Wednesday 29 April 2015

soukitchen, bristol.

I'm lucky enough to live in a lovely area of Bristol. Less than 5 minutes from my front door is North Street - a whole street of lovely independent shops, bars and restaurants. One of my favourite of these is Soukitchen, and I thought I'd show you why. 

This little restaurant can get pretty busy, so I always recommend booking. You can see from a quick glance of their Twitter profile that they serve absolutely beautiful food, but you'll have to visit to realise that the taste really does match the aesthetics. 

First up, the drinks. Pomegranate & orange blossom for Nick, and rose & elderflower for me, which came with delicate petals scattered in it! Pretty AND delicious. And would be amazing with gin...

We decided to start with the chef's dips & flatbreads, which were all so yummy. It was hard to choose a favourite, and I don't know why we even tried. There were flavours of celeriac, curried lentil, carrot.. they were all our favourite.

For our mains, I had the chicken skewers, and Nick had ghalieh mahi, which is a Persian fish curry. I'd actually had the chicken skewers the last time I went, but they were so tasty that I couldn't resist having them again! I have absolutely no idea how they get so many stunning flavours into one simple dish. The fish curry is probably the least attractive dish, but don't let the sludgy appearance fool you - the thick, dark sauce is surprisingly light. It's aromatic and not too spicy, and the fish was perfectly cooked - just tender and falling apart. 

We finished with a chocolate mousse layered with caramel and some kind of fruity thing on the top. I was not a fan of the fruity jammy thing, but the rest of the mousse was smooth and creamy. I've seen a few photos of their new desserts and they look so pretty.

Basically, go there. If you live anywhere in or near Bristol, it is absolutely worth the trip. I'm looking forward to seeing their new menu & maybe trying their brunch one weekend soon! 

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  1. Oh wow! This is making me hungry! I'm not too far away, only over in Bath so I'll definitely have to check this place out :D
    thanks for the heads up ^.^

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    Sarah xxo |

  2. This looks delicious. I might be going to Bristol over the summer so I'll keep this place in mind.

    Rachel |

  3. Oh my goushhhh! This post has made me one very hungry girl, the food just looks amazing! x

  4. Chocolate mousse looks delicious! Find me at
    Have a lovely day, Iga x

  5. This all looks absolutely delicious!
    We're going to Bristol next weekend so we may just have to stop by here :)

    Tamsyn-Elizabeth | Peaches and Bear

  6. I'm moving to Bristol in literally a few months, definitely need to pay a visit to Soukitchen after reading this.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

  7. This place looks amazing and the food looks so yummy! I often visit friends in Bristol so I'll definitely have to put this on our list of places to visit :)

  8. My Dad will be working in Bristol over the summer, at some point I hope to go and visit him, maybe I'll head here it looks so yummy :)

  9. The food is banging there! Also they do do a gin and tonic type thing with pomegranate in, it's lush.

  10. Mmm, looks so delicious and I love their beautiful patterned plates. <3

  11. This looks sooooo delicious :) x

  12. Oh yum! My friends and I are compiling a huge list of places we must eat in Bristol before we graduate next year... will be adding to this to it!
    Jennifer x
    Ginevrella | Lifestyle Blog

  13. Im hungry just looking at this!! Why is Bristol so far away!! Booo!!
    Fab post. xx


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