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Gin & Rum Festival fills Cruise Terminal Rotterdam

Gin & Rum Festival fills Cruise Terminal Rotterdam

The impressive Cruise Terminal Rotterdam hosts the third edition of the Gin & Rum Festival Rotterdam. The organisation invited hundreds of different gin & rum labels. Besides tasting, it is possible to meet the makers or attend a workshop. In the silent disco Bobby’s on Tour will play the crowd. Overlooking the spectacular Rotterdam skyline …

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Bruno Afterwork Borrel Foodhallen and Room Mate

Bruno Afterwork Borrel at Room Mate and Foodhallen

The almost derelict Pakhuis Meesteren on the Kop van Zuid has been transformed into a vibrant location. The Foodhallen Rotterdam and the Bruno of the Spanish hotel chain Room Mate now offer plenty of entertainment. They have now joined forces and host a new and especially fresh Friday afternoon drinks: Bruno Afterwork Borrel. On November …

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Hotel âme is nominated for a Entree Award

Many Rotterdam contenders for the Entree Awards

The Entree Awards are highly regarded in the Dutch hospitality industry. The winners in the thirteen categories like best new restaurant, hotel and cocktail bar will be announced on Monday 29 November. Several local initiatives are nominated.  Hotel âme is nominated as Best New Hotel with under 50 rooms. In this category, the jury looks …

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Manuela Goncalves Tavares runs Het Nieuwe Café

Restaurant Coco takes over Het Nieuwe Café

Het Nieuwe Café is the open for all restaurant and bar with a beautiful terrace in Het Nieuwe Instituut. Het Nieuwe Café has a new chef. Manuela Goncalves Tavares (already known for Coco) runs the restaurant now. Together with her team, she serves colourful, mostly plant-based and seasonal dishes.  Manuela Goncalves Tavares is well known in …

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Inside Rotterdam Backwerk

BackWerk arrives at Rotterdam Central Station

MSHost International, global market leader in the food and hospitality industry for people on the move, has welcomed the fast-growing foodservice format BackWerk to their portfolio. It will replace the Broodzaak stores at Dutch Railways stations. In the hall of Rotterdam Central Station BackWerk is now open for train passengers. Backwerk is already known in …

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Ciderbar can be found at Hofbogen

Hofbogen welcomes the only Ciderbar in the Netherlands

The only cider bar in the Netherlands will open its doors this December in the famous Hofbogen. It will boast 10 taps, fridges full of bottles, the most delicious bar food, and events. Everyone can contribute to De Ciderbar by crowdfunding.   De Ciderbar will be the outpost of CiderCider. CiderCider is a Rotterdam-based company that …

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OX

OX is Rotterdam’s first underground speakeasy restaurant

This new contemporary Chinese restaurant & cocktail bar is hidden in the heart of Rotterdam. OX is the new project from Mess, already regarded for Biergarten, The Suicide Club and Ayla, and will be a speakeasy restaurant with international allure. From october 15th chef Alexander Wong, hostess Nienke van der Neut and barman Jacopo Di …

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Jim de Jong Depot

Jim de Jong heads the restaurant of Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen

When Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen opens on the 6th of November a new restaurant will also appear on the culinary map. On the top floor of the depot well-known Rotterdam chef Jim de Jong will be in charge of the kitchen.  Visitors of the depot can enter the restaurant for lunch during the day. In …

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inside Rotterdam Rotterdam Drag Show

Drag Queens will mesmerize Rotterdam

Make no mistake. Drag Queens are so versatile. They act, lipsync, model, dance, impersonate, sew costumes and be shady on top. Since the international success of Rupaul’s Drag Race more and more people have become enthusiastic about this extravagant form of art. Drag queens, the men, and women who adopt an alter ego with the …

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