6 Days of Cycling Champions

Wooning Zesdaagse (professional cycling) One of the first major sporting events of the year is the Wooning Zesdaagse of Rotterdam. The best cyclists in the world come together at Ahoy Rotterdam for six days of fierce cycling! Ticket prices are starting at €31 and can be bought on the website. > 3-8 January, Ahoy Rotterdam…

Big Bang 2019!

Villa Thalia, the largest and most famous event location in the center of Rotterdam, presents BIG BANG 2019! It’s sure to be a spectacular night out with friends and loved ones, and a real must for any lover of great music and entertainment. The line up consists of Robin Roxette, Nigel Hey and Sam Sosa plus many more! Check…

Joy Espresso and More

Fancy a coffee? Check out Rotterdam’s newest coffee bar, Joy Espresso and More, located near the cube houses. Their delicious coffee from the brand Single Estate goes nicely with a slice of homemade apple pie or smoothie. Our favourite breakfast option is the farm yoghurt with seasonal fruit, homemade granola, honey and nuts. It’s the…

GaleriAAA by Mangiare

Hans Kleinjan, Maikel Kleinjan and Roderik Faasen, otherwise known as the artistic trio AAA, have been working together for 10 years. Recently these three artists have announced their collaboration with the Italian restaurant Mangiare to open a restaurant in their gallery: GaleriAAA by Mangiare. Both the artist trio and the restaurant desire to create something…

Miso Sushi

A stone’s throw from Centraal Station, Miso Sushi has opened their doors at Plaza. Like most sushi restaurants in Rotterdam, Miso Sushi is all-you-can-eat but with the allure of fine dining. The menu includes vegetarian Makis and handrolls, specialties from the grill and also poké bowls. No time to sit down? Take-away is an option.…

Perceel

A garden full of explosive flavours Words: Ellen Scholtens One of the region’s best restaurants lies just outside Rotterdam. A place where flowers play a leading role both on the ceiling and on the plate. If there is something that typifies his kitchen, then it’s his perfectly-composed menus. Sometimes even the greatest of gourmet chefs…

A Memorable Christmas Concert

Enjoy a memorable Christmas concert in the beautiful Laurenskerk! Conductor Pieter Jan Leusink has compiled a special and varied programme, with special compositions by Bach, Händel and Vivaldi. From spectacular to quiet, from passionate to tender, the Christmas classics sung by a choir sound heavenly in this historic church. Ticket prices start from €52,50 per…

Jazz and the City

Closer to Jazz Sessions Let’s swing! Closer to Jazz brings music back to where it belongs: in the middle of the city, close to the people, with a series of weekly evening concerts and jam sessions at the Stadsbrasserie Rotterdam. After an opening concert, the jam sessions starts and everyone can share the stage. Entrance…