Proud 2010 Gault Millau Hotelier

Gault Millau 2010 sticker for Haagsche Suites

Yesterday, as the first of the 5 or 6 prestigious restaurant guides in The Netherlands, the Dutch version of the Gault Millau Guide presented its 2010 awards and 2010 guide with the best 500 and something Restaurants and best 220 Hotels of The Netherlands here around the corner in The Hague. I’m a bit sad I had to miss the ceremony…so near by.

Today I received the sticker proving the Gault Millau editors deem Haagsche Suites worthy to belong to the best 220 Dutch Hotels in their guide. Thank you Gault Millau for the quick service, that even beats the new listings on your own website :-)

Gault Millau started in France as a restaurant guide in 1969. It was founded by two restaurant critics, Henri Gault (1929-2000) and Christian Millau. The French site is a mere window for their paper guide.

Yesterday the Belgian and Luxemburg Branche of Gault Millau also presented its 2010 Guide and awards.

I grabbed the following from the Misset Horeca Site:

Plaese note the best restaurant has been awarded 20 points out of 20 which is remarkable in the Gault Millau history. At the same time our Belgian neighbors awarded a Dutchman, Roger van Damme the Chef of the year award for his Antwerp based lunches only restaurant.

Gault Millau’s top 13 Restaurants of The Netherlands:

Points Restaurant City
20 Oud Sluis Sluis
19,5 Inter Scaldes Kruiningen
19,5 Beluga Maastricht
19,5 De Librije Zwolle
19 De Leest Vaassen
18 La Rive Amstel Hotel Amsterdam
18 Chalet Royal Den Bosch
18 De Lindenhof Giethoorn
18 De Bokkedoorns Overveen
18 Parkheuvel Rotterdam
18 De Zwethheul Schipluiden
18 De Leuf Ubachsberg
18 ‘t Brouwerskolkje Overveen



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Two of those top restaurants, Parkheuvel and De Zwetheul are easy to reach for a dinner when staying in Haagsche Suites.

Two other Restaurants Calla’s and Seinpost who also earned good points are even nearer to Haagsche Suites. Seinpost has the best wine food combining sommelier of 2010.

Austria, Italy, Germany and Switzerland each have their own Gault Millau guides.The US and the UK have their Gayot guides. Gayot was a friend of Gault and Millau and they published joint guides until a schism in 2000.

Gault Millau is said to be the guide of the food purists more than the Guide Michelin….

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3 Responses to Proud 2010 Gault Millau Hotelier

  1. Claude says:

    As a Happy Hotelier, you deserve it ;-)

    Smiles & welcome friendly
    Good food and great wine tasting
    dedicated room decoration
    Adorable garden
    etc

    I need to come to see that one time in my life!

    Bonne journée Guido.

    Claude

  2. Claude thank you for these kudos from a Frenchmen who knows savoir vivre:-) and yes you have to!

    This wasn’t the first time I’m in the Gault Millau Guide, but the first time I remembered posting about it on the blog. Now I’ll glue it to one of our window. I’s actualy the first time I noticed it can be sticked at the inside rather than the outside where it would be washed off with our frequent windows cleaning :-)

  3. Dear Madam/Sir,
    We are looking for a contact email address or telephone number for the head office of gault millau.
    We are a five star hotel and would like to apply for the licence of gault millau for Slovakia.
    You can have a look at our website: http://www.chateau-bela.com for more information about us.
    We would appreciate your help in getting an information who to contact. Thank you very much indeed.
    Kind regards, Judita Sadovska
    Administration Manager
    Hotel Chateau Bela, Slovakia

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