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Lunch Food&Drinks

Which lunch places do our students recommend? An overview of places all over the city.

Which lunch places do our students recommend? An overview of places all over the city. VIEW ALL

Comptoir Libanais
“I wasn't sure what to expect, but the food here pleasantly surprised me!”

  • By Anouk

“Vegitalian is the perfect place to spend an evening with a group of friends surrounded by good food, everyone can find something on the menu that is tasty, and they have fantastic desserts”

  • By Anne Roos

Ping pong club
“To be honest, I've only been there once, just before all the catering industry closed again, but it was certainly worth repeating.”

  • By Milan

Poke Perfect
“In addition to delicious bowls with sashimi, Poke Perfect also has vegetarian options, that's a big plus for me!”

  • By Dione

Coffee Company
“Coffeecompany offers a great lunch deal - smoothie/coffee and toasties only for 8,40 Euro! ”

  • By Wiktoria + 1

De Rechtbank
“I have been to De Rechtbank several times in the past year, both for dinner and drinks. I love it here every time had my way.”

  • By Dione

“Everything is just fine and the vibe is nice. Lunch, food, drinks, snacks, everything is nice. Ideal place to sit down between lectures”

  • By Maya
Live Music

Cafe Orloff
“I used to have dance lessons at the Dom as a girl, then I went to Orloff for a sandwich with my father. That's really kind of core memory for me. So now I still come here often! The sandwiches with croquettes, humus and tuna salad are recommended. And of course the toasties”

  • By Maya

“The cake here is very tasty, the red velvet is one of my favorites.”

  • By Anouk

“It is an atmospheric place, where it always smells delicious of freshly baked food. It feels like you are going to visit your mother or grandmother again, for some tea and something sweet.”

  • By Anne Roos

Koffie en Ik
“There is always a good and cozy atmosphere, the perfect spot that feels like a second living room.”

  • By Anne Roos

“Tip, instead of a normal pizza, go for the unique pizza breads.”

  • By Mik

Restaurant Se7en
“It is a unique concept, with delicious food and in a cozy restaurant.”

  • By Anne Roos

Café de Poort
“Ever since I started my bachelor's degree, Public Administration and Organizational Science and café De Poort have been inextricably linked. Between lectures I like to drink a cup of coffee with friends on the sun-drenched terrace on the Ledig Erf. At the end of a long day of lectures and tutorials, this is also the perfect place to have a drink or eat well.”

  • By Mik

De Ontdekking
“When I moved to Utrecht a year and a half ago, I immediately started looking for nice coffee shops. Although places like Onz and Gys were well received, De Ontdekking takes the cake as far as I'm concerned”

  • By Milan

Shop Zuivelhoeve Utrecht
“Cheese fans will fall in love with this place for the variety of its options.”

  • By Studentlife Team
Typical Dutch

Shopping centre Hoog Catharijne
“Apart from a myriad of stores, Hong Catharijne offers a lot of food options together with its convenient location just few minutes’ walk from Utrecht Centraal.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 2

Café restaurant Winkel van Sinkel
“Winkel van Sinkel is not only about great drinks and snacks but also about its atmospheric interior. Located right at Oudegracht, it is always filled with people laughing and celebrating.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Restaurant Vapiano
“Come and taste Vapiano’s Italian food! In spring you can also dine on their roof terrace”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Broodje Carlo
“Their sandwich bread is awesome!”

  • By Derin

Tea room Rhijnauwen
“Theehuis Rhijnauwen is a charming restaurant in Bunnik and ideal spot for a cup of tea and a piece of cake. Surrounded by nature, it stands out for its unique atmosphere.”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Café Noen
“Whenever you feel like you need a break from studying or crave ‘real’ coffee, Noen is the place to be.”

  • By Natalia + 1

Ohøj coffee roasting
“Ohoj Coffee is a real heaven on earth for coffee lovers. Don’t forget to try their freshly roasted coffee beans!”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1

Café Madame Jeanette
“I think that there is always a nice atmosphere here: the ideal place to have a chat with your fellow students in between courses.”

  • By Stephan

Karibu Café
“Karibu café is one of my favorite places for brunch in Utrecht. I would highly recommend the “eggs benny"”

  • By Kimberly + 1
Green Oasis

Coffeebar Jazzmans Minneartbuilding
“The cafe located in Minnaert building offers a beautiful view over the botanical gardens. In spring, it is great spot to rest in between your classes and enjoy the sun.”

  • By Studentlife Team

“As I write this, I am sitting in Gys drinking coffee. Gys is therefore very suitable to work on school or something else.”

  • By Milan

Beach Oog in Al (SOIA)
“Soia Beach is the perfect urban escape. Enjoy sunny days while relaxing on the first city beach in Utrecht. ”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1
Urban beach

Foodtruck Broodje Ben
“Who doesn’t know Boodje Ben? Whether it be by the Science Park or at the Oudegracht, Boodje Ben offers unlimited choices of sandwiches so you’ll never be bored or run out of choice. 21 is my personal favourite, the pine nuts, mango and chicken just blend so well together.”

  • By Derin + 2
Food truck

De Neude square
“In Square De Neude, you can always find a bar or a restaurant and it is such a nice place to hang out.”

  • By Kimberly + 2
Many cafés

Coffeebar Anne & Max
“Anne&Max is one of the best breakfast places in Utrecht. They also offer delicious coffee which now you can enjoy in their beautiful outdoor patio!”

  • By Studentlife Team + 1