Restaurants

Top Choice Market in Rotterdam

Fenix Food Factory

Almost everything in this vast former warehouse is made locally and sold by separate vendors making their mark on the food scene. They include Booij Kaasmakers (cheese), Cider Cider (cider), Jordy's Bakery (bread an…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Rotterdam

FG

Quail jelly and langoustine cream; Anjou pigeon with cherry sorbet; truffle macaroni with gold leaf; razor clams with asparagus and pearl barley; lobster with parsnip and caviar; and Masia El Altet extra-virgin oliv…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Rotterdam

FG Food Labs

François Geurds' one-Michelin-star molecular gastronomy lab sits under timber and silvery pressed-tin ceilings within Station Hofplein. Dine on his evolving cuisine or even take a culinary electric-bike tour (€95) a…
Top Choice Modern European in Rotterdam

't Ouwe Bruggetje

A Delfshaven jewel, 't Ouwe Bruggetje has a timber-panelled interior with hefty wooden beams, seating by the iron-framed drawbridge out front, and a floating terrace on the canal for dining on dishes such as guinea …
Top Choice Fast Food in Rotterdam

Tante Nel

New-generation Tante Nel is as tiny as a traditional frites (fries) stand but decked out with a stunning Dutch-design painted brick interior and marquee-style canopied terrace for savouring its organic, hand-cut fri…
International in Rotterdam

Deliplein

Once home to the largest red-light district in Europe, Katendrecht is now one of Rotterdam’s culinary hotspots. The Deliplein is a small square right behind the Fenix Food Factory that houses more than 20 restaurant…
Italian in Rotterdam

Angelo Betti

Serving a flavourful array of soft, rich gelato, Angelo Betti has come a long way since its humble beginnings as an ice cream cart in 1922. Four generations on, it’s now a petite family-run restaurant that also sell…
Modern European in Rotterdam

Aloha

With a glass dome that looks like a Victorian palm house, this former swimming pool has been transformed into a restaurant and bar with far reaching views across the Nieuwe Maas river. Tropical plants are dotted aro…
Modern European in Rotterdam

Ayla

Seconds from Rotterdam Centraal, this stylish all-day restaurant deals in sophisticated Mediterranean comfort food. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu sways effortlessly between fluffy pancakes with pist…
Cafe in Rotterdam

Parqiet

With wild flowers in Kilner jars and wooden seats out among a leaf-littered lawn, this former coach house in one of Rotterdam’s prettiest parks is now a homely café. Affordable healthy lunches, like cooked pears wit…