Top Choice International in Utrecht


Exquisitely presented dishes such as seabass in smoked butter, and Scottish grouse stuffed with Merquez sausage served with mulberry jus are among the reasons Karaf became an instant hit following its recent opening…
Top Choice French in Utrecht

Lokaal Negen

Around the corner from the Domtoren, this long-standing option offers intimate dining in the living room of a sturdy old house with an interior garden. Instead of ordering, let yourself be pleasantly surprised by th…
Indonesian in Utrecht


Blauw is the place for stylish Indonesian food in Utrecht. Young and old alike enjoy superb rijsttafels (an array of spicy dishes served with rice) amid the reddish decor that mixes vintage art with hip minimalism.
Grand Cafe in Utrecht


A chic rendezvous in a former gentleman's club, Polman's has ceiling frescoes, extravagant floral displays and plenty of ambiance. French and Italian flavours dominate the menu and extensive wine list.
Asian in Utrecht


A high-concept restaurant with a stunning interior, Opium takes flavours from across Asia and mixes them with locally sourced ingredients. Everything is presented with an eye for drama, down to the exotic cocktails.
Cafe in Utrecht


Everything's organic at this bright and airy bistro, from the burgers (tofu or lamb) and sandwiches (smoked mackerel with beet mousse, tempeh with sweet potato, avocado and watercress) to the salads and eggplant sch…
Vietnamese in Utrecht


A hole in the wall on a lane full of restaurants, this one is especially appealing for its authentic street-food-style dishes and low prices. Noodle salads are sublime. It's primarily a takeout but there are a few s…
Surinamese in Utrecht

Moksi & Tandoori

This friendly family joint is as ethnically varied as Surinam: broodjes (sandwiches) and baras (doughnut-like savoury pastries) all day, and curries and biriyanis after 5pm, with plenty of meatless options.