24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development

July 10-14, 2016 | Vilnius, Lithuania

Restaurant Guide

Here we would like to provide you with some guidlines and recommendations of the best Vilnius restaurants, or the ones, that we think are really worth visiting while you are attending ISSBD 2016. Restaurants are divided according to the category, thus please choose your favorite cuisine and make an advance table reservation, especially if it is Thursday-Sunday evening. For more information about variuos catering places in Vilnius, you can also check the following website:

Quick menu:

High Class Restaurants

 In the centre of Vilnius Old Town, Restaurant Telegrafas is the place for those seeking an elegant dining atmosphere with incredible European gastronomy, offering a subtle balance between history and modernity with a relaxed atmosphere overlooking the picturesque Vilnius Cathedral Square. 
Address: Universiteto str. 14 | Telephone:+37052201600 | E-mail: telegrafas.vilnius@kempinski.com | Website:http://www.kempinski.com/en/vilnius
Restaurant "Stebuklai" (Miracles) invites you to experience breakfast miracles, day miracles and a ala carte miracles. 
Address: Gynėjų str. 14 | Telephone: +37068585357 | E-mail: info@stebuklai.com | Website: http://www.stebuklai.com/

"Marche De Provance"
French style and cuisine restaurant in the heart of the Old Town. Restaurant offers a selection of French meals and wines.
Address: Pilies str. 27 | Telephone: +37068677707 | E-mail: marche.restoranas@gmail.com | Website: http://www.marchedeprovence.lt
"Bistro 1 Dublis" 
Open plan kitchen with a mirror above the preparation table allowes guests to watch the team of chefs working in synchrony like an orchestra while plating the dishes. Simple yet well thought out menu. Familiar ingredients, but surprising combinations. Dinner at Bistro 1 Dublis leads to a discovery of something new and unexpected with head chef Deividas Praspaliauskas confidently guiding his guests through the journey of flavours.
Address: V. Šopeno str. 10 | Telephone: +37067441922 | E-mail: bistro1dublis@gmail.com | Website: http://1dublis.com/#
The exclusive restaurant interior, which stands out among all other restaurants in Vilnius, as well as the meals and drinks offered with one of the best Lithuanian wine experts - Arminas Darasevičius.   
Address: Gedimino ave. 35 | Telephone: +37067223272
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dine-restoranas/1494206234182640?fref=ts
Other restaurants of this category, that are also recommended: Salvete CityTimeSonnetsTrattoria da FlavioTerazzaBoff SteakhouseMedininkaiSaint GermainBalzacLa Provance, Fish restaurant Žuvinė.

European and Lithuanian Cuisine  

"Bistro 18" 
This is a French type restaurant which serves a variety of European dishes. Menu is moderated according to seasons. Also "Bistro 18" has a huge wine list. 

Address: Stiklių str. 18 | Telephone: +370 677 72091 | E-mail: bistro18@gmail.com | Website: https://www.facebook.com/bistro18?fref=ts
With a talented chef, a great selection of dishes, affordable prices and a marvelous view of Cathedral Square, it's no wonder Zoe's is popular amongst locals. It's a calm and relaxing dining spot for good quality lunches and dinners.
Address: Odminų str. 3 | Telephone: +37052123331 | E-mail: info@zoesbargrill.com | Website: http://www.zoesbargrill.com/en
Kitchen was one of the first places in the city to introduce the trendy concept of dining at communal tables. Located on the second floor of the old townhouse right in the Town Hall square, the restaurant features a menu of contemporary Mediterranean cuisine, including light and healthy pastas, risottos, quiches, salads and soups. 
Address: Didžioji str. 11 | Telephone: +37068880558 | E-mail: reservation@inthekitchen.lt | Website: https://www.facebook.com/kitchenvilnius 

"Druskos namai"
The core belief of the restaurant is to provide the freshest, highest quality, local ingredients Lithuania has to offer combined with the best produce we can source from around the world. The motto of the kitchen is ‘just keep it simple and let the ingredients speak for themselves’.
Address: Savičiaus str. 6-19 | Telephone: +37052153004 | E-mail: info@druskosnamai.lt | Website: http://www.en.druskosnamai.lt/

