Fragrant smells of sugar and spice, hot chocolate and Sinterklaas… wintertime is here! Checkout this connoisseur’s list for where to get the best Dutch oliebollen!
Winning the national prize in 2017 for best oliebollen, it’s no wonder crowds flock to taste the award-winning delicacies. In the run-up to New Year’s Eve, when the delicious treats are traditionally served, prepare for long lines of people eager to devour these heart-warming goodies.
Oude Dijk 233
Mon-Sat 8 AM–6 PM
Sun 9 AM–5 PM
Familie Smit Rotterdamse Oliebollenbakkerij
Ask any Dutch foodie and they will tell you that this oliebollen vendor will fill a hole in your heart. Cooking up some of the best in town for only one euro, you’re guaranteed to comeback for more of these little balls of joy.
Mon-Fri 11 AM–7:30 PM
Sat 11 AM–6 PM
Sun 12:30 PM–6 PM
Oliebollenkraam Richard Visser
This authentic pastry stand on Heemraadssingel has won multiple awards, attracting people from all over the country. For the perfect wintry combination, sit by the canal and savour with a steaming cup of coffee.
Tues-Sat 9 AM–7 PM