Great breakfast spots in Rotterdam

Breakfast in Rotterdam


Great breakfast spots in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is as dynamic as the water of the Nieuwe Maas that flows through its veins. Here, resilience is not expressed, but propagated. The Rotterdam catering industry also acts according to this motto. This city once welcomed one of the first breakfast bars in the Netherlands, and now all-day breakfast is indispensable. In Rotterdam, they even serve cocktails with your scrambled eggs. So, if you think going out means a romantic dinner or dancing all night, think again! Here’s our top 10 list of great breakfast addresses to make it a little easier for you!


You can enjoy a good cup of coffee, breakfast or lunch at Picknick. The interior is raw and authentic and the atmosphere is casual. The menu consists of healthy and organic dishes with seasonal products.

  • Opens at 8:00 from Monday to Saturday and at 9:00 on Sunday.

Mariniersweg 259
3011 NM Rotterdam


Bertmans is a hip industrial breakfast and lunch bar serving organic, gluten-free and vegan dishes throughout the day. Bertmans’ focus is on creating surprising and nutritious dishes made from pure and seasonal ingredients.

  • Opens at 8:00 from Monday to Saturday and an hour later on Sunday.

Bertmans Centrum
Karel Doormanstraat 292
3012 GP Rotterdam

Lilith Coffee

If you fancy a good cup of coffee and an extensive breakfast, visit all-day breakfast bar Lilith Coffee on the Nieuwe Binnenweg. They serve everything from American pancakes and eggs Benedict to lighter dishes like granola and acai. The vintage furniture and plants give the interior a cosy living room feel.

  • Opens daily from 9:00.

Nieuwe Binnenweg 125 H
3014 GJ Rotterdam

Arzu the Foodbar Supplier

If you love pancakes as much as we do, then visit Arzu the Foodbar Supplier as soon as possible. The hilarious owner Arzu Pinar and her friend Em know exactly how to make pancakes: thick, fluffy, and topped with delicious toppings.

  • Opens at 9:00 from Monday to Saturday and at 10:00 on Sunday.

Bergweg 209A
3037 EJ Rotterdam

By Jarmusch

According to By Jarmusch, located in Het Industrie Gebouw, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That is why they believe in ‘all-day breakfast’. Although breakfast is the focus throughout the day, you can also order other dishes at this American Breakfast Diner; from classic to modern.

  • Open daily from 8:00.

Het Industriegebouw
Goudsesingel 64
3011 KD Rotterdam

Rolph’s Deli

All-day breakfast at Rolph’s Deli is located at the Kop van Zuid. Here you can enjoy the tastiest breakfasts, including pancakes, healthy bowls or sandwiches. The interior of Rolph’s Deli is also very Instagrammable.

  • Opens at 8:00 during the week. At 9:00 on Saturday and at 10:00 on Sunday.

Otto Reuchlinweg 974
3072 MD Rotterdam


Sajoer is quite possibly the best juice bar in Rotterdam. You are warmly welcomed by the always cheerful owner Gaby for a fruit and vegetable juice, seven days a week. They also have coffee, salads, overnight oats and açai bowls on the menu.

  • Opens at 8:00 on weekdays. At 9:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

Botersloot 46a
3011 HH Rotterdam

Statenweg 141d
3039HL Rotterdam


Teds is a unique rooftop restaurant right in the centre of Rotterdam. Let’s get ready for waffle fries & cocktails in the morning or fruity yoghurt, poached eggs and French toast at 4pm. At Teds they serve their entire menu all day, every day.

  • Opens at 9:00  from Monday to Friday.

Schiekade 189
3013 BR Rotterdam

Breakfast in Rotterdam HQ

Breakfast in Rotterdam HQ is an all-day breakfast bar and meeting place for breakfast lovers. On the menu, partly determined by their Instagram followers, you will not only find your own coffee blend but also dishes such as The Avo Smash, Chia Madness, Club Hanoi and Mr Bear. Children are also more than welcome at BIR: there is a large play corner with lots of toys and a garden with a sandpit and trampoline.

  • Open from 8:30 from Tuesday to Friday and from 9:30 on Saturdays.

Stadhoudersweg 96D
3039 CJ Rotterdam

PLSTK Café – (Hoek van Holland)

PLSTK Café strives to become the first plastic-free café in the Netherlands. The three founders of PLSTK Café; Robin, Charlotte, and Maxim have travelled all over the world surfing and have seen how extensive the plastic problem is. PLSTK is located between the dunes and on the beach of Hoek van Holland. PLSTK Café is a hidden gem with a 180-degree view of the dunes and sea. Stop by for the tastiest breakfasts and a good cup of coffee.

  • Open daily from 10:00.

Helmweg 7
3151 HE Hoek van Holland

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