Tag Archives: Restaurant

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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Restaurant Le Jardin – new gem on the Mariaplaats

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The headlines speak of a new restaurant concept in Utrecht. A restaurant with vegetables in the lead role. And at the same time a flower shop that serves vegetables. That got our attention, and so we took a look and we talked to owner Lars. The various headings may create some confusion for readers, but the well thought-out concept is quite …

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Delicious and quick take out in Utrecht

Take out, take away or carry out..? It all refers to the same thing: ‘Prepared foods purchased at a restaurant to eat elsewhere’! After a couple of busy days at the office, I spoil myself and get take out. There are several restaurants I go to regularly and these I want to share with you. I like Surinam, Italian, Spanish or …

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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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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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Resto Santai: A tiny piece of Indonesia on the Biltstraat

Indonesisch dineren in Utrecht

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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A Surprising Dinner at De Klub | Europalaan

De Klub Europalaan Explore Utrecht 1

De Klub, a hidden green oasis De Klub is kind of like a four leaf clover: it’s hard to find, but when you do find it, you’re happy as can be! After circling Vechtclub XL a few times, we discovered we had to venture past the entrance of the busdepot. At the end of a dreary parking lot we spot a …

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American Steakhouse Broadway – Oudegracht

American Steakhouse Broadway - Oudegracht Explore Utrecht 1c

A little piece of New York at the Oudegracht This establishment has been serving the people of Utrecht for more than 25 years. The reputation of the restaurant, being the best spot for steaks and ribs, carries far beyond the borders of Utrecht. Tourists and visitors are sure to stop by to enjoy a real American meal. Broadway has a …

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Speck | Utrecht

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Speck Bar & Grill on Ledig Erf My mum doesn’t like it and my boyfriend can only condone it when thoroughly baked: Bacon! On a personal note, you could wake me up for it in the middle of the night. A very good motivator to go to Ledig Erf square for once. For a while now, Speck Bar & Grill …

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Explore Utrecht Insta Round-Up #June

Yay, it’s finally July. And July is the equivalent of the summer that we so deserve, with a heat wave as bonus. The countdown to the Tour de France has now really started. Are you guys ready? Have you looked at the ‘ heatwave protocol ‘ and ‘ how to survive the Tour de France ‘ links on internet yet? Don’t know …

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