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Restaurant • Fine Dining

Saint Nicolas

Restaurant Saint-Nicolas

Saint-Nicolas restaurant was once a doctor's villa but is now the culinary playground of chef Franky Vanderhaeghe and his son Michael. For over 25 years, it is this Michelin-starred restaurant where the culinary couple showcases their gastronomic creations. The chefs’ dishes are classic yet creative, and look like they’re painted onto the plate. The same goes for the restaurant itself, which is located inside Hotel Nicolas and peacefully surrounded by a serene garden, a modern terrace, and beautiful willows. The perfect backdrop for your Belgian fine-dining experience.

Saint Nicolas

Elverdinge-Ieper, Belgium
G&M 15,5
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Franky & Michael Vanderhaeghe

Franky & Michael Vanderhaeghe
MdH Membre d'Honneur

In restaurant Saint-Nicholas’ kitchen, two talented top chefs work their magic. Chef Michael Vanderhaeghe learned his cooking skills in renowned restaurants such as De Karmeliet (Brugge), In De Wulf (Dranouter), Michel Bras (Laguiole) en Alain Ducasse (Monaco).

2 Michelin stars

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Saint-Nicolas’ cuisine

The restaurant’s Michelin-starred cuisine revolves around regional produce. In Saint-Nicolas’ sober yet sublime ambiance, the Vanderhaeghe chefs pamper your palate with original flavour combinations, thoughtful presentations, and innovative cooking techniques. You can opt for a 3-, 5- or 7-course dinner. On Saturday, there’s a special 4-course lunch (don’t forget to book your table in advance).

Elverdinge area

Hotel restaurant Saint-Nicolas is the perfect starting point for exploring the area. You can rent one of the hotel’s bikes and follow one of the nearby cycling routes. Surrounded by cities like Ypres, Poperinge, and Veurne there’s plenty of sightseeing to do. After lunch or dinner, you can also relax in the nearby wellness spa, Puur Sana, which you’ll find further down the road. Here, you can wind down in the Finnish sauna, the infrared cabin, or enjoy other state-of-the-art facilities. There’s also a private terrace with a jacuzzi.

Hotel Nicolas

Hostellerie Saint-Nicolas is a beautiful country house, nestled between two acres of idyllic gardens. Located in Elverdinge’s picturesque countryside, the hotel offers six modern rooms. Each room is simple yet stylishly furnished with sustainable materials, and equipped with all the facilities you could wish for. Exuding tranquility, this charming inn is a place where you’ll immediately feel at home.



Saint Nicolas Veurnseweg 532 8906 Elverdinge-Ieper Belgium


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Opening times

Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 21:00
Thursday 12:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 21:00
Friday 12:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 21:00
Saturday 12:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 21:00

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