Have a drink at the rooftop bar on top of the Euromast

POP-UP ROOFTOP BAR

Lounge, drink and enjoy the greatest view! What are your plans this summer? Lounging in a bean bag with a drink and the best view of Rotterdam should not be missed. Euromast is launching a new concept this summer in collaboration with Sit & Joy; the highest pop-up rooftop bar of the Netherlands! The platform…

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

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…

Wine in the park

RYPP Wine festival It is not summer without several, tasty food festivals in the city. The wine festival, RYPP, has become a staple in Rotterdam. This phenomenal wine fest returns for the third time to the Euromast park. For three days, wine lovers can taste the finest wines from all over the world. Some of…

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…