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Apsara Tea House

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Terbatas iela 2, Riga, Latvia
+371 67 212 436
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 21:00
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Essex
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117 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Found this place on TripAdvisor and being in Riga on a cold and slightly snowy day meant we wanted to find somewhere to keep warm and people watch! Apsara Tea House was the perfect location to chill out and the seats upstairs are awesome. We only ordered two lattes and they were quite nice but only lukewarm, not sure if... More 

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Thank AmyA94
York, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place and it didn't disappoint. Very relaxed and chilled environment with a superb choice of teas. The coffee was good and the coconut cookies excellent. A wonderful way to spend an hour in Riga in April.

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Thank 340DD3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The honey cake and the cream cake are not something to rave about. Take note that everyone has to order something. We ordered 2 tea pots but were served and charged 3 without our knowledge.

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Thank Sherwin O
Manila, Philippines
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here because TripAdvisor ranked it number 1 in cafes in Riga. I might have searched a category wrongly but this is definitely not a good cafe. The only good in this place is location and the seat upstairs provide a good view of the park and river. The cakes are not good (they are actually made of cream... More 

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Thank Marv E
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Pleasant coffee and cakes - we had the honey cake and the cottage cheese cake which were both lovely. We visited on a Sunday which was very busy, especially upstairs, but this added to the atmosphere.

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Thank Kerry C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I think this is a lovely, comfortable and very special place to relax and chat with your friends. However, we had a very unpleasant welcome. Waitresses were rude, the coffee machine was broken and one of them told us "the coffee machine is broken, this is a tea house" while she was eating a biscuit. Instead, we found a coffee... More 

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Thank vanemorgan
Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My wife liked the look of the place so we had to pay it a visit. The staff looked a little disappointed when we chose Lattes and hot chocolates over the multitude of teas available, but they're not really my thing. The drinks very nice and served very hot, something that's been lacking in other places we've been in Riga... More 

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Thank Doomanic
Riga, Latvia
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101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Good place to taste Apsara tea. Big variety of good quality tea. Good service with good atmosphere. Upstairs it is possible to sit on the floor on the pillows, so very romantic, especially for young couples. Downstairs it is possible to sit on the chairs with table. Not the cheapest place for tea. As well in the evening it was... More 

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Thank Ingulinka
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It has nice atmosphere. However the rule that you have to order two different kinds of tea because you are two people , is cheap and ridiculous. Basically you get a pot which has 3 cups of tea . When I requested a cup for my friend waitress said I need to order another cup of tea. What kind of... More 

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Thank Gokhan O
Derby, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Spotted this place while out walking and thought that looks cool ! Went in and ordered food and drinks at very reasonable prices. Sat upstairs on the cushions, great idea, very relaxing to sit and people watch through the large windows. Did not feel rushed. Great service. Free WiFi. Limited food menu but excellent quality and value. Went twice in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terbatas iela 2, Riga, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Riga Region  >  Riga
  • Phone Number: +371 67 212 436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?