Over the next few minutes you will be going on a deep dive into where you can buy wine, liquor, and beer in Rotterdam. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this alcohol guide.
Kicking this off will be a list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops in your area. Those that are ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will be filled in first so they can get the party started soon.
Once the stores are out of the way we will get into the best breweries and beer bars, and a list of Rotterdam wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards will get a shout out, and we will round this all out by mentioning some of the best happy hours near you to buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. You are all welcome to check out some of our other blogs on the best spots to get drunk around Europe.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Rotterdam
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Rotterdam to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Library of Spirits at Oude Binnenweg 111B
- Barrel Proof Boutique at Hoogstraat 49a
- Bier & Zo at Hoogstraat 54A
- Gall & Gall at 1e Middellandstraat 4
- De Goudenton at Oppert 4A
- Wine Store Peeters at Vasteland 56
- Barrels to Bottles at Zaagmolenkade 208
- Wijnhandel den Toom at Vredehofstraat 74
- Wine on the Quay at Admiraliteitskade 80
The Library of Spirits strives to build a legacy for all premium spirits and mixology enthusiasts. There are over 2,500 products available including wines, beers, cocktails, whiskies, rums, vodkas, and other non-alcoholic beverages.
Barrel Proof Boutique is one of the smallest cocktail boutiques in the region supplying some of the most exquisite brands to the country’s top bars and restaurants. They host tastings for all of your favorite spirits with a minimum of 6 to 9 people on Saturday and Sunday from 6pm to 8pm or 7pm to 9pm.
Bier & Zo has been offering beer in your downtown area since the 1990’s and has grown to become one of Europe’s leading importers of passionately created spirits as well as a knowledge center for unique beverages. Orders over €75 qualify for free delivery.
The Wine Buyer organizes tastings complemented by gourmet feasts in their shop regularly. They are always happy to assist you in choosing wines or in discovering the ideal gifts like attractive packaging, a personalized greeting, and a wine description.
Since 1928 Wine Store Peeters has been a trusted name for wine enthusiasts in the historic Scheepvaartkwartier. They have earned a solid reputation over the years by presenting a diverse choice of high-quality spirits, liqueurs, and wines from the old and new worlds.
You will find a comprehensive selection of over 300 different wines from all over the world at Barrels to Bottles with something for everyone’s taste from new and surprising to exciting wines. They also ship products for free when you order six bottles or more.
If you spend above €40 at Wijnhandel den Toom you may be eligible for free delivery. Their operating hours are on Monday from 11am to 6pm and Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 6pm.
Wine on the Quay is a modern trendy boutique that aspires to make wine accessible to everyone for any occasion. They stock a wide assortment of exclusive wines, champagnes, whiskies, liqueurs, and other beverages.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in your area like:
- Brewery Noordt at Zaagmolenkade 46
- The Cape Brewers at Nico Koomanskade 1025
- City Brewery De Pelgrim at Aelbrechtskolk 12
- Beer Garden at Schiestraat 18
- Bierlokaal Replacing at Oostzeedijk 364
You may sip on handcrafted lemonades, unique craft sodas, carefully selected wines, exclusive beers, and limited-edition ciders at the Beer Garden. To round things up they boast a delectable menu such as burgers, steaks, vegetarian dishes, tacos, and more.
Bierlokaal Replacing is open from 4pm to 1am Monday through Thursday and until 2am on Friday and Saturday carrying over 200 specialty brews so there is something for every beer lover to taste. They also host a variety of tastings near you where you can get acquainted with different local artisan beers through a number of sampling glasses.
Wine Bars In Rotterdam
Rotterdam wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- Mendoza at Weissenbruchlaan 149
- 1NUL8 at Meent 108
- Wine Bar the Property at Witte de Withstraat 45-B
- Wine Bar at 2e Middellandstraat 8
Mendoza sells an array of group packages and is open daily from 12pm to 10pm. 1NUL8 has a patio on the Meent and the Rodezand where you can enjoy excellent drinks and food. They can cater your next event with their favorite meals, wines, waiters, and chefs.
Plenty of drinks, petit dinners, good wines, and a casual ambiance make Wine Bar the Property an ideal hotspot in your area. Expect to find over 130 wines available by the glass and you can also order items from the supper menu both in the afternoon and evening.
With their extensive wine list of over 300 wines, gorgeous site, and helpful staff there is always something to appreciate and experience at Wine Bar. They focus on natural wines in addition to a wonderful range of drink alternatives, cheeses, charcuteries, and nibbles to complement them.
Best Local Happy Hours
If you want to dine, have lunch, or connect with business relations, friends, or family head to Gastrobar Hartig at Hartmansstraat 20A. Their kitchen is open daily for dining serving dishes from international cuisine and is ideally suited for formal drinks in a relaxed setting. They are also known to have one of the best local happy hours near you.
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- Everything About Alcohol In Amsterdam
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- Everything About Alcohol In Paris
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Rotterdam
We wish we had more to share but we will try to keep this page as up to date as we can. Hopefully you learned at least a little something about all of the local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if you found anything incorrect on this page in the comments, we want to keep this info as accurate as we can. Now go have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Rotterdam.