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La Croix Federal

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European, French, Swiss
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rue du Nord 12 | 1248, Hermance 1248, Switzerland
+41 22 751 34 30
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Rovaniemi, Finland
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lovely small restaurant can easily be recommended. You get a hearty lunch in a local atmosphere. Prices are not very cheap but the quality is good and portions big. Good service even in English even though most other customers seemed to be locals. Would love to come back.

Thank suomituristi2015
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I walked yesterday in Hermance with my gf and a friend and decided to join this restaurant for a quick dinner. We were put on a small terrace on the back as in the front it was reserved ( omg who would even reserve in this place?) Anyways we checked the menu and we asked the waiter (a very kind... More 

Thank Panosk315
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great ribs and filet de perche. Fondue in winter is quite good and often they have great specials. The service from Edna is friendly and timely.

Thank Rikou M
hull england
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We sat down, hot Sunday afternoon, 2pm. First waitress is welcoming, then an older lady comes out and asks us to move inside... no reservation signs on tables, and 3 tables EMPTY outside, the missus tried to insist, answer remained the same and so we went else where and the ilder lady said 'thank you' as we left. WE AIN'T... More 

2 Thank david s
Lyon, France
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I was there in February on a Sunday. It was the only place opened and to our surprise we had very good service and the best fondue you will ever have. The most incredible is that our meal was pre pared by a Swiss chef from La Gruyere region

Thank Juan R
Geneva, Switzerland
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

You will find there a typical Swiss menu and wine card in a typical "old style" restaurant and at a reasonable price (if it exists in Switzerland). Located in a very typical village which is ratehr quiet even in summer.

Thank Alain-Geneva
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172 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We had been warned that the lake perch offered In restaurants might not come from Lac Leman. Not only was the fish local, but it was caught by a Hermance villager. Fries and salad just as good. We had a delicious Pinot Gris from just down the road. Well worth the trip from Geneva.

Thank CoronadoCarol
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

We benefitted from a lovely day, and so took advantage of the terrace seating. Had the delicious home-made fois-gras for starters. The rumpsteak was also great, salmon ok. Back on form with the dessert - a fine home-made cheesecake. Hermance is a quiet village, on the lake, an easy day trip on the bus from Geneva. La Croix Federale will... More 

Thank Martin H
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

We were driving around the lake and just happened on this village and restaurant The food and service was excellent and the portions were very generous. We had a 5 month old with us and the staff and owner could not have been nicer. We would definitely go back

Thank MA-Mcr
Geneva, Switzerland
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268 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

The food was good, the ingredients of fairly good qualities and the foie-gras kept its promises.This said, we found the prices very high and were disappointed by the lack of local, non-industrial brands (water for example). The place is nice, service is OK and you can have a nice walk after dinner.

Thank CDFBologna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
European, French, Swiss
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Nord 12 | 1248, Hermance 1248, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Hermance
  • Phone Number: +41 22 751 34 30
0041 022 751 34 30 Owners Raoul & Edna Jean-Richard

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?