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Restaurant Lokys

Stikliu str. 8/10, Vilnius LT-2001 , Lithuania
+370 5 2629046
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Ranked #11 of 312 restaurants in Vilnius
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Narrow Stikliu street in the old town of Vilnius began it‘s history in XVth century, when merchants and craftsmen, invited by Lithuanian Grand Dukes, here started their businesses - shops, workshops and taverns.The building, where currently restaurant “Lokys” is situated, was build in the end of XVth century for one of the merchants both for living and trading purposes.Over centuries, gothic cellars changed their owners for couple of times. Here have been shops, taverns and beerhouses, until 1972, when it was restored and hunters’ restaurant “Lokys” housed here.
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Tallinn, Estonia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a very nostalgic restaurant from Soviet time.Food is quite good and peculiar. For instance, there are special hunting menu.I ate venison meat roasts with honey - wine sauce and cranberry jam, served with cheese-stuffed potato croquettes and roasted carrot and zucchini, Customer service was high-level: the waitress was able to recommend the dishes from the menu and also... More

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I visited Lokys in midweek, outside of the main tourist season. In the evening it was busy but not quite full; they seemed only to be using the ground-floor restaurant, as there was no sign of the cellar mentioned in other reviews being open. Having chosen my dinner from the online menu beforehand, I was well pleased with my choice... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went there for lunch and tried local soups (good) and coffee made of acorns (special). The place is supposed to serve perfect bear (we did not try). Ambience: not as impressive as you could expect. Service OK-ish - difficult to get local people smile :-)

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

One from options for the dinner. Nothing specific. Service was good, food - average for the price. Historical place from Soviet times.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Not for the light diner or thrifty traveller, this restaurant serves superb meat with a hunter's theme. My venison was tender tasty and beautifully cooked and I couldn't resist the local Lithuanian dessert of fried pastry with seeds and local honey served with a glass of dessert wine. Money well spent for an excellent meal in a pleasant ambience with... More

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Fantastic atmosphere and delicious food. We were a group of 22 and they accommodated us round a large table in the private dining room in the basement. The service was attentive and they gave us individual bills which made the process of paying so much easier. A meat-lover's paradise: I had the wild boar and also tasted the venison. The... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Went here twice: just two of us and within the big group. Both times we enjoyed our food and the service was efficient (lithuanian standart of service seems slowish, so this was good within lithuanian standart). Restaurant is huge - the first time we were led into very atmospheric arched private cellar room. The second time we had also a... More

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The restaurant is a breath of fresh air - every time the foreign guests ask for local kitchen, this is the only place in Vilnius that enables to avoid soviet style food and proves that Lithuanian kitchen is - and used to be - more than potatoes, prepared in every possible way. The game is excellent (especially the venison) and... More

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Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The restaurant is located in the heart of Vilnius in an old-style building. Although we stepped in by chance, they had a table for us (without reservation), but making a reservation is recommended. We would classify the food as an upper-class combination of Lithuanian and European style (as far as we learned to know the Lithuanian style). Try the Beaver... More

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

There is a very good selection of dishes and all are good value for money. The service was friendly and efficient and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere.

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