HOTSPOT: Vapiano


Thank you for your kind compliments about my uni, in the last post :P I think my uni will be happy to hear it haha..

A few days ago, I went to have lunch with my brother in Rotterdam. We decided to go to Vapiano! I’ve been there before with Carmen for a pumpkinsoup, but never really have tried out their pasta and other foods yet, because Vapiano is an Italian cuisine!

Vapiano to me is a nice mix of fastfood & fine dining. The menu is super versatile and the price are amazingly affordable. And the best thing is: everything is homemade and cooked right in front of your nose because Vapiano works with a open kitchen concept.

I didn’t brought my SLR this time because I want to carry a small bag, so the pictures below are made with my 5 megapixel smartphone. Scroll down and take a look!

Haha wat een leuke complimentjes over mijn hogeschool! Zullen ze vast wel leuk vinden om te horen..

Een paar dagen geleden, ging ik lunchen met mijn broer in Rotterdam. We besloten om naar Vapiano te gaan! Ik ben er al eerder geweest met Carmen voor een pompoenen soep, maar nooit echt uitgebreid gegeten daar en hun pasta uitgeprobeerd, want Vapiano is een Italiaanse keuken!

Vapiano is voor mij een mooie combinatie tussen fastfood en chic dineren. Het menu is super veelzijdig en de prijs is verbazingwekkend betaalbaar. En het mooiste is: alles is zelfgemaakt en jouw gerecht wordt voor je neus klaargemaakt, omdat Vapiano met een open keuken concept werkt!

Dit keer heb ik mijn SLR camera niet meegenomen omdat ik graag een wat kleinere tas wil dragen en meer vrijheid wil. De foto’s hieronder zijn gemaakt met mijn 5 megapixel smartphone. Scroll naar beneden en neem een ​​kijkje!

I took the 'aglio e olio' so delicious! The pasta is cooked al dente and so flavorsome! 
My brother took the bolognese.  

For all the interior suckers and foodies out there, you'll love the interior of Vapiano! We have chosen for a table near window = natural light = better pictures... 

It taste more like juice than tea. 

I was super stuffed after that bowl of spaghetti, but I just had to finish my lunch with a dessert. 

Look at the panna cotta in those glass jars! What a shame you are so heavy and I was stuffed, so I've chosen for the raspberry tart. And my brother a safe choice: ice cream. 

The raspberry tart is so nice with these fresh plump raspberries! The crust is nice too but a tad bit to thick for my fork to slice through properly, so I ate it like a pizza c:

People preparing pasta and dessert in that glass box space. 

My bag content, as you can see no DSLR to be seen. 
The Bill

Pasta ‘aglio e oli’
Pasta ‘bolognese’
Arizona tea
Hero juice
Tarte aux framboises
Häagen Dazs

Total damage


Since I'm the big sister here, it was my treat...

ADDRESS:  Plaza 24, 3012 CW Rotterdam - THE NETHERLANDS
Food:  5/5 
Service: ♥ 4/5
Interior:  4/5 
Price:  5/5


  1. oeh jammie dat ziet er heerlijk uit! en ook heel gezellig! c: als ik in Rotterdam ben ga ik zeker een kijkje nemen!
    liefs, Tessa

  2. For me Arizona equals sugar water :p Maar het is nog steeds heeel lekker haha.
    Ik ben nog nooit naar de Vapiano geweest; ik kom er vaak langs, maar ik heb nooit de kans gehad om daar te eten.. Misschien een idee voor na een leuk uitje haha
    En hoezee voor het pizzadessert :D haha grapje.

  3. Vapiano is also quite famous here Germany but i have never been there so far (^3^)°.
    What i really liked at first sight was the basil plant on the spice section - can everybody just pick up some leaves or is it just deoration (don't think so :D)?
    ...i love Green Tea, but when it comes to Arizona, i also would choose the Blueberry Version :3

    xoxo from Germany
    Vernissage ♥ Cream

  4. Wow that food is looking amazing !

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  5. The food looks absolutely delicious. Ya...
    A definitely place to go visit. Thanks for sharing.

  6. I have some basil growing in my kitchen and the smell of it is just to die for!
    I always show up at your blog because I know there's gonna be some delicious food around. How masochistic of me! xx

  7. I love Vapiano, we have it here in London too! I always go for the lobster one with linguine. Mmmm!

  8. Your pasta looks delicious! The seating area looks like something straight off Pinterest, so bright and clean!

    Rachel | Rachel is Elsewhere

  9. Sitting by the window for better lighting sure paid off! Haha great tactic--I'll have to keep that in mind. And I swear I have one stomach for meals and another one for dessert. -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

  10. Cute photos!
    These look very delicious!


  11. Amazing photos:)

  12. Hi beautiful,
    I was just browsing through & stumbled upon your lovely blog - It looks gorgeous and it has interesting posts that I can relate to, I’ll come back for sure.
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    Let me know and let’s keep in touch love <3

  13. ahhh the cake looks so freaking delicious! i want someee! :P

  14. The food looks so yummy!! I've tasted Arizona ice tea before but for the life of me I can't remember what it tastes like...I need to pick up another bottle to refresh my memory again XD

  15. I love that tea, but mostly because the bottle is cute, hah
    Great photos (as always!)


  16. Oh my gosh, this is making me crave pasta so much! Those desserts look really tempting too, if only it were possible to have all of them...

  17. Awesome meal! I LOVE pastas although they are so carb filled! That's awesome to have fresh basil on the side like that! It's fine, the photos look great still!

  18. Ik dacht dat je een olympus E-PL iets had? :]

    Ik was bij Vapiano geweest op het station in Berlijn, vond die kastjes en kaartjes nog steeds het grappigst. Geen gezeik met de betaling en je weet meteen wanneer je je pizza of pasta kan halen.

  19. What are your future plans now that you have graduated from uni (not to be creepy, haha)! :) Anyway, such a lovely restaurant! Pastas look so good, but I have to admit, it takes me forever to finish one from restaurants! Haha, I spy some yarn in your bag!! Good job for being a good older sister :P

    Have a great day!
    Chic Nikkie

  20. vapiano = goedkoop for something good :)

  21. Ik hoor er zoveel goeds over, maar ben er nog niet eerder geweest. Ziet er heerlijk uit!

  22. Hey, I have that same expandable strawberry tote that's in your bag too!
    Purple Fuse

  23. we had friends visiting us over the weekend and we had dinner here as well! :)

  24. Older sister always give a treat haha *highfive*
    The place looks nice, since I don't have any idea what cafe in Rotterdam looks like, but this place looks cozy. Not a fan of pastas, but hands up for those sweet tooths! <3


  25. So nice to compliment your little brother with a lunch! :) You are definitely a cool sister. Mmm the pasta looks yummy, I like that it is homemade, it really makes a difference!


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