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Restaurants with two or three Michelin stars

20 Nov 2017
by Linda Canter

A Michelin star is one of the highest honours a restaurant can receive. A Michelin star shows that the food and service are excellent. A two or three star restaurant is quite unique in the Netherlands: there are only two restaurants that received three stars in 2017. Always wanted to go out dining in a star restaurant in the Netherlands? Then read on quickly.


De Librije in Zwolle - 3***

De Librije in Zwolle received three Michelin stars each year since 2004. The restaurant of chef Jonnie Boer and his wife, sommelier and hostess Thérèse Boer was opened in 1993 and is now located in the courtyard of Librije's Hotel. This hotel is located in the former women's jail and monumental building Het Spinhuis. For twenty eight euros you enjoy a ‘beaten up apple pie according to the recipe of Jonnie’s mom' and for fifty five euros a ‘Farmer’s pigeon with kohlrabi and hazelnut’.


De Leest in Vaassen - 3***

The only other restaurant in the Netherlands with three Michelin stars is De Leest in Vaassen. The restaurant of chef Jacob Jan Boerma and sommelier and hostess Kim Veldman has three stars since 2014. The menu includes French Anjou Pigeon with spices and carrot, Dutch reebok with currant and red beet, and as dessert a ‘diversity of lemon in various flavours and textures with jasmine sour gravy’ .


Bord’Eau in Amsterdam - 2**

In 2017, ninety one restaurants received or retained two Michelin stars. Bord’Eau was one of them. The restaurant is part of Hotel de l'Europe and is managed by chef Richard van Oostenbrugge. The chef was named Chief of the Year by GaultMillau, a competitor of Michelin.


De Groene Lantaarn in Zuidwolde - 2**

De Groene Lantaarn is a 2-star restaurant, located in a Saxon farmhouse with its own orchard, herb and vegetable garden. The restaurant of chef Jarno Eggen and sommelier and hostess Cindy Borger has two Michelin stars since 2015. For a biological and regional four course menu you pay 75 euros per person. Then you enjoy veal tongue and risotto among other possibilities.


Beluga in Maastricht - 2**

Beluga is the restaurant of chef Hans van Wolde. The restaurant is located in a luxury apartment complex overlooking river the Maas and the historic city center. The restaurant has two Michelin stars since 2005. There is also a terrace opened during the summer. A complete menu including wines costs 175 euros.


Other two star restaurants in the Netherlands

Unfortunately, we cannot list all restaurants. Would you like to eat at another two star restaurant in the Netherlands? Then you can go to:

  • Aan de Poel in Amstelveen
  • Ciel Blue in Amsterdam
  • &samhoud places in Amsterdam
  • Librije’s Zusje in Amsterdam
  • De Kromme Watergang in Breskens
  • De Lindenhof in Giethoorn
  • ‘t Nonnetje in Harderwijk
  • Tribeca in Heeze
  • Inter Scaldes in Kruiningen
  • Da Vinci in Maasbracht
  • De Lindehof in Nuenen
  • De Bokkedoorns in Overveen
  • FG in Rotterdam
  • Parkheuvel in Rotterdam
  • Fred in Rotterdam
  • De Treeswijkhoeve in Waalre
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