While travelling around Latvia, you will need a break and a delicious meal at some point. Therefore, we have prepared a guide with recommendations on which restaurants to visit in the regions of Latvia!
Restaurant 36. līnija has won the title of the best restaurant in Jūrmala three years in a row. A special feature of 36.līnija is a charcoal grill on which various fish and meat dishes are cooked, but vegetarians will also find something to suit their taste. Most importantly, you will be able to enjoy your exclusive meal near a pine forest by the sea, with a fabulous view both in winter and summer.
Restaurant Laivas is located on the banks of Lielupe River, not far from Riga. Not only the view, but also the visit is excellent! The core values of the restaurant Laivas are locality, seasonality and freshness of products, which is why the restaurant's guests are offered simple but high-quality food, preserving the original taste of the ingredients. The menu has a special place for local delicacies – lightly salted herring, Riga Sprat pate and fried blood sausage – which will be a special experience for tourists from other countries.
Goldingen Room in Kuldīga
When visiting the ancient and picturesque heart of Kurzeme - Kuldīga, we recommend visiting the restaurant Goldingen Room. It is located in the main square of Kuldīga city, and guests of the restaurant will have a fantastic view. Goldingen Room specialises in Mediterranean cuisine, serving pizzas baked in an oak wood-fired oven. You can also enjoy various appetisers, pasta, fish and meat dishes, and specially selected wines and other beverages.
It is like being in a fairy tale – such feelings will overtake you when you visit the picturesque Nurmuiža Castle. The castle complex is the largest and oldest manor complex in Latvia, and this 16th-century building was the seat of a vassal of the Livonian Order. Nurmuižas restorāns, located in the premises of the manor, will introduce every guest to refined and royal flavours and shades that cannot be found anywhere else! We recommend that you complement your visit to the restaurant with a leisurely enjoyment of the architecture and manor park, apple orchard, and orangery, taking you back in time.
Restaurant Piano in Liepāja
If you are visiting the windy city of Liepāja, we recommend taking a walk along the promenade of the old harbour, where you will find the Promenade Hotel Liepaja and restaurant Piano. The cosy rooms of this five-star hotel host the restaurant "Piano", which offers a magnificent view over the Liepāja harbour or the Liepāja concert hall, Great Amber. The menu offers various refined and diverse dishes for different tastes and fresh fish caught on the coast of Liepāja.
If you go to Tērvete and visit the Tērvete Nature Park, a visit to the restaurant, hotel and brewery Zoltners will be another highlight of your holidays. Restaurant guests can discover flavour combinations typical of Northern Europe using fresh seasonal products. Naturalness and pureness are the key elements of the Zoltners menu, perfectly complemented by wine or locally brewed Zoltners beer.
Restaurant Parks in Jelgava
Jelgava is the largest city of Zemgale, with a rich history, architecture and cultural life. A visit to Duke Jacob's Square (Hercoga Jēkaba laukums) and the grill bar and restaurant Parks will complement your enjoyment of the city; this is the place to enjoy delicious food, warm hospitality, and a positive and relaxed atmosphere. In the restaurant Parks, you can taste classic flavours and proven values, as well as something more unusual, following foreign cooking trends.
Fish restaurant Bermudas in Ragaciems
The Gulf of Riga fishing villages are truly romantic – we recommend ending your walk along the sea restaurant Bermudas! This is a family restaurant with various fish and seafood dishes, but meat and vegetarian dishes lovers will also find something to suit their tastes.
Surrounded by nature Silenes Terases
When you want to relax from the hustle and bustle of the capital, you can go further – to Latgale! Beyond Daugavpils, on the shores of Lake Sila, you will find Silene Resort & SPA, a real haven of peace. In the recreation complex, you will find villas where you can spend the night, while in Silenes Terases you can enjoy refined food and the closeness of nature. This recreation complex also features a glass veranda, perfect for a romantic dinner by the lake.
Zīds in Rēzekne – in the Latgale Culture Centre
The Embassy of Latgale Gors is the epicentre of Latgale culture, inviting visitors from near and far to enjoy various concerts, performances and cultural events. And it is in the premises of Gors where the cafe Zīds is located – a place where you can enjoy the pleasures of food on a daily and festive basis. From the cafe, you can enjoy a beautiful view of Rēzekne, and in the summer, you can enjoy delicious dishes and refreshing drinks on the outdoor terrace.
Kest in Cēsis
Kest is not a stop, it is a destination! The guests of Cēsis are taken on a gastronomic journey through known and undiscovered territories, inviting them to discover more and more new tastes. Restaurant Kest will appeal to those who like to look at the classics in a slightly different light, and it can be perfectly enjoyed at a 5-course dinner, where each dish will be full of surprises.
Restaurant Akustika in Valmiera
A place to enjoy art, good food and hospitality – that is how people from Valmiera describe the restaurant Akustika! The restaurant is in a historical place – the grand and ancient Valmiera post and Telegraph building. However, the interior and the enchanted environment are modern and contemporary, and history and the present successfully meet here.
Pavāru māja in Līgatne
In the picturesque Līgatne, there is a special place where you can get away from everyday life and enjoy the brightest flavours of the moment – it is Pavāru māja! All the dishes served in the restaurant are seasonal, modern, made from pure farm and wild products, and have a special twist.
Whichever part of Latvia you decide to visit, you can enjoy a high-quality meal made from natural and local ingredients not only in Riga! Combining a more lively activity with a visit to a restaurant will make fulfilling and adventurous holidays.