Taste Utrecht

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

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4 high tea hotspots in Utrecht

Quality time with your friend(s)? A high tea is perfect for that! Unlimited tea and the tastiest treats to share. Below you’ll find a list of the nicest places in Utrecht to go for a high tea. De Bakkerswinkel At de Bakkerswinkel there is an abundance of options to choose from, because you can take your pick out of four …

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Wine & The City – Wineshop Sjatoo on the Bilstraat

Summer! Time for drinks on the terrace, boating, and new blog posts. Time to make the balcony or the backyard dangerous with fruity white wines, sparkling rosés, and red powerhouses. Get your feet up and keep Explore Utrecht open in your browser. I’m going into the city for you to find the best wines to drink at home and the …

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar, located at the Westerkade

De Utrechtse Boekenbar: spot for coffee and inspiring cultural events Utrecht loves books. The Dom city has presented itself as a candidate for the title of City of Literature. The city already has a ton of book shops and several gorgeous libraries. But until recently, one thing was still missing: a book bar. This changed in November 2017, when the Utrecht …

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5x ice cream shops in Utrecht

It’s finally that time: summer is here! Terraces are packed again, groups of students are gathering in the park, and dozens of boats are sailing the canals daily. We can once more enjoy the sun and all the joys that come with it. And one of those pleasures that you can’t miss is of course eating ice cream… We’ve listed …

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Restaurant concepts to add to your list

5x the nicest restaurants with original concepts! These days if you go out for dinner, it’s not just important to have good food, but to also have an amazing experience. It is incredibly nice if a bar or a restaurant has a nice ambiance. The interior design, the atmosphere and the waiters all contribute to the full picture. Looking for …

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Restaurant Simple gets a gorgeous makeover

Restaurant Simple recently moved to Hotel Dom, in Podium onder de Dom’s old location. A gorgeous new interior with blue and grey tones gives the restaurant a stylish appearance. But Simple is still Simple. There’s no fuss at the new location, but delicious dishes with exceptional flavor combinations. So, still a favorite! An invitation We were invited to a special …

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Traditional Japanese food at Don-kounosuke

Recently, Lisa told me about this amazing dinner she and Dainahara had at a new Japanese place: Don-kounosuke. She made it sound so incredible that by the end of our conversation I was already Googling the place to make a reservation for that evening. Traditional don Don-kounosuke is a cosy little restaurant on the Westerkade. They serve a traditional Japanese …

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Going green at The Green House

Something interesting has appeared on the Croeselaan… They’ve been working on a ‘glass house’ in between the Rabobank building and the brand new government office building De Knoop for a while. We got to take a look in this beautiful glass box called The Green House! The Green House isn’t just a reference to the beautiful green house that you …

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Slurping noodles at Sanju Ramen

Last week, Lisa and I got to check Sanju on the Voorstraat. The verdict? We loved it! Homemade & authentic Sanju strives to offer an authentic ramen experience. With four chefs, two of whom are Japanese, owners Jeroen and Mohammed are constantly researching and working to develop, refine, and perfect their flavours. In addition, they make everything from scratch. And …

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Hello ‘The Streetfood Club’ Utrecht

During the opening of restaurant Fico on the Veilinghaven, my host whispered to me that he was busy working on something new – a super cool concept! He told me to be patient, and that he would keep me up to date. Well, I’m anything but patient, and immediately scoured the internet for hints. But unfortunately, my efforts to uncover …

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