In 1995 Paddy Whelan's opened its doors for the first time and Riga had its first Irish pub. Fittingly, the founders of the pub were both expats, Australian-Latvian, Valdis Berzins, and his Australian wife of Irish roots, Julie Berzins. The name of the pub was taken from Mrs Berzins' great grandfather, and the now famous Mr Whelan's portrait used to adorn a wall in the center of the pub.Read more: Paddy Whelan's
Kaļķu Vārti is without a doubt one of Riga's most famous entertainment venues. There is a reason for the long lines and big crowds gathering in front of the club entrance every weekend.
The interior of the nightclub will pleasantly surprise you with its mix of Riga's historical and modern design trends. The club offers first-class light and sound system quality and a top mix of disco, r'n'b, house and mainstream music.Read more: Club Kalku Varti