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3x exclusive High Teas in Utrecht

Afternoomn Tea Karel 5 Explore Utrecht 4

Whether you enjoy a high tea with family, friends or as a date, a high tea is always a fun activity for the afternoon. Where to expect the most special high tea in Utrecht? I found some great spots for you! The Streetfood Club The Streetfood Club offers a special high tea. You start with a teapot filled with a …

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Karels Winter Fair with a Utrecht touch

Winter Fair Hotel Grand Karel V

Yes, this is for all Christmas enthusiasts who have already started counting down the days until Christmas. The weather is getting colder, shops are selling Christmas decorations and the Christmas lights have been shining for some time now in the city centre. Christmas is coming! But first I will go to some Christmas fairs to get completely in the mood. …

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6 restaurants for a long & leisurely lunch in Utrecht

Piatto Explore Utrecht 3

I know dinner and brunch in particular get a lot of love when it comes to celebrating special occasions… But what about lunch? Personally, I’m a major fan of long & leisurely lunches. There’s something so luxurious about settling in with a loved one (or many!) to enjoy a great meal in the middle of your day. And a big …

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Karel 5 and brewery Oproer brewing a new Utrecht beer

IJzerhard IPA Karel 5 x Oproer-2

In secret, Karel 5 and brewery Oproep worked together on a new Utrecht beer: IJzerhard. The main ingredient comes from the herb garden of Restaurant Karel 5. The herb verveine, also known as IJzerhard, is brewed together with other ingredients to a fresh IPA. The past and present Karel 5 takes this cooperation back to the past. The hotel and …

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Grand Hotel Karel V’s hidden history sees light

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Together with the Utrecht Archives, Grand Hotel Karel V is exposing the secrets of the city. Many secrets are still hidden behind the high white walls of the imposing Grand Hotel Karel V. Much has been written about this over the years, but there is still a lot of mystery surrounding the former residents of the hotel and restaurant. Easter …

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