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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

0.3 miles from Riga Town Hall Square
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Sponsored by: Forest

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Outstanding
1. Outstanding
"The food and service at Forest were top notch."
Nomad783310
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2. Great place to visit
2. Great place to visit
"As others already mentioned this is a superb restaurant."
AlexBond5
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3. Superb food
3. Superb food
"Nicely presented and very tasty food."
Bjarti
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About
We are glad to invite you to "FOREST" a cozy and welcoming restaurant in the center of Riga! Your visit is our joy to spoil your taste buds with Latvian contemporary and classic European cuisine, considering seasonal character of field and nature bounty. Great selection of drinks from "Old" and "New" world will satisfy most contrasting tastes of visitors searching for perfect drink to excellent
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Latvian, Eastern European, International, Central European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice experience in a beautiful restaurant, but it was a shame, that they were not able to do any changes on dishes. I have IBS, so I can't eat everything like a healthy person. Complementary dishes were nice addition, but the main lasagna was unfortunately...totally tasteless.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Had three courses (+2 extra small ones on the house), and they were all delicious! Amazing flavors and so much for the money! Got the food instantly. 10/10 experience, and the best creme brule we’ve ever tasted

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed July 28, 2020 via mobile

Service was good and attentive, the menu is good with some vegetarian dishes as well. I ate black lentil stew, it was good. Spinach raviolis (a starter) were excellent! Chef’s compliment sorbet was also a nice surprise.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020

We visited Forest yesterday evening and enjoyed one of the best experiences a restaurant has ever given us. The food was superb, atmosphere warm and our server absolutely amazing. If you're ever in the area pay them a visit!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 6, 2020 via mobile

Very late dinner with kids, not the best way to visit any restaurant, but the calm atmosphere kept a bad situation bearable. Goat cheese was excellent. Almost entire menu was gluten free or a version could be created, which brings up points as gluten free...has been tricky in Riga.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Pretty self explanatory title for the review. We had the set menu on a lonely Tuesday night. (Only people when we started, 1 more couple joined midway through our evening). The place looks very modern, stylish and has nice relaxed vibe. Can not fault the...dishes, excellent produce put together to serve an harmony on the plate. Without the service I'd give you 6 out of 5 stars. But with service.. You'd figure with only table there all the focus from our waiter(middle aged man) would be focused on us but no. Dishes were thrown on the table, half the times not explaining what it is, when taking plates no questions "How was it", no asking if we needed refills on the wines etc. When I saw that service charge 10% was added, I felt absolutely robbed. I guess when you get your service charge anyway, you don't have to give a single f**k. But you could do so much better Forest.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Forest gets many + from me.From when we arrived.We got a great table in a cosy room.my wife and me enjoyed duck witch tasted supperb. My wife maybe its was smäll portions.But great taste.I har soup with bisque and chrimps.also tasted great.Icecream with berries. also...great.So Forest för me greatMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

The waiters were very kind and helpful with both selecting from the menu and pairing wines. Food was amazing, scallops for starter and catfish/lamb as the Main course. They also gave us tips on what to do for the rest of our stay. 10/10, would...recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with very polite and attentive service. The food was really good and likewise their mojitos. We enjoyed our visit very much.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 14, 2020

What a meal, the food was superb. Efficient service, lovely staff and a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: January 2020
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