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Restaurant De Garde

Drieharingstraat 10-12, 3511 BJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 238 1870
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
16 Jul 2015
“Service good but slow, food poor”
14 Jul 2015
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French, Dutch, European
$$ - $$$
Drieharingstraat 10-12, 3511 BJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

My brother booked a table here tonight. Pleasant staff slow service. I had the lamb. Full of sinews and could barely cut it. I realise that shoulder is fatty, but not full of gristle and sinews. I made a comment to the waitress about the...More

Thank Pattamais
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

My brother and me went to De Garde after I discovered their fish comes fresh from the Utrecht farmers' market. So do their vegetables, by the way. The 'catch of the day' was truly outstanding, so much even that we ordered a second helping between...More

Thank Heleen-from-the-bog
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We visited here in Dec. We chose this restaurant totally by random. The restaurant itself is not spacious but overall cozy. Waitress was friendly and helpful to help us settling down. We had ordered set dinner menu. It took kinda long for each dish to...More

1  Thank DominiqueUltee
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We were lucky to have a table this tiny restaurant in the charming and vibrant small street Drieharingstraat close to the canal. We were met by one of the most friendly and accomodating and attentive staff we've ever met. They made us a tasty and...More

1  Thank Kathrine K
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Found the reviews on tripadvisor and was so happy to find a nice quiet place on Drieharingstraat in City Center. Laid back atmosphere, very good service, and quite a good meal and selection of wine by the glass. Not fancy but perfect for a business...More

1  Thank Inanairport
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Our party of seven enjoyed the three course surprise menu, which was done very well. All dishes were made nicely, not too big. Especially the duck was great. Appropriate wines to accompany them. Service was friendly and adequate, good explanation on the dishes and the...More

1  Thank Pietreis
Reviewed 14 August 2014

I didn't expect that we could have such a good meal! We took 1 surprise menù to share + catch of the day, the food was more than enough and the price good for the quality (very high) of the food. The surprise menù was...More

Thank Clara B
Reviewed 22 April 2014

From the outside this looks very nondescript. But that's what makes it exclusive. Inside everything is also pretty down-to-earth as if you've walked into an old French family restaurant. The food is truly outstanding. We had the menu fixe where each course came with a...More

Thank GermanShakespeare
Reviewed 13 December 2013

I have stayed in Utrecht 20 times over the years, and have eaten in many restaurants. Restaurant de Garde is definitely one of the best! Located in a lovely old building in the very centre of Utrecht close to the pedestrian area, it is a...More

Thank gunnnorway
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Great little restaurant in the centre of Utrecht. Came here due to trip advisor recommendations are were not disappointed. We had the 3 course chefs surprise menu and every course was excellent! You tell them what you like and don't like and the chef prepares...More

Thank daviebrockett
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Restaurant Details

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French, Dutch, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drieharingstraat 10-12, 3511 BJ Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
  • Phone Number: +31 30 238 1870
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