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About Sova Food Vegan Butcher
Our aim is to promote vegan food prepared according to our own delicious and unique style. We put great care in composing vegetarian and vegan dishes that taste excellent while providing all the essential nutrients with the benefit for your body and soul. Tasty, Healthy, Happy, Sexy!
Dublin, Co. Dublin D08 EF24
Hours of operation:
Wednesday - Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00
€31 to €50
085 727 7509
Dublin City South, Camden Street
Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Sova Food Vegan Butcher Ratings and Reviews
I honestly could not have enjoyed my meal here any more. I had the schnitzel which was probably the best meal I've had all year, and my partner had the steak which tasted stunning. The wait staff were great and friendly all evening, and despite being quite busy always found time for us! I absolutely would go again in a heartbeat, and plan on eating there every time I'm in Dublin now. That schnitzel was honestly divine, mouthwatering just thinking about it!
Very clever and extremely tasty vegan food. The only quibble is that the place is a bit cramped and the chairs not very comfortable. Sometimes vegan restaurants seems to cultivate an austerity of comfort that I don't quite understand. However, the food is good enough to return, and we will, again and again.
Just amazing food and friendly staff. I visited for the first time in the summer and was so impressed that when I found out I was going to visit Dublin on business I made sure I stayed nearby Sova so that I could eat there both days, even though the hotel was a 50 minute walk away from the conference centre. I tried two different starters and two different mains but would find out really difficult to pick a favourite. They were all amazing. I will visit Dublin again just to go to Sova.
Once again, I enjoyed delicious food and my carnivore friend really enjoyed hers too, though I think she was not expecting to! [Sadly also once again I forgot to get the little card stamped when paying - I always carry it and invariably forget to use it.]
I could see right in to the kitchen and I kept telling my friend to look around, just to see the care and attention lavished on each and every dish of food as it was being prepared. I wish I hadn't had the cauliflower soup even though I loved it - I loved it so much I had to finish every last mouthful even though I knew I'd never be able for the (wonderful, so tasty) Chia Burger that followed. I think my friend's arancini and stuffed pork would have been a better choice, purely because the arancini was a smaller portion. But I can choose something else next time. Because there'll definitely be next times!
I had an amazing dinner with a vegan friend for her birthday. As a non-vegan, I thought I would be a nice venue for her birthday event and had read the excellent reviews, so was excited to try it. The food, service and ambience lived up to all expectations! I got the black olive arancini and was so impressed with its flavour. The schnitzel for the main course was so divine - I would have preferred to eat that than actual meat! The chocolate mousse dessert was decadent and gorgeous. The staff even wrote happy birthday on my friend's desset plate, which really topped off the night!
This was my second time here - the first was for a Sunday lunch, and this for an evening dinner with a friend.
The food is simply phenomenal. Some of the most delicious meals I've ever had, vegan or not. And the way they replicate the textures and sensations of typically non-vegan dishes is done jobs of magic; definitely unlike anything I've had anywhere else.
The staff are all incredibly welcoming and friendly, and easy to chat to. The place has a bit of a "hip" feel to it, but in a good way - again, warm staff, and the music isn't too loud but does tend to be really good - a lot of old pop songs during my most recent visit.
Oh, and the wine is amazing! We had a bottle of Spanish red, and it was deliciously light and easy to drink along with our meals.
I could go on and on, but honestly, if you're at all interested, give this place a try! Even if you're not vegan, or even vegetarian, you will not regret it!
Great location, cool atmosphere and interesting concept. The staff are very friendly and informative, coffees are great and it's BYO, which makes it excellent value for a night out. I absolutely loved my starter; an arancini ball with roasted red pepper sauce, but was less enthusiastic about my main (the chia burger). I found it overwhelmingly huge, and quite heavy and under-seasoned. I also thought the cheesecake was much too big and stodgy. However, I did suffer from food envy as some of my fellow diners ordered the chocolate mousse which they said was devine. Overall, I nice new place on the Dublin food scene and I will be back!
Food is always amazing at sova. The service can sometimes be a bit too relaxed (asked for tea, had to ask again, asked for extra ketchup, never arrived and meals weren't checked up on). The food is so good this hasn't detered me from re-visiting :-) but extra training for the wait staff or maybe smaller sections for each to wait on would be good. I saw that there were two waiters and they were serving the whole restaurant between them. Maybe break it down so one does upstairs and the other does downstairs this way each waiter knows what's happening in their own section - this is coming from experience of working in bewleys cafe on grafton st :-) thank you for the wonderful food
The menu is varied, colourful, creative, original and mouth-watering, leaving you with the classic "Hmmm, which will I choose?" dilemma. And yet all dishes are vegan--not a single animal product in sight. Presentation of food is first class, of a kind found only in the best restaurants, and service is quick, efficient and personable. Prices are more than reasonable, and excellent when compared with typical restaurant prices in Dublin. Since my last visit, the restaurant has added a selection of white and red wines (four of each, available by the glass or bottle, and all organic) and as it approaches one year in existence in its current location, it looks to be establishing itself very well (bookings are required for evening sittings, even early ones). Very much one-of-a-kind and a great example of what can be accomplished in terms of varied, tasty and nutritious food without the culinary 'cheating' of using animal products.
My husband and I went for our anniversary and we loved this restaurant. My husband loved it and he's a meat eater. The food was amazing, i've been vegetarian for 30+ years and it's finally nice to get a vegetarian restaurant where everything is cooked and prepared on the premises and tastes so good. I'm already planning my next visit. I would highly recommend it.
The Vegan Butcher serves by far the best mock meat I've eaten since ever, featuring excellent taste and superb texture! We liked it so much, we returned the next after. The menu items we had were delicious and lovely creative creations. Furthermore, the staff was very friendly and awesome in creating a great atmosphere and spreading good vibes! Next time we're in Dublin, we'll definitely come back here!
I love this place and I don't know why I don't get on a bus and cross the Liffey more often - I enjoy it so very much when I do make it out here. The food is wonderful --- beautifully presented, imaginative, creative and delicious. I was given a seat by the window because it's always full but I couldn't manage to climb the stairs. It's such a change to be in a restaurant where vegan food is so thoughtfully prepared. And even the carnivore present loves the food and the whole atmosphere here.
This was my first time here but my boyfriend had been many times and it was his birthday so I decided to take him. I'm quite picky with what I eat and don't eat a lot of foods so wasn't sure I'd be able to find something I'd like but I was pleasantly surprised. We ordered different items off the menu and shared everything and all plates were cleared and belly's full! I asked in advance for them to put a candle on the dessert we ordered and the owner brought it out and sang happy birthday :D
This is a vegan restaurant but will satisfy anyone and is a great example of how tastes and textures can be satisfied without the need of harming our health, the environment and of course sentient animals.
Fantastic food all around. Brunch was delist, I'm Vegan and so happy to have such a great place to go to now and know that they care and you can trust the food is prepared in a proper way and environment.
The pulled Porc sandwich was out of this world, it's the first time I have tried seitan.
Thank you and I'm bringing my family back this weekend, my wife and 3 children.They too are a Vegan, I have spread the word at work to all as well.
Keep up the great work, and don't change the prices, there just right.
See you then👌👍
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