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Oudegracht 279 | 3511 PA, 3511 PA Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 231 8970
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Dubai/Amsterdam
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Pas65
Maarn, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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). The service was great. The check was 67 euro. Recommended!

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Thank Donnie1951
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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641 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 these great venues it would be a winner!

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Thank crawfie
Leuven, Belgium
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 o'clock.

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Thank gojibes
London
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 up a seat in a corner ready for the band; 15 mins later the sound... More 

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Thank danno1983
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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, as the music starts late (9pm) but it is great for some drinks while the... More 

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Amsterdam
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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. fantastic some typical beer from the draft and live music.. what do you want more... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Duncan M
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 to return!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudegracht 279 | 3511 PA, 3511 PA Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
  • Phone Number: +31 30 231 8970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?