HMB Restaurant. Great place, great food, stunning views over Rotterdam

HMB Restaurant

The restaurant is located at the ‘De Rotterdam’. The largest building in the Netherlands. This vertical city was designed by Rem Koolhaas. The building, the unique design, the culinary qualities and a view on the Maas River and Erasmus bridge make the restaurant to a culinary hotspot.

Fine cuisine, various. Beautiful subtle flavours and fantastic wine. Service enthusiastic and friendly. Beautifully furnished. A sommelier with passion for his profession!

Number 59 in the 2016 Edition of Restaurant Guide ‘Delicious’ list of the best restaurants of The Netherlands. This year also mentioned in the Michelin Guide

Great place, great food, stunning views over Rotterdam skyline.

HMB Restaurant. Holland Amerika Kade 104. 3072 MC  Rotterdam




Photo Credits: HMB

Moving to Rotterdam and finding an accommodation?

Accommodation in Rotterdam

Rotterdam, with a population of 620,000, is a dynamic and flourishing city in South Holland in the Netherlands around one hour away from Amsterdam. With a growing expat population, hordes of international students and a refreshing lack of tourists, Rotterdam is more international than most cities with as many as 51% of the population being expatriates or foreign students. Finding Rotterdam apartments to rent can prove rather tricky.

Rotterdam’s city centre is alive and vibrant. Is This Europe’s coolest city?

The Netherlands has a new face for architecture and design and it’s all in Rotterdam. Having been devastated by bombings in World War II, much of the last century was spent rebuilding, renovating and redefining Rotterdam’s aesthetic and culture. Impressive modern architecture and a vibrant international character has ensured Rotterdam’s inclusion in the New York Times and The Rough Guide’s must-see cities of 2014. Rotterdam’s city centre is alive and vibrant, thanks to several initiatives that focus on bringing residents and expats to Binnenrotte, Market Hall, Grote Kerkplein, and Coolsingel.

Local cuisine mixes a wealth of flavours, with Spanish bars and Italian restaurants alongside Chinese bistros and Surinamese canteens. The city centre is attractive, with a focus on entertainment and shopping as well as lush green parks. Many expats and working professionals are looking for apartments for rent in Rotterdam, and whether you are in need of student housing in Rotterdam or interested in fully furnished apartments,

Searching for accommodation in Rotterdam

We found a very good website to search for apartments in Rotterdam. Nestpick,specialists in apartments for rent for medium and long term stays. If you are looking for a one room apartment, 2 bedroom apartment or something larger then they have plenty of options for you. Most of the housing in Rotterdam has all bills included, is newly renovated and contains all the modern amenities you would expect: a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and wifi. Many of the properties also have their own unique features such as a balcony, bike parking or excellent transport connections. Make sure to check the deposit and fees with your individual landlord, as contracts may vary.


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American Vintage, Rotterdam. Meent, 54-56, 3011 JM Rotterdam




Credits & Images : American Vintage

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Credits & Images: Koekela

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