North Sea Jazz Festival

A unique music festival where jazz music from the past, present and the future is presented under one roof. In addition to a solid foundation of jazz, many genres pop up, such as blues, soul, funk, hip hop, world, pop and more. Over the years, North Sea Jazz has grown to 150 shows on 14…

Destino

Walk into Destino and you know you have reached your destination. Destino serves next level tapas. After nine years, ownership has recently changed hands as Niels Koomans and Nelleke Elbert handed over the Spanish baton from Niels Koomans. He has hardly touched the concept, however, whereas lunch was previously not on the menu at Destino,…

Parkhotel Rotterdam

In the Bilderberg Park hotel on the Westersingel, the stylish Lobby Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee, after-work drink or pre-dinner cocktail. Cigar aficionados can blow off steam – or smoke, in this case – in the cigar lounge. Personal attention is a top priority in this hotel. bilderburg.nl

Food party!

Rotterdamse Kost A new location and a new date. After the stormy and rainy edition last year, Food Festival Rotterdamse Kost decided on a fresh start this summer. In the middle of summer, you can find the best of Rotterdam at The Park. Enjoy live music by popular artists and delicious food with friends, family…

Show us your salsa moves

Salsa meets Jazz Open Air During summer, the Jazz and Blues club BIRD organises open air salsa parties every Thursday in their own garden. DJ Phily and friends play sweltering Latin music for salsa lovers. Not yet a professional salsa-dancer? Don’t worry, join the magical atmosphere in the Garden of BIRD, have a nice cocktail,…

North Sea Round Town

The best jazz that the city has to offer: mostly free, you can count on a varied jazz program with blues, soul, funk, hip hop, pop, improvisation and crossover. The performances are held at the most diverse in and outdoor locations, in unexpected places, pop-ups and jazz venues. Anywhere from living rooms and parks to…

Metropolis festival

The Metropolis Festival is a surprising showcase of promising talent. The one-day festival offers a platform for talented bands and acts on the brink of making their big break. It’s a exciting line-up of international artists with a reputation for their live performances. You don’t just listen to good music, you feel it. Plus, the…

Lakehouse

A brand-new restaurant in the Lage Bergse Bos, where you can enjoy an extensive lunch on the terrace, before or after your Sunday stroll. The architecture of the restaurant is in style with its surroundings and designed with respect for nature. On Sunday afternoons from 12.00 onwards, a DJ will provide great music. Apart from…

Travelling theatre

De Parade is a travelling theatre, starting on 21 June in the Museumpark in Rotterdam. Over 80 theatre, dance, mime and music performances, for both young and old, play out in the theatre tents. The shows last an average of 30 minutes each, so you can easily see multiple performances. Most performances are made especially…

Harries

Harries is an interesting concept: a wine bar that doesn’t want to be called a wine bar. You can eat there as well, but it’s not a restaurant! However, the food they do have on offer is certainly gastronomic. Harrie Baas, a sommelier with years of experience working in some of Rotterdam’s best restaurants, has…