MICHELIN Guide Netherlands 2011

Michelin is today releasing the MICHELIN
guide Netherlands 2011. The new edition features a selection of 1,209 establishments – of
which 566 hotels and 643 restaurants – covering every comfort and price category.
Every year, Michelin carefully prepares a selection that reflects the variety and quality of
gourmet dining in the Netherlands while also meeting reader expectations.=The MICHELIN
guide confirms a clearly discernible trend over the past few years: fine dining has become
more affordable.

The 2011 edition features a broad selection of the best establishments in all comfort and
price categories. It lists a total of 643 restaurants, of which 97 awarded the Bib Gourmand
label and 98 with one, two or three stars. The guide also presents new reasonably priced
starred restaurants where readers can dine for around €60, proof that quality need not be
costly. Among the best examples are ’t Amsterdammertje in Loenen aan de Vecht, De
Burgemeester in Montfoort and One in Roermond.
The MICHELIN guide is indispensable for diners looking for the best restaurant within their
budget.

What’s new in the 2011 guide

97 Bib Gourmand restaurants=, of which 20 newly awarded the label
In all, 97 restaurants in the new edition display the Bib Gourmand label. Because of the
recession, these restaurants have become increasingly important to readers in recent years
and are much sought after. Michelin has aligned itself with this trend, listing 97 restaurants in
the category in the 2011 guide, compared with 93 in 2010 and 87 in 2009. The Bib
Gourmand label denotes excellent value for money. The inspectors’ favorites, these
restaurants show that it’s possible to eat well at an affordable price. They offer a delicious
three-course meal for less than €35, thanks to their chefs, who are committed to doing things
right and making good food affordable to everyone.


98 “starred” restaurants *, of which 9 new additions
The number of “starred” restaurants has increased to 98 this year, compared with 91 in the
2010 guide.= While inclusion in the MICHELIN guide is already a sign of quality, some
restaurants deserve special attention because of their truly outstanding cuisine, which is
indicated with stars. A restaurant that has been awarded one or more stars is not only among
the best in its city or country but also in the world.
The guide also features a broad selection of 566 hotels, covering all comfort and price
categories from guesthouses to luxury hotels.

This wide array reaffirms the MICHELIN guide’s values, which explain its longevity and its
popularity throughout the 20th century. Since 1905, it has developed a reputation as the
benchmark guide for finding just the right restaurant or hotel.
In 2011, the MICHELIN guide – which in fact is a collection – comprises 26 guides covering
23 countries. Featuring everything from cozy little eateries serving delicious food to threestar
restaurants and from small, family-run inns to luxury hotels, it has become the standard
by which hotels and restaurants in a given city or country are judged.
The guide offers a reliable selection that is updated every year by anonymous,
professional inspectors, all of whom are MICHELIN employees and pay all their hotel and
restaurant bills. Its consistent, meticulous selection process is unique and applied in all
countries covered by the MICHELIN guide. Restaurants anywhere around the world that are
being considered for stars are judged on the same five criteria: product quality, preparation
and flavors, the chef’s personality as revealed through his or her cuisine, value for money,
and consistency over time and across the entire menu. These criteria are adapted to each
type of cuisine.

Fully aligned with readers’ needs and desires, the MICHELIN guide truly is for everyone.
Whether looking for a romantic setting, a friendly place to dine with friends or a small
restaurant near the office for lunch with a colleague between two meetings, readers are
always sure to find what they want in the MICHELIN guide.

The MICHELIN Guide Netherlands 2011 in a few figures:

A total of 1,209 establishments, of which 566 hotels and 643 restaurants
98 starred restaurants:
2 three-star restaurants
13 two-star restaurants
83 one-star restaurants, including 9 newly promoted
97 Bib Gourmand restaurants, of which 20 newly awarded the label
39 hotels awarded the Bib Hôtel label

Starred establishments

***

Sluis Oud Sluis
Zwolle De Librije

**

Amsterdam Zuid en West Ciel Bleu
Amsterdam in Ouderkerk a/d Amstel Ron Blaauw
Giethoorn De Lindenhof
Haarlem in Overveen De Bokkedoorns
Haarlem in Overveen ’t Brouwerskolkje
Heeze Boreas
Kruiningen Inter Scaldes
Maasbracht Da Vinci
Maastricht Rechteroever Beluga
Rotterdam Centrum Parkheuvel
Rotterdam in Schipluiden De Zwethheul
Ubachsberg De Leuf
Vaassen De Leest

