London's best places for soup

A steaming bowl of hot soup is the ultimate winter warmer. Find out where to buy London's best broth

  • Blackfoot Butchers
    Seasonal soups 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.

    Choose 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

    All 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.