Gastronomic and bistronomic delights


Eating, drinking and celebrating life. That’s what our restaurant, brasserie and bar & lounge are all about.

Enjoy heavenly classics in the brasserie or subtle sophistication in the restaurant. The magic of the monastery has inspired us to a new way of gastronomy.


The classic medieval dining room invites you to sit down amidst a historic ambiance. Experience the creativity and unparalleled flavor combinations of our Chef de Cuisine Leon Mazairac.

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Enjoy our iconic monastery cuisine and be surprised by the dishes on our menu. Afterwards, be sure to take a seat in the Bar & lounge to relax a bit more.

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Bar & Lounge

We welcome you to our Bar & Lounge: a relaxed ambiance ideal for both informal meetings and socializing.

Take a seat and order a cocktail in a bar accessible to both hotel guests and outside guests.


We would like to invite you to the restaurant terrace under the large parasols overlooking the fountain. You can also take a seat on the bistro terrace for an espresso, a light lunch or just a good conversation.

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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.