Wim Dejonghe - ©Michaël Dehaspe

Wim Dejonghe (33 years old) is a Flanders Kitchen Rebel from Heverlee. His restaurant is called 'Het Land aan de overkant'.

Facts & figures and Cuisine

Dish, restaurant Het land aan de overkant  - ©Michaël Dehaspe

Facts and figures
Gault&Millau rating: 15/20 + special entry for the wine list
Michelin: 3 couverts (fork and spoon) + special entry for the wine list
Seats: 50

A chef who believes in honest, simple cuisine. He draws on dishes that he as good memories of and reworks them in a light and playful manner.

Amid Wim Dejonghe’s pots and pans

Wim Dejonghe - ©Michaël Dehaspe

Flat bean
‘Either raw or cooked, flat beans are always lovely and fresh. And you can make great juice from them too!’

Couvert Couvert
‘My culinary heroes are the Folmer brothers who run Couvert Couvert. Their restaurant is close by and I really enjoy eating there.’ www.couvercouvert.be.

‘As a chef you have to keep tasting your dishes all the time. My team serves nothing without tasting it.’

Sweet Dreams
Rêve de Luxe, Léon Schreursvest 57, 3001 Leuven,  www.revedeluxe.be


Het Land aan de overkant
Léon Schreursvest 85, 3001 Heverlee
+32 (0)16 22 61 81
Closed: Monday, Saturday lunchtime, & Sunday

The entrance and the restaurant are easily accessible. The tables are high enough for wheelchair access. Also the terrace is easily accessible. There is no adapted toilet.

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