Places to eat in Geneva
of the capital cities in the world, Geneva counts many restaurants.
Please find here under a selection of the best places to eat - Not
only the gourmet restaurants but also the brasseries, the good but
simple tables, the typical local restaurants and the inexpensive ones.
To help you in your choice we have created 3 different categories :
Gourmet (current page) -
Brasseries and restaurants - Inexpensive and bistros.
sure to get a reservation in one of the best table of the city please
book in advance.
de Floris : Address - Route d'Hermance 1247 Anieres
Just 15 minutes from the heart of Geneva, in the lovely village of
Anieres, Ines and Claude Legras welcome you in a superb and succulent
setting where you can choose between the Gastronomic Restaurant or the
friendly Cafe. During the summer, both restaurants serve on the
beautiful terrace facing the lake. Price -
Restaurant Parc des Eaux Vives
: Address - 82, quai Gustave Ador - CH-1211 Geneva 6
The site of
the Parc des Eaux-Vives is historical and plays a very important role
in the Geneva area. The mansion house "Plonjon" dating back to the
18th century was transformed into a luxury restaurant around 1900
before becoming public property through the acquisition by the
municipality of Eaux-Vives and by the City of Geneva in 1931. The
Golden Age of the Restaurant du Parc des Eaux Vives started in the
beginning of the 1960's and drove it towards the reputation that it
enjoys today as a jewel of the gastronomic scene in and around Geneva. Menu Degustation price 210CHF - The restaurant
is set in the Parc des Eaux Vives Hotel
la Gare des Eaux Vives : Address - 7 Avenue de la Gare des Eaux Vives
For a nice dinner out, or for a special treat, The Buffet de la Gare
is an excellent typical restaurants : the interior is modern and very
comfortable. The cuisine served has a nice Mediterranean accent.
During the summer you can take a table on the old station platform
terrace, looking out over the now disused railway tracks. Price about 80CHF.
Nikolaj : Address - Place de la Fusterie 1204 Geneva
chic and very famous Russian restaurant that serves afternoon tea with
scones and cream or blinis and caviar. For the dinner the outstanding
'Menu des Tsars' is served, as well as the wide variety of vodkas on
offer. Specialities include foie gras and smoked salmon. Classical,
Elegant, Excellent. The Cafe Nikolaj also propose a reputated Cigar
Price about 100CHF
Restaurant Le Chat
Botté : Adress - 13 quai du Mont Blanc 1201 Geneva
Tapestries and scuptures for a classical elegant decor for one of the
best tables of the city. Set in the
Rivage Hotel, Le Chat-Botté is a chic adress where is served contemporary
French cuisine. Lobster
tomato salad topped with eggplant caviar, or entrees such as baked
bass with olive oil and coriander... The restaurant
terrace offer a very spectacular view over the Jet
d'Eau, lake and mountains. Reservations required.
Price about 170 CHF
Le Neptune : Address - 1 quai Turrettini Geneva
Ingredients found in Mediterranean and French cuisine are sublimely
married by Executive Chef Franck Ferigutti, who was awarded the
prestigious «Meilleur ouvrier de France» prize in 2000. The wine list
skilfully compiled by Sommelier Catherine Gasparini, features
exceptional vintages from France, Italy and Switzerland, as well as an
exclusive selection from the finest regional boutique wineries.
Popular dishes include Langoustines Royales du Guilvinec and Red Wine
Stewed Hare with Potato Gnocchi and Shaved Truffles. Price
Le Senso : Address - 56 bis Rue du Rhone Geneva
Discreetly situated on the new passage du Rhône between the rue du
Rhône and the Place du Molard, the Senso restaurant is divided into an
internal courtyard which has been redesigned as a type of garden for
the senses, and a patio from the 18th century: Lobby. The Senso
restaurant bases its cuisine on Italian dishes inspired by ancient
recipes from the 15th to the 18th centuries. There is also a selection
of over 100 wines. A real nice design restaurant. Price
Le Cygne : Address - 19 quai du Mont Blanc 1201 Geneva
Dining at Le Cygne is a delight both for the eyes and for the taste
buds. Besides the restaurant's elegance and haute cuisine there is a
lovely view over Lake Geneva and the Alps dominated by the Mont-Blanc.
True gourmets will appreciate Olivier Villette's creative cuisine. The
wine cellar and the refined service make this the dining experience.
Restaurant le Contre Jour : Address - 9 Rue
Stand 1204 Geneva
A trendy Lounge restaurant serving an inventive
cuisine : Mix between asian and european food. A place to see and be
seen in Geneva. Price about
Auberge du Lion d'Or Geneve
: Address - Place Pierre-Gautier 5 - 1223 Cologny
Located in the
Cologny district - the equivalent of Beverly Hills in Geneva - the
Auberge du Lion d'Or (Golden Lion) 1 Michelin star is a reputated
seafood and fish restaurant. It offers one of the most beautiful
panoramic views of the city and Lake. Two chefs, French Gilles Dupont
and Thomas Byrne from Ireland, serve a very creative and refined
cuisine. The perfect choice for a romantic dinner. The wine list is
very large. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Price about 120CHF
Auberge de Pinchat : Address - 33 Chemin de Pinchat - 1227 Carouge
The verdant plateau of Pinchat lies half-way between the foot of Mont
Saleve and Lake Geneva, un the countryside oitside Geneva and only
five minutes from the town of carouge. Villas in th estyle of the
1900s stand alongside small garden, fields of wheat and age-old oaks.
A traditional table serving local traditional refined cuisine.
Geneva : Brasseries and restaurants - Inexpensive restaurants and