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) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Valmiera $$ - $$$ European, Eastern European,
Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
+371 64 281 942
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, very nice interior, summer garden. All the dishes we ordered were good. Service needs improvement. It was not busy time of the day and our order was simple. Nevertheless side dishes were wrong. When leaving the restaurant our waiter was standing with his...More

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food: fresh fish, good meat. Helpful staf - after asking sugestions what to select- everyone was happy with dish. Perfectly located with parking place nearby.

Thank Agne V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times within years. It has been worth an hours drive from Estonian border. Sorry to say, this time is was not; my pork and potatoes were dry, there was only few mushrooms on it and my fiance's...More

1  Thank 806karim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 6 bikers on tour, hungry and thirsty for sure! This place was perfect for eating and drinking. First we had aRiga Balzam drink, then a shared starter with cheese and other local specialities, Then the main course. All reasonable priced and good quality....More

Thank Trond N
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I looked for a nice place to have a late lunch around Smiltene and came to Rātes vārti. Important condition was that pets were allowed so that we could bring our lovely dog with us on a terrace. All worked perfect: service, main course, wine...More

Thank Gints S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Cozy place with decent food. The prices are quite low compared to the quality, but the service was very bad. First we showed up one day 40 minutes before closing time, and we said that we understand it was late, but we only wanted a...More

1  Thank Erik K
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely interior, lovely food and excellent service. All at a reasonable price. Family friendly, even with a slightly noisy two year old

Thank Alan A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Proven quality since my first visit. If you want to be sure to be served properly and have a nice meal, choose this place. Good value for the money, great choice of foods and drinks, must try cocktails.

Thank MartinsVabulis
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Never judge a book by its cover. From the outside this restaurant looks bland, it's does a complete 180 as soon as you walk through the doors, friendly smiles and taken to a table straight away. The service was amazing, Russian and Latvian speaking and...More

Thank DoggosaurusRex
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very good service, excellent meals and best illy coffee. Apparently the best restorants in Valmiera.

Thank Tanel P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lacple a iela 1, Valmiera 4201, Latvia
  • Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Vidzeme Region  >  Valmiera
  • Phone Number: +371 64 281 942
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