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Gourmetrestaurant Vendome

Kadettenstrasse, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 220442888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: "German gastronauts are well aquainted with the interior of Vendôme, the famously 3-Michelin-starred restaurant located inside the Grand Hotel Schloss Bensberg in Cologne. The restaurant itself look like a rather well kept Prada store, understated and chic with splashings of sage green and discreet ruby red, and the glossy gourmet crowd are enamoured with the acclaimed menu created by super-chef Joachim Wissler. Star dishes include the calf's head in a parsley-horseradish vinaigrette wild celery and aioli of capers; the grilled saddle of lamb from Müritz with green olives in lamb tea and ricotta gnocchi; and the Manjari chocolate fondant with frozen blackberry foam. Vendôme boasts a 900+ wine list. "
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91% Recommend
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great ambiance, excellent food and wines. Slow service because they did not have enough staff and we were a party of 15, all booked in advance. Not up to 3 stars

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Westerlo , Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had dinner in vendome on a Thursday Evening , taking the menu. A really great experience. Delicious food , from apetizers till dessert.

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Leuven, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Having dinner in Vendome is a wonderful experience from start till end. The interior is calm but luxurious. The staff is very attentive but discrete. The food is fantastic, starting with a whole range of appetizers. Luckily we only had the 6 course menu as 8 course would have been too much. This is a great dining experience. Some smaller... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I read a number of reviews and asked around. It is clear that such a rated and nominated restaurant has a right to impose some rules. But I would never expect the arrogance we experienced. The family planned to gather in the morning, in the Frankfurt airport with my sons flying in from other countries , and celebrate 2 birthday... More

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Roedovre, Denmark
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51 reviews 51 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Overall rating: 7.5-8/10 Date of visit: September 2013 Vendome is run by chef Joachim Wissler and is one of the top restaurants in Germany and has held three Michelin stars since 2004. For those who care about that list, it was placed 10th on Restaurant Magazine’s top 50 list of best restaurants in 2013. The restaurant is part of the... More

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Nørholm, Nordjylland, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This is a restaurant in absolute worldclass, both when it' comes to the royal surroundings (based in the Old Manor House of Schloss Bensberg), the attentive waiters and of course the fabulous food, that you can expect at a 3 star Michelin restaurant. Chef de Cuisine Joachim Wisser designes dishes with surprising taste combinations like truffles and lemon, crayfish and... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We did experience many great fine dinning or gourmet restaurants but Joachim Wissler does reach the Top Level. Creative and innovative he does make not a revolution but creates a own level of culinary experience. A must for everyone which consider himself being open for a new world of dinning. We are and have been amazed from the recommend menu... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

the best 4 hours of my life.... do get the sampling menu even though a bit expensive... you will not regret this! the flavours are the best thing your senses have come across! A DEFINITE ONCE IN A LIFETIME!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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130 reviews 130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The gourmet restaurant Vendôme housed at the Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg, near Cologne, is now ranked #10 in the "San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants" list. A well deserved ranking for this great restaurant headed by 3-star chef Joachim Wissler, who is known to be one of the best representatives of the so-called "New German Cuisine". His dishes are quite inventive... More

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Seraing, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Since we can write freely on this site I just want to say that the Sunday lazy arrangement of the schloss bensberg Hotel is in some way a bit of paradise : gourmet restaurant vendome is no doubt one of the best in Europe..........every dish is a explosion of flavours that, unsually, stay longer in mouth than in other restaurants.... More

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