The Best Truly Local Bars in Rotterdam

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Rotterdam has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Aloha Bar/Restaurant – Blue, green and great views

Aloha Bar/Restaurant – Blue, green and great views

Image by Rénia Sastrowidjojo

“Aloha” Bar/Restaurant Rotterdam is in an ex-ropical swimming paradise by the Maas. I like to meet up with friends, have a drink and enjoy the sun there!

Full Article by Rénia Sastrowidjojo

Annabel – Disco and drinking

Annabel – Disco and drinking

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“Annabel” in Rotterdam has redefined night clubs and live music in the city. It’s the spot to have a fun night out with all the dancing I can think of…

Full Article by Davy Baas

Ballroom – Balls, gin, food & music

Ballroom – Balls, gin, food & music

Image by Anne-Marie Ros

“Ballroom” Rotterdam is often the bar/restaurant I end up in when hitting Witte de Withstraat. It attacts ‘creative’ people & has 100 different gin types!

Full Article by Anne-Marie Ros

BAR – Everlasting BAR love

BAR – Everlasting BAR love

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“BAR” Rotterdam is a place I like to visit after midnight, but there is absolutely no reason not to go earlier. It’s a game hall and club packed into one!

Full Article by José van der Plaat

Baroeg – Subbacultcha music venue

Baroeg – Subbacultcha music venue

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“Baroeg” in Rotterdam is a temple of rock, an intimate venue that has a preference for hard alternative music. Check out their annual free festival BOA.

Full Article by Michael Afanasyev

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