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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8 local reviews
8 Donkere Gaard, Utrecht
Open now
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
8 local reviews
8 Donkere Gaard, Utrecht
Open now
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. Café Olivier
2. Café Olivier
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24 local reviews
6 Achter Clarenburg, Utrecht
Open now
030 236 7876
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Paul & Joris
This bar is located in an old church. Great place to have a coffee or beer.
Justus
A bar located in an old church, do i need to say more!
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. Café Olivier
2. Café Olivier
host-0host-1host-2
24 local reviews
6 Achter Clarenburg, Utrecht
Open now
030 236 7876
Paul & Joris
Paul & Joris
This bar is located in an old church. Great place to have a coffee or beer.
Justus
Justus
A bar located in an old church, do i need to say more!
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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23 local reviews
Ledig Erf, Utrecht
Route
Sebastiaan
Great spot to drink a beer or have lunch. There are nice bars/restaurants/pubs here. A great place to relax an…
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 …
3. Ledig Erf
3. Ledig Erf
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23 local reviews
Ledig Erf, Utrecht
Sebastiaan
Sebastiaan
Great spot to drink a beer or have lunch. There are nice bars/restaurants/pubs here. A great place to relax and have a chat with the locals.
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 …
4. Twijnstraat
4. Twijnstraat
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12 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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12 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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19 local reviews
Neude, Utrecht
Route
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.
Quirien
During the day enjoy the sun with a beverage and at night show your dance moves at the different bars.
5. Neude
5. Neude
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19 local reviews
Neude, Utrecht
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.
Quirien
Quirien
During the day enjoy the sun with a beverage and at night show your dance moves at the different bars.
6. Muziekcafé 't Oude Pothuys
6. Muziekcafé 't Oude Pothuys
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13 local reviews
279 Oudegracht, Utrecht
Open now
030 231 8970
CafeFoodEstablishment
Alec
Bar with live music, beginner bands and all.
Jesse
A underground bar with live music every evening till midnight.
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 …
6. Muziekcafé 't Oude Pothuys
6. Muziekcafé 't Oude Pothuys
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13 local reviews
279 Oudegracht, Utrecht
Open now
030 231 8970
Alec
Alec
Bar with live music, beginner bands and all.
Jesse
Jesse
A underground bar with live music every evening till midnight.
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…
7. Louis Hartlooper Complex
7. Louis Hartlooper Complex
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27 local reviews
1 Tolsteegbrug, Utrecht
030 232 0452
Movie theaterEstablishment
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 Complex
7. Louis Hartlooper Complex
host-0host-1host-2
27 local reviews
1 Tolsteegbrug, Utrecht
030 232 0452
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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17 local reviews
50 Springweg, Utrecht
Closed now
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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17 local reviews
50 Springweg, Utrecht
Closed now
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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24 local reviews
Oudegracht, Utrecht
Natural featureEstablishment
Laura
The Oudegracht is the prettiest canal in Utrecht. Take a walk or a canal ride to see the beautiful canals. You…
Anneke
Utrecht is an amazing major city similar to Amsterdam (including canals and bicycles), but with less tourism. …
Erna
Utrecht city center has lots to offer: canals with the unique 'werven' (pavements along the waterfront), the D…
9. Oudegracht
9. Oudegracht
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24 local reviews
Oudegracht, Utrecht
Laura
Laura
The Oudegracht is the prettiest canal in Utrecht. Take a walk or a canal ride to see the beautiful canals. You will find ever type sort of s…
Anneke
Anneke
Utrecht is an amazing major city similar to Amsterdam (including canals and bicycles), but with less tourism. Amazing architecture and many …
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, …
10. Wed
10. Wed
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4 local reviews
Wed, Utrecht
Route
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
Claire
Square with several bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
10. Wed
10. Wed
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4 local reviews
Wed, Utrecht
Renske & Ruben
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
Claire
Claire
Square with several bars and restaurants
Renske & Ruben
Renske & Ruben
Lots of bars and restaurants
11. Janskerkhof
11. Janskerkhof
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13 local reviews
Janskerkhof, Utrecht
Route
Nijs
Great city square with a lot of bars and clubs.
Laura
The Janskerkhof ('John's Church Square') is a central city square. The square features a very old protestant c…
Tim & Emilie
At Janskerkhof is every Saturday a plant and flower market. Low prices and here you can buy Dutch flower bulbs…
11. Janskerkhof
11. Janskerkhof
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13 local reviews
Janskerkhof, Utrecht
Nijs
Nijs
Great city square with a lot of bars and clubs.
Laura
Laura
The Janskerkhof ('John's Church Square') is a central city square. The square features a very old protestant church as well as dozens of caf…
Tim & Emilie
Tim & Emilie
At Janskerkhof is every Saturday a plant and flower market. Low prices and here you can buy Dutch flower bulbs.
12. Guusjes eten en drinken
12. Guusjes eten en drinken
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8 local reviews
Guusjes eten en drinken, Utrecht
Closed now
030 272 3450
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Alice
Cozy neighborhood bar and restaurant.
Sebastiaan
Great little restaurant/bar that we visit often for lunch, diner or drink. It's childfriendly. And oh...they h…
Pascal
Great for lunch and diner - and only a minute walk
12. Guusjes eten en drinken
12. Guusjes eten en drinken
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
Guusjes eten en drinken, Utrecht
Closed now
030 272 3450
Alice
Alice
Cozy neighborhood bar and restaurant.
Sebastiaan
Sebastiaan
Great little restaurant/bar that we visit often for lunch, diner or drink. It's childfriendly. And oh...they have great bears.
Pascal
Pascal
Great for lunch and diner - and only a minute walk