Fiona and Samdup, Thornbury locals themselves, have created a welcoming place that has become renowned for its friendly service, amazing garden and great food. With a full liquor license and bamboo bar, it's all good
The menu uses seasonal wholefoods, organic and fresh locally sourced produce. It has a great offering of vegan,
vegetarian and gluten free dishes too.
Momos or Tibetan dumplings are Northern Souls signature dish.
Northern Soul's signature dish are Momos. Momos are a type of steamed dumpling with a delicious filling. They are the traditional food of Tibet and other Himalayan countries.
The perfect Momo has a shell of house made dough that is delicate yet firm enough to hold in all the succulent juices.
At Northern Soul all the Momos are house made with the freshest local organic ingredients.
Our favorites are spinach and cheese and vegan/vegetarian Momos.
Northern Soul caters for everyone....
We are now open on Friday and Saturday nights for dinner.
And of course they have fabulous chai and Free Trade Tobys Estate coffee.
With free WiFi, the cafe is a favorite meeting place.
Kids are welcome too – the garden has a play area for kids.
Northern Soul cafe has a strong local community focus and loves to support artists – please contact them if you would like to exhibit your art or even play a few tunes.
Feel free to ask about Tibet, their story or the history of their home style cooking.
If you want to know the whole story then read.....
Mantras and Misdemeanors by Vanessa Walker
Allen and Unwen publications.