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V11 (Vessel11)

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Address & contact Wijnhaven 101
3011 WN Rotterdam
+31 (0)10 84 04 730
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About V11 (Vessel11)

V11 (Vessel11) is a red lightship moored in the center of Rotterdam. Where you can enjoy typical British pub food and live music. This unique location can also be rented for private events such as business meetings and weddings.


Lightship 11 is the original name of this British lightship from 1951, which is now moored in the heart of Rotterdam.



1951 Lightvessel 11 was built in Dartmouth (UK) and commissioned as a mobile lighthouse on the south coast of Wales.

1995 She was protected from demolition by a Dutchman

1995 – 1999 She was restored for 4 years in the Netherlands

1999 – 2014 Active again, first as a maritime café and then as a Tapas restaurant

May 2014 The boat got its original name back; Vessel 11 and became the first gastropub in the Netherlands.


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