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Rotterdam is an excellent destination for foodies, with countless of places for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Best thing is that there are plenty of healthy choices, because a lot of restaurants in the city realise that more and more locals value a healthy lifestyle. Are you looking for a delicious and healthy hotspot to have breakfast, lunch or dinner? Great! In this article we list 10 healthy hotspots in Rotterdam!
10 Healthy Hotspots in Rotterdam
At the buffet of Spirit you can get breakfast, lunch, dinner and take away. They really think about food waste at Spirit, as you pay for the weight of your food, not the dishes you choose. And everything is super healthy, as it’s all 100% organic and 100% vegetarian. The wide variety of choices are prepared daily and they use seasonal, plant-based ingredients. The team of Spirit make sure the food is good for you, good for the environment and of course good for the taste buds!
Mariniersweg 9, 3011 NB Rotterdam
Monday – Saturday: 8.00 – 23.00 (buffet closes at 22.00).
2. Fenix Food Factory
At the Fenix Food Factory you can get breakfast, lunch and dinner. Everything is prepared fresh; the bread and the coffee is made on the spot for you. Plus, all the products are ordered directly from the farm! It’s also possible to have a look at the store.
Veerlaan 19D, 3072 AN Rotterdam
Tuesday – Thursday: 10.00 – 23.00
Sunday: 12.00 – 23.00
SUE is ideal for the sweet tooth that wants to stay healthy! At SUE they offer ‘bites’ that are sugar free, gluten free, lactose free and raw and vegan. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some sweets. The “sweet without sugar” sweets from SUE are all hand made each day. The bites include flavours such as salted caramel, sticky toffee and lavendel lemon. Get ready for a guilt free snack!
Karel Doormanstraat 372-374, 3012 GR Rotterdam
Tuesday – Friday: 9.00 – 17.30
Saturday & Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00
At Picknick you can have breakfast and lunch throughout the day. Everything is home made and fresh, plus they only make use of the best products and ingredients! Try their delicious Moroccan pancake for an exotic taste. Or get their Croque Monsieur for a hearty lunch. If you’re feeling like having your own picknick; all their dishes are take away too!
Mariniersweg 259, 3011 NM Rotterdam
Monday – Saturday: 08.00 – 16.30
Sunday: 09.00 – 16.30
5. New Fork
One of our favourite spots for a healthy lunch and breakfast is New Fork. Everything at New Fork is 100% natural, fresh and also delicious. Each day the meals are freshly made to make sure it tastes amazing. They only use honest ingredients and don’t add any unnecessary unhealthy stuff. Plus, at New Fork they try to get the ingredients from local farmers.
You should try out their delicious home made peanut butter sandwich with bit of sambal!
Coolsingel 141, 3012 AG Rotterdam
Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 16.00
Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00
Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00
Erasmus Food Plaza | Sanders Building
Monday – Friday: 08.00 – 19.00
Saturday: 10.00 – 16.00
Sunday & holidays: 10.00 – 17.00
6. Poké Bowl
Poké Bowl is a seafood restaurant dedicated to the Hawaiian dish Poké (pronounced as pokay). This traditional Hawaiian dish is mainly focused around fresh chopped fish and delicious veggies. The dish contains your favourite fish mixed with healthy fresh ingredients! Because at Poké Bowl you can create your own bowl. To guarantee fresh fish they work closely together with the suppliers.
Hoogstraat 117 B, 3011 PL Rotterdam
Monday – Sunday: 12.00 – 20.00
Friday: 12.00 – 21.00
7. Mr Salad
Fresh and healthy fast food! Mr Salad makes sure that busy people still eat healthy. It’s possible to order salads, wraps, smoothies, tea and coffee. Mr. Salad also works together with the best local suppliers and only use the best biological ingredients. Don’t even have the time to grab a bite to eat? It’s also possible to get your meals take away or delivered.
Goudsesingel 235A, 3031 EL Rotterdam
Monday: 12.00 – 19.30
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11.00 – 19.30
Thursday & Friday: 11.00 – 20.00
Saturday: 11.00 – 19.30
At Bertmans they always try to create surprising and nutritious meals, made from pure and seasonal ingredients. They get their inspiration for dishes and cooking techniques from around the world. But most importantly is the passion they have for healthy food.
Zaagmolenkade 15, 3035 KA, Rotterdam
Monday – Friday: 08.45 – 22.00
Saturday – Sunday: 09.30 – 17.30
9. Uit Je Eigen Stad
Uit Je Eigen Stad means ‘From Your Own City’, and it’s possible to go here for lunch and dinner. It’s basically the city’s farm, where locals can see the production of the food, learn where it comes from and of course eat it. Next to being a restaurant, Uit Je Eigen Stad also organises workshops, tastings, tours and other events and children activities.
Marconistraat 39, 3029 AG Rotterdam
Wednesday – Sunday: 11.00 – 22.00
10. Vers Rotterdam
As Vers means ‘Fresh’, it’s not a surprise that they think fresh, healthy and honest food is very important to them. Or that they make everything themselves, every day! Healthy is one of the key characteristics of this shop, and they mix and match with nuts, seeds, veggies, dried and fresh fruit, herbs and spices. Every week Vers Rotterdam changes their menu with different types of soups and salades. Plus, they make home made vitamine waters, smoothies, vegetable- and fruit juices right on the spot. Yum!
Rather have something sweet? Vers Rotterdam also offers healthy cakes, without gluten and sweetened with dates, figs and honey.
Oudedijk 159A, 3061 AB Rotterdam
Tuesday – Saturday: 11.30 – 20.00
These were the 10 healthy hotspots in Rotterdam! Have we missed a healthy hotspot that you like? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!