Soi 38 – at home in a CBD laneway

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Soi 38, 38 McIlwraith Place, Melbourne

Consider The Sauce has been happily following the Soi 38 handcarts around for a few years – see posts here and here.

So it’s a natural thing to rock up happily to the unofficial opening party of the permanent home for Soi 38 in the city.

 

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Our pal and Thai food nut Andy and his mate Top have found a superb location – in a laneway between upper Little Collins and Bourke, the laneway also serving as access to a parking building.

It’s a gritty, funky retreat that suits these guys and their food to a tee.

And those handcarts have become part of the decor.

 

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The boat noodles on hand are just as delicious as every other time we’ve had them.

The Soi 38 restaurant’s other offering – tom yum soup noodles – will have to wait for another day.

 

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This place is highly recommended as a lunch spot for those who work in or are visiting the Spring Street end of the CBD!

Soi 38 bowls cost $10.

Open Monday-Saturday 11am-3pm.

See the “Just Opened” story in The Age – words by Consider The Sauce, photos by Nat Stockley.

 

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8 thoughts on “Soi 38 – at home in a CBD laneway

  1. Great to read about quality Thai food.
    I like hearing about good Thai food as so many places have an average to poor sameness about their food and menus .
    Any other Thai recommendations. ?

    Thanks for CTS

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  2. Love everything about the fit out… The condiment holders, the pic of the King, the flags, the tables, the shade of paint. Thailand to a T. The food will doubtless be great too… Have tried the Soi 38 boat noodles knee and was really impressed. Shame it’s a lengthy hike across the CBD from work or I’d be there every week πŸ™‚

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