Drinks

Blackbird Coffee & Vintage | Utrecht

Blackbird Coffee Explore Utrecht 1

Blackbird Coffee & Vintage is on the ‘must visit’ list when people ask me where to go for a good cup of coffee in Utrecht. Blackbird is located on the Oudegracht, just outside the city centre. A perfect location amongst vintage and design shops, creative workshop places, galeries and coffee spots. When at home and craving something sweet and a latte, I …

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Bresson | French Elegance on Oudegracht

Brasserie Bresson is a bit of Paris in Utrecht. This grand French restaurant is located on a prime location, along the Oudegracht. Since the restaurant opened, about four years go, it has been on my to visit list. Shame on me that I visited Bresson so late, since it is only a five minute walk from my home. I guess its better late then …

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Wine bar & Bistro ZIES

Zies Twijnstraat Explore Utrecht 5

Zies, a new wine bar and bistro on the Twijnstraat, opened its doors almost three months ago and the owners Francies Slee and Anthony Scheffers have been very busy since the opening. They produced a Christmas lipdup, scored an 8+ in the ‘gouden pollepel’ test by the newspaper AD and produced a promotional video. But their main business? Ensure that their guests can enjoy delicious Southern European …

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LE:EN – Heuveloord Utrecht

Restaurant LEEN Explore Utrecht 5

Once again I was on the Asian tour and this time I chose LE:EN. Surely a well known name in Utrecht, but the restaurant is not located in the city center, so it’s not the first place you think of when you’re in town. However, this is no reason not to go because I had a really tasty dinner. A major advantage …

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Just Opened – Stelios Kitchen & Bar

The Ledig Erf is getting very popular and is buzzing with restaurant and cafe openings every few months. This weekend Stelios opened its door on Ledig Erf 36. You have probably noticed the very large new residential building on the new square. Below there is space for two very large restaurants. One of them, is the Greek restaurant Stelios. Also located in …

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Talud9 Coffee & Wine

Talud9, located on the ‘t wed was a hit from the opening. Talud9 is a small wine & coffee bar situated on one of the most buzzing squares of Utrecht. The interior is very cosy, with a bar at the side and large high tables on the other side of the room. Talud 9 looks a little like a wine seller, …

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Klein Berlijn at Rotsoord

Young hipsters, business men, creative peeps, skaters, families and more all find their way to Klein Berlijn. You couldn’t guess there is such a great lounge spot along the canal by the location of this restaurant and lounge. Klein Berlijn is located near to Tivoli De Helling and across a fire station, in the middle of several businesses, car service …

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Brass

When I have something to celebrate I love to go to Brass. The restaurant is situated in a beautiful building with the grandeur of Utrecht a couple hundred years ago, at Janskerkhof. When you enter the restaurant: after a warm welcome by entering the restaurant your coat is hoisted up to an inventive coat hanger. Don’t try this at home  …

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