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Govinda's Pure Vegetarian Restaurant

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10 Soho Street, London W1D 3DL, England
+44 20 7437 3662
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely vegan food from Hare Krishna chaps just off Oxford Street. Nom nom nom. You can have a dance here too

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Thank Lipmanfamily
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Govinda's is a great place to have vegan meals. We went to Govinda's with my friend to have a lunch. In a moment we got there we felt very welcomed. The waitress spoke English and wanted also to learn our language. She was very helpful and was having fun with us. The lunch included a soup, a drink (jamaican flower... More 

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Thank Terhi K
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic restaurant with amazing food.....BUT....Sorry to be honest and say this, the people who serve behind the counter need to learn the definition of "SERVICE WITH A SMILE". I was shocked at how unfriendly, frosty and unpleasant the staff members are which is surprising considering that they are all supposed to be devotees and surely should be... More 

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Thank Bhardwaj2014
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike some vegetarian restaurants, it offers food from many countries, and it's all tasty plus the service is friendly. They also catered for a party for me, excellent.

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Thank mikefX8388CZ
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fabulous vegetarian cafe in Central London. It is unbelievably cheap Dishes include authentic south India Thali and curries. Depending on what time of day you visit you can eat as much as you want for a set price. Go late and price is cheaper and you can eat more... This place is not posh and has a laid back... More 

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Thank acl0nd0n
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good, decent priced, vegetarian options available . Taste is good. Its a short walk from Oxford street , or tottenham court station

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Thank GaneshTripathi
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been visiting this restaurant for thirty years and it remains a firm favourite of mine. Great value for money and good food. I also like that you can take as long as you need and as a lone woman I never feel uncomfortable here. I usually have one of the Thalis but the cakes are amazing if you have... More 

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Thank RosieTilly
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply wonderful!!! The atmosphere and the service is wonderful! You can literally taste the love that is put into the food! I would highly recommend people to visit this wonderful place. The thali plates are a perfect choice for anyone who wants to get 'a bit of everything'. I will certainly visit again!!

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Thank jonnyboyy1981
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food... love the ambience... love everything about the place. Pure vegetarian (vegan options too). Try out the Paneer Tikka roll. The pizzas are great too. The thali options are really good to. The kids love the Mango / Strawberry milkshakes. If you're around the area definitely try it out.

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Thank FrustratedGuy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to go here 30 years ago and the food and atmosphere was brilliant then I have just been to London again and called in with my family for a meal and its even better than I remembered The staff all being devotees of Krishna are the most polite freindly and kind people you could wish to meet the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Cuisine
Indian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Soho Street, London W1D 3DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 3662
Description
Wholesome Natural Vegetarian Food. (Prasdm) Our aim is to provide fresh, nutritious meals at affordable prices. We serve a wide variety of pure vegetarian cuisine, which is freshly cooked on the premises throughout the day. All of our products are meat, fish and egg free with many dishes suitable for vegans too. We do not use onions, garlic or mushrooms. Try the thali (it literally means plate) which consists of 2 sabjis (vegetable dishes), rice, chapattis, and a side salad. More conventional dishes include pizza, lasagna, veggie burgers, egg-free quiche or one of our delicious spinach rolls, all of which can be served with salad. There are over ten different types of fresh salads available daily where you can try creations like mango, celery and walnut salad caprese, or fried and marinated courgette and eggplant. Stapes include simple salads like beetroot, potato and fresh mixed greens. If available. While you are here, try the tahini dressing, it's delicious! We have a selection of English treats such as home-made ice cream, cheesecakes and gateaux or try traditional Indian items such as sweet rice, laddhu (gram flour sweets) and barfis (condensed milk balls). Karma Free Diet Our restaurant also has an additional unique feature: all our preparations are first offered to Lord Krishna before being served and are thus called prasadam which means the Mercy of God. Dine in Govinda's for a truly blessed and karma-free experience! Take a piece of mercy with you All of our menu items are available as take-away, so even if you are in a rush or have just popped out from the office to grab a bite, you can experience the mercy of Lord Krishna! Party Time? If you are having a celebration and want to treat your guests to the Govinda's experience we can cater for any size of function. Celebrate someone special with a sumptuous egg-free cake. We have various sizes for any occasion. Contact us and we can make happen. Why not try Govinda's recipes at home? We have a large selection of vegetarian and vegan cookbooks to help you delight your friends and family with healthy, karma-free cooking. Pop in when you are next in the area or after visiting the temple next door. We look forward to serving you soon.

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