Photo Source: Stikliai Hotel, Vilnius
The Stikliai Hotel in Vilnius, Lithuania is comfortable and elegant with spacious individually designed rooms and upscale dining and is exceptionaly situated in the picturesque old town area, just a short walk from the city‘s shopping and business district where glassblowers and other craftsmen plied their trades during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. In fact, the name Stikliai comes from Lithuanian and stands for “glassblowers“. Set in the hotel‘s interior courtyard, with luxuriant creepers climbing to a vaulted glass roof, the Stikliai Hotel restaurant is one of the top tables in town blending Lithuanian and French cuisine. Its menu rotates seasonally and highlights a delicate potato risotto garnished with black truffles and scallops, venison steak with duck liver and an impressive wine list. Accessed from the main hotel lobby it seats 80 people with private dining rooms from 8 to 20 guests.