The 8 Best Local Pubs in Riga, Latvia

Labietis Brewery
Labietis Brewery | © labietis / Instagram
Kasparas Asmonaitis

Riga is one of the most visited cities in Eastern/Northern Europe because of its rich history, delicious food, and lovely people. That is why there are a lot of different pubs all around Riga in which you can relax, try some local beer, and experience the best of Riga’s nightlife.

1. Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs

Pub, Restaurant, Bar, Pub Grub, European, Beer

Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs is the folkiest place in Riga. There are special nights every week with events such as traditional dance or folk music. If you want to experience Latvian folk culture, look no further. On top of that, there are 16 different types of beer on tap in this pub.

2. Labietis Brewery

Pub, Pub Grub, Beer

Labietis Brewery is an underground pub, serving the best beer in the city. If you like relaxing in a friendly atmosphere and meeting local hipsters, this place is where you have to go.

3. Rock Cafe

Cafe, Pub, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Coffee

You can already guess from the name that Rock Cafe is the place where fans of rock gather to drink a pint of beer, dance on the tables, and sing karaoke. The food and drinks are cheap, and the staff is very helpful, so you must visit this place when in Riga if you’re a fan of rock music.

4. Egle

Pub, Restaurant, Pub Grub, European, Northern European

Egle is an open-air bar and restaurant, so it is the best to visit during the summer when the weather in Riga is hot and sunny. You can listen to live music at Egle in the evening and taste some of the most delicious traditional Latvian food and drinks.

5. HHC Bar

Bar, Pub, Pub Grub, Beer

HHC, Hardcore Hangover Club, is one of the favorite places among young locals who, as the name suggests, love to party hard. The beer is cheap, especially during happy hour, and the staff is very friendly. The fact that this bar stays open till 6am on the weekend makes it even more hardcore.

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