Boury, Vrijmoed and La Source awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide Belgium and Luxembourg 2018

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The Staff Canteen

Editor 23rd November 2017

On Tuesday, November 21 2017, Michelin unveiled the Michelin Guide Belgium & Luxembourg 2018, which included three new two star restaurants and 14 new one star restaurants.

Both three star restaurants, Hof van Cleve in Kruishoutem and Hertog Jan in Zedelgem retained their accolades for another year.

This year three restaurants receive two stars in Belgium: Boury, the eponymous restaurant of chef Tim BOURY in Roeselare; Vrijmoed in the centre of Ghent, also named after the chef, Michaël Vrijmoed, and La Source in Neerharen, from chef Ralf Berendsen.

Michael Ellis, Michelin Guide Managing Director said: "These talented chefs have matured in recent years. Thanks to their techniques and their sense of creativity, in their restaurants they now offer exact, balanced dishes that showcase the very essence of the products."

Fourteen restaurants are newly awarded one star in the selection of the Michelin Guide Belgium & Luxembourg 2018.

Among them, Brussels seafood restaurant, L'Écailler du Palais Royal, Geert Van Hecke's Bruges restaurant Zet'Joe, as does Luc Bellings for his new van Vork van Luc Bellings restaurant in Hasselt. Among other chefs that have changed concept, Kobe Desramaults and Thomas Locus also receive one star for their respective establishments, Chambre Separée in Ghent, and Brasserie Julie in Bodegem-Saint- Martin.  More new one stars were awarded in this new 2018 selection to Carcasse in Saint-Idesbald and The Butcher's Son in Antwerp. Oak in Ghent and M-Bistro in Nieuwpoort, Dôme in Antwerp, Goffin in Bruges and Altermezzo in Tongeren. Bistro Racine, in Braine-le-Château, also receives one star. Finally, a new Luxembourg restaurant is awarded one star this year: Fani, in Roeser.

The 2018 selection also designates 181 Bib Gourmand restaurants, including 24 new ones. These offer a complete menu (starter, main course, and dessert) for under 37 euros. 

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 23rd November 2017

Boury, Vrijmoed and La Source awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide Belgium and Luxembourg 2018