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Restaurant Karel 5 and Bistro Karel 5 are housed in the beautiful complex of Grand Hotel Karel V with beautiful gardens. The complex dates back to the 14th century and reopened in 1999 after an impressive renovation. Located on Catharijnesingel, Grand Hotel Karel V is a landmark in Utrecht.

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Restaurant Karel 5 stands for elegant dining, accompanied by a young professional team with our Chef de cuisine Leon Mazairac and the experienced maître sommelier Johan Kragtwijk. Bistro Karel 5 with its lunch, dinner and drinks menu is more casual classic. We are the ideal meeting point in Utrecht for ‘business, foodies and friends’.

Elegant dining in the historic heart of Utrecht

Casual classic enjoyment from our monastery kitchen