ROTTERDAM, 16 October 2023 – An unconventional Christmas celebration is set to take place in Rotterdam's Dutch Dukes gastropub on 18 October, challenging traditional holiday timelines.
A Christmas gathering in October
In a move that has been described as “better early than late,” Dutch Dukes, a gastropub located in Rotterdam, has been adorned from top to bottom for an upcoming Christmas celebration. Despite temperatures still hovering around a comfortable 15 degrees Celsius, the event will feature festive attire and warm glühwein.
Frank Roolaart, the owner of Dutch Dukes, shared his enthusiasm for the holiday season. “Every year, it's a highlight to bring the Christmas spirit into the establishment. As for timing, why not celebrate even earlier next year?”
The event details
Scheduled for 18 October, the gathering will cater to die-hard Christmas enthusiasts with classic holiday tunes from Mariah Carey, Christmas decorations, and glühwein. Those who may not be Christmas aficionados but enjoy social gatherings are also welcome to partake in the festivities. The event encourages the wearing of “ugly” Christmas sweaters and offers a range of festive drinks and British snacks.
About the venue
Dutch Dukes is Rotterdam's first English gastropub, situated on the bustling Witte de Withstraat. The venue offers a blend of a casual British atmosphere with Rotterdam's raw energy. Guests can enjoy various seating options, including intimate corners and an outdoor terrace.
How to get there
Directions to Dutch Dukes
Dutch Dukes is located in the heart of Rotterdam on Witte de Withstraat, a vibrant street known for its cultural attractions and nightlife. Easily accessible by public transport, the area offers a unique blend of Rotterdam's modern and historic elements.