Top Choice Food & Drinks in Centrum

Markthal Rotterdam

The Netherlands' inaugural indoor food market hit international headlines when it opened in 2014 due to its extraordinary inverted-U-shaped design, with glass-walled apartments arcing over the food hall's 40m-high f…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Centrum


For made-in-Rotterdam fashion, handmade jewellery, homewares, artworks, books, stationery, music and edibles such as chocolates, coffee and more, browse groovy concept-shop Groos (revived local slang for 'pride'), s…
Fashion & Accessories in Centrum


Styled on the barbershops of old, Schorem offers traditional gel-thick haircuts like pompadours, flattops and contours. However, it’s the atmosphere that makes this place special as no-nonsense Rotterdammers shoot t…
Fashion & Accessories in Centrum

Very Cherry

Vintage-inspired shoes, dresses, hats, handbags and swimwear stocked at Very Cherry include pieces by Voodoo Vixen, Pin Up Couture, Heart of Haute, Stop Staring, Lindy Bop, Emily & Finn and King Louis; it also s…
Music in Noord


One of the most recent arrivals at Station Hofplein is the relocation of Dutch experimental/underground electronic-dance-music record label and vinyl shop, Clone. It stocks hard-to-find merchandise (especially T-shi…
Market in Centrum

Blaak Markt

This huge street market sprawls across its namesake square outside the striking new Markthal Rotterdam. Stalls sell all manner of food, gadgets, clothes, antiques, snacks and much more.
Art in Feijenoord

Tattoo Bob

Tattoo Bob is a Rotterdam – and Katendrecht – legend, tattooing here on the cape since 1968.
Books in Centrum


This multifloored place is one of the largest bookshops in the country.