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Black Magic Bar

Kalku iela 10, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 222 877
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Mysterious place in the heart of Riga

Must see place with ancient and unique design, delicious chocolate and drinks, magic atmosphere... read more

Reviewed today
Musa M
via mobile
Well worth a visit!

We planned to visit Black Magic after reading ‘things to do in Riga’ and we were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gailanita
via mobile
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Kalku iela 10, Riga 1050, Latvia
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+371 67 222 877
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Reviewed today via mobile

Must see place with ancient and unique design, delicious chocolate and drinks, magic atmosphere. Take your time to check out all the rooms.

Thank Musa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned to visit Black Magic after reading ‘things to do in Riga’ and we were not disappointed. The place is really unique. We ordered an English breakfast tea, a Latte, 2 small chocolates ( for the signs of the zodiac) and a black currant...More

Thank gailanita
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for something a little different and a step back in time experience then this is well worth a visit. We had the hot chocolate and a chocolate cake, both were excellent and tasted even better in the antique surroundings and period...More

Thank Spencer H
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by after reading some great reviews of the Black Magic Bar on TripAdvisor. The bar is almost a misnomer, as I would consider it a unique high-end coffee shop/dessert stop that serves liquors. There were numerous families present, and all were enjoying themselves....More

Thank Eurotraveler110
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Place has been decorated well with faded frescos on the walls and waitresses in period dress. Coffee is lovely- beware of the black balsam(but very palatable with cream). Basement area looks good but when we went there no-one was down there. Also closes at 10pm...More

Thank 1gruesome
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

We went and sat downstairs and had some cocktails and deserts. The theme was very good and played along to being haunted. Staff were lovely and as were the drinks and food. Would recommend to anyone visiting Riga. Would be nice to explore putting some...More

Thank Shaunagh B
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Take 5 to 25 ml of Riga balsam, coffee, dessert and that's all that's boring for your girlfriend to be supportive of you!

Thank yenrok
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

In a authentic middle age atmosphere, Black Magic has wonderful home made chocolates. The liquor called balsam taken with the coffe may be to bitter for some people but it's said that it's the best remedy for the flu. The place is very authentic. They...More

Thank ELEGANSCADISI
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

Black Magic Bar is known for it's old timey decor and chocolates. Try anything with Riga Black Balzam in it! I especially recommend the plums that have been marinated in balzam and then covered in chocolate. My only minus for this place comes from the...More

Thank Sanna2888
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Quaint’ old fashioned and quirky. A must for chocoholics. Vast array of chocolates, cakes and drinks. Well run, cleverly presented and well worth visiting

Thank lisa2082017
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