Comedy Night
The stand-up comedy shows in De Machinist guarantee high-quality comedians from home and abroad every 3rd Saturday of the month. In addition to professional comedians, De Machinist also gives new talent a chance: on every Comedy Night a starting comedian - a so-called "rookie" - can gain 10 minutes of experience.

When is the next Comedy Night? Check the dates here. (in Dutch)
Reserve your spot via or 0104775700.
Having a good meal beforehand? Reserve a table in our restaurant!


Gather your friends, crack your brains and compete with other teams in the pub quiz of De Machinist.
When is the next Pubquiz? Check the dates here (in Dutch)
We ask you to book in advance: or 0104775700, because we would like to arrange the payment in advance. Having a good meal beforehand? Reserve a table in our restaurant!

Please note that the Pubquiz Nights are in Dutch.


Dining Apart Together
Together with the day-care, De Kleine Machinist, every first Saturday of the month, we organize a Dining Apart Together (D.A.T.) From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. your children will be taken care of at De Kleine Machinist where they will play and dine with other children under the supervision of trained staff members. In the meantime you can enjoy an aperitif at the bar and / or dine in our restaurant with friends.
Price € 12.50 per child, maximum age is 5 years.
Please make a reservation in advance via


Jazz on Sunday
Enjoy listening to the best jazz musicians on your free Sunday afternoon, with friends, some snacks and drinks... The ultimate Sunday feeling!
Check the dates of Jazz on Sunday! (in Dutch)
Having a lunch beforehand or a dinner after? Reserve a table in our restaurant!
The music activities of the ‘Machinist Live’ foundation are partly the result of contributions from the Art and Culture Department of the municipality of Rotterdam, the 'Friends of De Machinist' donation fund and cafe-restaurant De Machinist.

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