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Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs

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Latvian, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
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Peldu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 27 796 914
12:00 - 05:00
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Sun 14:00 - 02:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 05:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thos place is a hidden pearl. The food is delicious, the staff is very polite and knowledgable, and the environment is unique. Recommended!

Thank Henriette J
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went downstairs. Music playing on speakers. No staff and place flooded. Asked a guy if it was open and he walked past as if we didn't exist

Thank Richcymru
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great underground restaurant but was very damp in the entrance and smelled unpleasant, the beer was great, but both our meals were served cold and had to be sent back, OK if you go for a drink but would not bother with the food.

Thank Jonty70
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited mid afternoon and had a fantastic meal the waiting staff are incredibly friendly and speak perfect English, they have 37 different local beers on tap, the largest selection in the old town, and were knowledgeable about every one. It is a great venue and looking at other reviews I can see why it is a fantastic visit at... More 

Thank Stephen R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the club because of good Trip advisor reviews. And it was worth it. On one hand one can have hearty but still refined delicious food and sample a good number of different Latvian beers, on the other hand, very good and varied live music (they were playing Celtic folk songs on the night we went there). And... More 

Thank polina m
Riga, Latvia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I dont about food here, but it s really good place for drink beers, chill with friends and dance :) Nice atmosphere, nice people and friendly price : everything you need for a friday evening :)

Thank Cyranolv
Pilsen, Czech Republic
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really a cellar bar that serves food, absolutely packed with mainly local people, live music - jazz, folk. We went here several times. Superb ambience, good bar staff, serves a huge collection of local beers, wine cheap and tasty. Customers mainly under 30. Very noisy. Reminiscent of jazz clubs of the 50 s and 60 s and some present day... More 

Thank John K
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this bar for a beer. The barman was very friendly and talked us through their large selection. Both our drinks tasted great. We ended up getting the Latvian garlic bread as a snack which was delicious. The bar was pretty big and had a great atmosphere!

Thank James W
Hastings, New Zealand
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110 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here on a recommendation and it didn't disappoint. I went on the only night they didn't have live music but I hear it's very good! The food was excellent with good portion sizes. The service was good and prompt. I definitely recommend the garlic bread it's the best I've had in the Baltics

Thank Monique B
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice evening dinner in this cozy, tucked away place in downtown Riga. Service was very good and they serve a very good hearty meal for next to nothing. Also greatly enjoyed their wide selection of local craft beers. Definitely worth a visit (or more)!

Thank Niels d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Latvian, Bar, European, Pub, Eastern European, Central European
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
14:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peldu iela 19, Riga 1050, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 27 796 914
Folkklubs ALA Pagrabs - Traditional Latvian Folk Club with the largest selection (27 beers!) Of only local beer on tap, modern-traditional cusine and live music and concerts 6 nights a week, as well as folk dancing on wednesdays. Traditional and local atmosphere and culture! Peldu iela 19, Old Town Riga, Latvija, LV-1050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?