Tag Archives: lunch

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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Slurping noodles at Sanju Ramen

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Last week, Lisa and I got to check Sanju on the Voorstraat. The verdict? We loved it! Homemade & authentic Sanju strives to offer an authentic ramen experience. With four chefs, two of whom are Japanese, owners Jeroen and Mohammed are constantly researching and working to develop, refine, and perfect their flavours. In addition, they make everything from scratch. And …

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New lunch menu at Instock

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By now, you may already know that we love Instock and their mission: they rescue produce from supermarkets that would otherwise be thrown away, and turn it into delicious meals. (Check out our previous posts about dining and drinks!) So when they  invited us to check out their new regular lunch menu, we happily accepted! Chill vibes Everything about Instock is like an …

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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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heavenly lunch, high up in the air at the Watertoren

There’s those days that I feel so privileged. On this sunny Sunday afternoon I feel extraordinarily special. After a barren bike ride through the cold winter wind gusts, I park my bike at the base of the water tower. Three kisses for my friend and we ring the doorbell. A friendly voice greets us and the front door swings open. …

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The Croquette is chic at the Croquetten Boutique

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The croquette might be the Netherlands’ most famous snack. Everyone has ordered one at the snackbar after an evening of partying once in their life. Fastfood is in! After the burger, fries and the hotdog, it’s now the croquette’s time to shine. No more pulling your croquette out of the wall Recently you can find the ‘de Croquetten Boutique’ on …

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New lunch menu at De Rode Vosch

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De Rode Vosch recently launched their new lunch menu, and let me tell you: it’s a gem! With hearty and delicious dishes and that Aussie emphasis on fresh and colourful plates, De Rode Vosch has become one of my new favourites for lunch & brunch. A welcoming vibe Set up in a beautiful monument from the 1600s, De Rode Vosch …

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A flavourful bike ride with the Smaakmakerstour

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Want to explore some of Utrecht’s tastiest restaurants on the bike? We were invited to experience this during the Smaakmakerstour. We’re fan and we’ll tell you why in this article! The concept The Smaakmakerstour works as followed: you’ll jump on the bike with a small group and go on a bike tour past 5 different restaurants all throughout Utrecht. At …

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What have you got Instock for me?

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Well, a delicious and fair menu. The food and the drink menus are both good! And the building on the Vleutenseweg is a sight for sore eyes, but let’s not forget the terrace. A real ‘hidden gem’! Calm, green, but mostly cosy. Instock from pop-up to hotspot Instock is a concept that began in the capital, first as a pop-up …

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