Lunch

HC Gebouw restaurants station

5x the best new restaurants on the Stationsplein!

You probably have noticed that the square between Utrecht’s central station and shopping mall Hoog Catharijne is in full development. In the past few weeks, a lot of new restaurants have opened up, which makes the Stationsplein the new hotspot to have a nice meal. We’ve made a small selection of the our favorite new spots in and around Hoog …

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Rose & Vanilla a healthy hotspot on the Amsterdamsestraatweg

Lunchroom Rose & Vanilla The Amsterdamsestraatweg is in full development and new spots are popping up all over the neighbourhood. The established order will also keep surprising you, like Rose & Vanilla who have been located at the busy Amsterdamsestraatweg for a while now. At Rose & Vanilla you can buy a stash of gluten-free and lactose-free delicacies to take home. …

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heavenly lunch, high up in the air at the Watertoren

There’s those days that I feel so privileged. On this sunny Sunday afternoon I feel extraordinarily special. After a barren bike ride through the cold winter wind gusts, I park my bike at the base of the water tower. Three kisses for my friend and we ring the doorbell. A friendly voice greets us and the front door swings open. …

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Bring your own to Utrecht cafés

You’re probably already familiar with the ‘bring your own’ concept. It means that you can bring your own snacks, lunch, or dinner to a café. You do then have to order a drink, though. Sounds reasonable, right? The ‘bring your own’ idea is nice and cheap if you’re on a bit of a tight budget. Or maybe you have tricky …

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The Croquette is chic at the Croquetten Boutique

The croquette might be the Netherlands’ most famous snack. Everyone has ordered one at the snackbar after an evening of partying once in their life. Fastfood is in! After the burger, fries and the hotdog, it’s now the croquette’s time to shine. No more pulling your croquette out of the wall Recently you can find the ‘de Croquetten Boutique’ on …

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7x healthy hotspots in Utrecht

We started a New Year a while ago and like every year one of my resolutions is to eat healthier. I’m really no fitgirl, but sometimes it’s just good to know what the options are for a light meal packed with healthy vegetables. But where would you find those in Utrecht? I’ve put together a list of my 7 favourite …

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Brewery De Leckere – Werkspoor Café

The Werkspoor Café De Leckere In the mood for sausage? Or beer? Love a cozy bar? But then modernly decorated? And not necessarily in the center? Then the Werkspoor Café is the place for you! The new kid on the block, besides WAS, Oproer and DB’s. This place is booming. Okay, admittedly, you have to bike a fair bit to …

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New lunch menu at De Rode Vosch

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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A flavourful bike ride with the Smaakmakerstour

Want to explore some of Utrecht’s tastiest restaurants on the bike? We were invited to experience this during the Smaakmakerstour. We’re fan and we’ll tell you why in this article! The concept The Smaakmakerstour works as followed: you’ll jump on the bike with a small group and go on a bike tour past 5 different restaurants all throughout Utrecht. At …

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A Lebanese feast at Comptoir Libanais

Good news: Utrecht just became home to the first Comptoir Libanais outside of the UK, and I am beyond thrilled! Tucked away in Hoog Catharijne, Comptoir serves up delicious Lebanese food that you need to get your hands on ASAP. Interior With eclectic patterned tiles on the floors & walls, brightly coloured furniture, and unique decorations covering every surface, Comptoir …

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