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 7440 5229
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
Every time I come to London (and this is my 26th) I stop by Govinda. It offers a relaxing getaway from the hurly-burly of Oxford Street compulsive shoppers providing a vegetarian meal with a nice home-feel to it. My personal favourite is their vegetarian lasagna, which I generally couple with a piece of poppadom bread. Of course many more options are available, but I'm a creature of habits. It...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