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Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats
Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
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Achter Clarenburg 6, 3511 JJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 236 7876
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon 11:00 - 02:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Kiev, Ukraine
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You have to visit this place at least to have a chance to see the completely changed overloaded former church. Nice selection of beer, food is ok. It is really crowded and it's hard to find a table sometimes, but this is very unusual experience. Be aware that you religious friends might be confused.

Thank Natalka_from_Kiev
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been there many times and we like this place fr dinner. The accoustic (being an old church) is impressive and the environment makes a difference. Nice selection of Belgian beers. The menu is limited but everything we tried so far was good.

Thank Christina P
Hue, Vietnam
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only place in the world where you now can order a Duvel "special belgium beer" (van de tap) as a draft beer. Go and taste the difference between a nomal "Duvel" and one from a bottle. Food is good and the place used to be a church which gives a great ambiance

Thank janheestermans
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Olivier with the intention of enjoying something to eat accompanied with some Belgian beers. Unfortunately we Gaston stick to some beers as the wait for a table was very long. I do realise it was a Saturday evening but felt staff could have done a bit more to pro-Actively manage the waiting period by keeping us updated on... More 

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is quite a surprise as you enter and see the inside which is very spacious and interestingly styled. A large selection of beers to drink, my wife chose the croquettes for a light lunch and enjoyed them very much. I nice spot to enjoy for lunch, service was great and reasonable value.

Thank askpackers
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beer selection, attentive and knowledgable service. Always crowded and full of positive vibes.

Thank Yury P
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit to experience the hustle and bustle of Utrecht, all age groups (including kids) very busy, but the staff are well on top of your needs at all times, this is an old church converted to a very busy restaurant and bar, great interior decor, well worth a visit when in Utrecht.

Thank Patrick B
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

One of the more special looking pubs in town because Olivier once was a church. They have a big list of several special beers for you to try.

Thank Jurjen B
Laguna Beach, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

VERY BUSY HERE EVERY NIGHT! So get there early and try every awesome beer you can imagine... Then his a waffle with some hot cherries and you are good to go! CHEERS!

Thank Dan P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Six of us had a late dinner here. Decent food selection - salads, soups, fish, mussels, meats. Outstanding selection of beer (mostly Belgian) in bottles, more limited selection on tap. Main draw for us was the building itself, a large interior room with a nice looking old wooden bar, organ upstairs on a balcony so maybe this was a church... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$27
Belgian, Dutch, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Achter Clarenburg 6, 3511 JJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht>  > Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats
  • Neighbourhood: Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats
  • Phone Number: +31 30 236 7876

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?