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Beers & Barrels at the Utrecht Harbour

Beers & Barrels at the Harbour Explore Utrecht 15

I ate my first oyster at Harbour, with a glass of sparkling wine on the side. It was a beautiful location back then. A spacious, open building with a view on the water. But now, restaurant Harbour is no longer there, instead the owners havere-designed into a new Beers & Barrels. And what a surprise! Out with the fish and …

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Happieteria Utrecht 2016

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If you’re looking for feel-good food, look no further than Happieteria. The pop-up restaurant will feed your soul, and tummy — because all of the proceeds from their hearty courses go straight to charity. Run by volunteers The temporary restaurant is run entirely by volunteers, but you wouldn’t know it by the look of the dishes. This year’s menu ranges …

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Spaghetteria – pastabar on the Wittevrouwensingel

Standing outside a restaurant waiting for a spot.. Would you do this? If you go to a restaurant and there’s a line in front, that’s a sign that they serve good food. And if I have the time and I’m not too hungry I usually join the long line. This is what I did recently at Spaghetteria, at the corner …

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Chicken & Lobster at Yoepz on Oudkerkhof

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Yoepz restaurant concept is simple! No hassle. No fuss. And for the guests no stress when making a decision what to order.  In the restaurant its all about the France chicken or Canadian lobster, maybe both. These two main ingredients are at base of every dish in the restaurant, from the surf & turf to the lobster bitterballen with lemon mayo. Chicken & Lobster? That’s it! We visited the restaurant twice …

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LE:EN – tasting the new menu

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The new menu at restaurant LE:EN Restaurant LE:EN located on Heuveloord is a favorite of the Explore Utrecht team. Yes, we are a big fan of this Asian Fusion Restaurant and regularly visit for a nice evening out. When I was asked whether we wanted to taste the new dishes I did not hesitate one minute. The appointment was quickly scheduled and blogger Lisa and I went biked …

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Concept store Hutspot now in Utrecht

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Amsterdam based concept store Hutspot in Utrecht Hutspot is an unique concept store, with two locations in Amsterdam, that offers creative talent a platform to display and sell their products. The owners: Nick van Aalst, Pieter Jongens and Reinier Bernaert, decided it was time to take the concept to Utrecht and opened a store near the Neude. The building located on the Vinkenburgstraat, where the DE Cafè was housed, has been refurbished …

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Restaurant Vroeg in Bunnik

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A bike ride to Restaurant Vroeg This restaurant is not in Utrecht but in Bunnik, a town bordering Utrecht. Or more exact: on the road from Utrecht to Bunnik. Opposite of the estate in Amelisweerd where you can bike or walk trough beautiful green surroundings. When you visit Vroeg you can also stop by the new Waterliniemuseum. Restaurant Vroeg looks like …

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WT Utrecht Urban Cafe & Kitchen | Rotsoord

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Dining with a view Dining with a gorgeous view of Utrecht? Yes, that is possible at WT Utrecht – Urban Cafe & Kitchen located at the water tower on Rotsoord. This newly opened gem is managed by a dream-team, that started their career at ‘Podium onder de Dom’, what most people would say is the best restaurant in Utrecht. These two men and …

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Resto Santai: A tiny piece of Indonesia on the Biltstraat

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Biltstraat is a breeding ground for amazing food, which is proven once more by Indonesian restaurant Resto Santai. Does that name sound familiar? You might know Santai as a small takeaway place on the Oudegracht. Both Resto Santai and Santai’s Takeaway have a clear theme for their interior design. Modern in white and blue with a touch of traditional Indonesian …

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Le Clochard | Oldest Bistro in Utrecht

I always end up in the best places when I take a wrong turn! This time I took a wrong turn leaving from Lepelenburg heading back to Mariaplaats and ended up in the Ridderhofstad, a narrow street near Lepelenburg park. Before this happened I saw a sign promoting a late breakfast from 10:00 – 15:00 during my Bootcamp sessions. What a …

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