A moment we will never forget
There are fateful moments that become etched into memory forever – regardless of whether thirty or more years have passed, they remain bright and vivid. We were lucky to experience such moment one evening in 1987.
All three of us got into a car and went down to the Old Town of Vilnius to look around for a potential location where we could open our cafe. We walked down the Stikliai street – in the 16th century there were many glassblowing workshops, magnificent pieces of Venetian glass were produced there. And yet, during the Soviet times the street became completely different – gloomy and sombre.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. Instead of tiny dark apartments our imagination created pictures of a warm hotel with a courtyard, filled with flowers. We smiled at each other and believed that naïve dreams can indeed come true. And the most beautiful part of the whole story is that the legend of Stikliai, born in the ruins of the Old Town, has truly become a reality, and today we can invite you to the hotel we created ourselves – with wholehearted commitment, years of experience, and love.
Anna, Aleksandras and Romas
Experience the taste of Stikliai
Stikliai kitchen is well known in the country for its fine dining, serving courses of European and French cuisine, giving a great attention to use the best recipes and using the natural food products that are specially grown up in Dubingiai. “From a seedling, to your table”– such is the motto of the chefs at the Stikliai kitchen.
Our renowned chef
The head of the restaurant is Romas Zakarevičius, and the executive chef – Linas Bražinskas – has been working in the restaurant Stikliai for more than 20 years. Together with kitchen virtuosos form France, Belgium, Italy and other countries, our chef is constantly acquiring new experience and discovering novelty cooking secrets. World-famous people as well as guests of the hotel and the restaurant all enjoy the dishes prepared.
Stikliai restaurant has been conquering the hearts of its guests with exceptional atmosphere and gourmet high-class dishes, dominated by masterpieces of European and especially French cuisine ever since 1987. Restaurant serves the best of European and French cuisine, giving a great attention to use the best recipes and using the ecological food products that are specially grown up in Dubingiai. Most vegetables, fruits, berries and spices are grown at a 2.5 ha. farm in Dubingiai.
Bakery and cafe Ponių laimė (The Ladies’ Delight), the long-lasting legend of the city, can be found just steps away from the hotel and entices its guests from afar with delightful sweet aromas.
Our kingdom of top-quality confectionary treats, named after the novel The Ladies’ Delight by French author Émile Zola, brings delight not only for the ladies but also everyone who loves sweets: it is a perfect place for a cup of coffee paired with a slice of your favourite cake, a lunch, or an order of desserts for your special day. Our products contain nothing but the best ingredients, our fruits and berries come from our Stikliai subsistent farm.
The unique Dream Bar, located in right heart of Vilnius Old town, at the intersection of the Gaono and Stikliai streets, next to the hotel, invites its guests to enjoy splendid top quality world-famous cocktails and gourmet snacks.
The bar greets its guests with arches and authentic architecture, the Dream Bar cigar room is frequently a favourite place of the ladies and the gentlemen where long conversations just never seem to die off.
Meetings and events
Your special occasion receives special attention – that every guest remembers it as exceptional.
Ever since the Stikliai was founded, it has hosted many important events: meetings of the members of the Sąjūdis, honourable receptions by Lithuanian presidents, momentous dinners. Art exhibitions, presentations of various novelties, cultural events and lavish carnivals and parties take place here, as well.
The Stikliai organises weddings, anniversaries, family gatherings, also business meetings. Guests are presented with a number of menu options – from one-bite sandwiches and main courses, to desserts. Sommelier and florist services are also offered to make the celebration remarkable and exceptional.
Full of history location
Over than 30 years Stikliai name associates to the guests with luxury, impeccable service, highest quality and French elegance. The Relais & Chateaux Stikliai complex stands in the historical and cultural heart of Vilnius City – at UNESCO heritage’s Old Town, surrounded by Vilnius characteristically baroque church spires and pastel-colored buildings.
Places to visit
Take a captivating journey to the capital of Lithuania and its UNESCO heritage’s old town and enjoy Your stay at our five star Relais & Chateaux Stikliai Hotel, located between Town Hall, Presidental Palace, Vilnius University, Cathedral and Palace of the Grand Dukes, also planty of churches, museums, galleries and parks.
Over than 30 years Stikliai name associates to the guests with luxury, impeccable service, highest quality and French elegance. Housed in the old building with baroque and Gothic features, the Relais & Chateaux Stikliai complex stands in the historical and cultural heart of Vilnius City– at UNESCO heritage’s Old Town, surrounded by Vilnius characteristically baroque church spires and pastel-colored buildings.
This area of the old town, where the hotel is located, was a center of glassblowers and other craftsmen who had their work shops in the XV-XVI centuries. The name Stikliai comes from Lithuanian and stands for „glassblowers“.