One of the most surprising things that Rotterdam has in store for many foodies is the number of Michelin-level restaurants in the city. Probably its proximity to fresh produce or simply the raw energy of the city makes it just the perfect place to discover new approaches to food.
De Jong is one of these restaurants that are impressive and unassuming at the same time. Located in a corner of a hip space of the city, behind the Luchtsingel project, it will surprise you with the small details. They work directly with producers and it shows: on the wonderful quality of their food and on the way they treat everything as a delicacy.
I love finding flowers in my plate and knowing that they will have unique pairings with natural wines. They have a wonderful selection to go with their food selection. Let them make recommendations: if you want to have a nice, unique gastronomic experience in the city, you won’t be disappointed. They offer one vegetarian and one non-vegetarian menu daily… trust the chef Jim de Jong.
After the COVID-19 shut down, they are open and waiting for you to visit in their amazing urban terrace. Taking into consideration the current measures, make sure to have a reservation before you hit the road.