The charm of Vilnius lies in the tiny winding streets of the Old Town. On one of these streets you'll find this restaurant. Dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte, this quasi-Belgian, quasi-French place is just a little bit insane. Go ahead, draw on the tables, they won't mind. Superb food, Belgian beer and a brilliant wine list.
Address: Antokolskio str. 13 | Telephone: +37052126858 | E-mail: rene@kwak.lt | Website: http://www.restoranasrene.lt/

Other restaurants of this category, that are also recommended: GabiSofa De PanchoMeat Lovers PubDrama BurgerVapianoSoul & Pepper.

Lithuanian Cuisine

 "Sweet Root"

The menu of "Sweet Root" is concise though balanced, changing every 2 to 3 months in line with the rhythm of four beautiful seasons of Lithuanian nature.  It is based on true, natural, locally sourced produce and patterns derived from traditional Lithuanian cuisine. 


Address: Užupio str. 22 | Telephone: +37O 685 6O767 | E-mail: info@sweetroot.lt | Website: http://www.sweetroot.lt

"Mykolo 4"
“Mykolo 4″ restaurant-bistro is named by St. Michael the Archangel, the patron of people, and it has the same name as Vilnius Old Town street, where the restaurant is located. The restaurant invites to discover the flavors of bourgeoisie cuisine of Vilnius and enjoy exclusive wines and mead. Cozy and intimate atmosphere, relaxing music, amicable and attentive service, the world of sensory delights – this is the place you would wish to come back again.
Address: St. Mykolas str. 4-1 | Telephone: +37068822210 | E-mail: info@mykolo4.lt | Website: http://www.mykolo4.lt

"Šturmų švyturys"
Restaurant „Šturmų švyturys” located in the unique Vilnius district Užupis is permeated with the Lithuanian seaside tradition. Here you can enjoy exclusively fresh Lithuanian fish from the Curonian Lagoon and the coast of the Baltic Sea, which comes daily to the restaurant straight from experienced fishermen.
Address: Užupio str. 30 | Telephone: +37065698000
 | Website: http://www.sturmusvyturys.lt

"Linas Samėnas"
The concept of this restaurant is good quality, professionally prepared and local cuisine oriented food, which reflects our land. This tiny restaurant is open for lunch only, and its menu changes daily. Chef Linas Samenas is on top of everything: he grows all products in his farm, entertains you about his specialties, takes orders, cooks, coordinates assistants and serves the dish at your table with a glass of delicate berzu (birch water).
Address: Subačiaus str. 16 | Telephone: +37066975515 | 
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Linas-Samenas/160460644103682


"Bernelių užeiga"
Traditional Lithuanian dishes for Your good mood and taste! Everything is made with love and patience according ancient recipes. One can taste traditional lithuanian dishes or sophisticated ones with overseas spices and snacks and drinks as well.

Address: Gedimino ave. 19/1 | Telephone: +37052100599  | E-mail: vilnius@berneliuuzeiga.lt | Website: http://www.berneliuuzeiga.eu

Other restaurants of this category, that are also recommended: Forto DvarasForest 


Vegetarian Cuisine  


The place is about ayurvedic cooking: vegetarian and vegan dishes, but not just something to stave off your hunger. The strange thing about eating here is you don’t miss meat if that’s what’s normally mostly on your menu. They make you forget about it. ‘Vegafe’ has a feel of calm to it and lying down for a while after your meal to just relax is something you wouldn’t think twice about doing.


Address: Totorių str. 3/Augustijonų str. 2 | Telephone: +37065977411/+37065977072 | Website: http://www.jogosmityba.lt


The name of the restaurant declares that there is not simple food, but special food. The menu is not the usual zeppelins, steak or fried potatoes. Here it is produced by thermally untreated food. True, they have a few warm dishes, they also offer freshly squeezed juices, fruit cocktails and the usual hot beverages – tea, coffee and exceptional taste of deep coffee.


