Prepare for an elegant dinner at this French masterpiece. The delegate food, superb service, and calming decor will have you feeling in paradise as you are treating like a king. Chef Mathilde has a long standing reputation on the island and is known as a good chef. Come see why this chef is a local favorite.


Delicate sauces, sinful desserts and excellent wines are the hallmark of Chez Mathilde. Each dish is made to order, so you will have plenty of time to linger over a glass of wine and conversation. Traditional French cuisine like coq au vin and lighter than air souffles are a mainstay. More exotic meats cooked with French spices offer up diners a more worldly flair.

Mathilde specializes in French food that you'll want to bring back to your hotel in boxes. Expect meals that smell and look as beautiful as they taste, especially since this restaurant is all about elegant looking and tasting food. This location is open for dinner only, so don't miss their brief service.


A luxurious décor that lends itself to a decadent, classy atmosphere is just part of the dining experience at Chez Mathilde. With personable, attentive service, you can be sure that you will have a memorable time. This restored several hundred year old home lends an old world quality that is elegant yet open. There is a lush atrium area that just signifies the French ambience perfectly. Add some unobtrusive piano music and you have the perfect setting in which to celebrate any special occasion.


Situated north of downtown Oranjestad, It is on Havenstraat 23.

This part of Aruba has plentiful well-known attractions, earning its place as a very active area that's an attraction all its own. The nearest visitor favorites from their location include Museo Historico Arubano and National Archaeological Museum Aruba, both of which are just a short drive from the restaurant.

Patrons of this restaurant will also appreciate the variety of activities made for the great outdoors, found about the area. Any golfing guests up for an outdoor challenge have the option of spending time at the nearby popular golf club, The Links at Divi Aruba Golf Course, which can be found not too far from Mathilde. Besides your spikes, you might want to bring a bathing suit for Surfside Beach, which you will find to be the most convenient beach and is only a short distance away away. Also note these two are only a few options among a group of golf courses and beaches in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're in the mood for another restaurant in the area with similar kinds of food or a similar atmosphere, there are several nearby dining spots to choose between, including Screaming Eagle.

However, if you want something a little different, this section of Aruba boasts a long list of dining possibilities that will surely suit the tastes of nearly any kind of diner. For instance, you might also consider trying Asian cuisine at Kowloon, which is a short distance away away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Mathilde accepts these credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: Havenstraat 23, Oranjestad, Aruba

Phone: (297) 583-2579

Secondary Phone: (297) 583-4968


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