We have a banger here for you guys!
I visited this place for the first time on my birthday in September. I had heard and seen quite a lot about it from my friends in Rotterdam so I was pretty excited to go there.
Situated just 5 minutes walking from Rotterdam Central Station, this is the ideal hipster chill place to go if you want to grab a bite, have a drink or just take flashy instagram pictures to make your homegirls jealous.
The owners have their own booking office and wanted to branche out. Their offices are situated above in the same building and they wanted a cool meeting spot where artists and clients could be offered a drink. That is where an idea was born. The name ‘altijd in de buurt’ translates to ‘always nearby’. The restaurant is super spacious and inspiring. With the open kitchen you cannot help but peek to see how your food is being made.
This place has the most budget friendly menu I know. Everything they sell is under €6,50!!! That is already mind blowing. Their menu has American influences; they sell Chicken & Waffles (still pretty hard to find in Holland), American pancakes, Mozarella sticks & Avocado fries. They also have Veggie options.
I have been there 3 times but always end up ordering the ‘Chicken & Waffles’ or the ‘Roffa cheesesteak’. This way I’ll always have an excuse to go back and try something else.
What I really dig about this place is that they also host events and that they sell drinks with hard liquor. As an alcoholic, I find that any excuse is a good excuse to drink, especially during the day time. Down here you can see some amazing pictures from their instagram. I love this place, the vibe, the food and the good service. Definitly 5 out of 5 stars.
Adress: Weena 709, Rotterdam|Open from Tuesday till Sunday from 11:00 – 18:00 (On Thursday and Friday untill 22:00)