Day: September 23, 2020

Zalmhuis

The Zalmhuis (salmon house) is a city icon, but the interior could use a little makeover. So that’s what new owner Herman Hell did. And he did it very – almost unrecognisably – well. At the foot of the Van Brienenoord Bridge, this is the latest hotspot for eating the best fish. Surrounded by contemporary …

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Coffee & Design

Pop-up bar Palmboompjes This summer, event location Boompjes opened a pop-up bar with the name “Palmboompjes”. On the Boompjeskade you can now enjoy the most beautiful view of Rotterdam, including drinks and snacks in festival style. Start your day off with an ice-cold iced coffee or hangout and relax after a hard day of work …

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Extra large

For the first time in the Netherlands, the Kunsthal presents ‘Extra Large’, an exhibition featuring metres-high, handwoven tapestries designed by acclaimed artists such as Picasso, Le Corbusier, Miro, Vasarely and Louise Bourgeois. This unique exhibit focuses on sixty works commissioned after the First World War up until today and sheds light on the artistry involved …

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Didi’s stroopwafels

Can you think of something more Dutch than syrup waffles? The tastiest sweet snack and perfect souvenir. Now there’s a place for real addicts: Didi’s Stroopwafels. The freshly made waffles are delicious and Instagrammable, with all the toppings you can imagine. Have a syrup waffle to go or sit down and enjoy them with a …

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Zeezout

The Scheepvaartkwartier has so many hotspots that it’s practically impossible to list them all. Those definitely worth a mention include the two-starred restaurant Parkheuvel, the ever-popular La Pizza, and petit restaurant Louise. The city’s top fish restaurant, Zeezout, can be found on Westerkade. Everything’s perfect in this beautiful corner building with its striking red gurnard …

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Rott beer

Veldkersweg 39 rottbrouwers.nl/ ROTT. Brouwers makes tough beers from Rotterdam. Modern and sturdy beers, following English and American example. The ROTT brewers like to show their guts and push boundaries. That is why they experiment with ingredients such as coffee and fruit, but also with different beer styles. The result is always surprising beers and …

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