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On Monday, the famous Michelin restaurant guide unveiled its new rating for Belgium and Luxembourg.
In its latest guide for Luxembourg and Belgium, Michelin recommends a total of 816 restaurants, awarding 149 stars for excellence and 147 'Bib Gourmand' titles for exceptionally good food at moderate prices.
The gluten-free restaurant Eden Rose in Kayl was awarded its first Michelin star on Monday.
La Distillerie in Bourglinster, Léa Linster in Frisange, Fani in Roeser, and Guillou Campagne in Schouweiler all kept their one-star rating, same as Luxembourg City restaurants Mosconi, Ryodo, and La Villa de Camille et Julien.
Ma Langue Sourit in Oetrange has meanwhile managed to hold on to both of its Michelin stars. The same goes for the green star that La Distellerie has had since the introduction of the award for sustainable cooking.
This year, only one restaurant in Luxembourg was given a Bib Gourmand, namely Bazaar in Luxembourg City.
15 Belgian restaurants received their first Michelin star in the latest ranking:
- Humus x Hortense in Ixelles
- GLASS in Antwerpen
- Misera in Antwerpen
- Table d'Amis in Kotrijk
- De Bakermat in Ninove
- Willem Hiele in Oudenbrug
- Sensum in Sint-Denijs-Westrem
- Le Grand Verre in Durbuy
- La Grange d'Hamois in Emptinne
- Le Vieux Château Flobecq
- Le Roannay in Francorchamps
- La Table de Manon in Grandhan
- La Table Benjamin Laborie in Ohain
Restaurants Barge in Brussels and La Grappe d'Or in Autelbas were awarded both a first Michelin star as well as a green star. The latter award was given to a further twelve restaurants in Belgium.
Three Michelin stars were retained by restaurants Zilte in Antwerpen, Hof van Cleve in Kruishoutem, and Boury in Roeselare. Bozar in Brussels managed to get its second Michelin star.
22 establishments in Belgium received a Bib Gourmand, including Le Cabochon in Liège, Selecto in Brussels, and L'espièglerie in Namur, among others.
The award for best young chef was given to Mathieu Vande Velde and his restaurant Le Roannay in Francorchamps.