Romantic Riga

20 Mar 2017

Activities: enjoy a day at the spa with swimming pools, saunas, massages and beauty treatments at the six-storey ESPA Riga connected to the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel. The cinema is an oldie, but a goodie for a date and you can choose the ultra-modern Forum Cinemas near the train station or the more romantic Splendid Palace cinema at Elizabetes 61.

Gifts: for traditional Latvian jewellery try Baltu Rotas next to the entrance of St. Peter’s Church, but if you’re willing to spend more on contemporary pieces that are more like wearable art then visit Putti on Mārstaļu. The Flower Market on Tērbatas is of course the best place to buy a bouquet, but if you’d prefer a gift that’s more risqué, visit SexyStyle at Barona 33A. For exclusive locally-made chocolates try Emils Gustavs at Blaumaņa 38.

Drinks: Easy Wine on Audēju iela offers a great selection of wine and a unique self-service concept that prevents staff from disturbing your date. For classic cocktails with a Japanese twist and a chic contemporary ambience try COD at Tērbatas 45, but for exclusive drinks poured by professional mixologists reserve a couple of seats at the trendy XIII on Strēlnieku. If you prefer a fantastic sunset view from the 11th floor then take the lift up to Star Lounge at the Albert Hotel.

Dinner: for a fantastic culinary experience we recommend Muusu, located in an 18th-century townhouse. But if you enjoy your fine dining with a view, then try Bilbliotēka No.1 or Kolonāde. Our Stories. If it’s candlelight and romantic ambience you’re after then either Mio or Vill’amor on Blaumaņa will do the trick. Finally, if you’re just looking for a romantic spot to have some coffee and cake, then drop by Mon Amour on Jāņa iela in Old Riga.

Associated Venues


 Peitavas 5 - 31 (entrance from Mārstaļu)


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