eat

Mr. Black & The White Ox is a trendy restaurant and bar, located on the ground floor. It features a stylish design and a wonderful waterfront terrace. The White Ox is named after De Witte Os, the shop in Joure owned by Egbert Douwes where it all started back in 1753.

work

Some of the floors in De Blend offer flexible furnished office spaces. The transparent design and modern materials make De Blend Offices attractive, high-quality working spaces. The building provides an inviting atmosphere where co-workers can meet.

sleep

Aparthotel 2L is an innovative hotel concept where expats, young professionals and guests can stay for up to 6 months. It offers 73 luxury studios and suites in total. The aparthotel was uniquely designed to cater to the needs of international guests in every way. Each unit features its own kitchen and hypoallergenic, seamless plastic floors.

meet

Wineroom
Looking for a special setting for your next business meeting? An inspiring location to brainstorm? Relax among a collection of over 2,000 bottles of wine and take a seat at the oval table.

Skybox
The Skybox is the perfect place for a meeting with an unbeatable view or a top-floor cocktail party! You’ll find it on the 5th floor, overlooking Utrecht.

eat

Mr. Black & The White Ox is a trendy restaurant and bar, located on the ground floor. It features a stylish design and a wonderful waterfront terrace. The White Ox is named after De Witte Os, the shop in Joure owned by Egbert Douwes where it all started back in 1753.

work

Some of the floors in De Blend offer flexible furnished office spaces. The transparent design and modern materials make De Blend Offices attractive, high-quality working spaces. The building provides an inviting atmosphere where co-workers can meet.

sleep

Aparthotel 2L is an innovative hotel concept where expats, young professionals and guests can stay for up to 6 months. It offers 73 luxury studios and suites in total. The aparthotel was uniquely designed to cater to the needs of international guests in every way. Each unit features its own kitchen and hypoallergenic, seamless plastic floors.

meet

Wineroom
Looking for a special setting for your next business meeting? An inspiring location to brainstorm? Relax among a collection of over 2,000 bottles of wine and take a seat at the oval table.

Skybox
The Skybox is the perfect place for a meeting with an unbeatable view or a top-floor cocktail party! You’ll find it on the 5th floor, overlooking Utrecht.

De Blend

No better place to get you amped again

De Blend is a multifunctional hotspot in a recently transformed office building. It is located on the Vleutensevaart, along the Merwedekanaal near the center of Utrecht. The complex formerly served as the long-time headquarters of the Douwe Egberts coffee company. After extensive renovations, it reopened under the name De Blend, a reference to the blend of coffee, as well as the mix of current functions, users and activities.

De Blend is home to the restaurant Mr. Black & The White Ox, the short-stay hotel 2L De Blend, a range of meeting facilities, office spaces of various sizes, Jutter Speijs Food Market and Improving You Personal Gym.

Office spaces
The office spaces are located on the 1st and 5th floors. Each unit accommodates up to four persons. There are also office spaces for up to 6, 8 and 10 people. It is possible to combine multiple spaces, and you are also very welcome to work in groups smaller than four if you prefer a more spacious office. The office units can be locked, and there are numerous parking spaces available on site.

140 accommodations

at Tweelwonen

200 seats

at Mr. Black and the White Ox

170 workplaces

at De Blend offices

450 parking spaces

in our private car park

De Blend

eat | work| sleep | meet

EAT & DRINK

RESTAURANT

De BLEND (former headquarters of the Douwe Egberts coffee factory) is the place to EAT-SLEEP-WORK-REPEAT.

You can SLEEP in the comfortable rooms at 2L, which are furnished with all the latest amenities: luxurious beds, smart TV, a modern bathroom and even a kitchenette with fridge, hot plates and oven.

Don’t feel like cooking yourself? No problem! EAT (& drink) a delightful meal at Mr. Black & the White Ox, on the ground floor of De Blend. The warm, whimsical interior and friendly service ensure that you instantly feel at home. The bar, in the middle of the restaurant, is the beating heart of De Blend.

ONTBIJT

Je kunt bij Mr. Black & the White Ox gebruik maken van een uitgebreid ontbijtbuffet (continental breakfast). Vers brood, croissants, vers geperste jus d’orange, mooie boerenkazen, ambachtelijke vleeswaren uit de worstmakerij van Ferry Lempers uit Linschoten. Natuurlijk ook een kop espresso of cappuccino van onze barista én elke dag een eitje van de chef.

Reserveer hier voor het ontbijtbuffet.

Vergeten het ontbijt mee te boeken bij je reservering? Geen nood! Je kunt alsnog aanschuiven bij het Continental Breakfast, óf kies voor een petit dejeuner of healthy breakfast bowl in Mr. Black and the White Ox.

BRUNCH/LUNCH

Too late for breakfast? Don’t worry!

The restaurant serves Dutch lunch classics with a cosmopolitan twist.

DINNER

From a casual shared meal to an elaborate 5-course dinner – anything is possible. Indulge in our urban bistro or lounge in one of the sofas with some delicious snacks, comfort food and a great cocktail.

BOOK A SPOT

To make sure there’s a spot on the couch for you, let us know in advance when you are coming. Reserve online or call us from 10:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. on +31 (0)30 30 79 220. Or simply head to the bar to reserve your spot.

Reserve for dinner here

Wineroom

Looking for a special setting for your next business meeting? An inspiring location to brainstorm? Relax among a collection of over 2,000 bottles of wine and take a seat at the oval table.

