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Krogs Aptieka

Maza Miesnieku iela 1, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Lovely cosy bar, great ales and tucked away off the main touristy areas

Visited in March and found this little gem of a bar in the Old Town. Quiet location, good ale... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
FannyLou2710
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Nice bar!

Nice staff, nice music, nice location. Price is also OK. Decoration is creative and follows the... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 8, 2018
“Lovely cosy bar, great ales and tucked away off the main touristy areas”
Mar 6, 2018
“Nice bar! ”
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Maza Miesnieku iela 1, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Visited in March and found this little gem of a bar in the Old Town. Quiet location, good ale selection and good music. Laid back atmosphere and they even have a coat rack for you to ditch your winter wear at the door! Definitely worth...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Nice staff, nice music, nice location. Price is also OK. Decoration is creative and follows the theme. 10/10

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Reviewed November 5, 2017

If you're in Riga's Old Town looking to have some good beer and you enjoy rock music, you definitely got to visit Krogs Aptieka. You will get the best beers, tasty food, unique interior and get to know some local people. On Friday and Saturday...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

great drinks and atmosphere and a welcome respite from the more touristy locations in old town. they also have great bands play there every few weeks or so. worth finding!

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Reviewed August 27, 2016

Only came here for a late beer after food but it seems cool. Playing Grateful Dead and a laid back vibe. Owner seemed friendly. Feels like it wishes it was in amsterdam :)

1  Thank scott j
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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I'm local and love coming to this place! It's safe and friendly! Excellent music choice in the jukebox, especially if you want to discover some Latvian music of different styles and times! I recommend!

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Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We were heading to Krogs Aptika for a drink. It is hidden in a side street but we found it without problem. The bar-staff was friendly and recommended us a local drink. (Maca with milk). The ambiente wasn't much of a pharmany (aptieka) but more...More

Thank Sebastian B
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good beer, juke box, friendly owner. You can be lucky and get there on a day they have some concert there. Tasty burgers. friendly atmosphere.

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Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Went here with a local deeming it "the best burger in Riga" and it did not disappoint. The owner was working behind the bar and was very friendly and chatty (North Americans just have to remember that most paces here you only order from the...More

Thank JoAnna B
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Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

... is what the owner, I suppose, as Lonely Planet Wrote, an american- latvian, said. A cool interior, cheap drinks and great an atmosphere is what defines this old "drug store". I'm sitting here a quiet thursday night with three good friends, the bar being...More

1  Thank NielsDN
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