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
The restaurant is an extension of the temple next door, and that raised my expectations. The food is not bad, however, that is the saddest part. I was expecting it to be great. I have been to the Vrindavan, the birth place of Shri Krishna, multiple times and believed that Govinda's Restaurant's cuisine will be inspired by that holy place. However, the food was not at all tasty, and I don't...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
To sum it up, great vegetarian food that is extremely affordable. The restaurant within the name is a bit over egging it, as its more of a banqueting cafe. You go up to the counter order what sized thali you like, pay at the table and if you are lucky find a spare table and seat.
Seeming that the restaurant is linked to the temple and run in conjunction with on another, you would hope that...more
Very good food- the first two options on the menu- Small Thali and Large Thali are all you can eat! Yes please. When you go back and ask for a second portion of everything they might say "you are hungry". To which I said "yes". Hahahahha.
To be honest I have no idea what the dishes were called- but I loved the variety. A spicy red bean stew, a spinach potato curry option, another cauliflower...more