Nightclubs and Bars in Riga
Riga is very popular of its nightlife, and it is not hard to imagine why… Entrance in clubs are mostly free, drinks are at reasonable place, and the working hours are usually till late in the morning during the weekends.
Coyote Fly might remind you of the movie Coyote Ugly, however this is a one of the most popular Latvian clubs, and popular among foreigners as well, as its close proximity to the Radison Blue hotel. It has a nice terrace and also a VIP section.
Named as Latvian First Rock cafe it is a popular place among foreign students, such as those from Erasmus student exchange program. There is a karaoke room, a bar and a pool room on the ground floor. Also a large bar is located on the first floor. On the second floor there is a dance floor, another bar and pool tables.. There is also a pizzeria in the club.
Folk Club “Ala”
Well the name kind of already gives away the theme of this club. This cozy large pub in basement offers you authentic Latvian culture including live performances on the stage.
One of the Largest club in Latvia. Very popular among Russian people in Latvia.
Have you ever watched a movie starring Mike Myers studio 54? Well, this nightclub has inspired the idea behind one of the worlds most famous clubs that once existed Studio 54. This is predominantly Russian speaking club.
This bar is special because it is located on the 26th floor and thus have amazing views of the city (possibly the venue with the best view of the city in Riga). Just check their Instagram account for the inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/skylinebar_
Paddy Whelan’s Irish Pub
Paddy Whelan’s is authentic Irish pub in the heart of the Riga (Read their history if you do not believe it https://www.paddywhelans.com/en/about-paddy-whelans/ ). If you want to enjoy a pint of Guinness then this is a must go! Also they offer traditional Irish dishes among others. Also the pub offers sport broadcasts.
You can sing karaoke here and meet lots of new people as on the weekends it is usually packed with people from all over the world.
If you have a love of wine or you just want to enjoy wine, have a wine date or buy some then visit this fancy wine bar that is also a restaurant and a shop. It has two locations in Riga.
This cozy club is very popular on Wednesdays when it is a must go place if you want to have a blast in the middle of the week. It is popular among students and foreign students. It might be around 2 km away from the old town, but it is in the area where you can find many other bars and venues next to it or in near distance.