The variety of soups change on a weekly basis, and are listed below as soon as they change.

All ingredients are listed on-line and in-house; allergies are taken very seriously.

Space can be booked for large or small groups – up to a year in advance.

This week, in both locations, we're serving soup from:

menu icon Our menu changes weekly. The menu page describes our selections in great detail. We also have an open fresh buffet, so you can add even more to your soup!



menu icon Our map will direct you to our two locations in the city... one in Hintonburg, in Ottawa's downtown west, the other on Bank Street, south of the Glebe.


Saudi Arabia

menu icon Do you have a favourite soup from your city of birth, or a place you've visited? Email us and tell us about it... we might add it to our collection in the near future.

Ivory Coast

Dar es Salaam

menu icon Do you have an opinion to share regarding one of our soups? We'd love to hear from you... let us know what you think of our collection or of a particular soup!


South Korea

For $18, your meal includes:

medium bowl of soup

pot of tea

glass of fresh water with lemon

whole-grain bun

additions from the fresh buffet

dessert of fresh fruit

chance to browse through books or magazines or play board games before or after your meal

take-away container that can be re-used on your next visit for a $1 discount

a small pamphlet telling you all about your particular soup as well as a small collection of recipes from the area it comes from

We want to hear from you! Scroll down to see how you can add items to your own bowl of soup... and share it with us!

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What would you add to your soup bowl?

Drag any items you'd like into the bowl, take a screen shot and send it to us!

  • asparagus
  • basil
  • beef
  • black pepper
  • broccoli
  • brussel sprouts
  • cabbage
  • carrots
  • cauliflower
  • chicken
  • chili powder
  • clams
  • coconut
  • corriander
  • crabmeat
  • dill
  • eggplant
  • eggs
  • flax seed
  • onions
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • green onions
  • green peppers
  • ground beef
  • ham
  • jalepeno
  • lemon
  • lobster
  • milk
  • mint
  • mushrooms
  • noodles
  • onions
  • oregano
  • peanut sauce
  • potatoes
  • red peppers
  • salmon
  • salt
  • sausage
  • scallops
  • shrimp
  • spinach
  • squash
  • sweet potatoes
  • thyme
  • tomatoes
  • yellow peppers
  • zucchini
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