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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Concert Hall
“It is the biggest concert hall of the Netherlands, where a variety of live concerts in Classical, Jazz, Latin and world music are performed. If you are a student or under 27 years old, you can even get 10 euros tickets!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
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“The most traditional Chinese Cantonese food there. The Peking Duck is a must-try! Don't be shy to ask if they have a free dessert for you at the end of your meal ;) (Reservation may be needed for popular days)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“The biggest sushi company in Holland that serves a great variety of Japanese food! Best value at lunch "All you can eat".”
  • 5 locals recommend
Multiplex
“very nice theater for lovers. the more experienced movie watcher will also have a great experience”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“This is the place to go if you are a fan of bagels and good coffee. Cozy interior which is a good place to hang out with a good book. Don't forget to try the cappuccino as well!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite Vietnamese, located at the beginning of Chinatown. Just a 5 minutes straight ahead from Central Station. Good pricing, large portions!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This supermarket is just around the corner and has all the groceries you need.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Dessert Shop
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“This is the ice cream parlour of the famous vintage burger tent Gracy's. Go here for the best ice cream experience in the city! Gracy's serves up good quality ice cream in exiting flavours - in fried bao buns or bubble waffles (sort of a crossover between een wafel en poffertjes :-)). Gracy's is situated on a rather unassuming little square, but turn the corner and your on the lively Schouwburgplein. Last time we where there, we took our Bao Icecream to watch a hip hop battle. Only in Rotterdam!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Plaza
“The Schouwburg is another big theatre next to De Doelen. It holds concert throughout the year as well. And the genres of music there are more on the innovative side. There are dance performances sometimes as well.”
  • 1 local recommends
Sushi Restaurant
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Establishment
  • 1 local recommends
Multiplex
“In the Schouwburgplein, which is connected to Lijnbaan and the Central Station you have a variety of restaurants, a cinema, supermarket and all kind of shops.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Dim Sum Restaurant
“The most traditional Chinese Cantonese food there. The Peking Duck is a must-try! Don't be shy to ask if they have a free dessert for you at the end of your meal ;) (Reservation may be needed for popular days)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“The biggest sushi company in Holland that serves a great variety of Japanese food! Best value at lunch "All you can eat".”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“This is the place to go if you are a fan of bagels and good coffee. Cozy interior which is a good place to hang out with a good book. Don't forget to try the cappuccino as well!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite Vietnamese, located at the beginning of Chinatown. Just a 5 minutes straight ahead from Central Station. Good pricing, large portions!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 1 local recommends
Dessert Shop
“This is the ice cream parlour of the famous vintage burger tent Gracy's. Go here for the best ice cream experience in the city! Gracy's serves up good quality ice cream in exiting flavours - in fried bao buns or bubble waffles (sort of a crossover between een wafel en poffertjes :-)). Gracy's is situated on a rather unassuming little square, but turn the corner and your on the lively Schouwburgplein. Last time we where there, we took our Bao Icecream to watch a hip hop battle. Only in Rotterdam!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

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