Rotterdam Central District

Rotterdam Central District

Delftse Poort is situated in the Rotterdam Central District (RCD). This area around Stationsplein has a character all of its own. You will find everything you need here: trendy restaurants, excellent hotels, busy bars, modern shops and local businesses!

  • Delftse Poort is situated in the heart of RCD
  • RCD is an important economic hub of the city
  • Delftse Poort is a member of the RCD business community
  • Schiphol Airport or Rotterdam The Hague Airport can be reached in 25 minutes
  • A lot of upmarket food and retail outlets
  • A dynamic 24/7 economy 

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Nationale Nederlanden Douwe Egberts Café

Looking for a pleasant location for an appointment? For a business meeting over a cup of coffee? Or want to get an hour’s work done and grab a bite to eat before catching the train? The Nationale-Nederlanden Douwe Egberts Café is the ideal place, right beside the main entrance to Delftse Poort.

To nndecafe.nl
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Trattoria A Proposito

This restaurant on the ground floor of Delftse Poort is a cheerful family-run Italian brasserie, serving delicious, mainly Sicilian, meals. The restaurant receives excellent online reviews and is an excellent location for lunch or dinner.

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The Suicide Club

You will find this club on the roof of the Groot Handelsgebouw on the other side of Stationsplein. With the city at your feet, you can enjoy a fine lunch or dinner and a drink. The club’s interior breathes urban chic and there is an enormous outdoor terrace. You reach the club in a goods lift and you have to be a member.

To thesuicideclub.nl
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Lebkov & Sons Rotterdam

Lebkov is is the place to go for a quick and healthy lunch with a good cup of Italian coffee or a fresh fruit juice. Alternatively, you can buy sandwiches to go, with a coffee, juice or soup in handy takeaway containers.

To lebkov.nl
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Biergarten

This is the place many people from Rotterdam choose for an after-work drink on Friday evening. Or Thursday evening, for that matter. You can sit outside and enjoy the sun. As well as a wide selection of beers and wines. The Biergarten also serves bar food, such as burgers or spicy chicken wings.

To biergartenrotterdam.nl
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YoYo! Fresh Tea Bar

The ambition of YoYo’s team is to introduce everyone to the wonderful experience of drinking a delicious cup of tea together. Perhaps it’s time you try a glass of Chocolate Milk Tea or Taro Coconut Milk.

To yoyotea.nl
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Happy Sushi

A familiar sushi address for many people in Rotterdam. Choose something from the conveyor belt or order from the menu. The food is prepared as you wait in the centre of the restaurant. A good address for a healthy lunch or a meal immediately after work.

To happysushi.nl
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Pho Vietnamese Restaurant & Noodle Bar

Here you can enjoy Vietnamese cuisine, which is known for its French influences and use of fresh ingredients. With a menu that includes classics such as Pho (noodle soup) and Goi Cuon (freshly made egg rolls).

To restaurantpho.nl
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Rotterdam Mariott Hotel

An excellent 5-star hotel opposite Delftse Poort. With 230 luxurious rooms, it is one of the most prestigious hotels in the city. The helpful staff will quickly make you feel at home.

To rotterdam-marriott.hotel-rn.com
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Premier Suites Rotterdam

This complex of serviced apartments in the heart of Rotterdam is an interesting alternative to a luxury hotel. The apartments consist of a living room, a bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a separate bathroom.

To premiersuitesrotterdam.eu
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Annabel

The biggest and best pop venue in Rotterdam. Here you can see and hear leading international acts, from hip hop to pop and electronic. Sip a cool beer on the terrace after work or dance the night away at one of the frequent parties and festivals.

To annabel.nu
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Weena Rotterdam

Tucked in amongst the skyscrapers surrounding Central Station is Weena, a bar/restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day. Weena is also ideal for after-work drinks. Weena has a separate room with its own bar for larger groups.

To weenarotterdam.nl
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Burgertrut nomadic & affordable hamburger restaurant

Burgertrut receives its guests in what feels like someone’s cosy living room. As well as hamburgers, Burgertrut serves cakes, soup and salads. The restaurant’s income supports projects organised by the arts and music centre, Roodkapje.

To Burgertrut
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De Nieuwe Poort, social restaurant & inspirational talks

Making a social impact is at the heart of what De Nieuwe Poort does. The impact comes from a commercial hospitality concept with a big social heart, for example by giving a chance to people who have been unemployed for a long time.

To De Nieuwe Poort
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Ellis Gourmet Burger

Ellis is the brainchild of a group of enthusiasts with a common goal: to serve better burgers. They use the very best products and continuously refine the recipes with the help of well-known product specialists and Michelin-star chefs.

To Ellis Gourmet Burger
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FG Food Labs

At FG Food labs they are continuously looking for that one dish which offers a special memory or a sustained feeling of well-being. When it comes to flavour no restaurant on Dutch soil is this advanced, they claim with confidence (1 michelin star).

To FG Food Labs
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FG Okonomiyaki Bar

Okonomiyaki loosely translates as ‘fried or grilled the way you like it’. In contrast to the Dutch pancake, this popular Japanese delicacy is not based on milk, but on seaweed bouillon, and is served with a wide variety of toppings, from pork belly to tuna.

To FG Okonomiyaki Bar
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FG Restaurant

Only the very best is good enough. Everything has to be perfect, what is on the plate and in the glass, the atmosphere and the service. In FG Restaurant (2 Michelin stars) you can eat Hidagyu A5, the world’s finest beef, with your hand, or drink a cocktail based on house-distilled gin.

To FG Restaurant
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Joelia

According to the Michelin guide, Joelia (1 star) proves that refinement does not have to be complex. New style gastronomy is what they call it themselves. The meals serve one purpose: to create a harmony of subtle aromas and intense flavours. The restaurant is in the Hilton Rotterdam.

To Joelia.eu
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Hilton Hotel

The hotel has 254 rooms and suites decorated in a timeless style. Hilton Rotterdam is proud of its three restaurants: Roots Rotterdam with a regional cuisine, Joelia by Mario Ridder with a Michelin-star and a French-oriented cuisine, and the cocktail club HUGH.

To Hilton Rotterdam
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Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam-Central, close to Delftse Poort, has a futuristic design. The hotel’s formula consciously omits room service and a restaurant in order to keep prices down.

To Holiday Inn
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De Doelen

De Doelen is a celebrated concert hall and state-of-the-art conference centre. By far the biggest venue of its kind in the Netherlands, De Doelen is an exciting and dynamic venue at the cutting edge of culture and commerce.

To dedoelen.nl
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Pathé Schouwburgplein

Pathé Schouwburgplein shows a wide range of the latest films with a programme that changes every week, from action to romance and from thrillers to science fiction. The cinema has plenty of (paid) parking beneath the Schouwburgplein.

To pathe.nl
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Toffler

Just a five minutes’ walk from Delftse Poort is the Toffler underground nightclub on Weena. National and international stars from the house and techno scene will have you dancing into the small hours.

To toffler.nl
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Albert Heijn Schouwburgplein

This branch of the well-known supermarket chain is open until 10.00 p.m. every day, except on Sundays when it closes at 8.00 p.m.

To ah.nl
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Rotterdam Tourist Information

All of the information you need about culture, entertainment and night life in Rotterdam in one place.

To rotterdam.info
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SIXT

The well-known international car rental company.

To sixt.com
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Zwaan bikes

To hire a bike for a quick tour of the city, go to Zwaan bikes.

To czwaan.nl