Bistro Karel 5: casual classic enjoy our monastery kitchen
Feel like Maria of Hungary or Charles V on the spacious terrace in the apple and pear orchard of Bistro Karel 5 – formerly Brasserie Goeie Louisa. Or – if it is colder – enter our cozy bistro in the center of Utrecht, where you can have lunch and dinner around the open monastery kitchen and have a drink in the Bar & Lounge.
Bistro Karel 5 in Utrecht: enjoy our monastery kitchen with a creative twist
In the monastery kitchen, chef Mat Zwetsloot daily prepares classic dishes from seasonal products, often from his own region. Classic, but always with a contemporary and creative twist. Check our menu for the latest creations from our chef. Naturally, you are also in the right place for a cappuccino with cake or a nice glass of wine in our brasserie. And our drink card includes more than just bitterballen!
“Where you are now, it used to be shit”
And to think that in the Bar & Lounge there used to be a cesspit where Charles V also let go of his hope. The staircase under the glass plate in the cloister kitchen leads to the basement, which was used for washing clothes and taking care of the wounded.
Bistro Karel 5: popular with locals, business people and tourists
It is not for nothing that Bistro Karel 5 in Utrecht is popular with locals, tourists and business people alike. Everyone feels at home there because of the informal ‘casual classic’ atmosphere. Moreover, our quality kitchen has an excellent price-quality ratio. And then that international wine list! Of course we carefully match these to our daily menus and à la carte dishes. By the way, you can simply order these tasty wines by the glass from us.
Everyone feels at home at Bistro Karel 5 in Utrecht
From business lunches and dinners to a family drink or afternoon tea with friends: feel welcome at Bistro Karel 5. Book a table here at our authentic bistro in Utrecht. Of course you can also mail or call: +31 (0) 30 233 75 95 or email@example.com. Or book one of our culinary hotel packages.
“What quality in beautiful surroundings, wonderful to be able to walk in a beautifully restored building again, to be able to experience beauty. Then also delicious snacks and for me as a gluten-free person also surprising treats. Unexpected top experience!” (04/2017)
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“Entirely in old style and you have no idea that you are in the center of Utrecht. Super friendly staff. Really hospitable. Highly recommended is dining in this bistro. Open kitchen and what a surprising taste sensation the cook knows Absolutely surprising is the starter with parmesan cheese and tomato ice cream !!!! Your taste buds don’t know what happens to them. ” (04/2017)
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