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“Rustic restaurant and idylic watering hole in the middle of the forest”

Boscafe 't Hijgend Hert'
Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Vijlen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Dutch
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A welcoming restaurant and bar in the middle of the woods. Food is mainly wild game, rich and tasty. Log fires and wood burning stoves. There is no type of cuisine in your list to describe the type of food. 'Artisan' or 'Rustic' springs to mind. Perhaps you should add them to the list.
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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“Rustic restaurant and idylic watering hole in the middle of the forest”
Reviewed November 25, 2011

We decided to make a walk we found on the internet starting at the 'Drielandenpunt' near Vaals NL where we stayed. The directions were not the most accurate and we eventually found ourselves off the route at a bar called Lodge 7 which is also very nice. The only reference point on our walk was the Boscafé so we got directions to it in order to rejoin our walk. We arrived much later than we expected but it was worth the effort. There were log fires, uneven wood floor and candlelit tables to greet us. It was like stepping back in time. The only problem was that we had to go back out into the cold to get back to our car at the start of the walk arriving in the dark. We went back the next day for late lunch and had a game stew (consisting of wild boar) and a venison stew. Both were rich and tasty served up with mini fried potatoes and a dark local beer. A 'must' visit whether you're walking or driving in the area. Be aware that during the week they close at 7.00pm and last orders for food is 6.00pm. I think the weekend is a bit later. Check out the photo on the website. http://www.boscafe.nl

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