Top 10 "hot"spots in Utrecht


With the weather getting better, the time has come to stop hiding inside, quit Netflix & get out there for a good dose of vitamin D! ☀️

And to take your only excuse away of not knowing where to go: We made you yet another lovely list.. 😉


  • Drinks and food on the beach - ultimate summer vibe 👌
  • Yoga workshops on Saturday/Sunday for all levels for 7,50
  • Open from Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 / weekends from 11:00
  • Location: Kanaalweg 199


2. Roost aan de Singel

  • Similar to SOIA, but much more central. A chill place alongside the canal with lots of seating outside.
  • Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 - 23:00
  • Location: Paardenveld 1


3. Parks

The most obvious choice. Bring your own drinks, snacks and a blanket to crash under the sun with friends. That’s how the locals do it 


4. Weerdsluis

  • A little docking area next to the canal. If it's sunny; this place will host a merry mob.


5. Sloop rent - rent a boat!

  • Grab drinks, snacks, speakers, and get on a boat with your friends; this is our most favourite!
  • For a minimum of 10 euro per person, you can enjoy an entire 2 hours of sailing along the canals. (price per hour is 60 euro, minimum time to rent is 2 hours, and maximum people is 12).
  • Location: Hooghiemstraplein 1
  • Another option for renting a boat: Greenjoy


6. Ledig Erf

  • A square full of cafes with outdoor spaces to grab a beer/coffee/lemonade, whatever. 🤗 


7. Klein Berlijn

  • A Berlin style bar, with a lot of space to sit outside
  • Monday to Wednesday, as well as Sunday open from 12:00 to 00:00, Friday and Saturday open until 01:00
  • Location: Helling 22


8. Loft 88

  • Lots of couches. Nice, cozy-looking couches, outside in the sun.
  • Open from 11:00 to 23:00, and on weekends opens at 10:00
  • Location: Biltsestraatweg 88


9. Tuincafe Botanica

  • A great stop after a day spent walking around the gardens! (entrance is 7.50, free with a museum card) 
  • Open from 10:00 to 16:30
  • Location: Budapestlaan 17 (Science Park)


10. De Rechtbank

  • A big outside terrace that often play live music!
  • Open 6:30 to 22:00
  • Location: Korte Nieuwstraat 14


Sweet. Well, those are our top 10 picks. What are your favourite hotspots around Utrecht?

It was great to see you guys adding suggestions on the last blog, so please, feel free to do so again! ❤️