Flavors of Riga
History, Culture, Food
This tour is priced for minimum of 2 guests. Any other guest +€35
Did you know that Riga is believed to be one of the best Gourmand capital cities in Europe? Well then, it’s time to take your taste buds on a delicious adventure with this Riga tour.
Feel the aroma of bread baking in one of the city’s small bakeries, take a shot of Riga Balsam and grab a beer at local brewery. At the end of the tour enjoy some real Latvian dish prepared at a small family run restaurant.
From fancy restaurants to quirky cafes, Riga is packed to the brim with food places, so this is one city tour no food lover should miss in Latvia.
Combine the beauty of Riga with a range of tasty specialties.
Get into locals’ shoes by visiting small bakeries, pubs and cafes located outside Riga Old Town.
Enjoy locally brewed beer, Riga Black Balsam and different snacks.
Enjoy a seasonal dish cooked just for you at a family run restaurant owned by your tour guide.
Meet your guide near the entrance of Riga Cinema “Splendid Palace” - one of the most magnificent and long-standing European cinemas that has been bringing joy to film lovers with excellent film art since 1923.
Start your tour with a stroll along the peaceful Terbatas street, where various bakeries, cafes, restaurants and local shops can be found. Visit a cosy confectionery to taste wonderful Latvian cakes. Grab the chance to find out more about one of the most popular bakeries in Latvia while tasting hump-seed butter served on a traditional Latvian rye bread.
The tour will continue towards one of the creative neighbourhoods of Riga. The area gathers various local business, including small shops, wineries and pubs. Here the famous chocolate factory “Laima” is located. Its shop is one of our stops on this tour. For locals this area is even more special because of several breweries that have chosen this neighbourhood as their home. During this tour you’ll have a chance to visit two of them. Let’s grab some nice craft beer and chat about food and travel experiences.
The tour ends at a family run restaurant owned by your tour guide. The family will take care of your tonight’s dinner by preparing a seasonal Latvian dish. A shot of Riga Black Balsam will be served as a dinner starter.
No matter the time of the year, or the day of the week, this Riga food tour is a delight for anyone interested in the flavors of Latvia and is sure to leave you with a full belly and a smile on your face.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, E-ticket for local transport (1 drive), cake tasting at local bakery, 2 craft beers and snacks at local breweries, Laima chocolate snacks, Riga Black Balsam shot, two course seasonal Latvian dinner at a family run restaurant.
Exclusions: Extra drinks or snacks, items of a personal nature and tips or gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Standard dress, comfortable walking shoes. Please check the local weather conditions before your tour, and dress appropriately for it.
Meeting point: At the entrance of cinema “Splendid Palace”, Elizabetes iela 61
Suggested starting time: 6.00 PM
Ending point: Family run restaurant “Mellenes ar pienu”, Brīvības iela 146. (10 minutes’ drive by bus to city centre)