Here Are 9 Seriously Good Soups To Warm You Up & Keep You Toasty This Winter

Chimney Soup At Eau Chew

Perhaps Kolkata’s most iconic soup, as soon as the mercury starts dipping we find ourselves heading to this hole-in-the-wall joint. Don’t be deceived by its appearance, Eau Chew may not be elaborate but its Chimney Soup is legendary and rightfully so. A piping hot bowl of broth with an egg freshly cracked over it, it’ll feed at least four people {twice!}.

Casual Dining

Eau Chew

4.1

12, 1st Floor, Ganesh Chandra Avenue, Chandni Chowk, Kolkata

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Meatball Soup At Tung Nam

This not-so-hidden gem in Chattawalla Galli is becoming the place to go for authentic Chinese food. The meatball soup is not always available but you should definitely ask before ordering anything else. The meat is crushed, mixed with spices and rolled into a ball. With the clear soup and a couple of green veggies, the soup is light and the perfect start to any meal. They also have fishball soup which has a similar preparation but is not as flavourful. Did you know you can also buy packets of prawn chips, Chinese sausages and more Chinese foods to take home?

Casual Dining

Tung Nam

4.3

24, Chattwala Gully, Near Terreti Bazar, Bara Bazar, Kolkata

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Tomato Soup At Brickwood

Nothing beats tomato soup in winter except tomato-basil soup made in a brick-fired oven! Brickwood does an amazing rendition of thick creamy tomato soup — the perfect silky texture with a smoky flavour from the fire, you’ll want to keep dunking your in-house fresh bread into it over and over again. They also serve it in a cup making it really easy to drink. Brickwood has the cutest outdoot seating — just a couple of simple tables and fairy lights — perfect for winter.

Casual Dining

Brickwood

4.1

10, Wood Street, Camac Street Area, Kolkata

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Manchow Soup At Flavours of China

Park Street’s favourite Chinese joint, Flavours of China has a lot {and when we say a lot, we mean a lot} of delicious soups to choose from. Top of the list are their thick lemon-y coriander soup and their hot and sour soup but you can’t beat the Manchow Soup. Almost like a broth, this textured soup comes with crispy fried noodles on the side {which are the main attraction}. Top your soup generously with little crispy bits and make your soup crunchy.

Casual Dining

Flavours Of China

4.399999999999999

43, 47 & 55, Park Street Area, Kolkata

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Clear Soup At Hamro Momo

If you’ve never been to Hamro Momo, you’re missing out on the best of cheap Tibetan/Chinese food. Every plate of momos comes with a clear soup {absolutely free!} which aside from a couple of greens has nothing in it yet is so packed with flavour and soulful, you’ll find yourself going back for more. Light, piping hot and warming, with a couple of momos on the side, you’re going to have the perfect winter evening.

Fast Food Restaurants

Hamro Momo

4.1

3, Suburban Hospital Road, Elgin, Kolkata

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Cauliflower Soup At Westin

When we first heard of this soup, even we were apprehensive, but one spoonful in and we were sold. The Westin’s new all-day dining hub has a mesmerising textured cauliflower soup. The soup itself tastes more like a cream-cheese sauce {you would never expect the simple cauliflower to taste that good} and is topped with an interesting cheese — a bowl full of veggie heaven.

Cuptai Soup At Ajung

Cuptai soup is a traditional Chinese soup  made with off-cuts of meat. The adventurous foodies need to head down to Ajung’s — a hidden gem in Tangra, this quaint little joint serves the most soul-satisfying, generous quantities of Cuptai soup. Since there’s a huge rush over the weekend, it may not be available so pre-order it to make sure it’s there for you.

Fast Food Restaurants

Ajung’s

147, Tangra Road, Tangra, Kolkata

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    Thai Soup At Golden Joy

    Are you down with a cold? We found a remedy that doesn’t involve a trip to the pharmacy. A piping hot, spicy, packed with flavor soup, the Thai Soup at Golden Joy is where we go when we’re down with the flu — it’ll ease those sinus’ right away. A dark rich colour, the soup is packed with Chinese sauces, veggies and proteins and is heavy enough to be a full meal.

    Casual Dining

    Golden Joy

    4.199999999999999

    50/1, Matheswartala Tala Road, Tangra, Kolkata

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    The Tenthuk Bowls At Momo I Am

    In Tibetan “then” means pull and “thuk” means noodles. This healthy, hearty and filling bowl of hot soup keeps the people warm in the icy chilled weather conditions in the Himalayas. If you’ve been congested and sniffling a lot in the cold {and pollution}, have a bowl at Momo I Am and it will clear away all the phlegm, for sure.

    Casual Dining

    Momo I Am

    4.4

    CD-18, Next To Kalyan Jewelers, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata

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