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Soul Soup Cafe

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55 Cardigan Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Benoni, South Africa
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you looking for well priced and tasty soup, this place will have you covered. It doesn't look like much from inside or outside, but it is cosy and they make some good coffee.

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Thank Caleb W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Food was ok good,but didn't focus on details, menu is messy,no price or name tag,soup of the day was not ready,the alternative one took 20mins. Disappointed

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Thank Ilynn O
Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A perfect place to "escape" from the hustle and bustle of the Melbourne city centre. We went to the museum and parked in the 2 hour parking (free) at the rear of the museum, and then drove to Cardigan Street (very easy) and got a 2 hour off street park (standard rates). The cafe has beautiful home made soups, pastry... More 

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Thank Sue H
Peregian Beach, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Walk in for breakfast ! Disappointed when only offering was jaffle and not much else. If you like jaffle then it's a winner.

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1 Thank traceyleemarshall
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I enjoyed a very tasty beef focaccia in a quiet cozy corner. It was nice to get away from the city crowds for my lunch break. I will be back to sample some more delicious food.

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1 Thank Lynn29_13
Sydney
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

thanks to other tripadvisor reviewers for putting me onto this cafe. it is excellent - super friendly service, great coffee, nice food, and great relaxing atmosphere. if i lived in melbourne (instead of visiting from sydney) this place would be a regular haunt

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1 Thank Pippip8
BoyZeus, Owner at Soul Soup Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and kind words. Maggie and Peter. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Awesome little cafe with amazing food and coffee! Great atmosphere with the friendliest staff who always have a smile on their dial! I must visit for everyone!!!

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Thank Chrystalovevintage
BoyZeus, Owner at Soul Soup Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and support. Maggie and Peter. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

Soul Soup has been a regular haunt of mind for a couple of years - and it continues to shine. The coffee is great, the food warms the heart and the service is wonderful.

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1 Thank Xen_Paul
BoyZeus, Owner at Soul Soup Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and kind words. Maggie and Peter. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $8
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Cardigan Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?