*

Aalst De Fuik
Amersfoort De Saffraan
Amsterdam Centrum La Rive
Amsterdam Centrum Vermeer N
Amsterdam Centrum Vinkeles
Amsterdam Zuid en West Yamazato
Amsterdam Zuid en West Le Restaurant
Amsterdam in Amstelveen Aan de Poel
Bennekom Het Koetshuis
Blokzijl Kaatje bij de Sluis
Borculo De Stenen Tafel
Breda Wolfslaar
Breskens in Hoofdplaat De Kromme Watergang
Bussum Soigné
Castricum Apicius
Drachten Koriander
Driebergen-Rijsenburg La Provence N
Eindhoven De Karpendonkse Hoeve
Eindhoven Avant-Garde Van Groeninge
Emmeloord Sonoy
Etten-Leur De Zwaan
Gorinchem Solo
Groningen Muller
Groningen in Aduard Herberg Onder de Linden
Den Haag Centrum Calla’s
Den Haag in Scheveningen Seinpost
Den Haag in Rijswijk Niven
Den Haag in Rijswijk Paul van Waarden
Den Haag in Voorburg Savelberg
Haarlem ML N
Haarlem in Bloemendaal Chapeau!
Haarlem in Heemstede Cheval Blanc
Hardenberg in Heemse De Bokkepruik
Harderwijk Basiliek
Harderwijk ’t Nonnetje
Heelsum De Kromme Dissel
’s-Hertogenbosch Chalet Royal
’s-Hertogenbosch in Vught De Heer Kocken
Hilversum Lakes
Houten Kasteel Heemstede N
Kaatsheuvel De Molen
Leens Schathoes Verhildersum
Loenen aan de Vecht Tante Koosje
Loenen aan de Vecht ’t Amsterdammertje N
Maastricht Centrum Toine Hermsen
Maastricht Centrum Tout à Fait
Maastricht Centrum Au Coin des Bons Enfants
Maastricht Zuid Château Neercanne
Malden Le Marron
Monnickendam Posthoorn
Montfoort in Linschoten De Burgemeester N
Noordeloos De Gieser Wildeman
Noordwijk aan Zee Latour
Nuenen De Lindehof
Ootmarsum De Wanne
Oss Cordial
Rijsoord Hermitage
Roermond One N
Rotterdam Centrum Amarone
Rotterdam Centrum IVY
Rotterdam in Kralingen Fred
Ryptsjerk Frouckje State
Santpoort De Vrienden van Jacob
Schoorl Merlet
Sint-Oedenrode Wollerich
Sluis La Trinité N
Utrecht Grand Restaurant Karel V
Venlo Valuas
Venlo in Tegelen Aubergine
Vreeland De Nederlanden
Waalre De Treeswijkhoeve
Waddeneilanden-Texel-Den Hoorn Culinaire Verwennerij Bij Jef
Wageningen O Mundo
Warmond De Moerbei
Weert Bretelli
Well Brienen aan de Maas
Wilhelminadorp Katseveer
Wouw Mijn Keuken
Zeist in Bosch en Duin De Hoefslag
Zuidlaren De Vlindertuin
Zuidwolde De Groene Lantaarn N
Zutphen ‘t Schulten Hues
Zwolle Librije’s Zusje New = N

New stars

*

Amsterdam Centrum Vermeer
Driebergen-Rijsenburg La Provence
Haarlem ML
Houten Kasteel Heemstede
Loenen aan de Vecht ’t Amsterdammertje
Montfoort in Linschoten De Burgemeester
Roermond One
Sluis La Trinité
Zuidwolde De Groene Lantaarn

Stars deletion

Loose 2nd Star
Castricum Apicius

Loose *
Nooitgedacht Cour du Nord
Yerseke Nolet-Het Reijmerswale

The MICHELIN guide Netherlands goes on sale on November 25 for €19.95.

MICHELIN Guide Netherlands
Bestelllink: 978-2-06715-379-0

GAULT MILLAU Deutschland
Bestellmöchlichkeit: 978-3-86244-002-3

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