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Picnic in the park

Sometimes, the best way to get to know a city is to pretend that you’ve lived there for years. So: copy the locals and chill in a park. For hours on end, with a full picnic basket of course.

Buy one at:                       

Parkcafé Buiten

> Prins Hendriklaan 2

And take it to:


Dick Kruijmel: ‘We’re right next to Wilhelminapark so picnics are a big thing around here. Breakfast, dinner…. You can fit anything into a picnic basket. We have standard baskets, but we’re happy to modify them. Anything’s possible; just ask!’

Buy one at:


> Biltstraat 83

And take it to:

Park Lepelenburg or Zocherpark

Thijs Rullens: ‘Our picnic box contains products from around fifteen businesses in Biltstraat. Some businesses like to compete, but we’d rather cooperate. The content of the boxes changes every week. Rolls, chicken drumsticks and fun gadgets like a Frisbee or sunflower seeds to plant in the park.’

Buy one at:

Peek & van Beurden Delicatessen

> Nachtegaalstraat 56

Have it delivered:

Anywhere in Utrecht

Edwin Peek: ‘The best thing about having a picnic is that it’s usually a last-minute decision. You’re in the park and just want to stay there, preferably with a bottle of wine and a bite to eat. As we work with the delivery services deliveroo.nl/en and foodora.nl/en, we can deliver picnics at short notice throughout the city. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a park or sitting on the second bench in a particular street.’

Or try:

KEEK, Twijnstraat 23

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