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Le Clochard

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Dutch, Bar, International, European, Pub
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Ridderhofstad 2, 3512 KL Utrecht, The Netherlands
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17:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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De Bilt, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Been there numerous times. The only restaurant where you think you can take of your shoes, put your feed on a couch and drink a couple of beers with spare-ribs next to the cosy fire-place. Our children call this restaurtant their second living room.

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Thank Frank178
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We heard about the place from some friends that invited us for drinks. We found that it already had nice reviews and decided to come. We had beers & borrel by the fireplace and it was great! Staff was nice despite that we were all over the place speaking dutch/english/spanish. We'll definitely come back to try the food that look... More 

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Thank jennycamposv
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

When you don't want anything changed in your life: go to the Clochard: everything is as it was 40 years ago: the sitting places around the herd, the wooden plates and... good food at an excellent price. Yes they changed some items, but still you can try the sate, the beef, and the dame blanche.

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Thank an2nia57
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Is ok. I do not seen pub, but for now the only Word that i think is: That is ok. Normal price i think.

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Thank Tommaso M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you like to drink Belgian beers around a large fireplace in an old, cosy and dark pub than do go here. When I lived in Utrecht I probably came here every week in autumn/winter. The food is regular pub food and is fine, but there's lots of beers to choose from. I like that they put the Maredsous in... More 

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Thank Babette1989
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is a bit of a shame that this place is on tripacvisor. This is the best kept secret of all inhabitants of Utrecht. Hidden in an alley next to the ' nieuwe Gracht" Le Clochard is a place where you can not only relax next to a fireplace, but also taste a lot of good beerd and have a... More 

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Thank Anke J
St. Petersburg, Florida
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the owner of the flat I was renting on the same block, I was a little skeptical of the quality of food after reading other reviews. Happily, I was pleasantly surprised as they surpassed my expectations. The atmosphere is quite romantic and the interior reminiscent of something you'd see in 60's movies. A large fireplace dominates one area... More 

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Thank Anthony C
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The quality of food is poor; the good thing about this pub is that is quite cheap. You can have a good burger for the same price somewhere else though. I would advise to go there for a beer after dinner, since the pub itself is quite cozy with a typical "brown coffee" atmosphere. Avoid having dinner there...

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Thank Clara B
Athens, Greece
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281 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

It happened to be the closest restaurant/pub to our accommodation, so we tried it out. Soups were very good, variery of cheeses a bit small for the price paid. We went back another night for drinks, good place to hang out. Recommended.

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Thank wrc666
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This restaurant is situated in a hidden place and difficult to find when you are not from around. But if you finally find the place: it is wonderful: it is just as a living room: with a big fireplace in the middle. The dishes are simple, but the quality is very good. They have a lot of special beers and... More 

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Thank Anke J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Dutch, Bar, International, European, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ridderhofstad 2, 3512 KL Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?