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Black Magic Bar

Kalku iela 10, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 222 877
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A Quaint Bar with Delicious Chocolates and Coffee

It was a wet day and finding this bar was a more than welcome. When we looked in it was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Simply Magic

A very atmospheric bar/restaurant at the home of the potent liqueur 'Black Balsam' said to be a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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“black balsam” (20 reviews)
Kalku iela 10, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 222 877
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wet day and finding this bar was a more than welcome. When we looked in it was very elegant and the ladies serving were dressed in traditional Latvian costume. We stayed for coffee and some very nice but rather indulgent cakes including...More

Thank johnToncent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very atmospheric bar/restaurant at the home of the potent liqueur 'Black Balsam' said to be a cure for everything! (Apparently invented in 1752). It certainly tasted good to me when I called in late morning for a tasty black coffee and Black Balsam. However...More

Thank DavidFOSH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one amazing place that's located in the heart of Riga. We went in to hide from the rain and to have a hot drink. When we went inside we were amazed of all the atmosphere of the medieval times, original brick walls, staff...More

Thank Liga S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

THe atmosphere in the Black Magic Bar is very special and relaxing. We enjoyed very much the hot choclates and chocolate candies offered by the bar.

Thank philiphR219OF
Reviewed 15 October 2017

First of all, this is a very well-reviewed restaurant - but I always find great value in the most recent review, and those that are less favorable. I visited on a cold, rainy, fall day and found no crowds at all. Perfect. I had no...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We had cake, coffee and some of the pralines. Everything was really delicious and more than worth the price! Definitely a must do when in Riga!

Thank Isabelle T
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Riga, I make a beeline for Black Magic! The Black Magic hot chocolate is lovely and the Eclipse cake is to die for. Go through the secret door and down in to the cellar to the bar and try some...More

Thank Natalie Joy V
Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you want to get freaked out buy food here. Otherwise it's not too bad. Hair raising experience downstairs not for the faint hearted. Drink black balsam

Thank Th05
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Black magic during the European choir games. So it was incredibly busy. However the staff were very helpful and pleasant. Deserts are amazing. Black balsam coffee left me with a little after glow. I also bought a selection of the truffles. They were...More

Thank skin-town-gal
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Sadly we only popped in here for a very quick drink as we were on our way to dinner. I would love to have spent more time here and tried some of the beautiful looking chocolates! The interior was wonderfully medieval and dark and the...More

Thank bikerb17
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