Market Hall

Buy your fresh lunch at this one-of-a-kind indoor food market and enjoy the ceiling!

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Rotterdam Market Hall: 7 days/week

To Canadian and American example, a Market Hall is located at the Rottetrdam Blaak area. Rotterdam is the Netherlands’ city of architecture and therefore the Rotterdam Market Hall design is cutting edge with the shape of a giant airplane hangar. The interior of the Rotterdam Market Hall is one-of-a-kind due to the huge colourful panels on the walls and ceiling, depicting lots and lots of fruit. The front and back entrance of the Market Hall is made draught-proof by means of a huge glass facade. The indoor Market Hall in Rotterdam is multifunctional, as it offers an underground car park and luxurious apartments.

Time Stairs Market Hall Rotterdam

During the construction of the Market Hall of Rotterdam, many old remains of the medieval forerunner of the city of Rotterdam, called Rotta, were excavated. These finds (chandeliers, pots, kettles) are exhibited at the escalators. The deeper you go, the older the objects get. Guided tours at the Market Hall can be booked at De Rotterdam Tours.

Fresh produce at the Market Hall Rotterdam

Unfortunately there’s no such thing as good weather guarantee in the Netherlands, so if you still want to have that market feeling on a rainy day, the Market Hall will make your day. Seven days per week! On the ground floor you’ll find over 100 market booths with fresh vegetables, fresh fish, flowers, plants and other specialties.

Restaurants at the Market Hall Rotterdam

The Market Hall in Rotterdam offers a choice of Italian restaurants, such as Fellini, Pasta Bar Sicily and Jamie’s Italian Rotterdam by Jamie Oliver. We recommend restaurant Pickles at the Market Hall: for Burgers & Wines. There’s also Japanese food at the Market Hall: at restaurant Sumo. You can also have a bite at typical Rotterdam restaurants such as Schmidt Fish, Bram Ladage French Fries and de IJssalon Ice Cream. Restaurant Le Souq brings the Middle-Eastern kitchen to the Market Hall of Rotterdam.

Shops at the Market Hall Rotterdam

On the ground floor and on the first floor of the Rotterdam Market Hall, you will find many shops and restaurants. All Market Hall stores deal with food or food processing, such as a winery, a bakery and a butcher. The Market Hall Rotterdam focuses on traditional and organic products. The level below the indoor market square also offers a supermarket. The Market Cafe (by Dudok) is centrally located on the ground floor, the perfect place to drink a coffee. From the restaurant terraces on the first floor you can overlook the lock, stock and barrel in the Rotterdam Market Hall. As the Market Hall is an iconic statement of Rotterdam design, all sorts of Market Hall related souvenirs can be purchased here as well.

The outdoor market next to
the Market Hall Rotterdam

At a stone’s throw away from the Market Hall, the traditional outdoor market square in the centre of Rotterdam is located. This market is the second largest outdoor market in the Netherlands and offers a lot of shopping fun. In addition, the Rotterdam Market Hall is located next to the busy Hoogstraat shopping street. Stroll through Hoogstraat and you’ll be in Rotterdam’s main shopping streets Koopgoot and Lijnbaan.