Breakfast

Bond & Smolders | the patisserie and bakery of Utrecht

Bond & Smolders is located in the Museumkwartier. The Lijnbaan 9 has been the sweet spot for many Utrechters for some years now. The bakery is famous for its breads but also cakes, chocolates, apple puff pastries and much more. On Saturday morning you will see people queuing to buy bread and sweets for the weekend. Bond & Smolders is …

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Leidsche Rijn: the newest spots listed

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A lot is happening in Leidsche Rijn and I start to feel a bit ashamed that I have never cycled over the yellow bridge. Its about time I biked to Leidsche Rijn to visit the new hotspots. You cycle from the center of Utrecht to the center of Leidsche Rijn in twenty minutes. Are you less sporty? You can also …

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Colorful brunch feast at Frenchie Café

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Frenchie Café, recently opened at the Lange Nieuwstraat, it’s the newest hotspot in Utrecht. Everything on the menu is instagramable! On the menu you will find: mega-decorated milkshakes with donuts and colored sprinkles, unicorn cupcakes and red velvet pancakes. Jacqueline and her boyfriend opened their café last summer. “We found that Utrecht lacked trendy Instagram-worthy lunch spots with great food.” …

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Brunch in Utrecht | five spots for a great brunch

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Having a nice brunch is, in my opinion, not just something to do in the weekends, but every day! Luckily there’s more than enough places in Utrecht to go to for a nice brunch. Are you looking for a nice place for brunch in Utrecht? I’ve lined up five cool hotspots for you! Florent Florent is one of the hidden …

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Metro City Kitchen op het Jaarbeursplein

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When asked where you can meet at Utrecht Central Station, I have only have one answer since recently. Metro City Kitchen! Often people then ask me, where the restaurant is located at the station. Yes .. It is time to get acquainted with Metro City Kitchen, located at the Jaarbeursplein. Stylish with a touch of vintage Metro City Kitchen consists …

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Loaded: New Hotspot on the Amsterdamsestraatweg

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A menu Loaded with flavour The Amsterdamsestraatweg is getting to be a hub for new hotspots. Loaded recently opened its doors on the busy street and is a welcome edition to the exciting food landscape. After checking out the menu on their Facebook page, Daina and I couldn’t wait any longer – we jumped on our bikes to visit Loaded …

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Going green at The Green House

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Something interesting has appeared on the Croeselaan… They’ve been working on a ‘glass house’ in between the Rabobank building and the brand new government office building De Knoop for a while. We got to take a look in this beautiful glass box called The Green House! The Green House isn’t just a reference to the beautiful green house that you …

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Chilling at Karibu at Oudenoord 330

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Welcome! ‘Karibu’ means welcome in Swahili. And you certainly feel welcome when you walk into the new Karibu café at Oudenoord 330. This ‘Urban Jungle’ is an oasis of green to escape from the chaos of the busy city. Karibu café is a breakfast and lunch café with an African touch. It feels like you’ve just landed in a tropical, …

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New lunch menu at De Rode Vosch

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De Rode Vosch recently launched their new lunch menu, and let me tell you: it’s a gem! With hearty and delicious dishes and that Aussie emphasis on fresh and colourful plates, De Rode Vosch has become one of my new favourites for lunch & brunch. A welcoming vibe Set up in a beautiful monument from the 1600s, De Rode Vosch …

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