Beluga (restaurant)

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Beluga
Beluga, Céramique, Maastricht.jpg
Beluga (left) on the bank of the river Maas
Restaurant information
Established 1997
Head chef Hans van Wolde
Food type French
Rating 2 Michelin stars Michelin Guide
Street address 12, Plein 1992
City Maastricht
Country Netherlands
Website http://www.rest-beluga.com

Beluga is a restaurant on Plein 1992 in Maastricht, Netherlands. It is a fine dining restaurant that is awarded two Michelin stars from 2005 to present.[1][2][3] It was awarded one Michelin star in the period 1998-2004.[4][5][6] GaultMillau gave the restaurant a rating of 19.5 out of 20.[7]

The restaurant was established by chef Hans van Wolde in 1997. Originally it was located in Havenstraat in the old centre of Maastricht. In 2001 the restaurant moved to the ground floor of a new building by Jo Coenen on the banks of the river Maas in the posh neighbourhood Céramique.[8] In the Summer of 2011 Van Wolde started Beluga Beach Club in a park along the Meuse river, as a temporary project.[9]

Other ratings[edit]

The independent food guide Lekker.nl places Beluga often in the top five of the "Lekker Top-100". In 2005 the restaurant placed fifth, advancing to second place in 2006.[10] In 2007, Beluga placed first, ahead of three restaurants with three Michelin stars.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brandligt, Vivie (30 March 2012). "Historisch overzicht Michelinsterren 2001 t/m 2005" [Historical overview Dutch Michelin stars 2001-2005]. Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Brandligt, Vivie (1 May 2012). "Historisch overzicht Michelinsterren 2006 t/m 2011" [Historical overview Dutch Michelin stars 2006-2011]. Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Brandligt, Vivie (22 November 2010). "Totaaloverzicht Michelinsterren 2011" [Historical overview Dutch Michelin stars 2011]. Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Brandligt, Vivie (30 March 2012). "Historisch overzicht Michelinsterren 1997 t/m 2000" [Historical overview Dutch Michelin stars 1997-2000]. Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Brandligt, Vivie (30 March 2012). "Historisch overzicht Michelinsterren 2001 t/m 2005" [Historical overview Dutch Michelin stars 2001-2005]. Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  6. ^ (Dutch) Totaaloverzicht Michelinsterren 2012 Last visited 29 November 2011
  7. ^ (Dutch) GaultMillau Archived August 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Last visited 10-8-2011.
  8. ^ (Dutch) De Restaurant Site.nl - Beluga Archived March 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Last visited 10-8-2011
  9. ^ Bluiminck, Nathalie (2011-07-18). "Hans van Wolde start Beluga Beach Club". Misset Horeca (in Dutch). Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  10. ^ (Dutch) Beluga verbaast en haalt De Librije in Last visited 10-8-2011.
  11. ^ (Dutch) Beluga verdrijft Oud Sluis van eerste plaats in Lekker Last visited 10-8-2011.

Coordinates: 50°50′45.93″N 5°41′55.75″E / 50.8460917°N 5.6988194°E / 50.8460917; 5.6988194