The aim of Helena’s Restaurant at Coopmanhuijs is to serve heritage food with finesse, often with a subtle twist in the detail,
thus turning the familiar into the spectacular.

Duck liver pâté with pistachio nuts, toasted brioche & black olive jam

“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurement.” – Marcel Boulestin


“A recipe has no soul: You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller

Helena’s signature
roasted peppers

“There is no love more sincere than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

Golden fried goat’s cheese croquettes

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

Brandy and
Citrus Flan

““Food is essential to life; therefore, make it good.” – S. Truett Cathy

Medley of wild mushroom risotto with fresh shaven parmesan cheese

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

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