galore: roast butternut squash with bacon, sage and paprika; parsnips
with chorizo; sweet potato with chilli and thyme. £2.50-£3.
14 Charlotte Place, W1T 1SW (020 7580 5096). Goodge St tube.
Classic or gourmet soups: Provençale chicken, Boston clam chowder, Mexican bean. Around £3.
simple or bold soups: chicken laksa’s our favourite but you may also
see French onion, Toulouse sausage, goulash or tom kha gai. The
website also gives calorie count and other nutritional information.
Food for Thought
Nutritious vegetarian soups with no compromise on flavour. Partner it with one of the brilliant savoury scones.
31 Neal St, WC2H 9PR (7836 9072). Covent Garden tube.
Soups (£3) change daily: think chickpea and saffron veg; Nepalese split pea; ham and Savoy cabbage.
Paul Rothe & Son
is fresh, homemade and nourishing at this delightful vintage grocer.
Two soups – one meat, one vegetarian – are offered daily. Lamb broth,
Stilton and celery and the like are hugely popular.
35 Marylebone Lane, W1U 2NN (7935 6783). Bond St tube.