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Kalku Varti

Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 224 576
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Attempts of this establishment to provide a fine-dining experience are depressing. Perhaps, a good place for conference dinners and such, but just sad for solo or couple/friends visit. Food is okay though, just overpriced is all.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank cameron1861
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent evening and diner with excellent menu of the 100th birthday of the Latvian state! One of the best restaurants in the Riga!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ilze O
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest! Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed atmosphere service and of course the food. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant serving fine local food. I was there for a conference dinner. The place is really big. The food was excellent and the service perfect. Very nice ambiance.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lews31
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest! The team of Kalku Varti, would like to thank you for the lovely review. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. We hope to see you in our Restaurant again. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 1 November 2018

We had a business meal pre-ordered with 4 courses, loved every bite of this exquisite menu! Loved the fresh design in the restaurant. Location was also perfect next to the main street in the Old Town.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 622annikam
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear guest! Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed atmosphere service and of course the food. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Everything was perfect, from the atmosphere, the staff, the opening non-alcohol drink. The food then was better then best. Tasty, well served and with so good flavours.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Henric700
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear guest! Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed atmosphere service and of course the food. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here for a surprise birthday dinner last month, reserving a table the day beforehand. We arrived to find our table for two, a private booth at the first table decorated ornately with candles and flowers. We were surprised at how quiet...More

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear guest! The team of Kalku Varti, would like to thank you for the lovely review. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. We hope to see you in our Restaurant again. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you are looking for friendly staff and a delicious cocktail then you are going to the WRONG place. Worst treatment my mom and I have ever received in a restaurant/bar. It was Friday evening. Very slow service, we waited for ages for our coctails,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JekaterinaE2
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear guest! Our team thanks you for sharing your experience and we regret to hear that you did not enjoy it. Friday evenings, tend to be a busy period, and we apologise if the service seemed slower as usual, due to high activity at this...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The space would be familiar to anyone who has eaten out in China, round tables for 10, bright lights and high ceilings, so not exactly an intimate dining experience. A fresh but rather basic salad starter was followed by a well cooked pork loin. Desert...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank T949QGdavidl
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear guest! Our team thanks you for sharing your experience. And yes! We work with large groups like yours and you choose your meal in advance.. We hope that next time you will be able to enjoy our restaurant menu and good service. Restaurant 'Kalku...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service, for a more than reasonable price. It's innovative and based on very good raw materials. Impeccable staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Luisa T
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Dear guest! The team of Kalku Varti, would like to thank you for the lovely review. We are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently ate dinner here while in Old Town Riga. The meals were excellent. We both ate the pork dinner. Service was very good and the waiters & waitresses were very helpful and friendly. Would eat here again when in Riga Old...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Alaska23_Family
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear guest! On behalf of the team of Kalku Varti, we thank you for your review, and are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 224 576
  • E-mail
Description
Kaļķu Vārti is a restaurant located in the historical and business centre of Old Town. It presents you an opportunity to open the gate to a journey into the world of meals accompanied by the play of flavours and tastes of healthy and natural products revealing the mysteries of culinary traditions of various cultures. It offers a feast that may allure, surprise and satisfy, at the same time also revealing unknown aspects of the well known things. It is an offer one can enjoy during the business lunch or when relaxing at night. However, what would an interior be with no appropriate menu? Special attention has been paid to this in Kaļķu Vārti — our Chef has created an intriguing offer — contemporary Latvian cuisine. The menu is based on local products: treasures from Latvian forests and produce from local farmers and organic farms. Banquets. The restaurant accommodates banquets for up to 150 persons and buffets for up to 250 persons.
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