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Tag Archives: Cafe

Bubbles, wines, and beers

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Our favorite hobby? Going for drinks. With wines, beers, and a snack platter. Oh, and friends, of course. But where can we find the best snack platters? A good snack platter to accompany drinks must meet the following criteria: it must contain various bites, be full, be freshly prepared, and offer good value for money. But not unimportant are the …

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SAAR, versatile restaurant on the Catharijnesingel

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Wanting to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city? Restaurant SAAR recently opened at the Catharijnesingel is surely a great option for lunch or dinner. SAAR has a living room atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy special dishes and good wines. The owners: Sandra and Ramon wanted a new challenge. After setting up and running the Zwarte …

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Minre: boutique and coffee bar

Your feet might hurt, your legs are tired and you are thirsty but you still have not found a nice outfit for the party next weekend. ‘Minre Boutique & Coffee’ has cleverly anticipated this situation. At Minre, on the Minrebroederstraat 23, you can drink coffee and shop. Marieke (26) opened her business on 15 September. “I wanted to have my …

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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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5x game cafés in Utrecht for a fun evening

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Whether you’re a sore loser or really good at cheating, it’s fun to challenge your friends to card and board games. You can of course do this at home, but a game café in the city is also a good reason to get out the door. Below, Explore Utrecht is listing five cafés where the dice fly past your head …

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Artisan, Unpretentious Coffee at Ohoj on the Rijnlaan

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Earlier this year Kevin Ayers and his wife Kristin packed their bags, left Paris for Utrecht, and brought their award-winning coffee secrets with them. Their new cafe, Ohoj, quickly established itself as the best new cafe in town with a French flair, Scandinavian design, American hospitality and artfully-crafted coffee. Scandinavian design and American hospitality The espresso bar and specialty coffee …

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Work it: 32 best flexible work spots for freelancers!

Are you a freelancer looking for a place to get some work done? The demand for flexible work spots is increasing, also in Utrecht! That’s why we’ve created this list of our favourite flexible work spots in Utrecht. From coffee places to free work spots and paid desks, there’s something for everyone! Header photo by Elizabeth Verwey Coffee places and cafés …

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The Malt Vault: whisky heaven on the Voorstraat

Malt Vault Explore Utrecht 2

Today I’ve got something really cool for you: something completely different. Not a place to head to every week and stay until deep into the night. Are you open to stepping out of your comfort zone? Then come to whisky heaven with me, right in the middle of our little city. Everyone is welcome in this nirvana, so it’s the ideal place …

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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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