We at Barents take great pride in our Nordic origins and invite every guest to celebrate these with us by devouring the freshest, most exquisite produce from the Nordic region – from excellent cold-water seafood to local and seasonal ingredients sourced from small-scale farmers and independent fishermen.

We receive our lobsters, langoustines, sea urchins, oysters, and other sea delicacies freshly caught, ensuring the highest degree of freshness. Governed by Head Chef Ivans Šmigarevs and Creative Chef Dzintars Kristovskis, Barents’ internationally renowned kitchen team strives to bring out the pure flavors of each ingredient by developing complex dishes that excite all five senses. 

Our award-winning sommeliers will guide you in finding harmonious accompaniments to your meal. Barents’ carefully curated wine list is an ode to grower champagnes, including Egly-Ouriet, Vazart-Coquart & Fils, and Tarlant, as well as to cool climate wines. Personable service ensures that every visit to the restaurant is a festive experience, elevated by an elegant, minimalist interior and the scenic location of Riga’s Old Town. 

To round off the evening, the adjoining Cocktail & Seafood Bar serves perfectly shaken and stirred cocktails – from mixology classics to signature recipes.

Barents – the place to celebrate life!



Barents Wine Collectors will create and prepare your Christmas and New Years gifts. We offer to create personalised packaging for selected wine and wild mushroom risotto mix created by our chef Dzintars Kristovskis. Every gift will be complemented with a Barents card and short legend about the wine as well as recipe, so you, your friends and family, as well as colleagues may have a joyous holiday season. We offer champagnes from small, family owned houses who have gained cult status.

White wine and wild mushroom risotto mix gift box - starting from 48 Eur

Three curated bottles of Champagne for New Years celebration - starting from 155 Eur

Wine tasting and masterclass

Wine’s Masterclass led by a sommelier Agnese Gintere. During each wine masterclass we will taste 6 different wines, will talk about the winemaking region’s history, different wine styles and varieties of grapes. We will also look closely on factors affecting wine’s quality and longevity.


The rising star of Italy: Nebbiolo - 90 Eur/pers


Best hidden secret of Europe - Austria - 70 Eur/pers

Wine and food pairing dinner

Wine dinner led by a sommelier Raimonds Tomsons, during which we will get to know Champagnes and Burgundy unique terroir and how it shapes the quality of its wines. Will look closely at regions grape varieties and wine styles. Each dinner we will taste 8 different wines paired with chef’s Dzintars Kristovskis 4 course dinner.


Champagne dinner - 260 Eur/pers


Understanding Burgundy - 275 Eur/pers

For Christmas presents contact us +371 2201 8800




Settle into the sleek, airy dining room and let the Barents team spoil you!
The tasting menu is a rich, flavourful journey filled with stories, ideas, and inspirations drawn from Northern nature and culture.
The à la carte menu boasts inventive dishes catering to omnivores and vegetarians.
Both menus are seasonally attuned with the freshest cold-water seafood and local vegetables.


Cocktail & Seafood Bar

Subtle elegance and a steady glance out to sea give Barents Cocktail & Seafood Bar its old-world European charm.

From well-crafted classics to signature cocktails with a uniquely Nordic twist – we invite you to enjoy a pre-theatre or post-dinner cocktail, or just come to celebrate in style. All our fusions, syrups and bitters are made in close collaboration with Barents chefs.


Chef's table

Sizzling food, fast-cutting knives, and clouds of steam rising from pots and pans, while the team of chefs work in a hasty harmony – all elements come together in a symphony of fine cuisine. There are just six front-row seats to this chef-orchestrated show, set in front of the 2000-year-old black oak counter, the only thing separating you from the open kitchen and its maestro, Head Chef Ivans Šmigarevs. Ivan’s jocular personality is an intrinsic part of the experience. 


Barents restaurant is a place to celebrate special life events. Therefore we kindly ask our guests to follow smart or smart casual dress code.
Children who are familiar with restaurant etiquette are welcome to Barents. Please note that we do not serve separate children menu.
Barents restaurant does not provide accommodations for pets, we kindly ask to leave pets at home when visiting restaurant Barents or restaurants Summer Terrace.

Private events

We offer catering for private events at client’s venue.
Barents seafood bar, suitable for up to 15 guests, can be also booked for events and private dining.
For more information about hosting an event with us, please contact us or +371 2002 1022


Barents Wine Collectors

Exquisite collection of fine & rare wines curated by leading European sommeliers and champions, from the great classic regions and well-known wine producers,
such as Château Latour, Domaine de Montille and Egly Ouiret. 
And up and coming stars from smaller and lesser known appellations like Françoise Chidaine, Muchada Leclapart and Le Soula.
We have established personal contacts with the winemakers and import our wines directly from the producer’s cellar doors, guaranteeing quality and authenticity.


Barents Wine Collectors Contacts:

Raimonds Tomsons
+371 2646 4483


Opening Hours

Tue-Sat 18:00-23:00

Barents Cocktail & Seafood Bar
Tue-Sat 12:00-23:00


Smilšu iela 3
Riga, LV-1050

Contact us

Restaurant: +371 2002 1022

Barents Cocktail & Seafood Bar:
+371 2203 0060



BARENTS is one of the leading fine dining restaurants in Riga, this is a place to celebrate life. Our mission is to create an atmosphere of celebration of life through excellent service - good food from northern regions and selected wines!

If our mission appeals to you, if you also have an eye for gastronomy, excellent service and fine & rare wines, become part of our team.




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