Restaurant ‘t Slaakhuys has opened at a historic location


The new restaurant ‘t Slaakhuys has opened its doors in the former editorial office of a daily newspaper. The historic building on the Slaak, designed by architect Jo Vegter, has undergone a major transformation. The interior has been given a modern and warm look. The walls of the restaurant have been decorated with graffiti by […]

The Usual opens hotel for the conscious traveller

The interior of The Usual in Rotterdam

On Westblaak 10 The Usual opens a new hotel where people find each other spontaneously, and ideas and inspiration flow freely. Guests can meet each other while enjoying a croissant and a FairChain coffee, a good daily dinner, or bond with like-minded people during events, music performances, workshops, and talks. The Usual offers the best […]

ibis Styles Rotterdam Ahoy is now open


Adjacent to the Rotterdam Ahoy concert venue and convention centre the new ibis Styles Rotterdam has opened its doors in Rotterdam-Zuid. This stylish hotel offers 250 contemporary and spacious rooms. Together with the chic Italian restaurant, Giacobbe Aperitivo e Cucina, this stylish hotel promises an unforgettable experience. In Rotterdam, the typical ibis Styles features are reflected […]

Smart electric vehicle company NIO parks at the Meent

NIO mvrdv Ossip van Duivenbode

NIO is a new car company. It designs and develops smart, high-performance, electric vehicles but also wants to build communities. By opening NIO houses in big cities for example. There now is a NIO House in Rotterdam, at de Meent.    At the outpost, NIO wants to offer a pleasant, welcoming space for (new) users to […]

New restaurant Matelief brings history alive

Matelief web

In the Old Harbor-area of Rotterdam Matelief has opened its doors. The new restaurant has a sunny terrace, overviewing the classic ships, the White House and the Willemsbrug, At the iconic location, famous sailors from history come back to life. The walls are adorned with striking works of art of sea heroes by artist Barre […]

Square ’47 is open at Schouwburgplein

square '47 Pascale van Reijn

On the vibrant Schouwburgplein a new hotspot is now open. Square ’47 is named after the year of the opening of the central square in the heart of the city. A perfect place according to the initiators. To cater to the large crowd it is open daily from 9 AM to 1 AM. This way […]

Motto by Hilton debuts with Rotterdam Blaak Hotel

Motto by Hotel

In a modernist former bank Hilton has opened Motto by Hilton Rotterdam Blaak. Marking the lifestyle hotel brand’s debut in Europe. The 108-room property has undergone extensive refurbishment. To create a welcoming and modern environment inspired by the stunning architecture of Rotterdam. Simon Vincent, executive vice president and president, EMEA, Hilton: ”We are thrilled to […]

Stadshaven Brouwerij and Kaapse Brouwers serve SHIPPED Beerfestival

SHIPPED terrace small

Stadshaven Brouwerij and Kaapse Brouwers are two of the biggest breweries in Rotterdam. On October 15 they join forces and celebrate the first SHIPPED Beerfestival on the terrace of Stadshaven Brouwerij. Visitors can enjoy an amazing local musical line-up, innovative and tasty dishes created by the chefs of both companies, and of course the best […]

DoDo introduces new menu

dodo new menu

Restaurant DoDo opened its doors in 2019 and has been a popular spot ever since. During the Love Birds after summer event the new menu was introduced. Although the hotspot did win the Entree Award for Best New All Day concept in 2021, DoDo continues to develop continuously. Rotterdam-based Christiaan van der Steen is the […]

De Gele Kanarie lands a second spot at Binnenrotte

De Gele Kanarie Cafe

In 2018 De Gele Kanarie opened its doors on the corner of Goudsesingel and Mariniersweg. The place succeeded in making a former somewhat hidden spot a popular destination. Now they open a cafe at Binnerotte.  De Gele Kanarie Café replaces the former Douwe Egberts Café and will offer the same formula as the original venue. […]