Vlaamsch Broodhuys

Vlaamsch Broodhuys is a popular bakery franchise that knows how to make bread: high quality ingredients, a passion for food and years of experience ensure that. Dutch-Flemish baker Dimitri Roels, who began to bake tasteful sourdough bread in 1996, started the company, which now has baker shops all over The Netherlands Vlaamsch Broodhuys (Nieuwe Binnenweg)…

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]

Chef Exchange at Aloha

The ex-tropical paradise swimming poool turned hip sustainable restauant and café, Aloha, have teamed up with a UK-based restaurant called Issac At. Aparently their no nonsense, hyper-local and young driven team were a perfect match with Aloha and now these two establishments have joined forces for a ‘chef exchange’. Together they serve a six-course menu.…

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…

Alexanderhoeve

Walking past the shop of Cor and Tonia de Graaf, you can catch the mouth-watering smell of roasted nuts. Step inside to discover a rich assortment of national traditionally-made cheeses such as Boerenkaas (farmer’s cheese) from Krimpenerwaard, “Gouda cheese” from The Groene Hart, and cheese from North Holland. Great foreign cheeses and matching wines are…

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…

Miso Sushi

A stone’s throw from Centraal Station, Miso Sushi has opened their doors at Plaza. Like most sushi restaurants in Rotterdam, Miso Sushi is all-you-can-eat but with the allure of fine dining. The menu includes vegetarian Makis and handrolls, specialties from the grill and also poké bowls. No time to sit down? Take-away is an option.…