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El Qatarijne

About us


Welcome to restaurant El QATARIJNE. A place where culinary tradition, creativity and innovation come together in a Mediterranean way.

Our restaurant is characterized by ”Classic meets Modern” with a vintage atmosphere accompanied by the warmth of wood usages. If you enter you will experience the Mediterranean hospitality and the joy to welcome you as a guest. You feel the influence of warm tones such as tree bark and walnut wood. The same warm feeling that we eventually want to offer you with our cuisine, hospitality and service, inspired from the East, and presented in the West.

Moreover El QATARIJNE has an open kitchen so that our guests can enjoy the chefs showing their skills.

Experience the stylish, elegant and exclusive atmosphere of El QATARIJNE!




We are located in


El QATARIJNE restaurant is located on the monumental Mariaplaats in the old city center of Utrecht.

With her countless monuments buildings, canals and courtyards, the old city center can be described as a place where the Middle Ages meets and greets you.

Our location is perfectly situated near Hoog Catharijne (less than 300 meters) and all the highlights that Utrecht has to offer. EL Qatarijne is the perfect spot to begin or end your visit to our city.

  • Guided city tours by foot, bicycle or canoe among the historical canals.
  • Visit the Dom Tower and the historical center.
  • Visit the unique monumental 11th century dockyard cellars of Utrecht.
  • A personal city guide.

We feel honored to welcome you in our city, a city where international alliances have been signed.  A city, that became the beating heart of the Netherlands.