From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: "Ezerputni", Amata, Drabešu pagasts, Amatas novads
- Phone: +37126803477
- Web: @jonathanrestaurant
- Seats: 30
A hidden gem
Here’s a secret we considered keeping to ourselves, but it’s so good we can’t not share it! At the end of a road, deep in the Latvian forest lies a fantasy resort of sorts. Camouflaged by lush trees is a gorgeous wooden house with a thatched roof, it’s part of the Jonathan Spa Estate, a property consisting of one hundred (!) such houses, two of which are the quaint hotel and spa, the rest are private residences. Tastefully created artificial lakes render the environment even more picturesque; everything suggests that people here want to keep all this beauty and comfort to themselves. But we’re officially letting you in on the magic number. The restaurant’s atmosphere is sublime; the selection of European cuisine is wide, and features two or three daily specials. In these spectacular Latvian surroundings you should of course eat Latvian: the herring, a national dish, is as festive and tasty as you’d expect it to be; the parsnip-pear purée soup is a real flavor explosion, with an exceptionally light texture; everything giving nod to the local, Latvian suppliers...
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