We have selected the Must Go spots of Schiedam just for you!
A French modern cuisine and daily fresh products is what the Provenier offers you. Thanks to the attractive historic building you can dine and have lunch in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. Choose special dishes from the menu or be surprised by Chef's Table and make it complete with a matching wine arrangement.
A relaxed atmosphere where everyone feels welcome, inspire guests with contemporary drinks and give guests the ultimate hospitality experience. These are the promises of Host Jasper and Chef Tai! They would like to give you the special taste creations of 1714.
Proeflokaal Sijgje is a cozy restaurant decorated in the quiet sixties. You know, from the time "back then happiness was still very common". Looking for a tasty and affordable option? Then Proeflokaal Sijgje is the right place! They serve a delicious 3-course menu at an affordable price. Come and visit us!
Latte Heart Coffee & Cakes
Latte Heart Coffe & Cakes understands the art of making coffee! This is the hotspot in Schiedam where the barista and the confectioner will give you a warm welcome with fresh, homemade products. They lovingly serve delicious espresso's, slow coffee's and teas and serve cakes and other delicacies from their own bakery. Did you know that there's a lot of vegan and gluten free included? Make sure you drop by to enjoy an all day breakfast!
Pierre is a cozy, lively brasserie on the hip Pannekoekstraat. You imagine yourself in the center of Paris. Under the 25 meters wide white canopies is a cozy terrace where you can enjoy the sun from 11.00 am until sunset. Delicious small French dishes for a competitive price. Open daily from 10.00 am you can have coffee, breakfast, lunch, drinks and dinner. During the drinks you will be pampered with tasty 'teasers', hmmm...
Césant in de Korenbeurs
Reading a newspaper at your leisure while enjoying fresh ginger tea or a quality Italian coffee made by one of the enthusiastic Baristas can be done very well here. Only you are warned, because that delicious cake point or organic oatmeal cake will be hard to resist! On our carefully composed menu you will find extensive daily fresh lunch choices made with tough Rotterdam dark and corn bread and with a variety of cake-fresh toppings, prepared cold or hot, you choose! And if the sun is shining, feel free to sit on the large terrace overlooking monumental bridges and houses. They are open all week!
New Rotterdam Café, popularly known as NRC, is a household name in the popular Witte de Withstraat. This Metropole Café transforms every weekend from café/restaurant into club. At NRC you can eat burgers, vegan, small bites, sushi, different tasting boards, dinners or good salads. The cake showcase is famous, as are the wine list and cocktails. The DJs of NRC provide the best beats after dinner in the different rooms. Upstairs you can enjoy a funky, soul, Latin-like sound. And downstairs in the hot NEXT, while enjoying cocktails and fine long drinks, you can dance to delicious R&B and famous hits.
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In the most lively street of Rotterdam, right in the center, you will find café-brasserie-wine bar 1NUL8. The enthusiastic and hospitable team is happy to make you feel at home at 1NUL8 and that you lack nothing. The combination of a relaxed, accessible atmosphere, delicious dishes and an extensive wine list makes 1NUL8 the ideal place to meet each other for a nice drink, delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Café Sjiek exists since 2002. As the name says (chic: is limburgs for fun and cozy) it is a good place to be in the cafe. When the weather is nice you can sit on the terrace by the water and feel like a god in France. The wide range of drinks consists of beers, wines, whisk(e)y's, cognac, grappa's and Champagnes. The menu has something for everyone and changes several times a year. The Sjieke chef cooks with the seasons and tries to cook organic as much as possible.
Pizze Pronto Schiedam is located in a stylish historic building, a former gin distillery, on the outskirts of the city center. The Italian restaurant emphasizes the authentic Italian pizza, with delicious thin crispy bottoms with the daily fresh ingredients. In addition to the pizzas, there are delicious pasta dishes and a large selection of Anti-pasti with daily specialties off the menu.
City Vibes | TO DO
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Special exhibitions, endless historical objects with a story about the urban history of Schiedam, works of CoBrA artists and contemporary art. You can find it all at the Stedelijk Museum Schiedam!
De Bonte Koe
In 1992 Carmel Klein Kelly and her brother-in-law Cees Klein, out of love for chocolate, started a chocolate workshop at the Lange Haven in Schiedam. The chocolaterie, which used to be just a store, now also gives workshops and demonstrations. Come and taste the fresh bouchées!
As soon as you see this special polder mill you imagine yourself in a world of 100 years ago. Around the mill you'll find a vegetable garden, a duck decoy and a willow friend. Because a polder miller is often half a farmer, you'll also find chickens and sheep. Even for the kids there is a nice mini polder, so enough fun!
Bier and Vinyl
Bier and Vinyl is the store in Schiedam where you can buy and listen to music while enjoying a delicious beer. Blues, Jazz, R&B, Country, Rockabilly, Rock&Roll and Soul on Vinyl and CD's is what you can expect. Beer from regional brewers and coffee of course! Take a seat in a comfortable chair and enjoy!
The nationaal coöperatie museum
In this museum you can form a picture of the rise, flowering and decline of the Cooperative in the Netherlands during more than 100 years. Know what is so nice about this museum? The entrance of the museum is formed by an old Dutch candy store. When you enter this authentic local shop, you step into the past. All sweets from the past are for sale here. Behind the store is a small living room, decorated like the workers lived around 1920.
