8 Sustainable Places in Rotterdam

Sustainable innovation is hot and happening in Rotterdam. We made a shortlist of 8 sustainable places in Rotterdam you should really bring a visit. From vegan and slow food eateries to sustainable tourism projects. Showing the progress this city is making.


An eatery with nearly all vegan and vegetarian dishes, made with sustainable ingredients. The revenue is used to support their art projects. More info.

STEK de Stadstuinwinkel

A project and shop aimed at helping people with an urban lifestyle to bring more greenery in their life. With a lot of attention on sustainable plants and seeds. Read more.


SUE is the place to be for homemade, sugar-free, vegan sweets and treats. You’ll also find healthy and sustainable breakfast and lunch options. More info.

Kralingse Bos

If you want to unwind from the busy city life, check out Kralingse Bos. 200 hectares of greenery are awaiting you, including a huge lake. Read more.

Restaurant Oliva

sustainable places in Rotterdam

Restaurant Oliva is a restaurant with a sincere slow food philosophy. Using ingredients from small-scale, artisan producers to offer pure and fresh tastes. More info.

Plastic Whale

A project that is aimed at bringing solutions to the plastic problem. With their boat made from recycled plastic, you can go on a plastic-fishing trip in Rotterdam. Read more.


A lovely café working with organic ingredients only. Wants to build a space with and for the local community, with sustainability incorporated in the core concept. More info.

Hotel Stroom Rotterdam

A green boutique hotel, located in a former power plant. With their own shop on the premises, selling local and organic products from the neighbourhood. Read more.

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Good Goal is an independent guide to sustainable places in Rotterdam and various other European cities. We visit every place ourselves and only list the most innovative ones. We create our guide so that everyone can easily find the sustainable options. Those that benefit local people, sustainable innovators and that show you the authentic and local Rotterdam. To keep yourself updated, please like our Facebookpage