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Tag Archives: lunch

Me-time in Amelisweerd & Rhijnauwen

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My favorite season must be spring! And aren’t we lucky, spring decided to come and spoil us a bit earlier in the year. While the sun was shinning, making the world a happier place I decided to cruise to the estates in Amelisweerd and Rhijnauwen, outside of the city. Here you can enjoy some well deserved me-time in the nature. …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up #February

Instagram Round Up Explore Utrecht February

Hi All, It’s time for a new Instagram Round-up! February went by very quickly and the last week was crazy. I had so much fun discovering places for a new project. Meeting loads of new people talking to shop owners, meeting up with Instagrammers and bloggers. Also have been crazy busy having lunch and dinner at different places around town, as …

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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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Blackbird Coffee & Vintage | Utrecht

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Blackbird Coffee & Vintage is on the ‘must visit’ list when people ask me where to go for a good cup of coffee in Utrecht. Blackbird is located on the Oudegracht, just outside the city centre. A perfect location amongst vintage and design shops, creative workshop places, galeries and coffee spots. When at home and craving something sweet and a latte, I …

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Yoghurt Barn in Utrecht

Perfect food after a workout After an intensive workout, my boyfriend and I could always use some quality protein. So we had a great excuse to visit Yoghurt Barn on a rainy Sunday. I’m not a fan of lactose so I always go for an alternative. Luckily that’s not a problem at Yoghurt Barn, soy yogurt is also on the menu. …

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Carla’s Conditorie & Foodbar

On the west side of Utrecht we have Lombok district. In the last few years small coffee bars and eateries have been popping up throughout this neighborhood. Since a few months we have a ‘Shopping mall’ as well! At the other side of the Merwede canal there is the recently renovated Cereol factory, which officially opened last summer. In this old factory …

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Klein Berlijn at Rotsoord

Young hipsters, business men, creative peeps, skaters, families and more all find their way to Klein Berlijn. You couldn’t guess there is such a great lounge spot along the canal by the location of this restaurant and lounge. Klein Berlijn is located near to Tivoli De Helling and across a fire station, in the middle of several businesses, car service …

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O-Café on the Weerdsingel

O-Utrecht, the advertising agency of Utrecht, embarked on a new adventure a couple of weeks ago. O-Utrecht opened O-Café on the corner of Weerdsingel and the Amsterdamsestraatweg. A perfect location if you might be heading to the Amsterdamsestraatweg and further or if you are looking for a great spot not far from the city centre. O-Café is much like freelance …

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Restaurant Elvi

I have been meaning to write a review of my favorite restaurant for a while now. It is very tempting to keep it a secret but at Explore Utrecht we are all about sharing so today I will tell you why I love having dinner at Restaurant Elvi. Elvi is located  outside of the city center but in a very trendy …

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Cafe Lombok

Café Lombok is a small multi-cultural café along the Vleutenseweg in Lombok. You will recognize the building right away, because its white and baby blue with a small balcony on the front. Ooh and don’t forget the horns. To cute! The cafe has been open now for almost two years. First it was Pepper & Flow, an Italian slash orient …

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