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“Beluga Maastricht”
Review of Beluga

Plein 1992 12, Maastricht 6211 GJ, The Netherlands
043 321 3364
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Ranked #4 of 237 restaurants in Maastricht
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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“Beluga Maastricht”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Excellent food. Excellent wines. Excellent service.
Value for your money? That's completely subjective.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We've been there yesterday. Food was brilliant and original. Loved all courses. Took an eight course arrangement and enjoyed every moment. The varity of tastes and colors was just marvelous. I wish they had more fruits and vegetables in the menu.

I've been to many good restaurants in my life but this is one of the best, food wise. I cannot say I admired the ultra modernist- minimalist setting, but that is a matter of personal taste.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Intricate flavours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Tried the ten course chef's special. As expected for a michelin two-star, the ingredients were fresh and the food delicious, but what makes this special is the delicate play of different flavours that you get in every course. Even between courses, there were delicious little breads with butter or olive oil to showcase the local ingredients. Definitely worth a visit if you're anywhere nearby.

Visited March 2013
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Kortemark, Belgium
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“A great evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Beluga is truly one of the best restaurants in the Netherlands. We enjoyed a 8 course meal with
accompanying wines. While tasting delicious amuses the chef himself (!), a dutch tradition I
guess, came explaning the possibilities for that night.
The courses were for some part prepared next to our table, with an element of show however.
The young sommelier was very enthousiastic about his wines, but they couldn't compete with
the excellent qaulity of the meal itself. This convinces me even more that if you can afford,
you better choose 2 or 3 good wines of the map to honour the delicious food.
Anyhow Hans van Wolde deserves his 2 michelin stars.
The interior and the views are great.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“What an experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had a great meal yesterday at Beluga!

After a personal welcome by the head chef we chose a 8 course meal with accompanying wines. the dinner started with 8 exquisite amuses (the parmesan foam with tomato was to die for) The flavors and textures were unbelievably good and really showed the quality of the kitchen. We tasted like we never did before! All dishes were great but we especially liked the 25 preparations of vegetables,the coquillles and the langoustine and veal.
The service was very good but quite informal (sometimes almost too informal) but this did ensure a very relaxed and lively evening.
Overall we had a fantastic time, and even though the bill was hefty (over 1000 for 4) it was a very unique and great experience and much nicer than a very formal 3 star meal I once had.
I would definetly reccommend this to everyone! You have to experience this!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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