Juice bar

Vegan-friendly juice bar offering smoothies & juices, breakfast, lunch, and sweets. All sweets are gluten-free, lactose-free, raw, and vegan. Also available: acai bowls, green power bowls, berry Bowls, apple grilled sandwich, vegetables grilled sandwich, and soup of the day. Reported Nov 2018 honey is used in some dishes. Previously named Smood Juicebar. Open Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00.

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18 Reviews

First Review by ElenaMiez


Points +294

30 Jul 2023

Leuke en rustige plek

Leuk om beneden te zitten aan de gracht. Smoothie bowl was erg goed!

Wel jammer dat er plastic bekers worden gebruikt.

Pros: Leuke plek aan de gracht beneden



Points +4178

13 Jul 2023

Nice smoothies and juices, but regularly out of items

I’ve been here several times and they’re usually out of something I want. They didn’t have the pink bowl, so I took the tropical bowl that was only so-so. Their smoothies and juices are usually good, because they’re made with fresh ingredients.
They also have SUE cakes (although usually only a limited offering) and some sandwiches. However, their menu doesn’t change that often, so it gets boring to come here.

Btw, the pancakes are NOT vegan and cannot be adjusted.


Points +232

24 Jun 2023

Lovely cafe!

Really nice cafe in Utrecht along the canal. Friendly staff and good food! Lots of good choice too!

Pros: Great Location, Good food and choice

Cons: Quite expensive


Points +141

25 May 2023

Beautiful café with seats next to the canal

I had avocado toasts and a coffee. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The downstairs had seats and plants in beautiful caribbean style setting.

The avocado toast was delicious (albeit pricey - but everything seems to be in Utrecht) and there was a complimentary piece of banana cake with the coffee.

You can sit next to the canal and watch boats and birds go past. Lovely!

There's an extra price for oat milk but it wasn't charged.

Updated from previous review on 2023-05-25

Pros: Friendly and helpful staff , Avocado toast with pineapple and chili , The downstairs seats

Cons: Extra price on oatmilk


Points +271

23 Oct 2022

Juice at the waterfront

Sweet little shop in the very center of the city at a nice spot, right next to the water front.
The juice is freshly made right in front of you.

Pros: Great, fresh juice, Happy to adjust drinks to your wish or needs

Cons: Only 3 juices on the menu


Points +101

01 Nov 2021

Was lekker

Ik had brood met avocado en hummus; en mijn vriendin een smootiebowl. Er zijn ook veel sapjes, maar die niet geprobeerd.

Pros: Veel veganistische opties , Leuk aan de gracht


Points +365

18 Aug 2020

Venice feeling at the canal

Nice fresh juices, smoothies and lattes. Very cosy seating downstairs. Limited small options, mainly raw cakes and muffins


Points +195

05 Aug 2020

Chill place to grab breakfast or fresh smoothie

Fresh ingredients and personal service with a smile.


Points +60

30 Dec 2019

Loua juicebar

Big fan of this juicebar/lunchroom. Cosy basement for seating.

Cons: Juices go in plastic cups


Points +3316

30 Aug 2019

Is eating a mermaid vegan ?

We had the Pitaya bowl, blue mermaid bowl, and four pieces of raw cake: Citrus, coconut, Apple crunch, raspberry cheesecake. Everything was good, the mermaid tail out of candy was funny, but maybe not necessary and the whole bowl was a little sweet. We especially liked the Citrus cake.
The place recently moved to Vismarkt 19 and therefor the sandwiches on the menu were not available, as well as the downstairs seating and toilet. So it was a bit narrow in the store and not many seats were available.

Pros: Vegan raw cakes, Freshly made bowls, Outdoor seating available

Cons: Few seats and no bathroom due to constructions, Quite noisy, because of the blender, No savoury options due to constructions


Points +109

23 Jul 2019

Nice place in the centre of Utrecht

Nice place in the centre of Utrecht. The vegan options on the menu weren’t marked vegan, which I would have preferred. We had a nice lunch with smoothies, the sandwiches we had were quite big so good value for our money.


Points +1163

18 Jul 2019

Great place and delicious food

Stopped here to have a drink and a snack with my wife. I ordered the green smoothie with a raw caramel cake and my wife coffee with soy milk and a raw cocos/Chocolade cake. It was really delicious and the place has a very nice atmosphere. The staff was very friendly and served us with a smile, felt very welcome here. Would really recommend anyone who is in Utrecht to visit this place.

Pros: Delicious juices, All raw cakes are vegan, Delicious raw cakes


Points +16

10 Jun 2019

Good quality and allergy-friendly

Cool lunch place with kind people. They were very nice in creating allergy-friendly foods. The food wasnt served quickly, but it was really good and tasty. They do use plastic straws for their drinks which is a waste.

Pros: Vegan options, Nice people, Allergy friendly

Cons: Plastic straws, Long serving time


Points +975

12 Mar 2019

A healthy and fruity juice bar

Smood is a really cute juicebar in which the middle of the cute city of Utrecht. Located near a canal, it gives a lot of charm to the place. Really funny to indulge myself with their Blue Spirulina Chai Latte. The taste is interesting and surprising (quite liked it) but that is mainly the color which brings it to another level. My friends had a cute Acai Bowl and Iced Coffee latte.
Overall a nice healthy experience, even though the price of some items seems a bit high.

Pros: Healthy options, Original product

Cons: Price of some produts


Points +1663

31 Jan 2019

Juice bar with extras

"Smood" presents itself as a juicebar, but in fact they offer a lot more than that. Smood offers sandwiches, cakes, soup and fruit bowls. The restaurant offers indoor seating. The wooden interior finished in fresh colours creates exactly the right vibe for a place like this.

Since I already eat a lot of vegetables, I opted for the fruit bowl. Smood offers three fruit bowls. I chose the acai and banana version. It also has some blueberries, strawberries and passion fruit. Usually it's sweetened with honey, but when I asked for vegan the honey was replaced with nuts. Even without sweeteners the taste was excellent and the portion was okay.

On the side I had a macha latte with good quality macha and the latte (cow milk) replaced by soy milk. Replacing the cow milk by soy mild didn't affect the price, and I still enjoyed the taste very much.

If you're looking for a health boost with more than just a smoothie, Smood is the place to go!

Pros: healthy, great taste, decent size portions

Cons: no proper website, only a Facebook page


Points +450

04 Nov 2018

Vegan toasties and healthy lunch

Some vegan sandwiches, all kinds of smoothies and vrgan breakfast options. Very cute and relaxed.

Pros: Lots of vegan options, In the city centre


Points +1164

01 Nov 2018

My to-go place for acaï bowls

I regularly come here to get a delicious acaï bowl or a smoothie. Be sure to order it vegan, as they will substitute the granola (contains honey) with nuts.

Pros: Vegan friendly, Everything is freshly prepared


Points +125

18 Oct 2018

Variety of sandwiches

We had three different sandwiches here which were all creative and yummy, just great😄

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