Run by the Hare Krishna members, Govinda's Pure Vegetarian Restaurant serves a variety of vegetarian snacks, sandwiches and beverages.
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Govinda's Pure Vegetarian Restaurant
9-10 Soho StreetSohoLondonW1D 3DN
- +44 20 7437 3662
Food is good but need more variety
You get out of there smelling very bad
I wasn't comfortable sitting there at all! It's hot, it's smelly and you get kind of missionaries running around trying to talk to you.. I'm just there to grab food!
Plus restrictions on what you can eat for their all you can eat menumore
An out-of-the-road surprise Govinda is. Attached to the Khrisna temple on soho square, it deters number of people. However the complete thalis are excellent, not over cooked in ghee butter as other place. My small thali was filling with loads of flavours.
The small tables and the general chatter going around really conduces to a good lunching atmosphere.more
I love Indian food because (1) I usually have more food options as I follow a pure vegetarian [no onion/garlic] diet and (2) I'm in England where Indian food is said to be awesomely delicious. I had heard about this place and was in the area just in time for dinner. It was a Sunday.
I had made a note that it closed at 4 pm (we arrived sometime around 5 or a little past) but forgot and...more
Govinda's is as good as it gets because:
1. You have this little cute cafe/restaurant right in the middle of the zoo area of Soho with reasonable prices
2. Great vegetarian Indian dishes
3. No one bothers you! You pick your food, pay, grab a fork and sit down to do whatever you want to do (read, stare into the space, lick your plate..sky is the limit)
Will I be back? You bet!more
This is my third time at a Govinda's and like always, it has always been delicious food that's great for your body and soul. I thought the food here was a bit pricey for the portion size -- maybe I was just too hungry or maybe it's because I live across the pond in Dublin where I'm used to paying a bit lesser? You'll never know.
Bottomline: if you're looking for a vegetarian option or simply...more