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.

Café Walenburg – Classic Dutch bar

Café Walenburg – Classic Dutch bar

Image by Michael Afanasyev

“Café Walenburg” in North Rotterdam is such an authentic Dutch bar (est. 1947!) I hesitated to list it here… Nowadays it’s a real beer Mecca.

Full Article by Michael Afanasyev

Club Vibes – Guilty pleasures

Club Vibes – Guilty pleasures

Image by Joris van Dongen

“Club Vibes” Rotterdam is the club in the city where everyone is welcome and all guilty pleasures are respected. Dance here like you’ve never danced before

Full Article by Davy Baas

De Ballentent – Yummie meatballs

De Ballentent – Yummie meatballs

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“De Ballentent” – the best place in Rotterdam, nay, the whole country to overeat on meatballs. This restaurant is a little piece of heaven and then some.

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Foodhallen Rotterdam – Taste the globe

Foodhallen Rotterdam – Taste the globe

Image by Silvia Graham

“Foodhallen Rotterdam” in an old warehouse from 1941 brings together some of the best flavors from around the world and has half my favorite restaurants!

Full Article by Silvia Graham

Groot Handelsgebouw – Visionary architecture

Groot Handelsgebouw – Visionary architecture

Image by Maria Selkou

“Groot Handelsgebouw” in Rotterdam, from after WWII, is one of the original multi-enterprise buildings. It’s an example of visionay architecture…

Full Article by Maria Selkou

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