Gauja

Riga-City-Center

4.6 / 5

May 11, 2018

Riga's Gauja is the very definition of retro chic. They've successfully cultivated an intensely Soviet era interior think lots of veneer, bold print ...

Riga’s Gauja is the very definition of retro chic. They’ve successfully cultivated an intensely Soviet era interior think lots of veneer, bold print furniture, and kitsch Eastern European art. There are board games on hand, chess and the like, and a general sense of knowing quirkiness that prevents the whole concept from being too cutesy for words. There’s an extensive array of drinks, with beer and vodka-drinkers particularly well-catered for. All this, and the young, faintly bohemian crowd the place attracts make this one of the city’s most pleasantly idiosyncrati