Restaurants

Top Choice International in Kuldīga

Pagrabiņš

Pagrabiņš inhabits a cellar which was once used as the town’s prison. Today a combination of Latvian and Asian dishes are served under low-slung alcoves lined with honey-coloured bricks. In warmer weather, enjoy you…
Bakery in Liepāja

Boulangerie

In the morning you can see croissant and coffee addicts hanging outside the door waiting for this tiny place to open. A queue inevitably forms up as staff lay out freshly baked pastry, eclairs and macaroons. Pastrie…
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Krogs Zītari

Tucked in the courtyard of a pretty timber-framed German house, this beer garden serves large portions of traditional (or not so traditional) Latvia fare. But whether it is herring rollmops with cottage cheese and b…
Cafe in Pāvilosta

Snack Bīčbārs

This modified tiki hut sells coffee and cocktails along the dirt path leading to the beach. Take your beverage to go, or chill-out on the trendy wicker furniture and thumb through a weathered copy of the latest fash…
Latvian in Liepāja

Pastnieka Māja

This ultraslick (for Liepāja!) two-level restaurant is housed in the city’s old post office (pastnieka māja means ‘post-office house’). The menu features traditional Latvian favourites, as well as a few very exotic …
Cafe in Kuldīga

Makkabi

At least in the name, this smallish, tastefully designed cafe celebrates the times when the area around the synagogue was a thriving Jewish quarter. The main reason to come here are superb cakes and strawberry Pavlo…
Latvian in Kuldīga

Stenders

Looking like the dwelling of a forest witch, this popular bar cum cafe, housed on the 2nd storey of an 18th-century warehouse, specialises in warm potato pancakes and cool pints of Užavas. Its wooden terrace is defi…
Latvian in Pāvilosta

Āķagals

Enjoy stacks of delicious Latvian cuisine on varnished picnic tables made from thick logs. There’s a large swing set, windswept dunes and a rusty lookout tower out the back to keep you busy while you wait for your n…
Fast Food in Liepāja

Fontaine Delisnack

Attached to Fontaine Palace, Liepāja’s cheapest chow joint was designed with the inebriated partier in mind: the American-style burgers are a foolproof way to soak up some of those vodka shots downed earlier in the …
International in Liepāja

Darbnīca

A local hipster hangout, this cafeteria cum bar serves burgers, Asian noodle dishes and not terribly authentic, but perfectly edible, tom yum. At night it turns into a bar with great selection of Latvian beers on ta…