Rotterdam - Eating
Visitors with a culinary interest are spoiled for choice when dining in Rotterdam. The city boasts a wide variety of different restaurants and cuisines, from pubs and reasonably priced eateries to super-trendy and exclusive restaurants, from traditional Dutch dishes to French, Chinese, Moroccan and Turkish cuisine.
With a reputation for excellent food and service, this venue is described as the best restaurant in Rotterdam, if not in the entire Netherlands.
If you fancy a feel of the Orient then head to this busy restaurant, which really deserves its name and offers delicious Mediterranean and Oriental food.
Stroom was once an old power station, but now the venue now a spacious and bright restaurant with a stylish multi-media-themed decor. The seating allows you to watch the chefs in action.
Wijn of Water
A mouth-watering menu will be handed to you as you take your seat at this experimental and funky venue. Wijn of Water is beautiful located in the Rotterdam harbour.
In Den Rustwat
Housed in a former inn from 1597, and moved to its current location in 1960, this cosy and romantic restaurant offers splendid food and an extensive wine list, but at a price.
Smaak is a spacious restaurant with long tables and a gorgeous interior. They have a wide variety of mouth-watering food and wines on offer.
Leipzig is a trendy restaurant and bar, situated in Rotterdam’s new Luxor Theatre. They have stunning views of the River Maas and Erasmus Bridge.
De Harmonie is fine dining in a beautiful setting, seafood being a speciality, though meats are also available on the menu. Also, there’s outdoor seating available in the summer.
Restaurant Fred is a luxury restaurant with one Michelin star, which shows in the high quality food. Fred Mustert is considering as one of Holland’s best chefs for years and is still going strong. Restaurant Fred has a magnificent interior and offers French cuisine.
The food at Restaurant Ivy is a mix of flavours and influences from around the world. The chef only uses organic products and the food is prepared to perfection.
If you are looking for a quiet and romantic dinner for two then you should visit Fred. At this French restaurant you can feel the chefs passion for cooking in every bite.
Gauchos aan de Plas
This is the best place to go to for a really good, juicy steak. The ribs are cooked to perfection and, if the meat won´t fill you up, then you have a choice of different side dishes. But the ´Argentijnse Selectie´ comes well recommended.
Restaurant Eendracht is said to be one of the best dining experiences in Rotterdam. The international cuisine is deliciously prepared, the wine exquisite and the chef only use local and seasonal products.
Even with all the great restaurants in town. Sometimes a pizza is all you need. Visit La Pizza when the craving sets in.
Even though the name of the restaurant means chicken, Kip has a lovely, varied French menu to offer their guests. The atmosphere is cosy and romantic and on a warm summer day you can enjoy your meal in the garden.
At Lux you will have a choice of cart full of fresh antipasti, fresh fish and mouth-watering desserts. The chef´s food knowledge is excellent just as the service, come here and enjoy a flavourful Mediterranean dinner.