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“Black magic is dark Gothic apothecary.”
Review of Black Magic Bar

Black Magic Bar
Ranked #1 of 46 Nightlife in Riga
Certificate of Excellence
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Denver, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Black magic is dark Gothic apothecary.”
Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

Come here on a dark and stormy night. Have a wicked cocktail and sinful dessert by candlelight listening to organ music. Dark chocolate and "black balsam" are the poisons in offer. Don't miss this place...Try your first Black Balsam here!

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Although it may not be that inviting from the outside, this is a little gem of a coffee / cake shop. Ideal for the a quick and good coffee, cake, or a stronger drink!
Also sell local chocolate and the Black Balzam, and have a display on the later drink.
As a tip, it is cheaper to buy the bottles of Balzam elsewhere, where it is much cheaper!

Visited October 2013
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Gorgeous building, atmospheric”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We went in for coffee and hot chocolate. The chocolate was disappointing but the coffee ok. Wonderful building with dark atmospheric lighting and waitresses in national costume. Worth a look just for the building. In the centre of the old town. A bit more expensive than some coffee places.

Visited October 2013
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“everyone must go”
Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

Nice place to go, great coctails.But its a shame they are now working till 10 pm because of local limitations for alcohol sellers.

Visited September 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Cake and Cocktails”
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

This bar was empty when we walked past at 9pm the other day and that wouldn't normally tempt us to go in but what did was the promise of dessert and trying some of Riga's famed Balzams. If cakes, tortes and truffles are what you're looking for in Riga then this is the place to go. With the charm of a medieval apothecary, on a freezing Baltic night the warmth and comfort offered was well received and the large piece if dark chocolate torte placed in front of me even more so.

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