our end of year get together. The atmosphere was a bit lacking but the service and food were good. Most had the pork knuckle which was large. The pork belly was a generous serving and melted...More

Thank the_one_and_only_hof
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to grab some food before going to see a movie. We waited briefly until being greeted and were seated beside an incredibly loud table of people despite other tables being available - not a big deal though more so frustrated at the table...More

Thank raquel175
Reviewed 21 November 2017

I have been here a number of times over the years, but hadn't been back in a long while, as my last experience was a bit of a let-down. It must have changed management though, because my most recent meal here was delightful. The staff...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We've dined at Essen Broadway (and previously Una's Broadway) for many years but sadly the quality and value has deteriorated in recent times. What should be a good value meal in no more. For a couple of schnitzels, a beer and maybe a desert you...More

Thank MAK2123
Reviewed 7 October 2017

sausage and schnitzel dishes, The menu is as they describe 'hearty European cuisine', mostly schnitzel, sausages, pork knuckle type of food. Portion size is usually large with an impressive European beer selection, with a few Australian standards for the non-adventurous ber drinker. The service staff...More

Thank aestheticeducators
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a meat feast in Sydney this is the place to go. The pork knuckle is crackle king, pork belly is amazing and the schnitzels are plentiful and tasty. Vegetarian options of mushrooms in various formats are also available. Try the...More

Thank A J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

In my last review which gave them 2 stars, I said we wouldn't be back. But my wife decided to give them another go & we took our kids & relatives this time. When my wife was on the phone booking, the manager(?) had seen...More

Thank TC T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had a table of six, it wasn't a busy night which probably helped but the staff were excellent, friendly and attentive. My partner and I shared the platter and weren't disappointed, it had a good selection of meats & sausages, more gah we could...More

Thank icantgetadamdname
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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$ 24
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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
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