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

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“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

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

BIRD – Soul, funk, hiphop and more!

BIRD – Soul, funk, hiphop and more!

Image by Jose van der Plaat

“BIRD” Rotterdam has become my regular bar to party in the weekend. The place is relatively new and located underneath the old train station Hofplein.

Full Article by José van der Plaat

Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)