ss Rotterdam

ss Rotterdam The steamship (ss) Rotterdam made her first journey to New York on 3 September 1959. Nowadays she is permanently moored as a hotel and restaurant. But the ‘good old times’ of the great cruises live on, especially in the Ocean Bar, which is built in the shape of a wave. Apple Pie Mojito,…

Hotel New York

Hotel New York One of the most cosmopolitan hotel bars on the architecturally stunning Kop van Zuid. The enormous bar in the world-famous Hotel New York buzzes with activity and is a central meeting point for locals and visitors alike. Order a bar snack or a meal from a selection of brasserie classics while enjoying…

Nhow

Nhow Hotel’s BAR on the 7th floor of the iconic De Rotterdam building has the greatest of views. Scanning the skyline from its terrace overlooking the Maas you can see the Euromast, the historic Scheepvaartkwartier, and the Erasmus Bridge. Nhow is the first hotel to be completely designed inside and out by Rem Koolhaas (OMA…

De Harmonie

De Harmonie Design a meal to your liking from a number of delicious 15 euro options. This restaurant oozes nature with its huge garden, wooden floors, and charming bunches of flowers on the tables. Only the black and white blown-up photos of harbour scenes give away the fact that you are in the middle of…

Jac A. van Zanten

Jac A. van Zanten A delicatessen specializing in British food and gifts such as Mrs Ball’s chutneys or Emma Bridgewater’s crockery. High tea is served in the ‘living room’ (and wine section) space a couple of steps up at the back of the shop. Karel Doormanstraat 292

Nostra

Nostra Loyal patrons frequent this cheerful wine bar for its high teas and high wines. Its menu includes club sandwiches, wild sockeye salmon, rib-eye steak salad, and gorgonzola dolce on bread with locally made condiments. Van Oldenbarneveltstraat 127a

L’Ouest

L’Ouest Van Oldenbarneveltstraat is often referred to as Rotterdam’s ‘Rue de Mode’ but it is also a good dining destination. The L’Ouest tasting room has more than 40 different wines to choose from, imported from all around the world. Enjoy a glass with tapas or a meat and cheese platter. The restaurant’s menu has been…

Chef special Erik van Loo

Owner/chef – Parkheuvel Restaurant Erik van Loo comes from a butcher’s family from the southern-most corner of the country. His career began at the culinary institutes, Juliana and Joy and Peace. Yes, that’s right—Joy and Peace! He got his first Michelin star while at Duurstede Restaurant, his second at Zwethheul. In 2006, he took over…