Best Places to Party in Rotterdam

Best Places to Party in Rotterdam

Best Places to Party in Rotterdam

Versatility explains Rotterdam, talk about the architecture, people, culture, customs or nightlife. The port city of Rotterdam holds some of the best nightlife scenes in Europe, emanating a vibe nostalgic of the once ‘raw’ Berlin. Whether you wish to dance your feet out or simply enjoy a drink or two with your friend, Rotterdam stores every idea for you!

So here is a list of the top 3 places to party in Rotterdam for all-nighters. Take your pick for the night after you are done exploring the city in daylight:

1. Witte De Withstraat

This is Rotterdam’s one of the most popular nightlife areas. Apart from the countless restaurants on the street, this district is replete with cozy cafes, pubs, trendy cocktail and wine bars. On a Good Friday or Saturday night, students, professionals, tourists, artists and locals rub shoulders in this vibrant neighborhood for an after-work booze and party. The side streets host a greatly exuberant nightlife. The tropical charm of Tiki Bar or the vintage New York interiors of Café LaBru are ideal to begin your evening. WORM, an insane nightclub draws long queues for the surprising parties it holds.

2. Stadhuisplein

The most befitting neighborhood in Rotterdam for a pub-crawl, Stadhuisplein has bars and pubs lined up without a break. Stationed right in the heart of the city, Stadhuisplein draws lots and lots of tourists. Shake your booty at the tropical Coconut’s Café, carol along others at Apres Skihut, or travel back in time with the Retro themed ‘Get Back’, while for serious club beats, there is VIP Room. And if you land up in Rotterdam during one of their festivals like Kings Day in Holland or maybe a grand international Soccer event, then this neighborhood is sure to take you on a joyride!

3. Oude Haven (Old Harbor)

Although a bit afar from the City Centre, Old Harbor doesn’t fail to attract those charmed by the waterfront night-out joints and quieter places. Built back in the 14th century, it is an eclectic blend of historic homes and modern architecture. Most popular among the students, all the terraces go pack to capacity in summer months. Nights on Thursday through Sunday, it is hard to find a seat if you reach the venue late. Café Plan C is the ultimate party hotspot in Old Harbor. For bacchanals, there is Club Vie, while the hardcore gourmands assemble at Café de Vrienden.

Rotterdam is also known for its concerts, drawing many international singers and bands. Ahoy, the most popular stage for concerts goes houseful during shows.