Best bars in Utrecht

Check out the top bars in Utrecht, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Café Orloff
1. Café Orloff
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7 local reviews
8 Donkere Gaard, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
030 232 1679
Establishment
Janine
This bar buzzes from morning til late at night with De Dom Tower taking up its background setting and situated…
Monique
Nice and cosy bar in the middle of the Old Canal - City Centre
Carin
Nice place to have a drink in the middle of Utrecht.
1. Café Orloff
1. Café Orloff
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
8 Donkere Gaard, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
030 232 1679
Janine
Janine
This bar buzzes from morning til late at night with De Dom Tower taking up its background setting and situated on a popular corner overlooki…
Monique
Monique
Nice and cosy bar in the middle of the Old Canal - City Centre
Carin
Carin
Nice place to have a drink in the middle of Utrecht.
2. Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht
2. Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht
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22 local reviews
6A Achter Clarenburg, Binnenstad
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 30 236 7876
CafeRestaurantFood
René
Bar in a former church.
Maaike
Nice bar with many differents beers in an old church!
Emiel
Old church that is a bar now. Nice to see inside and especially on Friday a lot of people. You can also eat he…
2. Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht
2. Belgisch Biercafé Olivier Utrecht
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
6A Achter Clarenburg, Binnenstad
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+31 30 236 7876
René
René
Bar in a former church.
Maaike
Maaike
Nice bar with many differents beers in an old church!
Emiel
Emiel
Old church that is a bar now. Nice to see inside and especially on Friday a lot of people. You can also eat here.
3. Ledig Erf
3. Ledig Erf
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25 local reviews
Ledig Erf, Utrecht
Route
Victor and Joyce
Nice little square with lots of bars. We like 'Ledig Erf' because they have lots of different beers. The Louis…
Claire
Square with several bars where you can have a bite to eat as well. On most sunny afternoons but definetely on …
Lucas
Nice area with bars, restaurants, deli's, and quirky little shops. Lovely to stroll around and savour the city…
3. Ledig Erf
3. Ledig Erf
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25 local reviews
Ledig Erf, Utrecht
Victor and Joyce
Victor and Joyce
Nice little square with lots of bars. We like 'Ledig Erf' because they have lots of different beers. The Louis Hartlooper Complex is a movie…
Claire
Claire
Square with several bars where you can have a bite to eat as well. On most sunny afternoons but definetely on Sundays the square is buzzing …
Lucas
Lucas
Nice area with bars, restaurants, deli's, and quirky little shops. Lovely to stroll around and savour the city. Walk on through the Twijnst…
4. Twijnstraat
4. Twijnstraat
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13 local reviews
Twijnstraat, Utrecht
Route
Oscar & Marta
Oldest shopping street of the city. Here it makes you feel like you're in some small vilage. Here you can find…
Isabel
The oldest shoppingstreet in town with small shoos and nice restaurants and coffeebars.
Sonja
Lots of organic shops, little boutiques and great bargains.
4. Twijnstraat
4. Twijnstraat
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13 local reviews
Twijnstraat, Utrecht
Oscar & Marta
Oscar & Marta
Oldest shopping street of the city. Here it makes you feel like you're in some small vilage. Here you can find some art galleries and local …
Isabel
Isabel
The oldest shoppingstreet in town with small shoos and nice restaurants and coffeebars.
Sonja
Sonja
Lots of organic shops, little boutiques and great bargains.
5. Neude
5. Neude
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16 local reviews
Neude, Utrecht
Route
Quirien
During the day enjoy the sun with a beverage and at night show your dance moves at the different bars.
Jelle
The spot where everyone in Utrecht meets! Lot's of bars and restaurant are located here. Pick one and enjoy.
Sebastiaan
One of the biggest squares in Utrecht. Full with bars/restaurants/pubs and stores. Always crowded.
5. Neude
5. Neude
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16 local reviews
Neude, Utrecht
Quirien
Quirien
During the day enjoy the sun with a beverage and at night show your dance moves at the different bars.
Jelle
Jelle
The spot where everyone in Utrecht meets! Lot's of bars and restaurant are located here. Pick one and enjoy.
Sebastiaan
Sebastiaan
One of the biggest squares in Utrecht. Full with bars/restaurants/pubs and stores. Always crowded.
6. 't Oude Pothuys
6. 't Oude Pothuys
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11 local reviews
279 Oudegracht, Binnenstad
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 30 231 8970
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Oscar & Marta
This bar in one of the canal's many wharfs has an open stage that offers free gigs on a daily basis. Just pop …
Alec
Bar with live music, beginner bands and all.
Jesse
A underground bar with live music every evening till midnight.
