Walk Through Witte de With

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.

Which street in Rotterdam is a must-visit?

According to many Rotterdammers, that’s definitely the Witte de Withstraat. There are so many great places in the vibrant street, 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.

Hey, did you know?

Café de Schouw was the gathering place of the journalists who worked at NRC newspaper. This was also known to every Rotterdammers who wished to tell his story. Therefore, many locals stepped inside hoping a journalist would pick up their story.

  Nieuw Rotterdams Café
Address: Witte de Withstraat 63, Rotterdam (Nieuw Rotterdams Café)
Open: check the website
Online: nieuwrotterdamscafe.nl

Nieuw Rotterdams Café