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Great place with great service

This was a unique and fantastic bar. It seemed mid-evil but was super clean and the service level... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
postrawb
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Lees Summit, Mo
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Magnificent Dark Chocolate

My favorite place for afternoon tea and chocolates is Black Magic!! It is like stepping back in... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
flygabriel
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Kalku iela 10, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This was a unique and fantastic bar. It seemed mid-evil but was super clean and the service level was fantastic.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

My favorite place for afternoon tea and chocolates is Black Magic!! It is like stepping back in time when you enter this candle lit cafe. The chocolates are beyond divine and the staff is lovely in their period dresses. A bookcase door leads to the...More

Thank flygabriel
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I hadn't planned in advance to come to Black Magic Bar when I was organising my trip, but I'm so glad I did. Here is living evidence that the Rigans can have a laugh — indeed, a slice of much needed magic in the city...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A hidden pearl. Stunning interior design, service minded girls in magnificent dresses. And fabulous cakes and drinks. Recommend a visit, but you don't need to eat anything before. Beautiful toilets.

Thank Kristofer S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The staff are so helpful and smiley in their medieval costumes. Wonderful experience with great decor, tea, coffee and cakes and truffles to die for. We returned again and again ...

Thank nicked70
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the decor. Loved the waitress outfits. Nice toilets too. Loved the chocolate and cakes. Nice drinks too. It’s a bar as well as a cake/chocolate shop. Well worth a stop.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The place has atmosphere - sort of half medieval and half classy bar. Black Balsam itself is pretty vile, but I did use it successfully to treat a cold (on the advice of my guide). And the chocolates were excellent - I wish this place...More

Thank joel672018
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Finally found a shop with cream for my coffee instead of milk! So nice for a change. Tried a few truffles - Amazing! Atmosphere/theme was unique. Reminiscent of Harry Potter. Worthwhile to visit.

Thank Nottravelmuch
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Another friendly and lively bar in the old town. Central to the sights and interestingly presented. Prices are normal for a beer at 4/5 euro up.

Thank Digestivebiscuit
Reviewed 23 April 2018 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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