Rotterdam is a city filled with buzzing bars and vibrant nightlife, set within a relaxed and slow paced vicinity it offers its visitors the opportunity to absorb its wonders whilst not having to drunk party goers. Most of the nightclubs are tucked away, young people who want to hit the clubs and have fun great range of places to party and make sure you have the best time in nightclubs.
On top of Rotterdam’s great buildings and spectacular moats and canals, the city of Rotterdam has a great reputation for housing some great coffee bars. The name given to real Dutch cafes is Brown Café or Bruin Café. The Dutch version of a pub and appear old in style that gives the authentic Dutch feel. Vistors who want to taste to have traditional Dutch drink at Brown Café Rotterdam can expect to see a thick brown interior coating the walls; this is the result of all the heavy smoking that has taken place in the café since the old days.
A local drink to have that locals have at the Brown Cafes is Kopstoot. This is made up of real Dutch gin with a glass of beer on the side. For people visiting for the first time to the take into consideration that these innocent looking concoctions come with a mean little bite, so those who are not local are advised to go steady. Travellers can expect to feel a genuine Dutch community in the Brown Café Rotterdam as locals gather regularly for a small Kopstoot and a catch up.
The Brown Cafés in Rotterdam also have a varied selection of snacksand sandwiches that can add a pleasant accompaniment to a leisurely drink. An appealing element of the Brown Cafesis that unlike pubs they usually stay open until around 2am. A few important things to remember about the Browns Cafés is that cards are not accepted, there is outdoor seating available and some also feature a self service. For people expecting to hear live music or other acts of entertainment at the Brown Café the Brown Cafes do not do not have. Glasses of beer are washed when people place their order so so drinkers shouldn’t be astonished if a bartender grabs a used glass, throw it into soapy water of water and begins to fill it with beer as it’s still wet. Once the beer is in the glass the head gets taken off the with a scraper made for just that made just for this purpose.
Unfortunately the Browns Cafés Rotterdam do not offer accommodation so to get the most out of Rotterdam in the city the best idea would be to rent a self catering apartment for the duration of your stay in Rotterdam. Visitors can also pick the location of their apartment so for those not wishing to travel far this is the best option.