NABAKLAB is a concert and party venue at night and art gallery during daytime. Various events on any days of the week – including concerts, DJs, conferences, movie and theater nights, discussion panels and many more. Second of the two bars serves food every day except Sundays from 12.00 to at least midnight. www.facebook.com/nabaklab Address…

Just Bar is one of the main stream bars and clubs in the Old Town. It’s proximity to hostels, as well as a free entrance and half-price drinks until 24.00 brings many people down there. During the working days “Just Bar” looks more of a bar/restaurant serving food and drinks at quite reasonable prices. But…

Named in honor of the well known American activist, philosopher and linguist Noam Chomsky, “Chomsky” bar is a new addition to other hipster places in Riga. It is located on the corner of Lāčplēša and Avotu Streets, with and entrance through the front yard. Great and interesting interior (however we do love its exterior too)…

A very popular among your people and students place, mainly due to its prices and live music events. Taking from its name “Folk Club”, it is mainly focusing on the folk music, however it hosts various musical functions too. Great beers on tap, both local and foreign, for a good price. If you are hungry,…

Just step of the busy street of “Brivibas” into the quiet street of “Skolas” to find a new performing arts venue, café and music/social place “Kaņepes Kultūras Centrs” (or “Cannabis Culture Center” in English). Located in a building that was built back in year 1895 by the architect Rudolph Heinrich Zirkwitz, it was first inhabited…

“Depo” is a club in the Old that could be proudly called a veteran of Riga underground club music scene. Operating since mid 90ies it became a sort of a mekka for hip locals and travellers. The most exciting thing is how Depo managed to create a unique atmosphere, where Indie groups and electronic DJ’s,…

“Hamlets” is a little venue for jazz concerts and various theatre performances. The club is located in Jana Seta street, right in the heart of Old Riga, close to the wall of St. John’s church in the second floor above Orange Bar. “Hamlets” is one of those places where guys who gather up together do…

From the 16th of June 2012, Essential Cub unfortunately is permanently shut down, but only to become a new club “El Divino”. Club Essential can definitely claim to be one of Riga’s very best night clubs and probably flagman of Riga nightlife. It distinguishes itself from others by bringing some of the world’s top DJing talents to…