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Olivier

Achter Clarenburg 6, Utrecht 3511 JJ, The Netherlands (Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats)
030-236 78 76
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Ranked #12 of 309 restaurants in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $34
Cuisines: Belgian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lange Elisabethstraat Mariaplaats
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Vleuten, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Amazing selection of diverse beers. Not just Belgian beers but also local NL brews. Very knowledgeable staff who can recommend good choices (as long as it isn't too busy, which it normally is these days). Really good choice for a drink. The high church ceilings do make it loud in there but it also adds to the atmosphere. I have... More

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Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I've been here several times for drinks with friends. They have a wide selection of Belgian beers and have some local ones as well. The special thing about the place is obviously the atmosphere - it can only happen in the Netherlands that you have beer in a church :)

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you like beer and related food: this is your place in Utrech! ;-) It hase a large slection of the finest beers (try them all but not at once!) as they are all worth it. Take some food with it and grap a nice place either i this hiden church or at the tiny terras at front.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Great bar with an excellent selection of (mostly Belgian and some local) beers. It is situated in an old church. Gastropub-like food of decent quality. Popular place so most of the time you will be hard pressed to find a seat.

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Utrecht, NL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The building is very nice, but the high ceilings make it very noisy. One of the best places to taste different types of belgian beer. The food is not so good. But after all this beers you will not notice that. ;-)

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Restaurant Olivier is a surprising building on the edge of a modern mall in the centre of Utrecht. The ambiance is great and the food is nice. Do expect a lot of noise and busy clientele. Food is in combination with drinking a nice beer!

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I and a business colleague came for the beer and bitterbollen. And what a fantastic choice. Made all the better for drinking (a venal sin?) in what was a former catholic church surrounded by statues and iconography. Great setting, great beers, and superb atmosphere. And (as with all Dutch people) perfect English is spoken by the staff if your Dutch... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great place. An old church and now a lovely cafe. Good food and a lot of Belgium beers. Prices are a bit high but I will come back.

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Rome, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We have been directed here by acquaitances from Utrecht and their advice was really great. The location is superlative, an ex-church with a lot of original decorations (including statues of saints, catholic divinities and the beautiful organ). The staff is incredibly friendly, helpful, very well organized and efficient. You can choose among tenths of beers and you can't go wrong.... More

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Jakarta
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

It is just a normal bar from the outside! But then when you get in, it is a surprise! A very unique experience to drink and chill with friends in the bar that used to be a church. Very nice selection of Belgian beers!

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