Taste Utrecht

In this category you can find anything about food and drinks in Utrecht.

Delicious and quick take out in Utrecht

Take out, take away or carry out..? It all refers to the same thing: ‘Prepared foods purchased at a restaurant to eat elsewhere’! After a couple of busy days at the office, I spoil myself and get take out. There are several restaurants I go to regularly and these I want to share with you. I like Surinam, Italian, Spanish or …

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SLA on the Voorstraat

It used to be hard to find healthy options in Utrecht, but lately salad bars have been popping up everywhere! A recent addition is SLA, flown over from Amsterdam, nestled in the heart of the Voorstraat. SLA: green inside and out! When passing the building, you’d think a greenhouse had opened up in the middle of the city. SLA distinguishes …

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Rabarber – Petit Cafè on the Zadelstraat

During the weekend I love to go shopping at one of my favorite streets in Utrecht, Zadelstraat. It probably is the most photographed street in Utrecht, because of the great view of the Dom Tower. But why is the Zadelstraat one of my faves? In addition to the nice clothes and interior design shops and bakery Theo Bailey. For an afternoon of “homemade lemonade ‘ …

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3x tasty salads in Utrecht

With the opening of SLA, a concept from Amsterdam, Utrecht has gained yet another salad bar. In the search for being healthy we are all turning a little bit salad-crazed! Where can have tasty salads in Utrecht! That is what you’ll read here! Gys isn’t specifically a salad bar, but serves a lot of organic, freshly made dishes, among which delicious …

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LE:EN – tasting the new menu

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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Restaurant Vroeg in Bunnik

A bike ride to Restaurant Vroeg This restaurant is not in Utrecht but in Bunnik, a town bordering Utrecht. Or more exact: on the road from Utrecht to Bunnik. Opposite of the estate in Amelisweerd where you can bike or walk trough beautiful green surroundings. When you visit Vroeg you can also stop by the new Waterliniemuseum. Restaurant Vroeg looks like …

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STACH from Amsterdam to Utrecht

After Yoepz, Spaghetteria and SLA, it is STACH that is getting ready to charm Utrecht. STACH, the famous convenience store from Amsterdam, opens three stores in our home town. Yes, you read that right! STACH has big plans for Utrecht. The first store is on to the Choorstraat, in the city center for all hasty shoppers. The second branch opens on …

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WT Utrecht Urban Cafe & Kitchen | Rotsoord

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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Cookies & Coffee at the Koekfabriek | Slachtstraat

You want a coffee to go with a cookie? The Koekfabriek is a small coffee-bar slash cookie-shop located on the Slachtstraat. At the Koekfabriek it all begins with the cookie. Just the way I like it! Buy a cookie and get a coffee or tea for just €2,-. The selection of tasty cookies are: boterkoek (butter-cookie) cinnamon, cantuccini and chocolate chip. And if you …

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Indonesisch dineren in Utrecht

Resto Santai: A tiny piece of Indonesia on the Biltstraat

Biltstraat is a breeding ground for amazing food, which is proven once more by Indonesian restaurant Resto Santai. Does that name sound familiar? You might know Santai as a small takeaway place on the Oudegracht. Both Resto Santai and Santai’s Takeaway have a clear theme for their interior design. Modern in white and blue with a touch of traditional Indonesian …

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