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Essen Restaurant & Beer Cafe

Essen Restaurant & Beer Cafe

German Restaurant$$$$
  • Donny M.
    "The schnitzel is awesome; try them with any of the sauces!"(16 Tips)
    Dat H.
    "Pork knuckle is nice."(3 Tips)
    Mark A.
    "Great ciders served here."(2 Tips)
    Bec B.
    "They don't even have German beer on tap!"(2 Tips)
33 Tips and reviews
  • schnitzel
  • good service
  • cider
  • spätzle
  • beer
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  • Kristin L.
    Kristin LouieDecember 10, 2017
    The English speaking waiter was nice.. that’s actually it.
  • J
    JOctober 16, 2016
    Apart from the schnitzel, the pea and ham soup is also good
  • Mark A.
    Mark AndrewAugust 25, 2016
    Sausage plate and beer
  • J
    JSeptember 22, 2015
    Great portion for the schnitzel; Danish beer available.
  • Viridianne
    ViridianneMay 7, 2015
    Mains can be made gluten free, they'll switch the bread with rösti
  • Buddheesha W.
    Buddheesha WeerasingheJanuary 17, 2015
    The pork schnitzel with creamy mushroom sauce is great!!!
  • Miss S.
    Miss SmythJuly 5, 2014
    Big fan of Austrian / German food, visited Vienna a few times and Essen's schnitzel is the real deal, best in Sydney!
  • Dat H.
    Dat HongMay 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Pork knuckle is nice. It is massive so order to share between two and order a litre of tap beer to go with it.
    Upvoted Nov 18, 2017
  • Eileen Z.
    Eileen ZFebruary 24, 2014
    Yay for spaetzle and pickles!
  • Ondrej P.
    Ondrej PavluJanuary 4, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Without any doubt the best schnitzel in Sydney. You'd better give it a try!
  • Donny M.
    Donny MendozaMay 17, 2013
    The schnitzel is awesome; try them with any of the sauces! The rösti you get as part of the meal is awesome! (Picture is of Jäger Schnitzel)
    Upvoted Nov 18, 2017
  • Mark A.
    Mark ArmstrongMay 7, 2013
    I am often asked by work colleagues "Was the food good?" what would you say? Bloody delicious as you can tell!
  • Mark A.
    Mark ArmstrongMay 7, 2013
    Great ciders served here. Sweet, medium or dry styles all represented!
  • Mark T.
    Mark TDecember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Huge schnitzels golden rosti and fantastic beers!
  • Reysha T.
    Reysha TiyardiSeptember 8, 2012
    Essentially, all the schnitzels are delicious.
  • Anderson L.
    Anderson LamAugust 9, 2012
    Yum! Camembert crumbed and deep fried served with cranberry compote!
  • Joni Y.
    Joni YuJune 30, 2012
    Mango Weizen! Soooooo good
  • Wadih N.
    Wadih NaderJune 2, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Can u take on the Schnitzilla challange
  • Peter
    PeterNovember 6, 2011
    Lots of food, big meals
  • Jake H.
    Jake HSeptember 17, 2011
    Just hope you're there on a night when Sylvester is working.
  • Bec B.
    Bec BearSeptember 7, 2011
    I ordered the pork knuckle and was very disappointed! It looked impressive but it was a big bone and hard to get the meat off -mostly fat. They don't even have German beer on tap!
  • oski o.
    oski oshSeptember 3, 2011
    Lovely foods and quality service 
  • Jade P.
    Jade PhillipsAugust 22, 2011
    Get a jug of the home-made cider
  • kate p.
    kate phillipsAugust 18, 2011
    Amazing food. Jaeger schnitzel is divine.
  • Stephen N.
    Stephen NaimoAugust 17, 2011
    Finishing a meal here is impossible. It's Sisyphean.
  • James D.
    James DuckerNovember 1, 2010
    Best Schnitzel I've had outside of Vienna.
  • Callan
    CallanOctober 22, 2010
    Deep fried camembert and Jager schnitzel. Can't beat it.
  • Andrew
    AndrewOctober 1, 2010
    Schnitzel is good, and massive. Pork knuckle is also massive but no crackly... I would not recommend the knuckle. Actually very dissappointed.
  • Dean E.
    Dean EconomouSeptember 3, 2010
    Schnitzel is too large for a human
  • Roger Sho G.
    Roger Sho GMarch 13, 2010
    Schofferhofer Kristal is a lovely crisp beer served chille in a tall glass. Do try.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SomaDecember 16, 2009
    Try the schnitzel - any sauce. It's huge and delicious.
  • Kristine H.
    Kristine HowardNovember 27, 2009
    Go to Essen and order the schnitzel. Make sure you're hungry!
  • Clara M.
    Clara M.October 29, 2013
    Excellent apple strudel
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