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Kalku Varti

Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 224 576
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for friendly staff and a delicious cocktail then you are going to the WRONG place. Worst treatment my mom and I have ever received in a restaurant/bar. It was Friday evening. Very slow service, we waited for ages for our coctails,...More

Thank JekaterinaE2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The space would be familiar to anyone who has eaten out in China, round tables for 10, bright lights and high ceilings, so not exactly an intimate dining experience. A fresh but rather basic salad starter was followed by a well cooked pork loin. Desert...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service, for a more than reasonable price. It's innovative and based on very good raw materials. Impeccable staff.

Thank Luisa T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently ate dinner here while in Old Town Riga. The meals were excellent. We both ate the pork dinner. Service was very good and the waiters & waitresses were very helpful and friendly. Would eat here again when in Riga Old...More

Thank Alaska23_Family
KIKII-B, Public Relations Manager at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear guest! On behalf of the team of Kalku Varti, we thank you for your review, and are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We ate dinner there and had one of the best meals in Riga. Decided to go back the last night of our trip since everyone had enjoyed it so much. Our party of 9 (including 2 kids) sat down and the waiter came and took...More

Thank AdventureAwaitsUs
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent! Had lunch at this restaurant, great food, nice service, atmosphere 👌🏻 I can recommend the ceasar salad!

1  Thank enel90
KIKII-B, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Dear guest! Thank you for the review, we are glad that you enjoyed atmosphere service and of course the food. Restaurant 'Kalku Varti' team

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I was invited to Sunday's brunch in Kalku Varti (Riga, Old Town, Livu Squre). I was amazed of the great and delicious offer of cold snacks and desert buffet! Atmosphere got even better because there was live guitar musician playing! Waiters and waitresses were dreesed...More

Thank johnnybW3195CS
KIKII-B, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

On behalf of the team of Kalku Varti, we thank you for your review, and are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in the restaurant.

Reviewed 19 April 2018

A must try! Lovely local restaurant. Charming and great service. Highly recommend the beef burger from outdoor terrace menu!

Thank Dārta B
KIKII-B, Менеджер по связям с общественностью at Kalku Varti, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

The team of Kalku Varti, would like to thank you for the lovely review. And are looking forward to seeing you back in the restaurant soon.

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to visit! Great food and excellent service. Everything was great! Didn’t have to wait long for the food and the lamb was excellent!

Thank Aleksis Henrijs A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place, really great service , perfect food. Lazy sunday? No !! This place made our day to the max. Definitely come back!!!

Thank Alekss T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalku iela 11a | Livu Square, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 224 576
  • E-mail
Kaļķu Vārti is a restaurant located in the historical and business centre of Old Town. It presents you an opportunity to open the gate to a journey into the world of meals accompanied by the play of flavours and tastes of healthy and natural products revealing the mysteries of culinary traditions of various cultures. It offers a feast that may allure, surprise and satisfy, at the same time also revealing unknown aspects of the well known things. It is an offer one can enjoy during the business lunch or when relaxing at night. However, what would an interior be with no appropriate menu? Special attention has been paid to this in Kaļķu Vārti — our Chef has created an intriguing offer — contemporary Latvian cuisine. The menu is based on local products: treasures from Latvian forests and produce from local farmers and organic farms. Banquets. The restaurant accommodates banquets for up to 150 persons and buffets for up to 250 persons.
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