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Lila Sosse

Alaunstrasse 70 | Im Hof der Fabelwesen, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
0351 8036723
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Ranked #10 of 699 Restaurants in Dresden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $22
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were looking forward to eat here, due to other recommendations and the nice location in this cool part of town. We are not charmed by the concept with the pots..... prone to spoilage. We had a salad with carrots, roasted peanuts and ginger and the taste was awful. Unfortunately the waitress made a misplaced attempt in trying to convince... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Food & drinks were very tasteful and a nice modern impression of the German cuisine. Service was adequate but not all staff was equally friendly.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The presentation of the meals was in jars which was quite unique. The food was delicious and fresh. My partner had the veal ragout which was so amazing and I had the beet risotto which was also tasty. We had bread/dip to share and the carrot, ginger salad. One glass of wine and one beer for 34euro was good value.... More

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mumbai
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164 reviews 164 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Sure this place reminded me of my erstwhile neighborhood in Brooklyn with it charming artsy shabby chic look and real unusual food. We started with a beer and and a dip in a jar made if parsley pine nuts and cheese. At first too leafy for me but then it magically grew onto me.Next I was asked to try their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went to investigate this place after reading the reviews on TA. We were staying at the Swisshotel so decided to pull out the map and take a walk over the bridge. I would suggest taking the tram if you were not up for a bit of a walk. The area is very different over there, but some quaint feel about... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We sought this out based on a NY Times write-up. It was our favorite meal of our Berlin/Dresden trip. Our favorite dishes were the noodles with onions, the curry wurst, the pickled herring, and the sweet potatoes. The food comes in jars, which is cute. Most importantly though, everything was delicious! Also, the courtyard location is lovely and prices were... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

“What’s a typical German national dish, Tony?, I am being asked very often when traveling. This is quite impossible to answer as German cuisine is more a jigsaw of regional tastes then “bratwurst” or “sauerkraut”. Lila Soße manages successfully to bring traditional dishes with high quality ingredients in a young entrepreneur’l environment with motivated service staff closer to the guest.... More

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Albany, New York
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152 reviews 152 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lila Sosse bills itself as serving innovative cuisine with a unique presentation, but they seem trapped by the jars. First, bring a pad because the two seating options are the largest collection of uncomfortable chairs in Dresden or a long wooden bench (seat and back). I don’t mind shabby chic, but this goes too far. Now the jars: my wife... More

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Northern California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great location - an alternative, artsy area away from old city tourism. Very interesting restaurant - reasonable prices, informal setting, diverse and good food with most food presented in unusual way - in glass jars!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I come from a mixed German, Hungarian and Serbian family. Among other things, this means we take our food dead serious. Meet in particular. To cut the chase - if my mother and both of my grandmothers cared for new tendencies in cousine and were willing to detour from recepies of their grandmothers - they will cook like this. Tasty,... More

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