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Walden Bar Restaurant

Bar, Pub, Dutch, European
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Domplein 16 | 3512 JD, 3512 JD Utrecht, The Netherlands
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

3 course dinner for €15, service was nice and fast, atmosphere and food was good! I recommend this place.

Thank RichardKoekjes
Antwerp, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Great food, nice atmosphere. Came here for a beer, ended up eating a menu with Cannelloni, spekkoek, coffee... For a very affordable price!

Thank JZeguers
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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225 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

A good combination of a pub and a restaurant. We went there to have dinner and were surprised by the cheap prices. You can get a three-courses meal for either 12 or 15 euros. The food was good and the service was nice.

Thank Aniek G
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch on the terrace during the week-end You can have a burger or a sandwich + coffee and tea for around 6-7 euros, which is really nice and not expensive The burgers were good, tasty and filled our stomachs pretty well, no need for fries! We were really satisfied given the price of the menus.

Thank Elo C
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015

Walden has excellent salads and pastas. It is situated under the Dom and has outside seating which is lovely in the spring and summer. You can't beat it in terms of price and quality, the only drawback is that it's often very busy, so make a reservation!

Thank leilamaria420
Stonehaven, UK
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went there for lunch with our 3 children, although the place is a bar. But it's a restaurant too, which serves really good pub food. We had hamburgers, there were really really good. Even the kids said they were so much better than McDonald's (that's easy, but coming from a child... not an easy confession to make). Really healthy,... More 

Thank LaurenceABZ
Budapest, Hungary
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140 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were attending this place after visiting the nearby DOMunder to relax and chat. The place was full inside and it took the waiters some time to notice our presence. Unfortunately the service didn't improve too much later either.

Thank Fotos82
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is a great place to sit down for a draft beer with some friends or colleagues after a hard day. The atmosphere is cosy and there are plenty of couches to sink into.

Thank SimonFromHolland
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tucked in the corner of the Dom Square you will find Walden Bar Restaurant. We have come here twice over the past 2 weeks as it is a great place to sit outside and watch the world pass by. The service can be a little slow, but that is because it is a busy little place. The inside is warm... More 

Thank IrishDutch
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2014

Not so easy to get a table, this is a great spot with really great food. We spent an entire afternoon here relaxing and simply drinking beer. Loved this place!

Thank waveracercraig

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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
Bar, Pub, Dutch, European
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Domplein 16 | 3512 JD, 3512 JD Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
Tel: 030-2364982We ate at this restaurant on 11 July 2012 and I would like to write a review

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