Nomo

Chicken, waffles and pancakes. Now, how can anyone not like that? At this recently-opened restaurant, you can gorge on this delicious soul food until your heart’s content. Nomo is short for northern mood and is located at Noordplein in Rotterdam North. The owner, Jerrel Landvreugd, is always smiling – he is the core of the…

Culinesse

It might not be in the city centre, but trust us, this beachside culinary festival is well worth the metro ride to Nesselande (terminus line B). It’s a feast for all the senses, where you can not only sample delicious food (courtesy of city restaurants such as Asian Glories and Hotel New York) but also…

Free concert on the water

OVG Veerhaven Concert The atmosphere during this free open-air classical concert is truly enchanting: the transparent stage floats in the harbour and spectators can sit along the water or steer their own boat towards the stage. This is the perfect chance to attend a concert of the internationally-acclaimed Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra with the beautiful backdrop…

Out on the terrace

There are small ones, large ones, ones that are highly visible, and ones that are well hidden. They may all be very different but they all have two things in common: amazing drinks and the ultimate summer feeling. After much deliberation, these Rotterdam terraces have made it through our strict selection process and are awaiting…

More museums…

[Photo by Hielke Grootendorst] Free art Interested in contemporary art but looking for something budget-friendly? Every Friday from 6am–9pm you can visit various institutions and galleries in and around the Witte de Withstraat free of charge. Kunstblock.nl Bannon Artist Jonas Staal delves into the creative work of controversialist-in-chief, Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist. Steve Bannon:…

Catwalk art

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years When Viktor&Rolf launched their first collection 25 years ago, the fashion world went wild! And nothing much has changed since then. That’s because Viktor&Rolf are so much more than creators of the haute couture that has been embraced by stars such as Madonna, Tori Amos and Rihanna. Their shows are…

Café Rose Rouge

You know these dark hotel bars from nostalgic films, where a beautiful girl or guy spends the evening nursing a glass of whisky? Well, we now have one in Rotterdam, just without the hotel attached – and it’s not all that gloomy either. The stylish Café Rose Rouge in Rotterdam-Noord, styled on hotel bars, is…

Flower heaven in Rotterdam

Tropenburg You don’t need to travel far to enjoy the silence and beauty of nature. Surprisingly, we do actually have some in Rotterdam! The Trompenburg gardens in Kralingen – Trompenburg Tuinen & Arboretum – are beautiful gardens that are ideal for a peaceful and inspiring walk. You can walk through the gardens at your own…

Belasting & Douane Museum

An interactive museum Want to discover a different kind of museum? Allow us to introduce you to the Belasting & Douane Museum. This museum offers a thematic and interactive tour through the history of taxes and customs and is suitable for all ages. Discover how duties were measured, weighed and calculated in the past and…