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Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
+371 64 281 942
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef steak” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
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European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being rather small, this restaurant is very cosy. The staff is extremely well trained and knows everything about the dishes they offer. The menu is not long, but it offers good variety of different dishes - from traditional, even very location specific dishes, to pasta...More

Thank FOXBOND007
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice evening with some working friends at this place! The food was great, so was the service. Also the wine which was offered was suitable for the meat I had. I can truely recommend thiis place if you are on a trip...More

Thank Kaj L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My partner and I have visited this restaurant before and we were very excited to come back as last time we had such a great meal. This time we brought along some family members and we were a little disappointed with the whole experience. The...More

Thank DoggosaurusRex
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Good location, very nice interior, summer garden. All the dishes we ordered were good. Service needs improvement. It was not busy time of the day and our order was simple. Nevertheless side dishes were wrong. When leaving the restaurant our waiter was standing with his...More

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Good food: fresh fish, good meat. Helpful staf - after asking sugestions what to select- everyone was happy with dish. Perfectly located with parking place nearby.

Thank Agne V
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times within years. It has been worth an hours drive from Estonian border. Sorry to say, this time is was not; my pork and potatoes were dry, there was only few mushrooms on it and my fiance's...More

2  Thank 806karim
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were 6 bikers on tour, hungry and thirsty for sure! This place was perfect for eating and drinking. First we had aRiga Balzam drink, then a shared starter with cheese and other local specialities, Then the main course. All reasonable priced and good quality....More

Thank Trond N
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I looked for a nice place to have a late lunch around Smiltene and came to Rātes vārti. Important condition was that pets were allowed so that we could bring our lovely dog with us on a terrace. All worked perfect: service, main course, wine...More

Thank Gints S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Cozy place with decent food. The prices are quite low compared to the quality, but the service was very bad. First we showed up one day 40 minutes before closing time, and we said that we understand it was late, but we only wanted a...More

1  Thank Erik K
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely interior, lovely food and excellent service. All at a reasonable price. Family friendly, even with a slightly noisy two year old

Thank 497AlanA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
European, Latvian, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 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: Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Vidzeme Region  >  Valmiera
  • Phone Number: +371 64 281 942
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