Drinks

Anne & Max – Donkere Gaard Utrecht

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Anne & Max located on the Donkere Gaard is one of my favorite spots in Utrecht. It go there to meet up and chat with friends over a cup of thee. Order a coffee to go and of to meetings. An afternoon in front of the laptop blogging and staying for lunch. It is also a perfect spot to relax in …

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Cafe Het Gegeven Paard

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Just a few years ago, the impressive fortress of Tivoli Vredenburg arose across from Hoog Catharijne. Based at the bottom of this giant is a nice bar called ‘Het Gegeven Paard’, a bar that offers a different note to this musical palace. Het Gegeven Paard seems to be stuffed to the brim every Friday with Gin Tonic-lovers on the hunt …

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Chicken & Lobster at Yoepz on Oudkerkhof

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Yoepz restaurant concept is simple! No hassle. No fuss. And for the guests no stress when making a decision what to order.  In the restaurant its all about the France chicken or Canadian lobster, maybe both. These two main ingredients are at base of every dish in the restaurant, from the surf & turf to the lobster bitterballen with lemon mayo. Chicken & Lobster? That’s it! We visited the restaurant twice …

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LE:EN – tasting the new menu

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The new menu at restaurant LE:EN Restaurant LE:EN located on Heuveloord is a favorite of the Explore Utrecht team. Yes, we are a big fan of this Asian Fusion Restaurant and regularly visit for a nice evening out. When I was asked whether we wanted to taste the new dishes I did not hesitate one minute. The appointment was quickly scheduled and blogger Lisa and I went biked …

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WT Utrecht Urban Cafe & Kitchen | Rotsoord

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Dining with a view Dining with a gorgeous view of Utrecht? Yes, that is possible at WT Utrecht – Urban Cafe & Kitchen located at the water tower on Rotsoord. This newly opened gem is managed by a dream-team, that started their career at ‘Podium onder de Dom’, what most people would say is the best restaurant in Utrecht. These two men and …

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American Steakhouse Broadway – Oudegracht

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A little piece of New York at the Oudegracht This establishment has been serving the people of Utrecht for more than 25 years. The reputation of the restaurant, being the best spot for steaks and ribs, carries far beyond the borders of Utrecht. Tourists and visitors are sure to stop by to enjoy a real American meal. Broadway has a …

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Speck | Utrecht

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Speck Bar & Grill on Ledig Erf My mum doesn’t like it and my boyfriend can only condone it when thoroughly baked: Bacon! On a personal note, you could wake me up for it in the middle of the night. A very good motivator to go to Ledig Erf square for once. For a while now, Speck Bar & Grill …

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Behind Bars | Cocktails aan de Hamburgerstraat

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Cocktails in Utrecht Finally! Behind Bars, the first cocktail bar of Utrecht, located at the Hamburgerstraat opened its doors. First cocktail bar? Yes, sure there are plenty of restaurants where you can drink a cocktail but now Utrecht also has a cocktail bar. And it has award-winning cocktails on the menu! Hooray! The not so attractive (keeping it friendly ) Café Le …

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Luc. Bar & Restaurant | Utrecht

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Luc. a green oasis in the city centre Restaurant Luc. is a green oasis with a small menu, located in the Centre of Utrecht. Luc. is a fine restaurant for coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. But it’s also a good workspot to get some work done or meet for a quick business lunch. The green color on the walls goes nicely with …

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De Markt | Drieharingstraat Utrecht

Imagine visiting a market in Spain; vibrant colors, a different scent from each direction, loads of noise and very crowded . That is how a market is suppose to be! And this is what you will experience at restaurant ‘De Markt’ and ‘naast de Markt’ a smaller restaurant next door. Buzzing The restaurant is a little bit noisy and always packed with people. Don’t …

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