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…

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…

The Boathouse Kralingen

Looking for a lunch with a view? Meet up at The Boathouse Kralingen, right on the beach of the Kralingse Plas. The glass pavilion is an eye-catching addition to the restaurant options in the area, with the lunch menu including a ‘High Sea’ from renowned fishmongers Schmidt,and matching wine suggestions. The Boathouse is also an…

Lokanta Proeflokaal

When a place has had the same chef for over 15 years, you know they’re doing something right. You can say chef Sandor is the tapas king of Kralingen. He makes you feel like you’re in Spain every time you visit. From authentic Spanish tapas to modern Mediterranean dishes, the locals can’t get enough of…

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…

De Jong

The wild flowers on the tables say it all. Jim de Jong’s says his restaurant creates dishes using “the best nature has to offer”. Seasonal vegetables, flowers and herbs feature in his kitchen located under the hip Hofbogen, a stone’s throw from the Hofplein and its landmark fountain. Some of the produce comes from de…

Master’s Tea & Coffee

This bright and welcoming store on Lusthofstraat offers an amazing variety of teas and coffees from every corner of the world. As with wine, every country – and even region – has it own specific taste. Can’t decide which of the many, many different blends and beans to buy? Fear not. The store’s owner, Floor,…