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Restaurant Desiderata

Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 214 555
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
1 Feb 2017
“Restaurant in the basement of Royal Square Hotel & suite”
9 Nov 2015
“Fine dining”
Opens in 18 min
All hours
European, International, Central European
Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Located on the hotel basement, serve breakfast for hotel tenants. Good food and great ambiance. Was under renovation when i was there.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I was recomented this fine dining restaurant and i was happy to bee there been a few times service and quality of food was second to none

Thank Mercourios
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We arrived in Riga fairly late and heard the Royal Square hotel had a good restaurant. As we were staying there almost didn't try it as we felt a bit lazy just eating in the nearest place possible but lucky we did. We sat on...More

1  Thank DonPrestige8
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Stunning decor and fabulous food and service. The food was like a work of art and I can highly recommend the scallops and the Tiger Prawns.

Thank GerryStan
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We've just had a brilliant time celebrating our 10 year anniversary at Desiderata. The first impression was very good - relaxing atmosphere with lovely furniture and lighting. Polite and professional waiter. We had tomato soup and greek chicken salad for starters, fillet of beef as...More

Thank asbjorng
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, comfortable furniture and amazing food in the center of the old city in Riga. Great service and menu with interesting flavours. Highly recommended!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We do a lot of city breaks and having checked in we normally head for a recommended restaurant but never one attached to the hotel we're stopping in. However, having discovered the wonderful Desiderata, attached to the Royal Square Hotel and Suites we shall think...More

Thank moyra p
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

Well worth the money. Had main course and desserts, good service and food. Creative dishes, and helpful staff. Argentinian wine paired nicely with the food.

2  Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Me and my girlfriend were suggested this one by an Italian cook living and working in Latvia. That means that the expectations were good. However, things were not working smooth since the very beginning. The sign at the entrance tells working hours until midnight: however,...More

Thank afm1958
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here - excellent quality of food, lovely presentation, and pleasant helpful service. A great interior, especially the glass floor over the ancient ruins. Highly recommended!

Thank WiseOldOwl4
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Restaurant Details

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USD 25 - USD 46
European, International, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalku iela 3a, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 214 555
  • E-mail
Restaurant Desiderata locataed in Old Town of Riga with orginal interior - warm , comforting with wonderful lighting and exclusive design elements – the part of the floor reveals a 16th century well and old city walls . Desiderata has created a bright and beautiful space that is the perfect setting for a good lunch or dinner.Neverthless, we take most pride in our cuisine and service. The Chef presents delectable internationla gourmet menu thats’s truly a master work. The tases and aroma will set your mount watering for more of this secretive skills. Desiderata is a special place where to mark a momentous occasion, or easily impress any client or quest.