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't Oude Pothuys

) #294 of 497 Restaurants in Utrecht ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , European
Oudegracht 279 | 3511 PA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 231 8970
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible15%
5 Oct 2016
“Nice cafe with good ambiance”
9 Feb 2016
“Surprisingly good diner in student's atmosphere.”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Dutch, European
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Oudegracht 279 | 3511 PA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Very cozy restaurant with friendly staff and live music! The food was ok, the atmosphere good and staff perfect! Vaulted ceiling in the basement gives a very nice ambiance. Good value for money.

Thank Pas65
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Me and my wife had a fine diner in a cave like restaurant, that was crowded with young people (we are not that young anymore ...). The Palmensteyn steak was very well made, just like the Chocolade truffel. Wine was good (we drank several glasses)....More

Thank Donnie1951
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Decent alt band on a quiet Sunday night. Loved the barrel vaulted, brick walls and ceiling....just drips with ambience. Would love to check it out when it rocks with a full house. Decent service, reasonably priced drinks, great location.

Thank Mt N
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Many Utrecht restaurants seem to morph into similarity with the offerings. This is yet another example. Nice place, friendly staff, but same old food (must be like it was in the days of Soviet Russia). If someone could make a decent offering from one of...More

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 17 August 2015

when the weather is good and you can eat outside ,is a very nice place,nice setting,day dishes 12,50 Euro,begin of week(Mo.,Tu.We.) a bottle wine for 12,50 euro. less people than in the touristic oudegracht restaurants.. They are also a music bar with concerts up 23...More

Thank gojibes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Either this place has gone downhill, or it depends on the night. Visited when I was last in town in 2013 and saw a great electronica act transfix me and the rest of the seated audience with an amazing, slow burning performance. This time pulled...More

Thank danno1983
Reviewed 3 May 2015

We have been a couple of times because of the live music - and on Sunday night, it is Jazz. Located in the underground ancient catacombs by the old canal in Utrecht, it is really a unique place. Unfortunately we have not had food here,...More

Thank Sanjay D
Reviewed 29 April 2015

went to this place for live music by recommendation of a friend we weren't disappointed. just look at some pictures and you will understand why it feels so cosy. the arches in the old stone make you feel a bit like in an old tavern....More

Thank Venivediscripsi
Reviewed 23 April 2015

I know this is a well known music venue, but we went at lunchtime so I can't comment. Atmospheric warren of underground rooms with outside tables by the canal. Some interesting snack options as well as the usual drinks menu; try the ice fondue!

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 18 February 2015

My band performed here in January 2015 - a great experience. A wonderful owner and manager who looked after us. A great space and an intimate venue with excellent sound. Unfortunately we didnt get to try the food but it looked and smelt incredible. Hope...More

Thank MatthewStolworthy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudegracht 279 | 3511 PA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
  • Phone Number: +31 30 231 8970
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