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Oudegracht aan de Werf 146/148, 3511 AL Utrecht, The Netherlands
+31 30 231 0114
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The restaurant is located at the water level along the canal. A really cool setting. The interior is roomy and inviting with numerous glass light fixtures straight from Turkey. We were provided with a Dutch menu with English subtitles. It was slightly hard to navigate the menu as the translations were somewhat off. We had the grilled fig and goat... More 

Thank bluejay377
Zeist, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came with 2 American friends. English menus were quickly provided and the service was friendly and efficient. We shared 2 mezzes "reis door het Midden-Oosten" between the the four of us and that was enough. We each had a different main course and everybody was pleased with what they had ordered. Would certainly go again.

Thank Stephen C
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Location is good and interior is nice. Cold appetizer was tasty but nothing special, not worth 10€. Warm apetizer (sucuc) was OK. The biggest problem was that after more than one hour waiting we did't get our main courses, they forgot them!?

Thank aniratak
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I had a nice dish with aubergine,potato and meat.The decoration inside is very nice.With good weather you can sit outside.It is a nice restaurant with a good price quality balance.

Thank Darlene F
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is just ok for me. Food is not bad , nothing extraordinary. Location is beautiful, in Oudegracht. Very nice for a special occasion and a nice set menu with many different things to try in small portions. Not cheap.

Thank Pedro M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Really bad experience as the portions were tiny and the food not good at all. I am definetely not recommending it.

Thank eleninjaki
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews decided to go for Saffraan. We took the Mezze menu 2 sides for 26,95€ pp. Worth for its money. All kinds of stuff in the first round with fresh bread. Nice open diningroom with a little to much tables when all occupied. Reservation through internet is easy to make. We did like the restaurant around the... More 

Thank Berthold v
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by a friend about this restaurant and we were not disappointed at all. We found a nIce Restaurant with friendly service and got very good Food.

Thank Uli S
Cushendall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Been to this restaurant quite a few times as my daughter is at university in Utrecht. On every occasion the food was fantastic. Will definitely be back!

Thank JoAnne-McA
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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188 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

If you enter this restaurant, you feel like you are in Morocco! The lamps are very beautiful. We often go here and we especially like the cold mezzes starter and the tajines. But all the grilled dishes are very nice aswell and so are the böreks and muskas. You should really try the halva dessert, yummmmm!! Staff is friendly and... More 

Thank AvW12345

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudegracht aan de Werf 146/148, 3511 AL Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Utrecht
  • Phone Number: +31 30 231 0114

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?