Cold winter nights with the best soup in town
By Motlagae Konyana
There’s nothing better than warming up with a delectable bowl of freshly made soup and a side of bread or croutons on a cold winter’s day. These silky soups are pure comfort in a bowl. There are lots of places to get a hearty bowl of soup in Johannesburg, some that would even get you remembering the home-made soups your grandmother made when you were growing up.
Here are 5 great spots to enjoy a delicious bowl of soup in Johannesburg
Thai Cafe – Greenside
Thai Cafe is one of the best place to get a healthy and delicious soup for those cold winter nights. Their Hot and Sour Prawn Soup with vegetables, coriander and lime leaves is one that can you enjoy it with their freshly made bread. This creamy soup is ideal for prawn lovers – the hot and sour flavours are enhanced by the lime leaves and the corriander.
Marble – Parktown North
Marble offers Joburg diners something different – not just a plate of food, but a theatre of experience. Their best selling soup is the Coal roasted sweet potatoe and smoked chipotle with hailey melt chedder cheese toasty.
Belle’s Patisserie – Illovo
Chef Sthokozile Sibanda of Belle’s Patisserie say their wholesome Minestrone soup (potatoe, cabaage, cerely and carrots) is their best soup this winter. This soup is served with a crispy slice of homemade sweet loaf and is perfect for those winter nights snuggled up with your favorite episode of The Fixer.
Signature Restaurant – Morningside, Brooklyn
Slow braised chicken broth infused with mediterranean herbs and finished with cream and basil pesto. This health soup is ideal for chicken lovers and served with garlic croutons.
Free Food – Ilovo
Free Food is a every vegans dream eatery – with great Asian inspired dishes. One of their soups to enjoy this winter is The winter Blossom Broth, a clear and pure Asian-inspired mung (small round bean) bean noodle broth with protein-rich mushroom, fresh vegetables, ginger & garlic, and sesame seeds. It is perfect to warm you up this winter.