No. 28 Somm

TOP 30 PLACEMENT AFTER 3 YEARS. The restaurant "Somm" has maintained its position in the "30 best restaurants" ranking since its opening, now holding the 28th spot for the fourth consecutive year.

3 WORDS BEST DESCRIBING THE RESTAURANT: wine, snacks, and a good atmosphere.


Head chefAlgimantas Kviklys
Managing directorNarimantas Miežys
Type of cuisinewine restaurant
Working hoursI-II 5:00 PM–11:30 PM, III-IV 2:00 PM–11:30 PM
AddressPylimo St. 21, Vilnius
Average starter price12-16 eur
Main course average price23-30 eur
Tasting menu€80 per person (4 dishes and 4 wine glasses)
Capacity (seated)70 guests
Children welcomeall ages
Terraceyes, for 40 guests
Breakfastnot available
Business lunchnot available
Dog friendlyyes

Place in 2017 No. 14
Place in 2018 No. 9
Place in 2019 No. 11

WHY WORTH VISITING? According to the restaurant manager Narimantas Miežys, "Somm" boasts the widest wine selection in Lithuania and probably the Baltic states, offering a unique wine menu encompassing the world. The restaurant provides an exceptional experience of wine and food pairing dinners, featuring true wine connoisseurs for guided tastings. "Somm" is trusted for service quality by high-ranking individuals, including the country's Presidency.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MENU? "Somm" is a place for sharing snacks, with a menu dominated by tartars, carpaccio, and sashimi. The restaurant is flexible and can prepare vegan dishes upon request, although they are not listed on the menu. Popular and unchanged snacks include tiger prawns, portobello mushroom, and grasshoppers. The restaurant also offers a unique experience of churros, becoming legendary among dessert enthusiasts.

GUESTS RETURN FOR consistent quality, attention to detail, and service excellence.

WHO WORKS IN THE KITCHEN? Chef Algimantas Kviklys, a trained psychologist, leads the kitchen at "Somm." This was his first workplace in the food industry, where he started as a cook, gradually advancing to become the restaurant's chef. The kitchen operates smoothly under Algimantas' calm demeanor, and the team works cohesively, visible to guests as one of the kitchen areas is open for observation.

Photos by Robertas Daskevičius