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Restaurant Bis

Lijnmarkt 26, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Ranked #52 of 322 Restaurants in Utrecht
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Open from 12.00 - 22.00 for lunch, dinner and anything in between, including qa high tea.
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Open from 12.00 - 22.00 for lunch, dinner and anything in between, including qa high tea.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Nice interior and atmosphere. Waiters did not seem busy but were not very eager to make your evening unforgettable. Wine was served in a small glass but still costy. Cooks had their dinner inside restaurant when we entered at about 6pm, which I thought was nice. Bad side of this was that it took longer for the complimentary breads to... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

First let me say that we originally were going to dine at a restaurant I'm familiar with from my time in Utrecht called the Goedheyd. Due to a menu change the next day and a limited menu, we decided to forego the fixed menu and try something new. Popped out the mobile, pulled up TripAdvisor and looked for something nearby.... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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233 reviews 233 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Tap water is simply refused; bottled water is costly as a glass of wine. This is one of the bad sides of a number of Dutch restaurants. Tap water is safer, cleaner, better for your health and a factor 100-1000 cheaper than bottled water. The food is reasonable, but too expensive. Wa.iting times are excessive

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Every time I have visited Bis for a meal with friends, the food has been impressive and delicious. The servers are friendly and accommodating, too. Then there is the wonderful canal view from the upper floor windows... Fantastique!

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Tha Sala, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Went to the Bis restaurant on the Oudegracht with colleagues for a Christmas dinner on Wednesday, 12 December. We had booked a table for 9, and we were a bit squashed together - instead of adding an extra table for the 9th person, they were squeezed onto the side of the table. The staff was very helpful when we were... More

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Praha
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83 reviews 83 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

When we arrived, there was no table available although we had reservation. We were asked to wait at the bar so we did but after 15 or 20 min we got seriously annoyed and left. It was a complete waste of time and also money as we had to pay for parking. Nobody apologized for the mistake. We also didn´t... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My husband and I had a lovely dinner at Bis. The service was friendly and efficient. We had a table by the window overlooking the canal, which added to the atmosphere. Each course was excellent, and the price quite reasonable for what we got. Altogether a wonderful evening.

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Innsbruck
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134 reviews 134 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Cafe resturant without much of a special feel. Food was good but menu a little limited. Decor and menu could be stronger.

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heemstede
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I had made a booking on internet and immediately got an sms that the reservation was taken care of. A table at the rear of the restaurant on the canal side was reserved and it was perfect. For a non too expensive lunch with really well presented and excellent food I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant which on the face... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Bis is known for its wine and tapas. I've come here several times now -- for lunch, an afternoon break and for dinner. The soups are lovely and come with enough bread to make a good meal, but the Club Bis (club sandwich) is really far and away the best on the menu! Heartily suggested! For an afternoon break, choose... More

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