RESTAURANT AND BISTRO
Eat, drink and celebrate life where the “V” changes into the “5”. Karel 5 is the culinary label of Grand Hotel Karel V.
Enjoy heavenly classics in the bistro or subtle refinement in the restaurant. The magic of the monastery has inspired us to a new way of gastronomy.
restaurant karel 5
The lavish medieval dining room says it all. Experience the creativity and unparalleled flavour combinations of our Chef de cuisine Leon Mazaraic.
The Restaurant Karel 5 is open Monday to Saturday from 18:00 to 22:00. On Sunday the Restaurant is closed.
bistro karel 5
If you wish, spend the entire day around the open convent kitchen enjoying iconic dishes. Afterwards, take a relaxing seat in the bar & lounge.
The Karel 5 Bistro is open Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 22:00 and Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 to 22:00.
GARDENS AND TERRACES
Feel invited to the sun-drenched restaurant terrace overlooking the fountain. Or take a seat on the terrace of the bistro for an espresso, light lunch or simply a good conversation.
A 14th-century monastery in central Utrecht. Grand Hotel Karel V was once home to medieval knights, priests, and emperors. Today it is one of the city’s most surprising hideaways. Step into a monument that is set around a striking inner garden. Wander through heritage, unwind in the spa and indulge in sparkling gastronomy at the foot of the Dom tower. Explore the stories of an iconic retreat, all tucked away on an urban estate with over 650 years of history.