One Nojito, Please

Bored with water and find soft drinks unhealthy? There’s good news for those of you looking for something alcohol-free to drink. Non-alcoholic options are on the rise. Words: Ellen Scholtens Alcohol-free and low-alcohol drinks are growing in popularity and beer producers aren’t the only ones to pick up on the trend. The wine world has…

Now&Wow

Good news for all you party people! The legendary club Now&Wow has reopened its doors in Factory 010 in the south of Rotterdam. Expect an international vibe where art, fashion and humour come together. The club is divided into three rooms: the Now room, Kiss My Ass and Disco l’Amour. Dance the night away to techno, house,…

A get-together for whiskey fans!

Whiskybase Gathering Love whisky? Rotterdam͛’s favourite whisky shop is organising a gathering especially for enthusiasts. There will be more than 1,500 whiskies to choose from, ranging from 1900s vintages to the yet-to-be-released. Tickets are €27,50 for one day or €45 for both days. 20 October (12pm-6pm) & 21 October (11am-5pm), Maassilo (Charlois) whiskybase.com/gathering [Photo by…

NY Basement

This is a new restaurant with an old soul. NY Basement is a fine dining restaurant in Hotel New York’s souterrain. It’s every bit as hip and historic as the ground floor restaurant, but is smaller, more exclusive and intimate. As guests descend the so-called ‘stairway to history’ they find themselves transported to a previous…

Thoms Stadsbrouwerij

Fancy tapping some home-brewed beer while you eat? Guests eat and drink among the beer tanks at this city centre brewery. They can even draw their own refreshments, with a choice of Thoms Keilen, Thoms Weizen, Thoms Hoppy Pale Ale, Thoms Brut IPA and others. Beer really doesn’t get any fresher. But if ale isn’t…