Breakfast

21 spots for breakfast in Utrecht

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We’ve all heard it countless times: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It helps you charge up your energy level and gives your body and mind a boost… and so on and so on. Well, I am one of those people who tend to skip it, which isn’t a good thing to do if you swear by the …

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What have you got Instock for me?

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Well, a delicious and fair menu. The food and the drink menus are both good! And the building on the Vleutenseweg is a sight for sore eyes, but let’s not forget the terrace. A real ‘hidden gem’! Calm, green, but mostly cosy. Instock from pop-up to hotspot Instock is a concept that began in the capital, first as a pop-up …

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Café du Nord – French bistro on the Draaiweg

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Bonjour Edith Piaf et Les Poppys Magnifique! Tres belle! And other exclamations that don’t go further than my terrible French can handle. But Café du Nord on the Draaiweg deserves those kinds of lovely French oneliners. When you come in, you’re welcomed by beautiful French chansons and unprecedented hospitality. The host knows what the restaurant business is about: letting guests …

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Get comfy at the Rocking Chair

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Situated just outside the bustling city center, Rocking Chair, on Willem van Noortstraat, is a quiet sanctuary for coffee or a bite. The corner cafe is flooded with light, the blue tiles glistening, even on a rainy Saturday morning. Ambiance Inside you’re greeted by a long coffee bar and plenty of seating. Grab a spot on a stool by the …

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‘t Koffieboontje’s – coffee spot overlooking the windmill

’t Koffieboontje at the Gruttersdijk ’t Koffieboontje (the coffee bean) on the Oudegracht is growing and needs a bigger space for their growing fan base. But where else can we go to enjoy their signature brew and delicious treats? Fear not! They recently opened a new shop at the Gruttersdijk, which is one of the coziest café along the Oudegracht. …

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The Cute Corner That is Now Lucas Cafe

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You’ve passed this corner a thousand times – cycling past the once florescent lit phone store right at the bend where the Wittervrowenstraat turns into the Biltstraat. But lately, you might have noticed something different about this unassuming corner.  Now, gorgeous green tiles on the Lucas coffee bar catch glimmers of sunlight. The smell of roasted coffee and fresh goodies …

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Familie Van Rijk – A New Foodie Hotspot in Utrecht

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If you are a foodie, you’ve probably traveled across cities for a great meal or a special ingredient. I totally get it, and do I have news for you: there is a new foodie hotspot in town, called Familie Van Rijk, located on the multicultural Amsterdamsestraatweg. When I visited this shop, I felt like a kid in a candy store! …

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Ted’s All Day Brunch opens up in Utrecht!

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Hallelujah, our prayers have been heard! Fi-na-lly an official brunch spot has opened in Utrecht. I’ve been waiting for this moment for ages, just so I can live out my Sex & the City dreams of brunch and mimosa’s right here in Utrecht. Ted’s doesn’t only serve brunch in the early hours, but all day long! So if you’ve had …

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New Klein Berlijn

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Klein Berlijn has been given a cool new look. Fortunately the concept remains the same: an awesome spot for anyone who wants to chill. Stay at the big reading tables to chill and read a magazine, or enjoy a beer on the terrace. And it’s still possible to stay late into the night dancing to electronic beats. Raw & cool For …

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Breakfast at Thijs’

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I enjoy nothing more than going out for a nice breakfast. Until recently I thought there was not much to offer on that front in Utrecht, but today de Keuken van Thijs has proved me wrong! Situated in the middle of the bustling Biltstraat, we already knew Thijs from it’s delicious lunches, catering and recently opened ‘organic’-fry shop De Pieper. …

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