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Guidebook for Utrecht

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Guidebook for Utrecht

Food Scene
Veggie restaurant, 3 minute walk away
25
locals recommend
Gys
113 Amsterdamsestraatweg
25
locals recommend
Veggie restaurant, 3 minute walk away
Lovely café that does coffees, breakfast and lunches. Laid-back, charming place to hang out. Special feature is that they only play classical music and sometimes have live chamber music.
16
locals recommend
Het Muzieklokaal
13 Bemuurde Weerd Oostzijde
16
locals recommend
Lovely café that does coffees, breakfast and lunches. Laid-back, charming place to hang out. Special feature is that they only play classical music and sometimes have live chamber music.
Small café attached to a design agency. Good for coffee, tea and sandwiches.
O-Café
8 Weerdsingel Westzijde
Small café attached to a design agency. Good for coffee, tea and sandwiches.
This super laid back café/restaurant is situated in the crook of the single (water). Great for drinks and/or food.
13
locals recommend
Roost aan de Singel
1 Paardenveld
13
locals recommend
This super laid back café/restaurant is situated in the crook of the single (water). Great for drinks and/or food.
Drinks & Nightlife
Voted Holland's best live venue. The impressive building is almost visible from my street. The institute hosts classical concerts, bands, singer songwriters, club nights and indoor festivals. The view from the top floors is breathtaking! Visit the café downstairs for drinks or food.
95
locals recommend
TivoliVredenburg
11 Vredenburgkade
95
locals recommend
Voted Holland's best live venue. The impressive building is almost visible from my street. The institute hosts classical concerts, bands, singer songwriters, club nights and indoor festivals. The view from the top floors is breathtaking! Visit the café downstairs for drinks or food.
Charming venue that hosts mostly alternative bands and newcomers. Good place to check out acts that are on the verge of a breakthrough. there's a small café attached and I believe they serve veggie food on the first floor, but you have to check that since that's relatively new.
33
locals recommend
EKKO
3 Bemuurde Weerd Westzijde
33
locals recommend
Charming venue that hosts mostly alternative bands and newcomers. Good place to check out acts that are on the verge of a breakthrough. there's a small café attached and I believe they serve veggie food on the first floor, but you have to check that since that's relatively new.
Genuine Irish pub. Does food too. About 7 minute walk from my house.
9
locals recommend
O'leary's
23 Adelaarstraat
9
locals recommend
Genuine Irish pub. Does food too. About 7 minute walk from my house.
Parks & Nature
Check out the lovely walk along the canal. In the summer there's a lot of vegetation and urban wildlife in the form of ducks, coots (that's a bird as well) and even a few herons. For a long walk, follow the (Weerd)singel all around the city centre. This body of water used to be the border of Utrecht in the middle ages. The walk takes about 1,5 hours.
Weerdsingel Westzijde
Check out the lovely walk along the canal. In the summer there's a lot of vegetation and urban wildlife in the form of ducks, coots (that's a bird as well) and even a few herons. For a long walk, follow the (Weerd)singel all around the city centre. This body of water used to be the border of Utrecht in the middle ages. The walk takes about 1,5 hours.
Lovely to go to in summer. Jus bring a towel and some snakcs and lay yourself down in the grass. In winter it's nice for a walk to get some fresh air in the city. There are deer, goats and birds in an enclosed space.
19
locals recommend
Julianapark
19
locals recommend
Lovely to go to in summer. Jus bring a towel and some snakcs and lay yourself down in the grass. In winter it's nice for a walk to get some fresh air in the city. There are deer, goats and birds in an enclosed space.
Essentials
Ecological supermarket that also has salads, soups and small meals to go.
Ekoplaza
15 Amsterdamsestraatweg
Ecological supermarket that also has salads, soups and small meals to go.
Good old Aldi. For all your budget shopping!
ALDI
27-35 Amsterdamsestraatweg
Good old Aldi. For all your budget shopping!
Largest supermarket chain in Holland is only a 2 minute walk from my house.
AH Amsterdamsestraatweg
56 Amsterdamsestraatweg
Largest supermarket chain in Holland is only a 2 minute walk from my house.
Getting Around
Utrecht CS is just a 10 minute walk away. Amsterdam can be reached in 27 minutes. Rotterdam and The Hague in a bit over 30. Utrecht had the largest trainsstations of the country because of its central location.
101
locals recommend
Utrecht Central Station
101
locals recommend
Utrecht CS is just a 10 minute walk away. Amsterdam can be reached in 27 minutes. Rotterdam and The Hague in a bit over 30. Utrecht had the largest trainsstations of the country because of its central location.
Entertainment & Activities
Cinema for the blockbusters, but still quite charming.
10
locals recommend
Pathé Rembrandt Utrecht
73 Oudegracht
10
locals recommend
Cinema for the blockbusters, but still quite charming.
A lovely film house that hosts a restaurant and pub too. Great place to visit. About 15-20 minute walk from my house
58
locals recommend
Springhaver
50 Springweg
58
locals recommend
A lovely film house that hosts a restaurant and pub too. Great place to visit. About 15-20 minute walk from my house
Brand new blockbuster theatre. Haven't been there myself yet, but boasts large screens and a thorough movie experience! About 15 minute walk
14
locals recommend
Kinepolis Jaarbeurs Utrecht
300 Jaarbeursboulevard
14
locals recommend
Brand new blockbuster theatre. Haven't been there myself yet, but boasts large screens and a thorough movie experience! About 15 minute walk