6. 't Oude Pothuys
6. 't Oude Pothuys
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11 local reviews
279 Oudegracht, Binnenstad
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+31 30 231 8970
Oscar & Marta
Oscar & Marta
This bar in one of the canal's many wharfs has an open stage that offers free gigs on a daily basis. Just pop in to have a drink, maybe ther…
Alec
Alec
Bar with live music, beginner bands and all.
Jesse
Jesse
A underground bar with live music every evening till midnight.
7. Louis Hartlooper
7. Louis Hartlooper
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32 local reviews
1 Tolsteegbrug, Binnenstad
+31 30 232 0450
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Marieke
A nice movietheater with great atmosphere also for just a drink. Surrounded by bars and restaurants. It's our …
Jantine
Very nice, semi-alternative movie theater in an old Police station. It has bars and a restaurant with nice foo…
Claire
Art house movie theatre with a bar and decent meals. And good apple dumplings!
7. Louis Hartlooper
7. Louis Hartlooper
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
1 Tolsteegbrug, Binnenstad
+31 30 232 0450
Marieke
Marieke
A nice movietheater with great atmosphere also for just a drink. Surrounded by bars and restaurants. It's our favourite in town.
Jantine
Jantine
Very nice, semi-alternative movie theater in an old Police station. It has bars and a restaurant with nice food.
Claire
Claire
Art house movie theatre with a bar and decent meals. And good apple dumplings!
8. Springhaver
8. Springhaver
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19 local reviews
50 Springweg, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
Movie theaterEstablishment
Marjo & Guido
An old cinema - still operational. The bar is quaint, and great for a beer.
Alice
Movietheater (cult movies), with cozy restaurant and bar
Saskia
My favorite movietheater, where you can have a good meal for a good price.
8. Springhaver
8. Springhaver
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19 local reviews
50 Springweg, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
Marjo & Guido
Marjo & Guido
An old cinema - still operational. The bar is quaint, and great for a beer.
Alice
Alice
Movietheater (cult movies), with cozy restaurant and bar
Saskia
Saskia
My favorite movietheater, where you can have a good meal for a good price.
9. Oudegracht
9. Oudegracht
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22 local reviews
Oudegracht, Binnenstad
Natural featureEstablishment
Erna
Utrecht city center has lots to offer: canals with the unique 'werven' (pavements along the waterfront), the D…
Anneke
Utrecht is an amazing major city similar to Amsterdam (including canals and bicycles), but with less tourism. …
Ali
The famous canal in Utrecht with lots of shopping options, cafes and bars
9. Oudegracht
9. Oudegracht
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22 local reviews
Oudegracht, Binnenstad
Erna
Erna
Utrecht city center has lots to offer: canals with the unique 'werven' (pavements along the waterfront), the Dom tower and many nice shops, …
Anneke
Anneke
Utrecht is an amazing major city similar to Amsterdam (including canals and bicycles), but with less tourism. Amazing architecture and many …
Ali
Ali
The famous canal in Utrecht with lots of shopping options, cafes and bars
10. Wed
10. Wed
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3 local reviews
Wed, Utrecht
Route
Claire
Square with several bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
10. Wed
10. Wed
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3 local reviews
Wed, Utrecht
Claire
Claire
Square with several bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
11. Guusjes eten en drinken
11. Guusjes eten en drinken
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9 local reviews
Guusjes eten en drinken, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
030 272 3450
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Sebastiaan
Great little restaurant/bar that we visit often for lunch, diner or drink. It's childfriendly. And oh...they h…
Alice
Cozy neighborhood bar and restaurant.
Pascal
Great for lunch and diner - and only a minute walk
11. Guusjes eten en drinken
11. Guusjes eten en drinken
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
Guusjes eten en drinken, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
030 272 3450
Sebastiaan
Sebastiaan
Great little restaurant/bar that we visit often for lunch, diner or drink. It's childfriendly. And oh...they have great bears.
Alice
Alice
Cozy neighborhood bar and restaurant.
Pascal
Pascal
Great for lunch and diner - and only a minute walk
12. Cafe Averechts
12. Cafe Averechts
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5 local reviews
Nieuwe Koekoekstraat, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 9:00 PM
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jenny
Super international place, meet other travelers, students, expats, run by volunteers, and definitely a bar wit…
Harm
Small bar with live music on tuesday nighs (open podium for singer-song writers). A bit alternative.
Marian
Lovely bar, run by volenteers.
12. Cafe Averechts
12. Cafe Averechts
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5 local reviews
Nieuwe Koekoekstraat, Utrecht
Closed · Opens 9:00 PM
Jenny
Jenny
Super international place, meet other travelers, students, expats, run by volunteers, and definitely a bar with atmosphere
Harm
Harm
Small bar with live music on tuesday nighs (open podium for singer-song writers). A bit alternative.
Marian
Marian
Lovely bar, run by volenteers.