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Govindas

#232 of 2,012 Restaurants in Dublin
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Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 872 7463
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12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Ahmedabad
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful restaurant for vegetarian food in Dublin! Food is superb and tasty. Service is with smile. This is typically an Indian vegetarian restaurant though they include a few middle-eastern items as well. We went to both the restaurants and food was equally good. We found the restaurant at Aungier street a little better (in terms of sitting area,... More 

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Thank Prof-Gupta
Dundee, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic, places like this are so rare, totally revived this tired tourist - best meal I had in Dublin. Authentic, honest, nutritious vegetarian delight. Thank you.

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Thank 588phoebe
Bucharest, Romania
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place! An authentic restaurant for vegetarians. Very cheap, very delicious dishes with huge portions, indian oriented. A small shop also available, with philosophycal books to read and learn. Oh, and fantastic music and atmosphere, too. Hare Krishna!

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Thank Darkdistro
Cork, Ireland
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Small plate of food for €6.50, lots of variety and more than enough to eat for this price. The tofu is superb, I can never get it as tender as this. Very relaxing atmosphere in the city centre. Friendly and efficient staff. Could do with a few larger water glasses is my only gripe.

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Thank Onee
London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

At Govindas the vegetarian food is plentiful and tasty (a small plate left me stuffed and happy). Atmosphere is a little run down/dingy, but this is more than compensated for by friendly, welcoming staff. Don't be put off if downstairs looks busy, there are tables upstairs too.

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1 Thank skimeld
London
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were in Dublin for a weekend and found this great place through an online search. The lady serving was so lovely and the food was fantastic. We went back again the second day as it was so good and it was another different buffet menu, which was equally as good as the first days. It's not a fancy place,... More 

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2 Thank Daphney-George
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I eat here regularly, the food (all vegetarian) is always tasty, the portions are large and satisfying, the staff are friendly and helpful. It is a 'no frills' restaurant, don't expect opulence or luxury. The seating, utensils and decor are functional rather than luxurious, but this minimalism lends the place a distinctive charm which I really like. It can get... More 

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1 Thank Gavan C
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Everytime I eat at Govindas I leave fully satisfied both by the food, ambience and friendly staff. Most of all though the value is extraordinary! If you were to eat this well in other restaurants it would be at least double the price. There are 2 outlets in Dublin but the Aungier Street one is best!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Govinda's could be considered to be an austere canteen. They offer small, medium and large plates increasing in price at £5, £7, £9 ish. You can chose from hot dishes and salads and your plate will be piled high with healthy indian fusion vegetarian food. We were there early and noticed a constant stream of lunchtime city workers coming in,... More 

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1 Thank LJC65_ABC
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Came here on a Friday night and definitely got our moneys worth. As we had a taste card it was only 5 euros each for a huge plate of food. There are a range of dish of the day options and normally I think they serve them as just a bit of each dish though you can customise this as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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: Middle Abbey Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > North City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: North City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 7463

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?