Best bars in Riga



Having shaken off half a century of communist rule, Riga has, in a short space of time, established itself as the most cosmopolitan city in the Baltic States. It's a vibrant, bustling place with a growing nightlife scene.

Best bars in Riga

As the sun goes down and the light dims in the Latvian capital city, a whole host of exciting and unusual nightlife spots open their doors. The bars in Riga create an atmosphere that is truly alive. This vast city is home to everything from pulsing electronic music clubs to craft breweries.

Aristīda Briāna Street is home to some of Riga’s best bars and clubs, including Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs where you will find 16 local beers on tap, delicious local cuisine and exciting live music. For the bearded hipsters, there is even a bar in Riga where you can sip a beer and have your beard trimmed, check out Vest. For an expansive bar that spans two floors, with a retro aesthetic and master mixology, then try Omas Briljants. How about listening to some live music, spoken word or noise artists at Chomsky? Or for one of the best panoramic views in the city, and some luxuriously crafted cocktails, then try Skyline Bar on the 26th floor of the Radisson Blu hotel. This city truly has something for everyone, and it’s all out there waiting for you to explore.

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