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Utrecht Weekend Guide 27, 28 & 29 September

The last week of September! And for this week I have selected three nice pop-up restaurants for you. You can choose from an experience dinner at a special location or a family brunch full of passion. Read on because it’s time to plan the weekend. Have a nice day!

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3 establishments in the up & coming Hardebollenstraat in Utrecht

The Hardebollenstraat in Utrecht is a sweet little street that is only 50 metres long. Yet the street is full of special shops and fine restaurants. The trendy street continues to grow and expands with three new restaurants: Life’s a Peach, Little Beershop and Pizza Beppe Quattro. You can read all about it in this blog!

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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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Bib-Gourmand Restaurant ElVi located in Utrecht Oost

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Restaurant Elvi Restaurant Elvi is hidden behind the Wilhelminapark. The restaurant has been located here on this beautiful location for years, but I myself had not been there yet. Shame on me!  People we have to discover our neighborhoods more, jump on that bike! When I park my bike on the other side of the Jan van Scorelstraat, there is …

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Restaurant concepts to add to your list

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5x the nicest restaurants with original concepts! These days if you go out for dinner, it’s not just important to have good food, but to also have an amazing experience. It is incredibly nice if a bar or a restaurant has a nice ambiance. The interior design, the atmosphere and the waiters all contribute to the full picture. Looking for …

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Restaurant Simple gets a gorgeous makeover

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Restaurant Simple recently moved to Hotel Dom, in Podium onder de Dom’s old location. A gorgeous new interior with blue and grey tones gives the restaurant a stylish appearance. But Simple is still Simple. There’s no fuss at the new location, but delicious dishes with exceptional flavor combinations. So, still a favorite! An invitation We were invited to a special …

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10x veggie-friendly restaurants

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When I first moved to the Netherlands about five years ago, finding vegetarian food in restaurants could sometimes be a frustrating experience. ‘Vegetarian’ often seemed to mean ‘diet’, and on more than one occasion I ended up scarfing down a sandwich after a meal to quell the residual hunger! Fortunately, times have changed, and the selection of veggie options in …

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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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Café du Nord – French bistro on the Draaiweg

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Bonjour Edith Piaf et Les Poppys Magnifique! Tres belle! And other exclamations that don’t go further than my terrible French can handle. But Café du Nord on the Draaiweg deserves those kinds of lovely French oneliners. When you come in, you’re welcomed by beautiful French chansons and unprecedented hospitality. The host knows what the restaurant business is about: letting guests …

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Het Ketelhuis, fine dining along the Vaartsche Rijn

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The former industrial terrain Rotsoord is evolving into a culinary hub. The offer varies from German breakfast at Klein Berlijn, to Asian bites at LE:EN, and designer-worthy culinary creations from the new acquisition ‘Het Ketelhuis’, among others. The HKU and two restaurants have now settled down in the old Pastoe factory, where for yeasrs award-winning furniture was made. The business …

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