Coffee

Best spots for great coffee in Utrecht

Coffee is what I need at the end of a long workday. But where should one go to get the great cup of coffee? While there are many places in the city that can give you that ‘caffeine fix’, why not check out the following list of the best spots where you can get delicious and properly brewed coffee. If I missed …

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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

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

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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Minre: boutique and coffee bar

Your feet might hurt, your legs are tired and you are thirsty but you still have not found a nice outfit for the party next weekend. ‘Minre Boutique & Coffee’ has cleverly anticipated this situation. At Minre, on the Minrebroederstraat 23, you can drink coffee and shop. Marieke (26) opened her business on 15 September. “I wanted to have my …

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Specialty koffies at 30ML Boutique located on the Zadelstraat

30ML Boutique is the new addition to the Zadelstraat in Utrecht. Since 8 October you can go here for delicious and specialty coffees. Chances are that the name is familiar to you. The first 30ML was on the Mariastraat but later moved to the Vredenburg. In addition to its own branches on Vredenburg and Zadelstraat, there are also franchise branches …

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Metro City Kitchen op het Jaarbeursplein

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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The best is in the West

Utrecht can feel like a big village some time, but even in this ‘small’ city there’s so much diversity to be found. Every neighborhood offers a different spirit and atmosphere, one of them: Utrecht West! Lombok and Nieuw – Engeland offer so much to discover and enjoy. Would you like to explore these neighborhoods some time? Here’s my favorite hotspots …

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Gluten-free cake in Utrecht: three recommendations

In my opinion, there’s always a reason to throw a party, so there’s also always a reason for cake! Am I right? But with a sensitivity to gluten, this isn’t always easy. Because where can you go? I think it’s a shame that there are so few places in Utrecht for me. To make the hunt easier, I’ve made a …

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar, located at the Westerkade

De Utrechtse Boekenbar: spot for coffee and inspiring cultural events Utrecht loves books. The Dom city has presented itself as a candidate for the title of City of Literature. The city already has a ton of book shops and several gorgeous libraries. But until recently, one thing was still missing: a book bar. This changed in November 2017, when the Utrecht …

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