Catering

Saloons, cafes and other places in small towns and the countryside which offer tasty dishes made of local products and on the basis of traditional Latvian recipes – ones which differ from region to region.

  • Special programmes are offered to visitors, with meals, stories about holiday and everyday traditions, and songs. Sometimes visitors are involved in preparing the food.
  • Menus use local names for dishes along with explanations and a discussion of the local dialect.
  • Providers of Latvian foods also use ethnographic styles for interior design, as well as dishes, furniture, textiles, etc., from local craftspeople.
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The “Laucu akmens” restaurant

The restaurant is situated in Skulte district – 8 km away from Saulkrasti, in the direction of Minhauzen Museum. It is on a steep cliff alongside the sea, with a lovely view of the sea from the summer terrace during sunsets. The restaurant works with local fishermen, and the restaurant’s menu consists mostly of high quality local Baltic sea fish.

Latvian cuisine: Cold soup, fish soup, porridge, grey peas with bacon and onions, herring with potatoes and cottage cheese, stacked rye bread, crepes with jam, rhubarb or sea buckthorn sorbet.

Special foods: Various fish dishes – bream, pike-perch, perch, plaice, salmon and herring.

Distance from countries capital city61   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accommodation available This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers
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The “Martinelli” restaurant

The restaurant is in Lielā Street in the centre of Talsi, offering food from the cookbooks of grannies and the global cuisine, as well as an extensive wine list. The restaurant works with local farmers.

Latvian cuisine: Sauerkraut soup with roast breast of pork, wild mushroom and grit soup, herring with cottage cheese, porridge, sautéed roast with sauerkraut, roast lamb, cottage cheese buns, Latvian beers.

Distance from countries capital city115   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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The “Fon Meks” restaurant

The restaurant is in the Grand Hall of the restored Liepupe Estate. Ancient cooking traditions are merged with modern culinary methods. The restaurant works with local farmers and grows greens and herbs in its own garden. Guests are welcome to help with preparing foods on a wood-fired stove in the antique kitchen.

Latvian cuisine: Rye bread canapé, a plate of Latvian cheeses, country salad with greens, grilled seasonal vegetables, estate stock, local fish dishes, baked port chop, baked herb-crusted mutton.

Distance from countries capital city73   Season1-12   Accommodation available This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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The “Tami Tami” restaurant and bar

The restaurant is in the centre of Jelgava among residential buildings. It is known for its interesting interior and for the musical and other events that it organises.

Latvian cuisine: Farmer’s omelette, roast pork with chanterelles and wild mushrooms, grit risotto, strawberry soup with ice cream, crepes.

Special foods: “Kiss from Šarlote” – layered egg-cottage cheese crème and jellied juices.

Distance from countries capital city45   Season1-12   Accepts tourist groups This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers
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The saloon of the White House of the Rundale Castle

The saloon is in the 250-year-old servants’ home of the Rundāle Castle, with a brick floor, pot-bellied stoves, a smokestack and other historical objects. Meals are served on antique dishes, and hot beverages are served in cups from the Kuzņecovs Factory.

Latvian cuisine: Roast ham with eggs, potatoes with mushroom sauce, roast goose, crabs boiled with dill, pancakes with honey, bread soup with whipped cream, stacked bread, country teas, apple pie.

Special foods: Pork shish kebab with oven-roasted potatoes.

Distance from countries capital city77   Season1-12   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups
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The “Agnese” restaurant and bar

The restaurant is in the Wolmar Hotel, and a terrace is open during the summer.

Latvian cuisine: Tongue salad, Valmiera salad, cold kefir or beet soup, lamb chop, pork ribs, potato pancakes, strawberry soup with homemade ice cream, stacked rye bread, black currant crème.

Special foods: File of pike from Lake Burtnieks.

Distance from countries capital city109   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available Accepts tourist groups This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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Restorans "Goldingen Room"

Atrodas Kuldīgas „sirdī”  - bijušā Rātslaukuma malā, iepretim Kuldīgas tūrisma informācijas centram. Piedāvājumā ēdieni no itāļu un pašmāju recepšu grāmatām.
Latviešu virtuve: Cūkgaļas karbonāde, pīles krūtiņa.

Distance from countries capital city145   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance
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The Araisi windmill

The windmill is on a hill and offers a lovely view. This is one of the few Dutch-type windmills (built in 1852) to still be in operational order, and guests can help to grind grain. On the last Sunday of every July, the windmill organises a celebration in honour of St Jacob and of bread baked from freshly harvested rye.

Latvian cuisine: Miller’s lunch – wheat flour porridge with meat sauce, crepes, kefir, herbal teas.

Distance from countries capital city83   Season1-12   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Pre-order required Accepts tourist groups
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The “Senda” café

The café is in the centre of Balvi on the side of Brīvības Street (in the direction of Viļaka). It offers homemade dishes and is a popular dining venue.

Distance from countries capital city219   Season1-12   Accepts individual travellers This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts tourist groups
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The “Panna” café

The café is in the centre of Lielvārde and offers a full feeding service, including breakfast, dinner, supper.

Latvian cuisine: Cold soup, fresh cabbage soup, baked carp or catfish, steak haché, grey peas with bacon, pancakes.

Distance from countries capital city54   Season1-12   This destination has specific opening hours which you must determine in advance Accepts individual travellers Accepts tourist groups