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Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs

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Latvian, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
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Peldu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 27 796 914
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12:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 14:00 - 02:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 05:00
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wirral
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every time I visit Riga (fortunately for me that's a lot) I will stop here. This is the place I recommend when people ask me 'where should I visit in Riga?' The food is local style with many craft beers and local wines on offer at a very reasonable price. Staff here are extremely friendly and knowledgable. Every time I... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The unassuming entrance with pumped heavy metal could easily give the wrong impression of this place. Once you get in and go downstairs the place opens up like a tardis. Beer was flavoursome if a bit gassy (normal for the continent). Didn't eat any food but it looked good.

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Thank Kanukickit
Swindon, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Certainly an atmospheric location in a vaulted cellar. Reasonable range of food on menu but the soup of the day, which we ideally wanted, had sold out. Chicken liver pate starter was tasty and the potato cakes with bacon were likewise. Had we stopped here then would have awarded 4 star rating for the food but the mains let the... More 

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Thank peter h
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Excellent choice of local tap craft beers. Good pub food. Very pleasent service and reasonable prices. Money vs what you get is very good.

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Thank wirxx84
Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service once seated but a bit confusing upon arrival. Cheap place with a nice atmosphere to try the local cuisine and probably my favourite of the ones we tried.

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Thank Maria M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited post Rugby beers in town on the recommend of a Brit who lived over the river. Group of four, Sat evening hadn't booked; restaurant was very full with a vibrant buzz. Staff found us a table and took drinks order; good selection of craft beers and wine. Dundagas Stroganoff was very tasty, all other dishes reported to be very... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first night we couldn't find it, but tried again the next night. The vaulted basement is atmospheric and was very busy. Unfortunately we had already eaten, otherwise we would have tried the food, but we sampled a few beers from their extensive range and all were great. The music was lively and seemed very popular with locals and tourists.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time we walked in we instantly liked it. Lovely atmosphere, staff all friendly and helpful. Excellent cheap menu with huge portions. Bar menu had lots of choice, cranberry beer was great and great prices. Very popular place but plenty of seats. You can choose to be in the area with live music or in a separate quieter rooms.... More 

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Thank budd1965
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located in the city centre, the place is really cool and the guys are really kind. It is the perfect place to have some traditional Latvian food with a good Latvian beer. I definitely recommend it!

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Thank Manolo A
Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food, music and atmosphere... I loved it all. In my opinion one of the greatest pubs in Latvia, Riga.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Latvian, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 05:00
Friday
12:00 - 05:00
Saturday
12:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peldu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 27 796 914
Description
Folkklubs ALA Pagrabs - Traditional Latvian Folk Club with the largest selection (27 beers!) Of only local beer on tap, modern-traditional cusine and live music and concerts 6 nights a week, as well as folk dancing on wednesdays. Traditional and local atmosphere and culture! Peldu iela 19, Old Town Riga, Latvija, LV-1050

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