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Breakfast in Hoog Catharijne: 5 Hotspots for a good start of the day

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Eight times out of ten I leave home in a hurry so I don’t miss the train to Utrecht. Preparing breakfast is not an option, but fortunately I always pass by Hoog Catharijne. In the large shopping mall next to the train station there is more than plenty of choice. These are my five favourite places to have breakfast in …

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Tijm – cosy living room restaurant located in the Vogelen neighbourhood

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Step inside Tijm and you’ll find yourself in a real urban jungle. Special plants, wicker chairs and wooden tables fill the cozy little space where you immediately feel at home. You can hang here all day long; for a cup of coffee, cake and breakfast to cocktails, drinks and dinner. Coffee spot by day, (takeaway) restaurant by night Living room …

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Colorful brunch feast at Frenchie Café

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Frenchie Café, recently opened at the Lange Nieuwstraat, it’s the newest hotspot in Utrecht. Everything on the menu is instagramable! On the menu you will find: mega-decorated milkshakes with donuts and colored sprinkles, unicorn cupcakes and red velvet pancakes. Jacqueline and her boyfriend opened their café last summer. “We found that Utrecht lacked trendy Instagram-worthy lunch spots with great food.” …

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Brunch in Utrecht | five spots for a great brunch

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Having a nice brunch is, in my opinion, not just something to do in the weekends, but every day! Luckily there’s more than enough places in Utrecht to go to for a nice brunch. Are you looking for a nice place for brunch in Utrecht? I’ve lined up five cool hotspots for you! Florent Florent is one of the hidden …

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Loaded: New Hotspot on the Amsterdamsestraatweg

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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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Going green at The Green House

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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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Chilling at Karibu at Oudenoord 330

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Welcome! ‘Karibu’ means welcome in Swahili. And you certainly feel welcome when you walk into the new Karibu café at Oudenoord 330. This ‘Urban Jungle’ is an oasis of green to escape from the chaos of the busy city. Karibu café is a breakfast and lunch café with an African touch. It feels like you’ve just landed in a tropical, …

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Coffee, lunch & drinks at 30ml on the Vredenburg

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When 30ml shut their doors on Mariastraat this winter to make their move to Vredenburg, many coffee-lovers found themselves displaced. The dark, cozy yet industrial interior of their original cafe was a local favorite, as well as an easy stop on the way to central station. Luckily, this move was well worth the wait. Their new spot across from Tivoli …

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The Cute Corner That is Now Lucas Cafe

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You’ve passed this corner a thousand times – cycling past the once florescent lit phone store right at the bend where the Wittervrowenstraat turns into the Biltstraat. But lately, you might have noticed something different about this unassuming corner.  Now, gorgeous green tiles on the Lucas coffee bar catch glimmers of sunlight. The smell of roasted coffee and fresh goodies …

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Familie Van Rijk – A New Foodie Hotspot in Utrecht

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If you are a foodie, you’ve probably traveled across cities for a great meal or a special ingredient. I totally get it, and do I have news for you: there is a new foodie hotspot in town, called Familie Van Rijk, located on the multicultural Amsterdamsestraatweg. When I visited this shop, I felt like a kid in a candy store! …

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