Locally brewed beers and burgers

Brewery Noordt is located in a renovated fire station in the North of Rotterdam. Not only is it an urban brewery, but also a meeting place for locals, beer lovers and connoisseurs. Every Friday, the terrace and draught-room are open between 4 and 9pm, for a delicious burger from the smoker and a cold glass…

More gin in the distillers district

Jenever museum Rotterdam Because of its rich history with jenever, also known as Dutch Gin, Schiedam is quite rightly named the ‘gin capital of the world’. Nowadays, the city is increasingly called ‘Distillers District’, because of the many gin-distilleries that have recently (re-)opened. The National Jenever museum is located in a former malt wine distillery.…

Aloha Rotterdam

Located in a previously abandoned, sub-tropical water recreation park, Aloha focuses on sustainable, local food and the circular economy. Where once the old outdoor pools were, is now an amazing terrace looking out directly over the river. Maasboulevard 100alohabar.nl [Photo by Sophia van de Hoek]

Wijnbar de Avonden

In a characteristic corner building in the Kleiwegkwartier (Rotterdam North), two local residents longing for a nice pub in the area serving good wine, opened up their own wine bar. ‘With a lot of love and hard work’, say Petra and Seb, and with financial support from crowdfunding and a number of generous investors from…

Keilecafe returns!

Keilecafe is back! It’s the place to be during warmer months for a nice bite and a little boogie on the weekends. Local upcoming artists play on an open air stage, food is provided by professional chefs and the bar offers an extensive list of drinks. To celebrate the first weekend of Spring, this ‘permanent…

Dr.

Hidden away in the stately Scheepvaartkwartier is a ‘doctor’s practice’ that dispenses special drinks and elixirs. Dr. is located in a neighbourhood once notorious for all the prostitutes and sailors that used to frequent the area. Nowadays, the neighbourhood is a safe haven for lovers of the classier cocktails! Clients visiting ‘the doctor’ get free…

Wes eettentje

Named after American filmmaker Wes Anderson, who you might know from movies such The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Royal Tenenbaums, this ‘eettentje’ has a cinematic 50/60s vibe. It’s a colourful and quirky place, just like the popular films and also mirrored in the menu’s dishes – we love the the couscous salad and flatbread…

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…