The 5 cosiest food markets in Rotterdam

1) Afrikaanderplein Market

All the world lives in Rotterdam, and the south bank without a doubt is the city’s most diverse neighbourhood. The market in Afrikaanderplein, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, is a hotchpotch of the city’s diverse communities and their culinary traditions.

vegetables and fruits at a market


2) Rotterdamse Oogstmarkt

Fresh bread, meat and vegetables: these and many other regionally grown or produced products are sold at this farmer’s market. You can sample anything from wild goose sausages to soy saté and fresh oysters. It’s held every Saturday at Noordplein.

a stand with tomatoes at the Rotterdamse oogstmarkt

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3) Binnenrotte Centrummarkt

Between 400 and 500 stalls are set up every Tuesday and Saturday at Binnen-rotte from 8 am to 5.30 pm, next to Blaak station and Markthal, making it one of the largest outdoor markets in the country. A wealth of fresh vegetables and fruits, meat and fish, nuts, tasty snacks and whatever else you can think of is for sale here.

a man serving cheese at the centremarkt Rotterdam

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4) Organic Market

Every Tuesday from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm there’s a small biologische markt (organic market) at Eendrachtsplein. On offer are breads and pastries, dairy and cheese, vegetables and fruit, and meat. The organic produce is made with respect for nature, without pesticides and fertilisers.

a woman buying meat at the Rotterdam Organic Market

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5) Kaapse Markt

On Fridays from 10 am till 5 pm, Deliplein hosts a lively market. The municipality started this initiative in 2022 because the inhabitants of Katendrecht wanted their own food market, with wares from local producers and with more atmosphere and less waste.

vintage decoration at the Kaapse Markt in Rotterdam


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