Taste Utrecht

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

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Karel 5 and brewery Oproer brewing a new Utrecht beer

In secret, Karel 5 and brewery Oproep worked together on a new Utrecht beer: IJzerhard. The main ingredient comes from the herb garden of Restaurant Karel 5. The herb verveine, also known as IJzerhard, is brewed together with other ingredients to a fresh IPA. The past and present Karel 5 takes this cooperation back to the past. The hotel and …

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High Beer! Craft beer and bites at Beers & Barrels

Food pairing with beer is a trend nowadays! And so it was time for a manly version of the high tea and high wine. And tadaa! There you have the High Beer! At Beers & Barrels you can have a High Beer with six special brewed beers. And a board with tasty bites from the green egg. Bites and craft …

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Metro City Kitchen op het Jaarbeursplein

When asked where you can meet at Utrecht Central Station, I have only have one answer since recently. Metro City Kitchen! Often people then ask me, where the restaurant is located at the station. Yes .. It is time to get acquainted with Metro City Kitchen, located at the Jaarbeursplein. Stylish with a touch of vintage Metro City Kitchen consists …

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The best is in the West

Utrecht can feel like a big village some time, but even in this ‘small’ city there’s so much diversity to be found. Every neighborhood offers a different spirit and atmosphere, one of them: Utrecht West! Lombok and Nieuw – Engeland offer so much to discover and enjoy. Would you like to explore these neighborhoods some time? Here’s my favorite hotspots …

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Culinary bike tour through Utrecht

What a wonderful way to spend your Saturday afternoon. Or a Monday, Wednesday or any other day. We as gourmet chickies, foodies and Utrecht lovers could not imagine a better day. Marieke of Smaakmakers Utrecht took us on a culinary bike tour. What a joy! Cycling through the most beautiful city in the country, making pit stops at the best …

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The Vegan Gorilla makes vegan food cool | IS CLOSED

It’s not entirely a new kid in town, but still an awesome new concept! Van de Straat is now called The Vegan Gorilla, where you can eat delicious vegan (and gluten free*) food. We enjoyed their wonderful terrace until late in the night with co-owner Thijs, and he told us about the reasons for their concept change. Concept Vegan food …

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Lowlander Botanical Brew Kitchen Pop Up Dinner in the Old Hortus

The botanically brewed beer Lowlander is on tour with a pop-up dinner, and will be staying a number of days in the old Hortus of the University Museum. In this beautiful location, you can get acquainted with the different beers from Lowlander Beer combined with delicious dishes, provided by caterer Oud London. A culinary exploration in the Old Hortus Upon …

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Gluten-free cake in Utrecht: three recommendations

In my opinion, there’s always a reason to throw a party, so there’s also always a reason for cake! Am I right? But with a sensitivity to gluten, this isn’t always easy. Because where can you go? I think it’s a shame that there are so few places in Utrecht for me. To make the hunt easier, I’ve made a …

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Loaded: New Hotspot on the Amsterdamsestraatweg

A menu Loaded with flavour The Amsterdamsestraatweg is getting to be a hub for new hotspots. Loaded recently opened its doors on the busy street and is a welcome edition to the exciting food landscape. After checking out the menu on their Facebook page, Daina and I couldn’t wait any longer – we jumped on our bikes to visit Loaded …

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Amelisweerd revisited

Bike ride to Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen The Koningsweg is just a fifteen-minute bike ride from the centre of Utrecht, and is definitely one to recommend on a nice day. A trip to the Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen estates is worth it in several ways. Dainahara already let you know here: the area is ideal for a varied and relaxing afternoon full …

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