The Best Local Shopping Spots in Rotterdam

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Rotterdam? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

Atelier Herenplaats – The place for outsider art

Atelier Herenplaats – The place for outsider art

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“Atelier Herenplaats” Rotterdam provides space, materials and guidance for about 40 people with mental problems and they work at their studio…

Full Article by Rénia Sastrowidjojo

Bier&zO – 600 bottles of beer on the wall

Bier&zO – 600 bottles of beer on the wall

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“Bier&zO” in Rotterdam… well, it doesn’t have every kind of beer, but they do have a lot: more than 600 types. It’s the kind of shop that makes me happy!

Full Article by Michael Afanasyev

Bij Bos Fish kiosk – Delicious fishy stuff

Bij Bos Fish kiosk – Delicious fishy stuff

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“Bij Bos Fish kiosk” has been in this Rotterdam square since 1990. I usually get my Saturday lunch here, which is a nice, fried ‘lekkerbek’, a fish fillet.

Full Article by Rénia Sastrowidjojo

Bogatir – Russian specialties store

Bogatir – Russian specialties store

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“Bogatir” is where I go in Rotterdam when I get a bit nostalgic about Russia. Picked cucumbers, pelmeni, pirozhki, vodka… Na zdorovje!

Full Article by Michael Afanasyev

Centrummarkt Binnenrotte – Food & vintage finds

Centrummarkt Binnenrotte – Food & vintage finds

Image by Gisela Clarke

“Centrummarkt Binnenrotte” Rotterdam plays a major role in me and my boyfriend’s ideal free-Saturday routine. I love going for a full stroll through here.

Full Article by Gisela Clarke

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