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9 Best bakeries and pastry shops in Rotterdam

By Marion Rault
March 21, 2021

Are you looking for yummy treats? Since I arrived in this country more than one year ago, I have been looking for bakeries and pastry shops in Rotterdam. I discovered a couple of great places that offer delicious breads, cakes and pastries. I decided to share my favourite addresses with you.

Below you can find my top 8 of bakeries and pastry shops of Rotterdam. Enjoy!


1. Le Petit Jean

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Le Petit Jean is a new pastry shop in Rotterdam Noord, located in a nice street along the Hofbogen. This lovely place is offering classic French pastries as éclairs or Paris-Brest for instance. Classic but made with an original touch.

Le Petit Jean is born from the initiative of a former restaurant sous-chef who decided to open its own pastry shop. All pastries are made by himself. I definitely recommend you to go to Le Petit Jean to taste their pastries!

You can also grab a coffee, to-go for now. Once it will be possible, you can enjoy it with one of their delicious pastry on-site and enjoy their cozy interior.


Zomerhofstraat 75, 3032 CK Rotterdam


2. Urban Bakery

Also located in Rotterdam Noord in the Hofbogen, Urban Bakery is a charming bakery store. It offers awesome pastries. You will also find freshly baked, artisanal cakes and breads. For instance, you will have the opportunity to enjoy cupcakes, muffins and many more treats.

Urban Bakery specialises in pastries. However, you will also find bread from Vlaamsch Broodhuys.

You can visit them in their shop or order their cakes and pastries online on their website.


Voorburgstraat 217-219, 3037 ER Rotterdam


3. Koekela

Koekela is one of my favourite pastry shops in Rotterdam. It is an American-style bakery located in the city centre of Rotterdam. They offer a great choice of pastries, so you will definitely find something delicious there. All pastries are freshly baked and without artificial additives.

In ordinary times, it is also possible to join them in their café to enjoy a break with a coffee and a slice of cake for instance. I can’t wait to experience this again!

Be ready to queue for a little bit when going over there on Saturdays. But I can assure you that it worth it, you will not be disappointed.


Nieuwe Binnenweg 79A, 3014 GE Rotterdam


4. Dudok Patisserie

De bekende Dudok appeltaart moet je een keer geproefd hebben.

You certainly already know the iconic restaurant of Rotterdam, Dudok. Did you know that Dudok also has its own pastry shop? The Dudok Patisserie! It is located near the Dudok restaurant in the city centre. You will find their famous apple tart, and many other tasty cakes and pastries, but also salty quiche.

Dudok Patisserie is open every day, but you can also order online on their website. There you can also order their High Tea box and Do It Yourself box.


Westewagenstraat 52, 3011 AT Rotterdam


5. Lof der Zoetheid

Lof der Zoetheid is another great bakery and lunchroom in Rotterdam. There are multiple good reasons to visit Lof der Zoetheid. They are located in one of the coolest places of Rotterdam: Noordplein. The interior is really lovely and most importantly, they offer excellent cakes with an original taste as the Coconut Chai Latte Cake for instance.

They also offer high tea, that you can currently get for take away. The high tea consists of organic sandwiches, scones, bonbons, savoury and sweet cake.


Noordplein 1, 3035 EA Rotterdam


6. De Taartenfabriek

De Taartenfabriek offers a good variety of pastries and cakes (carrot cake, cookies, brownies, etc). Every cakes and pastries are homemade.

It’s possible to order the delicious treats from De Taartenfabriek for takeaway. Delivery is also possible if you live in Rotterdam Noord or in the centre. Go check her Instagram @de_taartenfabriek to place your order.


7. Jordy’s Bakery

Jordy's Bakery is een fijne plek voor een lekkere lunch met twee locaties in Rotterdam. Veel Rotterdammers zijn bekend met Jordy's Bakery en dan vooral met het heerlijke brood dat ze hier verkopen. Je proeft écht de kwaliteit en dat ze verstand hebben van het vak.

Jordy’s Bakery is one my favourite places to find real delicious bread. They offer a wide choice of breads, such as nuts and grapes, multigrain, pumpkin seeds and many more. You will also find French viennoiseries such as croissant and pain au chocolat.

You can visit several of their shops in Rotterdam and at the Rotterdamse Oogst market on Saturdays.


Nieuwe Binnenweg 97a 3014 GG Rotterdam

Fenix Food Factory – Nico Koomanskade 1025-1027 3072 LM Rotterdam

Vlietlaan 52 3061 DZ Rotterdam


8. Jan Bussing

Jan Bussing is a bakery in the city centre of Rotterdam. In their store, you will find a great inspiration from French bakeries. They have a valuable savoir-faire as they have been baking for four generations now. In fact, the bakery Jan Bussing exists since 1899. Therefore, they offer qualitative and tasty breads, as well as French viennoiseries, like croissants and pain aux raisins.

I also recommend you to taste their cakes, they are truly delicious. I can assure you that you will not be disappointed!


Van Vollenhovenstraat 27, 3016 BJ Rotterdam


9. Happy Food and Health

Vegan taart in Rotterdam eet je bij Happy Food and Health. In alle soorten en maten, volledig diervriendelijk en vaak ook nog eens glutenvrij.

Would you like vegan cakes? That is also possible in Rotterdam. For instance, there is the cheerful Happy Food and Health. When you step inside it seems like you have ended up in the jungle because of the many plants and the jungle wallpaper.

Just a handful of the sweets they offer: Naked carrot cake, Chunky Monkey and the Mars Nice cake. All gluten-free and 100% vegan!

Be sure to also read Kim’s article with vegan cake in Rotterdam.


Nieuwe Binnenweg 200D, 3021 GL Rotterdam


These were my top 9 favourite bakeries and pastry shops in Rotterdam! These shops definitely deserve a try. What is your favourite place to buy breads or pastries? Let us know in the comments.


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