An important part of the history of Parc Broekhuizen are five unique wall paintings. Cornelis Jan van Nellesteijn, former owner of the estate, was so impressed by the 18th-century writer, poet and philosopher Voltaire that in the early 19th century he commissioned the painter Laquy to paint five scenes from Voltaire’s life. The canvases depicting these five scenes inspired the name of our restaurant ‘Restaurant Voltaire’. They can be admired in the “Paintings Room”, one of our salons on the second floor.
ABOUT RESTAURANT VOLTAIRE*
Restaurant Voltaire is part of Culinary Estate Parc Broekhuizen and is located together with the boutique hotel in the monumental manor house from 1408. On the outside the building breathes history. On the inside, old, original details and modern styling blend seamlessly. Upon entering Restaurant Voltaire, you literally walk through the kitchen as we guide you to your table. Voltaire also has an informal bar and a terrace with breathtaking views.
On December 1, 2016, Restaurant Voltaire opened as the first part of the Estate. Just two years after opening, Restaurant Voltaire has won several major awards, including 15.5 points in the 2019 Gault Millau and our first Michelin star on December 17, 2018. We are incredibly proud of and grateful for this. The recognition from Gault & Millau and Michelin, so soon after opening, gave-, and gives us the inspiration and motivation to continue to grow.