How about an intimate location for a wine tasting or private dining? Treat your guests to a special dinner and an extra special wine package from Mr. Black & the White Ox.

Skybox

The Skybox is the perfect place for a meeting with an unbeatable view or a top-floor cocktail party! It is also a wonderful spot for a graduation drink or a group dinner.

It is located on the 5th floor, overlooking Utrecht, the Amsterdam Rhine Canal, the yellow bridge and, of course, the Douwe Egberts factory.

EAT & DRINK

RESTAURANT

De BLEND (former headquarters of the Douwe Egberts coffee factory) is the place to EAT-SLEEP-WORK-REPEAT.

You can SLEEP in the comfortable rooms at 2L, which are furnished with all the latest amenities: luxurious beds, smart TV, a modern bathroom and even a kitchenette with fridge, hot plates and oven.

Don’t feel like cooking yourself? No problem! EAT (& drink) a delightful meal at Mr. Black & the White Ox, on the ground floor of De Blend. The warm, whimsical interior and friendly service ensure that you instantly feel at home. The bar, in the middle of the restaurant, is the beating heart of De Blend.

BREAKFAST

At Mr. Black & the White Ox, you can enjoy an extensive breakfast buffet (continental breakfast), including fresh bread, croissants, freshly squeezed orange juice, lovely farmhouse cheeses and traditional meats from the renowned Linschoten-based sausage factory Ferry Lempers. Of course, you can also enjoy a proper espresso or cappuccino from our barista, along with delicious egg dishes prepared by our chef.

Book your breakfast buffet here

Forgot to reserve your breakfast? No worries! At Mr. Black & the White Ox, you can always enjoy a continental breakfast, petit dejeuner or healthy breakfast bowl without a reservation.

BRUNCH / LUNCH

Too late for breakfast? Don’t worry! The restaurant serves Dutch lunch classics with a cosmopolitan twist.

DINNER

From a casual shared meal to an elaborate 5-course dinner – anything is possible. Indulge in our urban bistro or lounge in one of the sofas with some delicious snacks, comfort food and a great cocktail.

BOOK A SPOT

To make sure there’s a spot on the couch for you, let us know in advance when you are coming. Reserve online or call us from 10:00 a.m. till 10:00 p.m. on +31 (0)30 30 79 220. Or simply head to the bar to reserve your spot.

Reserve for dinner here

Wineroom

Looking for a special setting for your next business meeting? An inspiring location to brainstorm? Relax among a collection of over 2,000 bottles of wine and take a seat at the oval table.

How about an intimate location for a wine tasting or private dining? Treat your guests to a special dinner and an extra special wine package from Mr. Black & the White Ox.

Skybox

The Skybox is the perfect place for a meeting with an unbeatable view or a top-floor cocktail party! It is also a wonderful spot for a graduation drink or a group dinner.

It is located on the 5th floor, overlooking Utrecht, the Amsterdam Rhine Canal, the yellow bridge and, of course, the Douwe Egberts factory.

WORK

Office spaces

The office spaces are located on the 1st and 5th floors. Each unit accommodates up to four persons. There are also office spaces for up to 6, 8 and 10 people. It is possible to combine multiple spaces, and you are also very welcome to work in groups smaller than four if you prefer a more spacious office. The office units can be locked, and there are numerous parking spaces available on site.

De Blend Offices: Amenities

Each office space includes the following amenities:

  • Dividing walls, including glass wall on corridor side;
  • Office spaces can be locked;
  • Carpeting;
  • Blinds inside;
  • IT facilities;
  • 2 pantries on each floor, including dishwasher and fridge;
  • Coffee and tea (fair use policy);
  • Housekeeping in shared areas;
  • Access control system;
  • 24/7 access to the building.

Users are free to design the layout of their office space, so everyone can apply his or her own style and feel.

SLEEP

The aparthotel operates under the new 2L brand.

Using the latest IT applications, 2L offers guest optimal living comfort, from self-check-in and pre-check-in, to super high-speed WiFi. Smart TVs offer customer many options to choose from, like logging in to your own Netflix account or watching videos on YouTube. When staying for a longer period, guests can even unlock their rooms using their mobile phones.

MEET

Wineroom
Looking for a special setting for your next business meeting? An inspiring location to brainstorm? Relax among a collection of over 2,000 bottles of wine and take a seat at the oval table.

How about an intimate location for a wine tasting or private dining? Treat your guests to a special dinner and an extra special wine package from Mr. Black & the White Ox.

Skybox
The Skybox is the perfect place for a meeting with an unbeatable view or a top-floor cocktail party! It is also a wonderful spot for a graduation drink or a group dinner.

It is located on the 5th floor, overlooking Utrecht, the Amsterdam Rhine Canal, the yellow bridge and, of course, the Douwe Egberts factory.

I WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT

WHERE TO FIND US

Vleutensevaart 100
3532 AD Utrecht

info@deblend.nl
+31 30 30 79 220

Directions

Accessibility

De Blend is located at Vleutensevaart 100, near the center of Utrecht. The building is easily accessible by car and public transport. There are various bus connections to Utrecht CS, which is only a 9-minute bike ride away.

Tenants can rent a parking space on the adjacent parking lot. Guests can also use the car park at a reasonable rate by registering at Park Bee.

You will find De Blend’s car park at Vleutensevaart 50 on the right-hand side. The entrance to the De Blend is just a stone’s throw away.