ROTTERDAM, 26 October 2023 – Celebrating a quarter-century of history, Sijf, the renowned Rotterdam café, announces a month-long series of events for its 25th anniversary.
In November 2023, Sijf, a distinguished café located at the heart of Rotterdam's Oude Binnenweg, will mark its 25th anniversary. The month-long celebration will feature various activities, including the introduction of a special edition beer, the Sijf IPA, and a grand anniversary party on 25 November with a transformed dance floor and DJs.
Barrie van de Berg, the enthusiastic manager of Sijf, expressed his excitement about the anniversary. “As we celebrate this milestone, we aim to shine a spotlight on everyone who has been a part of our journey – current and former staff, guests, and local residents. We're inviting our neighbours for a complimentary breakfast in November, and they will soon receive a voucher for this special treat,” he said.
A month of festivities
The celebrations kick off on 1 November with the unveiling of the Sijf IPA, marking the beginning of the jubilee month. The Amazing Stroopwafels will provide entertainment during this event. On 16 November, patrons can participate in the Sijf Pubquiz, fostering a spirit of healthy competition. A reunion for all former Sijf employees is scheduled for 23 November, acknowledging their contribution over the years. The festivities reach their peak on 25 November, with the café transforming into a vibrant dance floor hosted by various DJs.
Sijf's culinary offerings
Throughout the jubilee month, Sijf will also offer special deals and discounts. For instance, unlimited spareribs will be available for €15 per person, and a three-course Sijf Jubilee menu featuring café classics will be priced at €25.
Sijf is housed in a 19th-century building that survived the Second World War's infamous bombings. Named after the carpenter Sijf van Zuilen, who revamped the pub in the late 1990s, it is known for its warm atmosphere. The café attracts a diverse crowd, from creative thirty-somethings and trendy twenty-somethings to serious business professionals.
Sijf is located at Oude Binnenweg, a vibrant and historic area of Rotterdam. To visit Sijf, you can easily access it via public transport or by car. The area is known for its lively atmosphere, surrounded by various shops and cultural landmarks. For directions, use this map: