If your desire is to delve into the realms of Latvian and international cuisine, reminisce over beloved dishes, make an impression on potential business associates, or create a unique moment for someone dear, Riga boasts a selection of exquisite fine dining establishments. These culinary gems are enriched by diverse global influences, promising an unforgettable experience.
Max Cekot Kitchen
A trailblazer in Latvian gastronomical scene, Max Cekot Kitchen is causing a stir among most spoilt Riga’s diners. Located in the industrial crust of the city, in a former woodwork factory, this is the first fine dining restaurant in Riga that offers set-menu alone.
Operating just three evenings a week, pulling up a seat at Max Cekot Kitchen is like attending a theatre performance or an opera show. The sleek restaurant is a mix of wood and metal with a dramatic spiral staircase as its centrepiece. The 9-course tasting menu is dreamed up by the head chef Max Cekot who personally cherry-picks every ingredient to assure that every guest receives the best. The tasting menu changes seasonally, and there is also a vegetarian alternative, additional wine or nonalcoholic drink pairings.
- Jelgavas iela 42/8
The Barents Restaurant is proud of its Northern origins and invites each guest to celebrate the flavors of the region together, enjoying the freshest, highest quality local produce from the Nordic region - from excellent cold-water seafood to local and seasonal ingredients sourced from small-scale farmers and independent fishermen.
Restaurant receive lobsters, langoustines, sea urchins, oysters, and other sea delicacies freshly caught, ensuring the highest degree of freshness. Governed by Head Chef Ivans Šmigarevs and Creative Chef Dzintars Kristovskis, Barents’ internationally renowned kitchen team strives to bring out the pure flavors of each ingredient by developing complex dishes that excite all five senses.
- Smilšu iela 3
Manned by expert chef Raimonds Zommers, this charming restaurant is a touch of France - the birthplace of fine dining.
At Raimonds Zommers' Entresol, classical style remains the heart and soul with the latest trends at the forefront.
Lovely and comfortable with subtle elegance and, naturally, standards of excellence, are the trademark of this spotlight project from the award-winning Zommers: a dining establishment with the unusual name of Entresol.
Here your taste buds will have a jolly holiday. 11 appetizers of wide variety along with the standard menu greet you - to get you rolling on this flavor-sensation carousel.
Foremost, Raimonds Zommers carries the quality seal, rest assured, so prepare yourself for something "seasonal and sensational, with artistic flair".
- Elizabetes iela 22
FERMA Restaurant is located in the so-called Quiet Centre of the city, opposite the Viesturdārzs park, embedded in the atmosphere of middle-class lifestyle and leisurely pleasures typical of this neighbourhood of Riga. FERMA believes in the perfection of flavours and wealth of culinary potential of the Latvian regional produce. It is unleashed with the help of European cooking techniques and original recipes. As a result, each dish is a manifestation of the power of the Latvian land, the skill of human hands and the cherished memories that we all share
- Valkas iela 7
A hip place in Quite Centre’s long list of restaurants. The gilded venue is governed by the chef Reinis Strazdins, who creates unique combinations that tempts even the most jaded appetites.
For appetizers there are broad range of tartars and other raw plates, but when it comes to the mains, steak steals the show. The menu boasts 12 kinds of steaks. While being meat-centric, Chef’s Corner also caters for vegetarians and seafood fans with such inventive dishes as smoked aubergine carpaccio and fried squids with carbonara sauce and fermented egg yolk. There are also a number of nifty desserts to round up the evening, such as sea buckthorn panna cotta and Montblanc.
- Jeruzalemes iela 5
Discover fine dining cuisine with French accents at LeDome Restaurant, located in Riga Old Town. A true gastronomic journey awaits you. All dishes receive the same care and attention to create the finest culinary experience. Restaurant chef's philosophy is to retain the natural flavour of the best local ingredients available.
- Miesnieku iela 4
The Whitehouse restaurant is located in a historical building in Vermanes Park, and its menu is dominated by true taste and high quality products. WHITEHOUSE team mission is to create a memorable culinary and sensory experience for each of our guests.
As every stroke of colour in making of a painting and every instrument in the symphony, WHITEHOUSE team work together to create a meal whose taste and aesthetics will surprise everyone. Teams dream is to become a place where worldly things and events are forgotten. At the WHITEHOUSE restaurant, a person enters as in a new world and experiences beauty – beauty in the interior, in a sight outside the window, in their glass of wine or cocktail, and finally in the food, which we serve with excellent care.
- Vērmanes parks, Tērbatas iela 2
The three chefs restaurant „Tam labam būs augt”
The 3 Chef’s Restaurant (3 Pavāru Restorāns) is a restaurant with an open plan kitchen, beloved by residents and city guests alike.
The restaurant was founded in September 2011 by two well-known Latvian chefs - Mārtiņš Sirmais and Ēriks Dreibants. The restaurant's executive chef Pāvels Skopa is responsible for product selection, cooperation with farmers and also looks after the everyday work of the kitchen.
The restaurant is open and friendly to everybody – we love our clients and will provide the perfect service even under the most complicated circumstances. We will also prepare and serve meals to your clients, regardless of their desires.
We also offer several events, where guests are able to take an active part. Cooking masterclasses, a future food laboratory, tours of Riga Central Market – these are only several options for our guests, so they can explore Latvian cuisine through the eyes of our chefs.
- Torņa iela 4