5 Most inspiring work spots

In need of some inspiration? We have searched for the five most unique and inspiring work hot spots in the area of Rotterdam. And here they are, our personal favorites awaiting to overwhelm you with motivation.

#1 HET MAGAZIJN, DORDRECHT

Voorstraat 180, 3311 ES Dordrecht, magazijndordrecht.nl

This restaurant combines art and live music in a relaxed setting and finds itself in a cozy shopping area of Dordrecht. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and small bites, and has spacious and creative working spaces. What makes it stand out is that they often have live music performances and temporary art expositions, all free of charge. With a garden terrace, this work spot is a keeper for the summer days as well!

#2 ALOHA, ROTTERDAM

Maasboulevard 100, 3063 NS Rotterdam, alohabar.nl

Aloha is set in a former indoor swimming pool, of which you can still see the original slides! In the restaurant you can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in a very creative interior filled with organic forms you can't get enough of. This place has semi-secluded seating areas, perfect for a serious laptop session. At this restaurant we especially loved the great view of the Maas river and the famous Erasmus bridge.

#3 LIBRARY, CAPELLE AAN DEN IJSSEL

Stadsplein 39, 2903 HH Capelle aan den IJssel, bibliotheekaandenijssel.nl

The library of Capelle aan den IJssel recently had a makeover and the space now offers modern working places, with the feel of a cozy library. A big plus is that information is within immediate reach, making it an excellent spot for researching anything. Whenever you need full focus, the library also has free study cabins as reconstructed monuments available.

#4 CENTRAL LIBRARY, ROTTERDAM

Hoogstraat 110, 3011 PV Rotterdam, bibliotheek.rotterdam.nl

With several modern study and work places, the central library of Rotterdam makes a good choice for working remotely without leaving the city center! With on the 6th floor a Silent space with a private desk, you can work and concentrate in all silence. And with an in-house Starbucks, the Markthal as a neighbor and Pannekoekstraat (which is rich in lunchcafes) just around the corner, there is not much to complain about this work location!

#5 STATIONSHUISKAMER, ROTTERDAM

Stationsplein 18A, 3013 AJ Rotterdam, stationshuiskamer.nl

Why not work in a different home? The StationsHuiskamer, or Station’s living room, can be found at the Central Station of Rotterdam. The restaurant offers comfortable seating for flex working in a homey setting with a menu offering quick bites and hearty lunches. The in- and outgoing commuting traffic makes it never dull whenever you take a short break from working!

written by Marleen

I love traveling, exploring local cultures and trying out different cuisines as a true adventurous foodie! I get a lot of inspiritation when traveling, for my mind but also for my home interior. With our articles, I hope to inspire you as well.