Co-operatie woon- en werkkunst
Step inside this historic building and see the collection of classic home accessories, gifts and vintage furniture, clothing and shoes. In this extraordinary building on the Lange Haven the participants also work on interior plans for individuals and companies. But it is also possible to rent classic ships and small rowing boats here to admire Schiedam from the water. Absolutely worth a visit!
Anyone who loves good food will find what they are looking for in the Market Hall. Here you'll find ingredients and food from all over the world. And all of this at current prices. Taste the authentic taste of home or make a culinary voyage of discovery. There is still a world to discover. They are happy to welcome you!
Ice cream parlor La Sorpresa
20 February 2012, La Sorpresa opened at Hoogstraat number 188 in the beautiful Schiedam. The idea, to start an ice cream parlor, came during a vacation in Italy. After the purchase of an ice machine for at home and following various courses, the interest in ice making grew. After the various courses in the Netherlands and Italy, the step was taken to start the company. In the characteristic building on the Hoogstraat a beautiful location was found where Mike van Roon, owner of La Sorpresa, would like to greet you warmly and let you enjoy the different ice cream flavors!
Supping through the canals at WhaSUP NL
SUP stands for Stand Up Paddle. With SUP's you stand on a large surfboard and with a long paddle in your hand you defy the water. You're not dependent on wind or waves, because with your paddle you can go anywhere! Besides the fact that SUP'ing is great fun, it's also good for body and mind. Everybody loves to relax, move, and enjoy. This makes SUP's so accessible and popular with more and more people. As young and old, you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Schiedam and at the same time relax in motion. How much fun is that?
The Cinerama Film Theatre in Rotterdam fills with 7 cinemas, in its own atmosphere, style and historical vibe, a unique nightlife location within Rotterdam. At Cinerama the film offer varies from a very broad programming from Arthouse to Main Stream Hollywood. Think of Cinerama on a night out, buy the biggest bowl of popcorn available and enjoy!
NIGHTLIFE & DRINKS
Witte de Withstraat in Rotterdam
It's bustling with cafes, terraces, and restaurants in the Witte de Withstraat in Rotterdam. This very lively and cultural nightlife street consists of the nicest places that are all just a little bit different: Do you prefer Mediterranean vibes at Bazar, a special wine at Het Eigendom or a cocktail at NRC?
At Walsherot they love wine and that's why they want you to taste it! Tasting good wines, surprising wines and above all: a lot of wines! Because you can tap in small quantities, you can also taste a lot. Would you like to taste all kinds of wines side by side? Great! Grab as many glasses as you want and build your own tasting. They love to help!
Wijning, wijn en beleving
Wijning, wijn en beleving has been a household name in Schiedam since 2012. An evening out becomes a real experience here: with a view of the oldest street of Schiedam 'De Dam', the staff will help you choose from the collection of world wines, while the kitchen brigade prepares a delicious surprising combination for you. They also serve food to share! Come and experience it?
In the most lively street of Hillegersberg, right in the center, you will find Brasserie wine bar Abrazo. Abrazo is a cozy wine bar with a large terrace. You will find this uberhotspot in Hillegersberg on the corner of the Weissenbruchlaan. Come along for tables full of dishes and matching wines!
Bokaal is a lively city pub and beer room in the new heart of Rotterdam. They are there for everyone: from Burgundians and beer connoisseurs to flex workers and families. At Bokaal, Rotterdam coziness is central!
Supermercado is a cocktail bar-restaurant with swinging Latin American cuisine and a street food vibe. Everyone can enjoy different Latin American dishes here: from an Argentine ribeye to Mexican tacos and from a Peruvian ceviche to a hamburger. The meat is all prepared on a charcoal grill. Even the youngest ones can enjoy themselves in the 'Mini Mercado'. It's especially nice to have drinks here in the evening!
Right in the center of Rotterdam at the bustling Meent lies Thoms. In a short time Thoms has become the hotspot of the city. Drink the best cup of coffee here in the morning or go for lunch or a drink on the terrace. In the weekends the underground bar is transformed into a club where the best DJ's from Rotterdam spin into the night.
POST Schiedam is located in a historic building beautifully situated on the Lange Haven. From Thursday to Sunday you can enjoy a drink here in a stylish and intimate atmosphere with an impressive view. In the weekend they are open from 10.00 am for a delicious cup of coffee, fresh smoothies and sweet delicacies.
Brasserie de Eenling
You can enjoy culinary delights at Brasserie de Eenling in the cozy Schiedam. Delicious breakfast, lunch and/or dinner in an attractive historic building, with family, friends or a business relation. They have a weekly changing 4 course menu with a choice of fish, meat or vegetarian. To complete the menu they are happy to provide a matching wine arrangement, or you can choose from a nice selection of wines.
Juan Les Pins
Juan Les Pins is a cozy Cafe with a small menu with terraces next to and on the water. At Juan Les Pins you can certainly come for a good dose of conviviality and good service. Every Sunday around 5 p.m. they offer homemade sate, with a piece of baguette herb butter and a salad. Fancy an evening out? Come and visit us one day!