biergarten rotterdam

Biergarten Rotterdam

Every year in Spring Rotterdammers start to rush towards the train station. No, not to catch the train. That’s when the yearly Biergarten in Rotterdam returns! Grab your sunglasses, order a beer and enjoy the outside fresh air with new and old friends. Great vibe, great music, great people. The beergarten is open 7 days a week and close in the cold winter months. In collaboration with their friends Annabel and Bar, the biergarten is located in their yard. Here is the location!

Witte de Withstraat

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Witte de Withstraat

Bars, restaurants, art galleries, boutiques all in one of the most popular streets in Rotterdam. Witte de With is often described as the ‘Axis of Art’. Therefore visit an art display at Tent or the Contemporary Art CenterAlso check out the street art murals on the street corners.

Firstly try a Surinamese chicken soup (Saoto) or the local specialty the ‘kapsalon’ (hairdresser). After that try a gin at ballroom from their wide selection of gins. At nighttime bring a visit to De Witte Aap, chosen as the best bar of the world by Lonely Planet. Here is the location!

Historic Delfshaven

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Ship ahoy!

The Historic Delfshaven is a picturesque older part of Rotterdam. Also a part that survived the bombardment. Above all famous for being the place from where the Pilgrim Fathers went to America. It is for sure an Instagrammable place with the old transport ships and historic canal houses. Certainly bring a visit to the Old Pelgrim’s Church. Thereafter swing by the local brewery De Pelgrim in the area for a drink.

The 14th centrury Historic Delfshaven is definitely a must-visit when in Rotterdam. It is a place for food, drinks, culture, art and history. Here is the location!


kinderdijk windmills


Not far from Rotterdam, there is a tiny village with her charming mills and since 1997 named as UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk. Go and view the 19 windmills which are more than hundreds of years old. Leave your drone at home to respect the privacy of the inhabitants of the mills. Difficulties with walking? Rent a horsetram, a unique way to discover the area.

How to get there? For instance, take the waterbus to experience the city view from on the Maas. Learn more on the public transportation on our page KnowHowKinderdijk is a village in the municipality of Molenwaard. Here is the location!

Fenix Food Factory

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Fenix Food Factory

In the old Red Ligh District of Rotterdam has a port warehouse turned into a food hall. You can find fresh local food and craft beers. The atmosphere and the view makes it loved by locals and visitors. To get there, from Hotel New York pass the Rijnhavenbrug. However most locals only know this bridge by it’s nickname the ‘Hoerenloper’ (whore walker). Above all, the Fenix Food Factory has become a must visit in Rotterdam. Worth a visit! Here is the location! The Fenix Food Factory will close on 26th of January. A selection of food stalls will move next door and open up on 16 March.

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Imagine a 390 meter long wooden bridge that connects the Center and the North of Rotterdam for pedestrians. And it’s YELLOW! Above all this is one of the favorite Instagrammable places for pictures. Follow the route to the Biergarten or go up to the Dakakker (Rooftop Garden). After that follow the Luchtsingel and it will guide you to the jazz bar Bird.  Here is the location!

Nieuwe Binnenweg

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The new inside road

Fairtrade, design, trendy and vintage are the right words to describe the many shops in Nieuwe Binnenweg in Rotterdam. It’s a true foodie’s paradise with various local restaurants. Try out one of the many cakes and pie’s at Koekela along with a coffee. You can also eat tasty African food at Viva Afrika. Also visit Jazzcafé Dizzy just around the corner. Here is the location!


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The street I meant

The Meent is a busy shopping street in Rotterdam. It is situated just around the corner of the Coolsingel. Firstly explore this exclusive shopping street. Beside shops there are also several nice places for some relaxing, drinks and food. There is the delicious ice cream at the De IJssalon. After your ice cream perhaps some drinks at Thoms who also have their own brewery. Or first grab a bite at Deli Tasty with their intense Vietnamese kitchen.

All by all the Meent in Rotterdam is a lively street with shops, restaurants, bars and much more. Here is the location!


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The Cool street

At the Coolsingel is the impressive Rotterdam City Hall but also the somehow fascinating No Title statue by Naum Gabo. There is the prestigious De Bijenkorf warehouse. In front of the monumental Post Rotterdam building is the world’s fanciest McDonalds in the year 2016.

Beside these eye-catchers there are many other shops, nice restaurants and places at the Coolsingel in Rotterdam. Furthermore grab a warm snack at Pomms’ or something to drink at Bar Tender. Afterwards get on the dance floor and show your greatest moves inside club Nora. All in the city center and close to the lively Meent street. Here is the location!