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13 Bligh Place, off Flinders Lane,
Melbourne City VIC

Type
Licensed Cafes & Licensed Informal Restaurants
Cuisine
Middle Eastern Street Food and Creative Cocktails
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Souk Overview

Middle Eastern flavour meets Melbourne laneway chic at Souk on Bligh Place. Upon entering, diners are transported into an Arabian experience, with neon colours and wall art depicting the style of this restaurant and bar. The concept of writing backwards is embraced in Souk’s logo and décor, with mirrors and reflections offering a glimpse of Arabic style in an interior divided into two levels - a bar downstairs and dining space upstairs. Guests may peruse a menu full of small and medium plates to share and salivate over prawn falafels, served with smoked black tahini, coriander mayonnaise and tomato oil or try the crumbed chicken ribs with sweet cucumber and harissa sauce. Then share charcoal octopus, Muhammara sauce, roasted potatoes and herb oil or Arabian tacos served in a pita cone.

Souk Menu Sample

Stuffed mussels, filled with a fragrant rice of black pepper and Baharat spice.

Souk Menus/Downloads

    Souk Chef

    Rogelio Almanza

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    Souk Opening Hours

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    Bfast       
    Lunch  
    Dinner
    Late

    Seasonal variations may occur.

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    Other Awards & Media

    • Souk opens in Melbourne by DaniB@EATMYSTREET.NET

      This week saw the opening of a new exciting restaurant in Bligh place, just off Flinders Lane, Serving fresh, modern flavours from North Africa, Anatolia and the Middle East. To read the full story by DaniB@EATMYSTREET.NET...........

      Souk opens in Melbourne by DaniB@EATMYSTREET.NET
    • Souk – A Taste of the Middle East in Melbourne’s Alleyways, By HungryCookie

      Merhaba, welcome to Souk! Let the fluorescent signage of Bligh Pl, guide you to North Africa, Anatolia and Middle East. Owners Ergun Elmas (Arabesque) and Vlad Kovacevic, have converted The Deanery, into a contemporary space. The Middle Eastern influence, flows onto the drinks menu. Sultry eyes, watch on, with clinks of Turkish Coffee martinis. ‘Aladdin’s mistress’ flutters her rum soaked eyelashes. To read the full article by Hungry Cookie, click for more...

      Souk – A Taste of the Middle East in Melbourne’s Alleyways, By HungryCookie
    • Souk, Melbourne CBD by Benny

      Glance down Bligh Place (just off Flinders Lane) and a large, cryptic neon sign catches your eye, drawing you irresistibly to the end of one of Melbourne’s iconic laneways. Congratulations, you have found Souk. Just a short stroll from Flinders Street railway station, Read the full article from Eat and be messy.......

      Souk, Melbourne CBD by Benny