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Folkklubs Ala Pagrabs

Peldu iela 19, Riga, Latvia
20237715
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Ranked #7 of 579 Restaurants in Riga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eastern European
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional Latvian Folk Club with the larges selection of local beer on tap, modern traditional food and regular live music and concerts as well as folk dancing. Traditional and local culture!Peldu iela 19, Riga, Latvija, LV-1050
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The place is really good if you like music? Unfortunately we missed it. we started at 7 oclock and we had to leave at 9.45 and there was nothing started to happen on this Friday night. However the atmosphere is great. Really busy and a reservation is strongly advised. Some of the food is really good but some bad. My... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Found this place by recommendation from a local Latvian. Looking from outside on the street it seemed like a small place, but going inside and downstairs in the basement it turned out to be a huge hall type bar and restaurant. There was a lot of locals hanging out, and the place had a great Eastern Europe / Middle Age... More 

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Mansfield uk
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Like the title says .such a huge range of beers even non Alcoholic. Excellent food and humungus portions. Entertainment and atmosphere brilliant. Worth pre booking table as very popular. you just gotta go there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for cheap food and beer,then this is the place to go - two beers,one appetizer,two entrees and two main courses for twenty five euros. Definitely local cuisine and plenty of it but don't expect to be blown away by the standard. Service was so fast that within fifty minutes of us arriving we had finished three... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This place is really worth to go. It is a huge cellar venue and amzing range of tab beers and also bottles. There's something for everybody and the staff is very friendly and helpful and also speaks a very good english. A pint of beer is between 2€-3,20€ depending on the style and alcohol vol. Food is more eastern european... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

we had great evening with friends and we had awesome waiter, we kindly ask for special suprise and waiter Justs just made our evening. thank you very very much from Paula, Inga and from rest of us. You are cool :)| but in general folk bar Ala is amazing place.

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Baldone, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I really love feel of this restaurant ! Staff is friendly and helpful. This place serves best garlic bread in town. Food is simple but delicious ! Ir really advise to taste "Ilguciema" medalus / dzervenu (honey / cranbery ) beer. Its excelent.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Once came here, it was a great pleasure to return every evening of stay in Riga to try more of traditional Latvian food and to listen a traditional latvian folkmusic. Traditional dishes - potato pancakes with salmon or bacon, latvian black peas stewed with bacon, chicken liver backed in bacon and many others are recomended. Several brands of good latvian... More 

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Rutland, England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

On a freezing cold night in Riga, this subterranean spot was heaving with people and full of great local character. Warm, friendly (super staff!!!), and unbelievably cheap. Food is basic but hearty, and very tasty; it's not a gourmet experience, it's a great bar with satisfying nosh. Given a price of aound 7 or 8 Euros for a big plate... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

What a little hidden gem. It took a while wandering the streets of Riga in -6 degrees to find this underground spot but it was so worth the effort. The atmosphere was electric, more of a local hangout than tourist trap. The beer selection is fab and extremely reasonably prices and the bar snack yum. Unfortunately we didn't get to... More 

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Address: Peldu iela 19, Riga, Latvia
Phone Number: 20237715
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
Cuisine: Eastern European

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