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112 Darlinghurst Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia (Inner East)
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Ranked #886 of 5,373 Restaurants in Sydney
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Inner East
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is always good to eat food that has been prepared in vegetation kitchen. The food here is well prepared but not outstanding. We went expecting Indian food. Although there were dishes which were notionally Indian, there was not enough variety of spices so many dishes were quite bland. A good selection of salads and a help yourself buffet. The... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

For Vegetarians like me, it was good choice. Although variety of vegetarian food available was limited, but whatever was there was good. It was little on higher side as far as cost is concerned.

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Denver, Colorado
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21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you like vegetarian and Indian cuisine, you will love Govinda's buffet. We found this gem in our Fodder's travel guide...The food selection is small and they often run out during the dinner rush, but everything is delicious. The restaurant is in a Hare Krishna center on the 2nd floor and the 3rd floor is a movie theater. The dinner... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Vegetarian buffet and a movie...food was good. Not great but I'm giving it a 4 cos I'm a generous soul and the experience is everything sometimes. Loved the lounge all over the floor movie theatre. We saw The Lunch Box and it was a perfect fit. Great lazy night dining experience.

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Fantastic food, Quick service, great staff and is located in the nice location, I visit often to have meals at Govinda's These guys cooks food that satisfy the hungers. Govinda's is great !

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had Living Social vouchers for dinner and movie. I had made booking one week prior on the website and quoted our voucher number and received a confirmation. Once we got there it seemed as though they didn't have mu booking reserved. They kind of had to scramble around to organise a table of four. The buffet is nothing special.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It's always nice to get there for a nice dinner and a movie. The food is good enough and the service si kind and smiley. Movies are always nice and the sits extremely confortable. But take care in the weekend! Be sure to be there at least one hour before the scheduled movie and to be ready for it at... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a lovely little Indian-type restaurant in Darlinghurst area. There is some outdoor seating. You can, if you want, get dinner and a movie(first run movies). The buffet is quite large, the food is good- vegetarian/vegan, no onions, mushrooms or garlic. It is run by the Hare Krishna group, although the only indication of this is a few pamphlets... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Limited range of food, about toast and well-cooked, was expecting more Rotti, tandoori etc rather than quinoa salad, wedges and soup though a couple of more traditional Indian dishes and rice. Popular venue and pleasant staff.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went there with 3 friends last night for dinner after making a reservation early in the day. We were led to a table in the farthest and dingiest corner of the restaurant, while there were only 2 other tables occupied at that time. Not the ones to easily write off a place, we managed to squeeze in and settle down.... More 

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Additional Information about Govinda's

Address: 112 Darlinghurst Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: 9380-5155
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Inner East
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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