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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$38
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 13 September 2020

Had a very nice dinner, we asked for a private table, it was very intimate and there were no outside noises, the food was excellent and the sevice outstanding, I am looking forward to the next time having a meal there. Recomend it to anyone...and here were also a lot of families so it is family friendly.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 13 September 2020

Had the best time, the food excellent, service is very friendly and understanding about allergies, so they will make an exception any food, loved the atmosphere and music.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2020

We had visited Kalku Varti in its previous location (Livu Laukums) and this is was one of the best restaurant we had ever been. Hence expectations were high when we returned to Riga and went to the new/current location. The main course was good. Starters...and deserts were okay but not convincing. The restaurant is very spacious, nicely decorated, yet, we were missing the experience, the special touch that makes your dinner special (considering it is supposed to be on the higher-end range). New location is great though. There is a nice inner-yard and an outside terasse.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 29 May 2020

For a first visit in Riga I was really blown away by this restaurant that serves delicious food and great wine pairing. Beautiful presentation , very tasty food, options for vegetarians, and very friendly staff. I recommend highly

Date of visit: May 2020
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KIKII-B, Marketing at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2020

Dear Jessica! 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

Reviewed 14 November 2019 via mobile

We had dinner at Kalku Varti and I will keep it short! Delicous food, plates like beautiful paintings, excellent and friendly service and this for affortable prices for what you get. I only can recommend this to enyone. This restaurant was recommend by the hotelreceptionist...of ‘the old city boutique hotel’More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

The place in really chic and glamorous, the food is delicious and very well proposed, I fell in love with the panna cotta dessert!

Date of visit: October 2019
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KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2019

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

Reviewed 5 October 2019

Recently I had a nice meeting with friends in KV. The atmosphere and the staff was excelent. It was the Best evening in a ling time. The quality of food and service had always been excelent!

Date of visit: October 2019
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KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2019

Dear guest! Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed service and food. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 17 September 2019

Kalku varti is a great spot to dine with your friends, family or a great place for a date. The staff was really nice and smiling, food delicious and atmosphere amazing. If I go back to Riga would definitely visit the restaurant again for some...beautifully made, delicious meal.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2019

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 14 September 2019

We visited this restaurant on our final evening in Riga as it had been recommended by family living in the city. It is located very close to the Freedom monument on Kalku Iela, but the atmosphere once inside is very different to the surrounding area...- peaceful, luxurious and refined, Lovely menu, made chosing very difficult. Wine list was also extensive, one of the longest I have seen in a restaurant, with prices ranging from about €20 to €450 per bottle. For starters we chose a variety of dishes. I chose a tomato assortment - think tomatoes 3 ways served with a rich and creamy buffalo mozarella and pesto - absolutely delicious. The others in our party chose a Vitenamese pho, a baked camembert and a beef carpaccio all of which were also superb. The presentation on each dish was wonderful. Then came a most marvellous piece of theatre, we were presented with bowls of a mango sorbet to cleanse the pallet, while liquid nitrogen was poured around the bowls creating a superb fog effect across the whole table. Stunning. My main of pan fried bream fillets was quite simply one of the nicest fish dishes I have ever eaten. Served with a saffron sauce, pea and potato puree and a tomato vinaigrette - wonderful dish. The other mains of duck breast, and a chicken dish were equally well presented and delicious, as was the Wagyu beef chosen by my son. I tasted this and it is simply the best steak I have ever tried. A desert to share was suggested to us and did not disappoint either. A stunning restaurant, offering the highest quality food and presentation, true fine dining in style. Prices are obviously more expensive than many other places in Riga, but compared to similar fine dining establsihments in Western Europe the prices are significantly lower. One of the best restaurants I have ever visited.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

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 4 September 2019

Great atmosphere. Even with a large group (we were 11), the restaurant provided a great location and prompt service. I recommend fish dishes or steak. Surprised appetizer - Baltic sprat ice-cream.

Date of visit: August 2019
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KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2019

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

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Kalku Varti is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5