Taste Utrecht

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

Restaurant BIS

Restaurant the Bis has been on my to visit list for a few years. I’ve heard about the restaurant many times. First I didn’t notice that it’s was located nearby my favorite bakery in the city centre of Utrecht. If you don’t look for it, you wouldn’t find it. Bis is located across the excellent (my favorite) Bakery Bond & Smolders on the Lijnmarkt. …

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Restaurant Elvi

I have been meaning to write a review of my favorite restaurant for a while now. It is very tempting to keep it a secret but at Explore Utrecht we are all about sharing so today I will tell you why I love having dinner at Restaurant Elvi. Elvi is located  outside of the city center but in a very trendy …

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Toko Mitra

Toko Mitra is an Indonesian deli, where you can also buy some Indonesian products. At the deli you can take away your order or you can have a dinner in the dinning area. I go to Toko Mitra a lot, it is one of my favorite quick and delicious places to have dinner. My first time was when I still worked …

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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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Cafe Lombok

Café Lombok is a small multi-cultural café along the Vleutenseweg in Lombok. You will recognize the building right away, because its white and baby blue with a small balcony on the front. Ooh and don’t forget the horns. To cute! The cafe has been open now for almost two years. First it was Pepper & Flow, an Italian slash orient …

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De Goedheyd

Year after year nominated as the best restaurant of Utrecht. So I had to experience that myself of course! De Goedheyd is situated opposite the old courthouse in the heart of Utrecht. Which has been converted into a hotel and restaurant. De Goedheyd: is food on gastronomic level! If you go here, just go for the full package: the 5 …

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Badhu

I am a fan of well thought out eating concepts. Badhu is the place for the real Arabic thousand and one night dinner. This restaurant slash hotel slash bar is already discovered as a city stay on this website. But now the restaurant: The tiles on the walls remind you of this Arabic bathhouse (hamam). On the low chouches it is very …

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Carla’s Conditorie

Situated in the shadow of the Dom Tower you will find Carla’s Conditorie. Carla’s is by no means a wallflower amongst the lunchrooms in Utrecht. The Interior is a good mix of modern and vintage furniture. The second room looks like your grand mothers cozy living room with trinkets and old pictures where you can sip your ginger tea on …

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De Bakkerswinkel

Don’t you just love to discover new places to eat or (and!) drink? De Bakkerswinkel at Wittevrouwenstraat opposite the City Cinema is my latest discovery and I love it already! You can lunch, enjoy a nice high tea, just drink a cup of coffee or order your to-go Chai Tea Latte (EUs’ Daina’s favorite!) at De Bakkerswinkel. The store has …

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Bigoli

Pasta, wine, cheese, juice, espresso. They have it all at Bigoli’s at Schoutenstraat 7 and 12 (at the corner of Neude square) in Utrecht. That’s right: two adresses. That’s because Bigoli has two stores. Number 7 is for all your ingredients (from real Italian pasta to the best Parmazan in town) and take-out dishes (why work your ass off in …

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