If you ask a Rotterdam citizen what you absolutely shouldn’t miss when you’re in the city, chances are they’ll mention the Witte de Withstraat. In this popular street, you can find popular cafés, shops that are just a bit different, patios and many art galleries.
There are so many great places in the vibrant Witte de Withstraat, where to start? Start calmly with coffee and a newspaper at the Nieuw Rotterdams Café. It’s situated in the former office of the NRC newspaper. Opposite lies Café De Witte Aap, named the best bar in the world by Lonely Planet in 2010. For art lovers, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is the place to visit exhibitions. It’s housed in the same building as TENT, with even more art.
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Café de Schouw in the Witte de Withstraat was the gathering place of the journalists who worked at NRC newspaper. This was also known to every Rotterdam citizen who wished to tell his story. Therefore, many Rotterdam citizens stepped inside hoping a journalist would pick up their story.
|Nieuw Rotterdams Café|
|Address:||Witte de Withstraat 63, Rotterdam (Nieuw Rotterdams Café)|
|Open:||Monday through Thursday and Sunday from 10.00 to 1.00, Friday and Saturday from 10.00 to 2.00|