De Werfkring

Overall rating: 3.5 stars 8 Reviews
Menu is based on principles of sustainability, and the owner has connection to Tibet. Offers a daily 2-course menu for around € 21 which includes soup, a main course, and a dessert. Each course could also be ordered separately. Large choice of non-alcoholic beverages. Opened in 2011. Price: Moderate more-less
Lacto, European, Fusion
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First Review by Marco
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3

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  • vegetarian

Old Fashioned

3 Posted on 07 / 01 / 2014

If you want something quick and easy and are feeling nostalgic for old fashioned veggie food this is for you. In the centre of town, with tables along the gracht its food will fill a hole rather than inspire.

Pros: Location, Value
Cons: Lack Of Choice
tsthomas
tsthomas
5

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  • vegan

Quite dissapointed

2 Posted on 03 / 15 / 2014

My girlfriend and I went to this restaurant in the inner city of Utrecht. It was located by the water and the atmosphere was quite good. We had made reservations (as requested on one of the many blogs about vegan/vegetarian restaurants). The staff is glad and forthcoming and the service is good. We ordered a vegan dish. There was plenty of food to fill youre stomach, but I must say that the taste left me somewhat dissapointed. It was near to flavourless, and was "bodytemperature". The inside of the restaurant was a bit sterile. Could use a bit of background music to set a good mood :) Even though i believe in second chances I am affraid that I wont be comming back.... :(
Updated from previous review on Saturday March 15, 2014

Pros: Can make 100% Vegan, Placement my the water
Cons: No coziness, Tasteless
Dave B
Dave B
5

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  • vegan

It hit the spot

3 Posted on 06 / 08 / 2013

Menu as advertised? Exactly. Prepared by a Tibetan? Probably. Tibetan cuisine? Unlikely. 3 stars for satisfying, filling and reasonably priced. One more for outdoor canal side dining in perfect weather.

Pros: Portion size, tasty, price
Cons: service
Ophee
Ophee
37

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  • vegan

Kind of strange but good location

3 Posted on 06 / 04 / 2013

Just had a simple soup for lunch. The person wasnt very friendly and didnt seem to speak much english. Soup was a bit oily.


Cons: Small menu, Not to good service
Bianca24
Bianca24
7

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  • vegan

At the waterside

4 Posted on 11 / 06 / 2012

A nice and calm place at the waterside. We ate there for lunch and there is the cook who serves and does the kitchen. We asked to veganize the pancake for us and that was absolutly no problem. Our dish was filling and healthy, I never had a tibetan pancake before.
The restaurant is simple without bells and whistles. We were there in the fall, but I 'm sure there is a nice atmosphere in the summer when you can sit outside near the water!


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guppiebugs
guppiebugs
7

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  • vegan

hope it will always be there

5 Posted on 12 / 04 / 2009

Been here twice, in the middle of the city, down at the waterside. Lovely food and very nice people. Not expensive.

Pros: location, quality, price
Lewisstar
Lewisstar
1

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  • mostly-vegetarian

A total gem

4 Posted on 01 / 19 / 2008

I stumbled upon this place when I was out looking for a different vegetarian restaurant that has apparently closed down. It was quite a lucky find all tucked away on the canal in the heart of Utrecht. It is peaceful, clean and full of sweetness. The server was also the cook and he took his time to make sure he could fulfil my every desire. We had a grilled veggie pancake with an almond, raisin, cabbage salad and some green tea. Simple and delicious I am going back for more and then some more on top of that. The server also told me that if you call in advance (24hours) and make an appointment, they can prepare a meal to your specifications - vegan, wheat-free, dairy-free - whatever you need it to be. It's the perfect place to take family or even have a cozy date with your sweetheart as it has so much charm and is situated on the romantic old canal.

Pros: smoke-free, tasty food, very sweet staff
Cons: needs more business or it may go down...
Marco
Marco
26

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  • non-vegetarian

Simple joy

3 Posted on 12 / 20 / 2006

We often have our dinner here. You can choose from two simple but very healthy and tasty three-course menus. The atmosphere is very special: underground in a typical Utrecht warf cellar with a Tibetan touch. In the summertime you can sit outdoor at the waterside.

Pros: atmosphere

 

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Last updated: 2013/08/06

 

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