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Pure C

4.6 (527) $$$$ $$$$ Permanently Closed


Summary: A blend of local produce and coastal charm.

Pure C, nestled on a windswept beach, provides a distinctive culinary journey with its locally sourced tasting menus and cozy ambiance highlighted by curvaceous white banquettes and an uplifting soundtrack. The interior redesign has added to the sense of privacy, and guests enjoy a warm welcome, often in English, which is seen as a strong point of service. The cuisine is marked by creative flair, with a focus on surprising flavor combinations and meticulous plate presentations. Noteworthy dishes include an amuse-bouche of mussels with sea urchin, sea buckthorn, and celeriac, where distinct flavors are delicately interwoven. The menu features perfectly cooked scallops paired with tender pork fillet, hachee, and pig's trotter, with pumpkin and chicory jus playing significant roles in a harmonious blend of tastes. Desserts showcase the kitchen's ability to create contrasting soft sour-sweet profiles that remain intriguing to the last bite, with blueberries turned into ice cream and served in a choux pastry, combined with basil and kaffir lime for a rich, refreshing finish. At the end of 2022, the announcement of the head chef's departure to explore new culinary paths after fifteen years with the Sergio Herman restaurant group marked the end of an era. Under his guidance, Pure C achieved a distinct high-quality profile and secured its place at the forefront of top-tier dining experiences.


Gault & Millau
4 Toques
4 Toques
Chef of the Year 2022
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La Liste
Score 93.0 / 100 2023
Ranked # 332 in the World 2023
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Boulevard de Wielingen 49, 4506 JK Cadzand, Netherlands

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