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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
14:00 - 02:00
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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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Pisa, Italy
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friend and I visited this place! Very cozy and with good beer! People can drink, eat, dance or just chat! Very nice!

Thank frantz87
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were recommended to come here by Tourist information- we certainly weren't disappointed- need to book seat though- hidden out of the main area- felt safe walking there- absolute gem of a restaurant- catering for all and reasonable price too!

Thank Catherine W
London Baby
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing place with a great atmosphere, being in a basement cavern we were shocked at the size of the place. The entertainment was amazing, traditional and up beat. Spent 4 hours, we had 2 courses each, few beers and beer tasting platter and it all came to €45... so very cheap and huge traditional portions. We went on a Friday... More 

Thank BarneyDevstin
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't think this is just a folk club. It's a bar that most evenings has some folk music on (we went on a Monday and no live music that night). It's a cellar bar with a great atmosphere and good pub food. Beer costs 2 - 3 Euros, compared with some bars charging 5. Only complaint was they have a... More 

Thank CSP39
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good meat and well priced. A band was playing which created wonderful atmosphere. I have recommended this place to every friend who visited Riga.

Thank Tom K
Milan, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

...amazing live music, delicious traditional food, what else? Very good value for money! Highly recommended!

Thank Francesco P
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279 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Ala on the recommendation of our hotel receptionist and certainly didn't disappoint. Great selection of beers ( around €2). Subterranean setting with domed ceilings, decent food ( we had the sharing "snack" platter for five ( lots of it!). It's a great venue which got progressively busier- word gets round!!

Thank Nos6
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You could quite easily miss this or be put off by the entrance but keep going! Once you get downstairs the atmosphere is great. Our waiter found us a table despite it being full and spent time with us despite being busy to advise on food plus sights to see around the city. I advise you to book in advance... More 

Thank gingethetraveller
Milan, Italy
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best places I have eaten. Great beer, great service, great atmosphere, great prices, extremely interesting dishes. Thanks goodness Wizz Airlines makes it easy and cheap for us to return in a jiffy without breaking the bank. We came twice within 24 hours. Happy husband and happy wife.

Thank elizabethdietrich
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to this bar for the last of monthes and loved it everytime! Plenty of ales to choose from and the food is tasty too! My favorite snack is the garlic bread!

Thank Ash9694

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?