Gastronomic dining in the Waasland region

Gastronomic dining in the Waasland region

Discover 9 top culinary restaurants

A classic dish in a new guise, pure ingredients served like a work of art and perfect wine-food combinations. The people of Waasland are fond of extensive gastronomic dining and like to do it out of doors. Therefore, you will find plenty of restaurants and eateries in our region to enjoy the good life to the fullest.

We list the real top restaurants of Waasland for you. Star restaurants, restaurants with a Bib Gourmand mention in the Michelin guide and the top names according to Gault&Millault. Discover the nine culinary hotspots with the most refined cuisine.

A lot of restaurants have added takeaway options to their menus. Now that health measures have eased, some menus might have been changed recently. Make sure to take a look at the website of the restaurant. 

Hofke van Bazel
Hofke van Bazel

1. Star restaurant Hofke van Bazel

For over 25 years, the Hofke van Bazel has been a household name in the culinary world. The chef, Kris de Roy, and his team cook the stars from the sky here. It is one of ten restaurants in Belgium with a green Michelin star. Herbs and vegetables come from their own vegetable garden, food waste is minimal and they are adding more and more vegetarian options to their menu. Here, you can enjoy sustainable cuisine in a historic building on the picturesque church square of Bazel. In the summer, you can have an intimate dinner in the romantic garden and you can stay overnight for a gastronomic weekend.

2. Star restaurant 't Korennaer in Nieuwkerken-Waas

The star chef, Edwin Van Goethem, works only with first-class basic products and preferably with ingredients which come from his own village. With this, he creates culinary delights with their own signature. Worthy of stars, according to Michelin. In most recent times, you can taste Japanese influences subtly woven into his culinary dishes.  In the renovated modern interior with its open kitchen or in the cosy garden you will experience the class of 't Korennaer.

The restaurant also offers excellent takeaway options.

3. Trattoria Bazalia in Bazel

Burrata, osso bucco and raspberries with mascarpone. At Trattoria Bazalia, authentic products from Puglia are able to shine in traditional dishes. Located above star restaurant Hofke van Bazel, the restaurant has a romantic setting. Here, you can have a truly gourmet dinner at excellent value for money.

You can also enjoy the southern Italian cuisine through a selection of takeaway meals.

4. Restaurant Den Silveren Harynck in Sint-Niklaas

If you're a bon vivant, be sure to come taste French cuisine with chef Luc van Landeghem, and his wife Elsje. You can dine classically, with an experimental twist. For thirty years, gourmets have known how to find their way to Den Silveren Harynck.

Pick up culinary dishes at the restaurant's caterer to enjoy at home.

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5. Restaurant Wilford T in Temse

Gastronomic dining amidst pur-sang artwork. With young chef Tom Vermeiren, you will experience a culinary voyage of discovery among the extraordinary works of the art gallery, Wilford X. Of course, the pure dishes are artfully served from the open kitchen. Wilford T allows you to dine in an intimate setting.

Restaurant Sense
Restaurant Sense

6. Restaurant Sense in Waasmunster

In the green surroundings of Waasmunster, you will find the restaurant of chef Michiel De Bruyn and hostess Frederika Vandeleur. you can enjoy a culinary experience in a pleasant ambience with a view of the open kitchen. The refined scents and pure flavours will excite all your senses, as that's exactly what Sense is all about.

7. Restaurant D’Oude Pastorie in Lochristi

Pure flavours, refined products and reverence for the season. The head chef, Jan Audenaert, likes to create special culinary menus with vegetables and exotic spices. The minimalist furnishings of the restored rectory reflect its commitment to simplicity and perfection. The hostess, Ann, provides gracious service in this sophisticated restaurant. D'Oude Pastorie guarantees delicious gourmet dining.

8. Restaurant De Ceder in Kruibeke

For forty years a gastronomic concept in the Waasland. De Ceder restaurant, with its fresh interior and Belgian-French cuisine, always knows how to surprise. Chef Frederick and his team create delicate combinations out of all of nature's goodies. Together with his wife, Karlijn, he also runs the adjacent B&B Ceder10. Perfect for a culinary weekend away.

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9. Restaurant Herbert Robbrecht in Vrasene 

Chef Herbert Robbrecht, and his wife Martine are happy to welcome you to their house of good taste. This top restaurant is located in a stylish villa with a heavenly garden, where you can dine or lunch gastronomically with a Mediterranean accent. The bread, which freshly baked every day, is magnificent. Be sure to take a look at the beautiful wine cellar as well!

Herbert Robbrecht offers a selection of takeaway options, which change on a weekly basis.