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#88 of 15,137 Restaurants in London
Travellers' Choice2023
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a phenomenal meal! I had a supremely good thali and each dish was utter perfection. The service is fast, efficient and very very friendly, not to mention the whole thing being absolutely exceptional value - especially given it's Central London!!!!!!!!!!! On top of...this, the whole experience really got me thinking. It says on the website that their food is offered to Lord Govinda before it is served to the customer, thereby becoming sanctified. Given the sheer quality and generosity of the food on offer at Govinda's, it would be foolish to discount the power this blessing evidently bestows. Due to my inextricable links with Christian tradition, the overwheling deliciousness of this lunch has left me with a great deal of soul searching to do. Amen/Hare KrishnaMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words mean a lot to us! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. We're committed to providing excellent service, and we're thrilled that we were able to do so for you. Thank you for your visit and for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best food EVER. Would have given 5 stars but for the price. £15 for v small rice, v small veg curry, 2xv small chapati, 1x samosa and 1x pakora.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a vegetarian, it was the perfect place to eat in central London. Simple food, just like home and at a reasonable price. Would definitely come back here and recommend to friends and family. Wish there were more of these restaurants. Well done to the...team. Hare Krishna. ps Was great to have the temple next door and do Darshan.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ketan V We are so humble to see your recommendation. It's lovely to hear you found the food to be delicious. Let’s spread the word out on the goodness of Govindas and glories of saatvik prasadham to many others to come and enjoy the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and my ate here for lunch, we took the Veggie plate and we loved the spicy and tasty food. Everything was great!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joie99 Happy to see your wonderful review of Govinda’s and thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to serve you. See you soon with your friends and family. The Govinda’s Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am very much happy with Indian food govida temple darsan, saa bhajan and participated that is in the central London it is a joyful night and food was delicious Indian dishesMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words mean a lot to us! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. We're committed to providing excellent service, and we're thrilled that we were able to do so for you. Thank you for your visit and for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasty vegetarian curry in a simple, reasonably priced, and welcoming restaurant. Definitely a different atmosphere than the nearby noisy Oxford Street. Surly I’m coming back.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words mean a lot to us! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. We're committed to providing excellent service, and we're thrilled that we were able to do so for you. Thank you for your visit and for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, really friendly people and a great atmosphere. First visited this lovely place about 35 years ago and it’s just as brilliant now.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark Happy to see your wonderful review of Govinda’s and thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to serve you. See you soon with your friends and family. The Govinda’s Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I travelled over from Wales for a few days visiting family and friends. After spending some time in London we came here for some good wholesome nutritious food. I am a whole-food vegetarian and I mostly eat wholesome nutritious food - cheating...occasionally. Our food at Govinda’s was really good, tasty and nutritious. The queue was a bit lengthy to get served but this just goes to show how popular the place is. When we are next in London we will be in again. Prices are reasonable and, next time, we will probably indulge and have a desert, like the cheesecake. 😊. The staff are really pleasant, helpful and friendly so a very good experience.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to see your wonderful review of Govinda’s and thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to serve you. See you soon with your friends and family. The Govinda’s Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Self-satisfaction..!!! I was so desperate to eat some pure vegetarian food. The food was amazing. fantastic environment, chanting..overall 5/5 Definitely, I'll be back soon Highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear from you. Glad that you enjoyed the food here and had a positive experience. See you again with your friends and family. Hare Krishna!!! The Govinda’s Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a privilege to eat here as I want to eat food that is mindful of the Earth and our responsibilities towards it. Simple living and high thinking.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind words mean a lot to us! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review. We're committed to providing excellent service, and we're thrilled that we were able to do so for you. Thank you for your visit and for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fab little spot, hidden away near Soho Square gardens. Tasty vegi thali at a bargain price and the staff are lovely. Yes, it looks packed but they will find you a table super fast without feeling like anyone is being hurried out. Toilets appear dated...but they are super clean. This could become a regular haunt for me when in London now!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're delighted to hear that we met your expectations! Thank you for leaving us a positive review. We strive to provide the best service possible, and it's great to know that we succeeded. We appreciate your visit and look forward to seeing you again with...More

Reviewed 24 January 2024 via mobile

Delicious variety of healthy food.Had the Deluxe and a Spinach pie which we shared between two as a pre theatre lunch.Staff helpful and friendly and restaurant very clean . Thoroughly recommend as something different.Basic decor but really enjoyable experience.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Caroline K We are so humble to see your recommendation. It's lovely to hear you found the food to be delicious. Let’s spread the word out on the goodness of Govindas and glories of saatvik prasadham to many others to come and enjoy the...More

Reviewed 21 January 2024

Excellent food and tasty too.. Good prasadam. Felt blessed. Nutritious and tasted exactly like home-cooked food.. never missed home food with this

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thirumalai Dhayalan, General Manager at Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ajay Happy to see your wonderful review of Govinda’s and thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to serve you. See you soon with your friends and family. Hare Krishna !!! The Govinda’s Team

Reviewed 13 January 2024

My son Andrew and I had a lovely time at Chez Vous yesterday evening. We were looked and it was nice. I told him how pleased I was to see that you now have a separate vegetarian menu with a lovely selection of starters and...main courses.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

Very basic Not fresh dal, almost tasted pre made Was ok, nothing wow All veggie can cater for vegan. Garlic naan was amazing

Date of visit: January 2024
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Cristina B
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Response from thirupatig | Property representative |
Hi we do have lots of gluten free items from lassies, thali items and deserts etc....
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Hi we do not deliver but you can order food from Just eat and in December 2023 we will be using Deliveroo too. so you can order using this platforms. if you like more then 20 people we may deliver. using uber taxi,
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sorry, no idea. Probably isn't one. Worth asking in the Temple? or the very friendly security guard - though I'm sure they're not all as nice. Val
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GOVINDA'S VEGAN & VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT, London - Soho - Updated 2024 Restaurant Reviews, Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Food Delivery & Takeaway - Tripadvisor

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Govinda's Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5