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Fill Up On The Soup Of The Day At These Top Restaurants

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There is nothing better than tucking into a hearty, thick soup in the middle of winter. In fact, we love soup so much we could eat it all year round! So, we went in search of the top soupy concoctions out in the city. Here's where to find the best soup of the day in Joburg. 

Chaplin's Grill

Chaplin's Grill in Hurlingham are known for their high-quality food and wine offerings. However, if you are looking for a no-fuss, home-style soup, they've got you covered. Try out their soup of the day which is served with cream and fresh herbs. If this doesn't quite satisfy your soup craving, inquire with the manager on duty about their pre-cooked dinners supplied by Chalmar Beef. While you dine at the restaurant, you can order a pre-prepared Chef's Soup of the Day for only *R65.


Marble in Rosebank is all about open-fire cooking. Their open-coal inspired menu doesn't end at meat dishes. They cook almost all their dishes over the fire, including fish, poultry, breads and even desserts. Best of all, their soup of the day is coal-roasted overnight to produce a delicious smoky flavour. If grandma's potato and leek soup just isn't doing it for you, try this one out. After all, what better way to celebrate Joburg winter than by enjoying a hot pot of braaied soup!

Soup of the day

Free Food

If you're looking for vegan friendly soups to keep you warm during the chilly season, then be sure to visit Free Food in Illovo. As for soups, you have to try their Roast Butternut & Tomato Soup for R65*, served with a toasted bread round and a hummus smudge. Or even the Winter Blossom Broth for R90* – a clear Asian-inspired mung bean noodle broth with protein-rich
shitake mushroom, fresh vegetables, ginger, garlic and sesame seeds.

Doppio Zero 

Doppio Zero's flagship restaurant in Rosebank offers patrons Mediterranean fusion at its finest. They have two soup options on their menu: Beef Goulash or Roast Butternut (vegan option available). You can order a medium or large portion of their soups. And to make your choice even more enjoyable, you can dunk and soak up the soup with mosbolletjie toast. served with your order. Pure heaven, we think!

The Great Eastern Food Bar

For something moreish, hearty, and full of flavour, be sure to grab a belly warming soup from the The Great Eastern Food Bar in Illovo. There are a handful of delicious soup-musts on their menu, including the starter Chicken Wonton Soup (portion of 4 chicken wontons in a deep chicken broth with Asian greens); the Chicken Noodle Soup (poached chicken in an aromatic Asian broth, served with Asian greens and ramen noodles); and the Chicken Sweetcorn Noodle Soup (served with thick ramen noodles, fresh corn and poached chicken).

De La Creme

If you happen to find yourself in Melville this winter, looking for something to warm you up from the inside out, then be sure to pay a visit to De La Creme. Order one of their delicious seasonal soups, including the Country Chicken, the Classic Goulash, the Creamy Tomato, and the Butternut Soup.

Do you know of any other restaurants that serve up soup of the day in Joburg? Let us know about them!


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