There are places in Riga entertainment industry with bad reputation and customer deception experience which should be avoided and You should not use their services. Here You can cognize all necessary information about all "Black List" places in Riga.
Recommendations to avoid certain Riga clubs and places
This list is compose from USA embassy in Latvia official "Black List" with whom they are warning their citizens visiting Latvia to do not attend following places. The list also warns about individual Riga guest bad experience in following places.
- Ampir Club - located at Livu Square.
- Angels - located on 22 Elizabetes street.
- Baltic Saloon (formerly Red Lion Pub and Saxon) – located on 7 Laipu Street, located near Livu Square in a small street to the right of restaurant Steiku Haoss.
- Blow Style – located on Skarnu Iela 7, behind Indian Raja. (formerly Monroe’s nightclub).
- Burlesque - located on 24 Kalku Street, near the entrance to Old Town on Kalku Street. (formerly Roxy club and Babylon)/
- Ekselence - located on 8 Vagnera Street. Taxis outside this bar are charging more than average rates.
- Enigma - located 22 Kalku Street; located next door to Livu Krodzins. (formerly Puzzle and Pink Panther).
- Golden Dolls - located on Audeju Street near Galleria Center in Old Town. (formerly Kapsula Bar and Zephyr Bar).
- Beer Pub - located on 12 Teatra Street.
- Livu Krodzins Bar/Pizzeria - located on 22 Kalku Street, located next door to Burlesque. (formerly Royal Pub, Lord's Pub and Groks Pub).
- Royal Nightclub - located on 46 Brivibas Street. (formely Sonali Pub).
- Brilliant club - located on 9 Blaumana street.
All these places earned bad reputation and place in "Black List" because of cheating money from customers with craftily, not providing appropriate service and other sneaky actions. Please DO NOT visit these places!!
Type of crime
The above-listed establishments are notorious for credit card fraud, extortion scams, prostitution rings and violent mafia types. Under no circumstances should anyone visit these places. Other businesses of similar design should be avoided as well. If you have questions regarding particular places, report back. These prohibitions are in place to ensure the safety of all employees and their family members. Please be careful.
Notices to victims
If you are a victim of a crime while overseas, in addition to reporting to local police, please contact Your Embassy or Consulate for assistance. The Embassy or Consulate staff can, for example, assist you to find appropriate medical care, to contact family members or friends and explain how funds could be reimbursed. Although the investigation and prosecution of the crime is solely the responsibility of local authorities, consular officers can help you to understand the local criminal justice process and to find an attorney if needed.
For Your safety
If You want to feel safe and avoid all these kind of problems You have possibility to hire professional security service in Riga with professional bodyguards Spartan Shield Security.