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The best places for an Easter brunch in Rotterdam

By Kim Longwood
March 21, 2024

Soon, there is something to celebrate, because Easter is right around the corner. And when the word Easter is mentioned, people also talk about painting and finding eggs, eating chocolate Easter bunnies and Easter eggs and of course a delicious Easter breakfast or an extensive brunch. Because Easter (just like Christmas) is synonymous with feasting on delicious foods.

For those who don’t feel like setting the table at home with bake-off rolls and boiled eggs, there is plenty to do in Rotterdam, because at these nice locations you can enjoy an Easter breakfast or brunch with your loved ones.

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1. ss Rotterdam

Foto door Mark de Rooij.

On Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April you can go to the nicest boat in Rotterdam, because the ss Rotterdam offers an Easter brunch with sweet, cold and warm dishes for adults and children. There are also delicious desserts and of course drinks.

For little Easter bunnies, fun activities will be organised on the ss. For instance, kids can do an Easter treasure hunt, looking for big Easter eggs on the ship, and also have a chance of winning a nice Easter present. In addition, they can also do crafts. The Kids Room will have ‘Easter Crafts’ going on throughout the Easter weekend, with children making Easter-themed crafts.

For more information, go to the website of ss Rotterdam.


3e Katendrechtse Hoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam


2. Euromast

The highest watchtower in Rotterdam celebrates Easter and you can be a part of it. Children are welcome on a scavenger hunt where they can find eggs and solve puzzles to get a present from the Easter Bunny. The whole family can join on Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April for an Easter breakfast between 09:00 and 11:30 am.

For more information, go to the website of the Euromast.


Parkhaven 20, 3016 GM Rotterdam


3. Hotel New York

Hotel New York is also celebrating Easter. This beautiful location on De Maas offers an Easter breakfast on Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April for €25 per person, as well as an Easter buffet for €32.50 per person.

In addition, there is an Easter egg scavenger hunt. Hotel New York’s Easter bunny has hidden eggs that can be found by completing funny and challenging tasks.

For more information, go to the website of Hotel New York.


Koninginnenhoofd 1, 3072 AD Rotterdam


4. By AMI

On 31 March and 1 April, you can enjoy a delicious Easter brunch package at BY AMI. The Easter brunch is served on a beautiful tiered tray and includes a creamy pumpkin-lentil soup, tasty sandwiches, a veggie quiche and, of course, various sweets. Afterwards, stroll around Kop van Zuid or cross over to Deli Square to complete the ideal Easter day!

For more information, go to the website of By AMI.


Antoine Platekade 983, 3072 ME Rotterdam



Fotograaf : Leander Varekamp

JACK invites you on Easter Sunday for the ultimate Sunday Easter fun at JACK Rotterdam. Get ready for an unforgettable Easter brunch with the famous platters, refreshing cocktails, mimosas , live music and tunes guaranteed to get you moving.

So drum up your crew and relax at JACK’s Easter Paradise! The perfect destination for a lovely Easter Sunday, where good vibes & good times are always on the menu. Let the good times roll!

For more information, go to the website of JACK.


Raampoortstraat 10, 3032 AH Rotterdam


6. Black Smoke

Fotocredits: Ron van Rutten

Looking for something different from a traditional Easter brunch? On Easter Sunday (Sunday 31 March), Black Smoke will serve a delicious 8-course Easter brunch menu including a welcome cocktail. Yes, you read it right, an 8-course menu for Easter!

Expect little irresistible bites from a crispy tostada with pulled lamb or St. Louis style pork ribs to a homemade passion fruit and lime tartlet. Want to make it a real feast? Then the crew will be happy to advise on fine matching wines, beer or cocktails.

Time: 12:00/12:30 – 16:00. Reservations are required.
For more information, go to the website of Black Smoke.


Van Nelle Fabriek terrein – Van Nelleweg 1, 3044 BC Rotterdam


7. Van der Valk Hotel Nieuwerkerk

Van der Valk Hotel Rotterdam Nieuwerkerk in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel welcomes the whole family on Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April for a live cooking Easter brunch in the live cooking buffet restaurant, which lasts from 12:00 to 14:30. The afternoon ends with a dessert buffet.

There is a separate room for children where they can colour and play. The Easter Bunny is also coming to visit.

For more information, go to the website of Hotel Nieuwerkerk.


Parallelweg Zuid 185, 2914 LE Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel


8. Arzu

De heerlijke carrotcake pancakes bij Arzu!

At Arzu, you can enjoy the tastiest pancakes, sweet bars and date balls. They also serve decadent sandwiches and have an impressive brunch menu. If you want to enjoy savoury or sweet dishes to the fullest, book a table at one of their locations in West or North.

Discover more spots for amazing pancakes in Rotterdam!


Middellandplein 30A, 3021 BV Rotterdam
Bergweg 209a, 3037 EJ Rotterdam


9. By Jarmusch

Want to eat the tastiest fluffy pancake stacks in Rotterdam? No, actually, in the Netherlands? That is possible at By Jarmusch. This award-winning location serves all-day breakfast American style, but with a Dutch edge. It is always busy so come early or be prepared to wait in line.


Het Industriegebouw, Goudsesingel 64, 3011 KD Rotterdam


10. TEDS all day brunch

‘On the roof’ of the Schieblock in the heart of the city centre, you will find one of the hippest restaurants in Rotterdam: TEDS. Here, you can eat brunch all day and believe us, you really want to try this. It is always busy here, so making a reservation is recommended, especially if you want to enjoy an Easter brunch that is not only tasty but also photogenic.

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Schiekade 189, 3013 BR Rotterdam


11. Brunch Bar Rotterdam

Are you in the mood for a fancy outing? Wanna wear your best clothes and have a decadent brunch for Easter? Then go to Brunch Bar Rotterdam to enjoy breakfast or brunch during Easter. This location exudes French class and the dishes are not inferior to the interior.


Scheepstimmermanslaan 27A, 3016 AD Rotterdam


12. De Brunch Club

In Rotterdam North on the Zaagmolenkade there is a popular place with incredibly delicious food, more than suitable for an Easter breakfast or brunch: De Brunch Club. For example, order a brunch platter, or go for pancakes, avocado toast or a (vegetarian) burger. The interior is industrial and cosy and the atmosphere is always nice.


Zaagmolenkade 15, 3035 KD Rotterdam


13. Bertmans

Bertmans is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Rotterdam. The interior is stylish, zen and inspiring. The dishes as well. Here, you will eat healthy products with a tasteful twist. Lots of vegetables, (sugar-free) desserts and vegetarian options, but also polenta fries or pancakes with fruit. Perfect for an Easter breakfast or brunch.


Karel Doormanstraat 292, 3012 GP Rotterdam


We wish you many beautiful moments during Easter and hope that the above locations encourage you to make a reservation, because you truly enjoy life the most with delicious dishes in front of you (and in your mouth)!

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