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4/5

Sovereign German Restaurant

157 Nawala Road, Nugegoda


Sovereign German Restaurant is pretty good. They serve extremely hearty German fare in a kitschy but welcoming location in Nugegoda.



We still have garlic burps, but Sovereign German Restaurant is pretty good. They serve extremely hearty German fare in a kitschy but welcoming location in Nugegoda.

Sri Lanka is a rare country where German/Swiss cuisine is the height of finer dining rather than, say, French. Chesa Swiss and the Bavarian are old favorites, but their suburban cousin Sovereign is actually quite good.

Quality

We ordered the Pot Roast Pork (Rs. 1,200) and the Chicken Cordon Bleu (Rs. 1,250) - both pricey but chock full of flavor and foodness (sheer quantity). Whatever you say about German food, it's not subtle. The pork was swimming in savory gravy and accompanied by creamy mashed potatoes and buttery carrots. The chicken had a slightly peppery bread crumb crust and a hot cheesy oozing creamy center. It came with mash and very savory mushrooms. The overall impression here is savory. There's no subtly here, it's just bang in the mouth with flavor.

It's really satisfying. There was a lot of food but we both cleaned our plates.

Service

We went at lunch time when the place was relatively empty and the service was quite good. A German lady that seemed to be the owner also came out after and thoughtfully gave us some Center Shock gum. The staff is attentive without hovering, they're good.

Location

Situated on the Nawala Road near Nugegoda, Sovereign isn't exactly central, but for people in suburbs including Battaramulla, it's far closer than a trip into town.

Conclusion

Prepare for overeating and feelings of great contented sleepiness. Sovereign is a worthy alternative to the city's Germanic fare. It's got savory, hefty portions, decent service and makes for an excellent if food-coma-inducing meal.


TIP

You may feel very sleepy afterwards.

Address

157 Nawala Road, Nugegoda

Directions

From Nugegoda, head down the Nawala Road past the Wetland Park, past Sampath Bank, past Saman Road. It's just before the HSBC. There's an orange sign. From Nawala head over the Kirillapone Canal bridge, past the HSBC bridge, then you're there.

Contacts

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Open 10:30 AM to 2 PM and 5:30 PM to 11 PM

Cuisine

German

Price Range

Between Rs. 1000 - Rs. 1500

Dish Types

Pork

Ratings Breakdown

Overall Rating
4
Quality Rating
4
Service Rating
4
Ambience Rating
4
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lasith011

Bit expensive but really good food and friendly staff

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3/5

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Mystica

Very basic food. Steak and salad. Salad was very roughly chopped up. Odd combination. Minuscule amount of sauce. Tiny portion fries. From a packet. Fruit salad roughly chopped very kade ish style of presentation (For the price).

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5/5

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lasith011

Bit expensive but really good food and friendly staff

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3/5

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Mystica

Very basic food. Steak and salad. Salad was very roughly chopped up. Odd combination. Minuscule amount of sauce. Tiny portion fries. From a packet. Fruit salad roughly chopped very kade ish style of presentation (For the price).

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