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Spots for a good Gin & Tonic

My favorite drink is the G&T! It’s the drink of all drinks to order when chilling on a terrace. The Gin & Tonic is a very popular mixed drink at restaurants and cafes. But where can you get a good G&T in Utrecht? It’s going to take me some time to be able to answer this question but, lucky for you, I’ve already started doing some “field research”. And in this post I report the first findings of the G&T test. So let’s start with five spots for a great Gin & Tonic in Utrecht.

Cheers!

Het Gegeven Paard is one of my favoutite spots for an awesome G&T. Now that the large terrace is open and there is water flowing through the Singel, it’s extra nice. The menu offers a wide range of G&Ts, so just sit back and enjoy.

1) Hendrick’s & Thomas Henry – cucumber and rose petal
2) Sylvius & Thomas Henry – cinnamon and apple

Vredenburg Kade 11 | Opening hours: Mon to Fri from 09:00, Sat & Sun from 10:00

Gin & Tonic The Given Horse explore Utrecht 1

Restaurant Podium onder de Dom is a great spot for drinks! The restaurant in one of the best in Utrecht, but besides an awesome tasting dinner you can also enjoy great G&Ts in the lounge/bar. Pick one off the menu or let the bartender surprise you. Either way it’s guaranteed to be a special evening.

Domstraat 4 | Opening hours: Tues to Thurs 18:00 to 00:30, Fri 18:30 to 01:00, Sat 18:30 to 01:00

Gin & Tonic Stage under the Dom Explore Utrecht

Van de Straat, located in Lombok, has a few Gin & Tonics on the menu that go very well with the dishes made in the green egg. Tip: ask for the trick with the rosemary branch. Smoking!

Surinameplein 5 | Opening hours: Mon to Wed 17:00 to 00:00, Thur 17:00 to 1:00, Fri to Sun 11:30 to 1:00

Gin & Tonic Street

Restaurant Jozef , former Grand Café Maria, opened its doors very recently. On their terrace on the Mariaplaats, you can sit in the shade and enjoy a nice Gin & Tonic.

1) Hendriks with Fever Tree tonic and cucumber
2) Old gin with tonic and juniper berries

Mariaplaats 50 | Opening hours: Sun to Thur 8:00 to 01:00, Fri & Sat 8:00 to 02:00

Gin & Tonic Joseph

Restaurant Opium serves Asian cuisine with a Western twist, which goes very well with a G&T. (Closed for now.)

Voorstraat 80 | Opening hours: every day from 17:00

Gin & Tonic Restaurant Opium

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About Dainahara Polonia

Welcome to my digital best of Utrecht list! This is my way of sharing the best of Utrecht with locals, expats and tourists. Discovering new places, having dinner with friends and wandering the streets of Utrecht in search of a unique find is what I love. The City Experts and I share a passion for Utrecht and hope you fall in love with this city as well. Come and explore the city with us and enjoy the ultimate Utrecht experience. Collaborations, tips or suggestions email me on [email protected] and we will be in-touch.

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