Address: Totorių str. 3 | Telephone: +37052313242  | Website: http://www.rawraw.lt

"Raw 42"
Raw food, living food – is food prepared under 42°C degrees. Raw food makes organism use less energy for its digestion. Raw food saves active nutrients, enzymes and vitamins needed for normal functioning of the digestive system, ongoing metabolism, cell proliferation, working brains.
Address: Rūdninkų str. 12/Gedimino ave. 46| Telephone: +37065968545/+37065907464  | Website: http://www.raw42.lt


  "Balti Drambliai"
Balti Drambliai (White Elephant) was the first vegetarian restaurant in Vilnius so it has had time to develop a good reputation amongst locals. It's located in an old basement although during the warmer months there's also an open courtyard.The food has a distinct Indian influence and the courtyard is absolutely lovely.


Address: Villniaus str. 41| Telephone: +37052620875  | E-mail: info@baltidrambliai.lt | Website: http://www.baltidrambliai.lt


It is an Indian restaurant in the centre of Vilnius, which offers a wide-ranging menu that is based on taste, flavour, fresh produce, home-cooking and healthy food. The chefs at Radharane select the best ingredients, from grains to lentils, vegetables, fruit, spices and more. They use traditional Indian ingredients such as ghee and paneer, alongside spices from around the world. There are also homemade breads and samosas, and a fine selection of Indian sweet dishes for dessert.


Address: Gedimino ave. 32| Telephone: +37052123186 | Website: http://www.radharane.lt

Drinks and Snacks 

  "Studio 9"

Studio 9 is a really popular grill restaurant and lounge located on one of the city’s main streets. Here you can enjoy everything from jazz to electronic music in spacious surrounds. Spread over an indoor space and a massive summer terrace, it's known for its music events, live gigs and good food at friendly prices.


Address: Gedimino ave. 9Telephone: +37069852999  | E-mail: hello@studio9.lt | Website: http://www.studio9.lt/

"La Boheme"
This wine-restaurant, which is near the decrepit abbey, savours of its history, traditions and antiquity. „La Boheme“ is located in the building where formerly was Jesuitical Church. The interior distinguishes by its high vaulted ceiling, light moisture colour, and aromatic cellar atmosphere. There are more than 150 kinds of wine, you can also enjoy the meal there. The “La Boheme” slogan is “Wine + talk”.
Address: St. Ignoto 4/3| Telephone: +37065756270  | E-mail: info@laboheme.lt | Website: http://laboheme.lt/

"Norte Vie"
"Notre Vie" is a cosy wine bar located in the city centre. During the warmer months their tables spill out onto the street and the atmosphere becomes very lively. However, it is a lively place in winter too! If you'd like to try some wine that can't be found at a local shopping centre, then this is a place you simply MUST visit. The wines on offer aren't mass-produced. It's wine for true wine lovers.
Address: Stiklių str. 10| Telephone: +37061424521  | E-mail: info@notrevie.lt | Website: http://www.notrevie.lt

"Sky Bar"
The one and only panoramic bar, Skybar on Radisson Blu hotel’s (Conference venue) top floor is a perfect place for you to relax after a long day. Gaze at the lights of the city and enjoy the widest cocktail selection in Vilnius. With live DJs playing on weekends, as well as a variety of appetizers and desserts, Skybar is a perfect place for a late snack and delightful evening.
Address: Konstitucijos ave. 20| Telephone: +37052314823  | 
E-mail: info.lietuva.vilnius@radissonblu.com | Website: https://www.radissonblu.com/en/lietuvahotel-vilnius/bars

"Piano Man"
It is the kind of pub you spend time on weekends for many years and still like it. Great selection of drinks, pub food, well known soundrack, sports not to miss, charming bartentenders. Nothing else needed. It's the central bar in Islandijos street, which started the movement of Islandijos street nightlife and for sure keeps the title of being "the one" to be at.
Address: Islandijos str. 1| Telephone: +37063009949  | 
E-mail: pianomanpub@gmail.com | Website: https://www.facebook.com/PianoManBar


Other bars or wine houses that are also recommended: CaliforniaRepublicIn VinoVinchenzo MimozaRoast and BeerKas KasBriuslee