Drinks & dining

Rotterdam offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars, culinary food courts and markets. Historically, Rotterdam is a sea-faring city and home to some of the best restaurants. It is a happing place for your taste buds with culinary newcomers joining its growing gastronomic scene of tasty street food, ethnic bites up to Michelin-star dining.

The restaurants and bar are internationally oriented. Whatever your culinary / drinks preference or budget is, one thing is certain: Rotterdam will leave you wanting more.

For more information, please visit: en.rotterdam.info/drinks-dining

COVID-19 regulations !!

Due to COVID-19, the Dutch government has issued strict regulations for restaurants and bars.

  1. Keep a distance of 1.5 metres from other guests and employees.
  • A table can be used by a maximum of 2 people or a household consisting of more people sitting within 1.5 metres from one another.
  • The bar can be used by a maximum of 2 people or a household consisting of more people sitting within 1.5 metres from one another.
  1. On the terrace, guests are only allowed to sit.
  2. Stay home or in your hotel if you have a cold or display any flu symptoms
  3. The establishment can deny access to guests if there is any suspicion of cold and/or flu symptoms
  4. Always follow the instructions of the staff
  5. Thoroughly wash your hands regularl
  6. Make use of contactless payment options (PIN or mobile phone)
  7. If you fail to adhere to the 1.5m rules of the establishment and /or the applicable 1.5m rules of the government, you may be denied access to the establishment. Local law enforcement can give you and the establishment a fine if you ignore the rules.

Reservations: for having drinks or dinner inside an establishment, please contact the bar or restaurant and reserve a seat.

Until 1 July there is a maximum of 30 guests per establishment. This number is based on seating inside. As per 1 July the Dutch Government will allow 100 guests.

You can register via the following link.

The final programme will be published in due time.

The Erasmus MC is located in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. Rotterdam is the second large city in the Netherlands. It's port is the largest port in Europe.