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Gilles Desplanches

#33 of 35 Dessert in Geneva#1,309 of 1,615 Places to Eat in Geneva}
€€ - €€€Cafe, French, European
rue de la Confederation 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 810 30 28
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (3 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
rue de la Confederation 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The service is slow at best, lazy and impolite. The food, sweet and otherwise, is mediocre yet pretty expensive. Not recommended.

Thank JoeDec2014
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We went to Gilles Desplanches for a hot chocolate and a cake, and it was a great taste! Homemade cakes and great hot drinks including an interesting hot chocolate with fresh raspberries!

Thank pauweldesmedt
Reviewed 3 March 2017

- instead of coffee we were served coca cola (after 10 minutes) -when we asked to change the coffee arrived cold - they need to work out their proportions of sirop they put in coffee - it is way too much - in the end...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The selection of cakes and pastries in the window caught our eye as we were walking down the street so after a long day exploring Geneva we popped in here for a hot drink. I ordered a coffee and my husband got a hot chocolate...More

Thank rachietown
Reviewed 1 October 2016

the place has not a nice shape. It is like a long corridor and it smells really not good. The prices are pretty high. I will not return there.

Thank Capucine00
Reviewed 9 June 2016

They have reasonably good quiches and salads but the prices are just too much here. There are so many places within a few minutes walk where you can have plat du jour and a drink for under 20 francs that it does not make much...More

Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch as th sandwiches looked good in the window. Unfortunately I was sadly disappointed. The sandwich was like eating cardboard & it was soggy in parts. Not exactly what I was expecting.

Thank Camnicsydney
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Everything you can imagine except scones. My favorite are the dainty pretzel bread croissants with either just butter or also with ham or salami.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This café/small restaurant/tapas location is not too far from the Grand Théâtre and Victoria Hall if you need to grab a bite just before an event. Service was quick. For a confiserie I was unimpressed by the quality of the bread.

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed the cake, passion fruit, the coffee was good, the service was bad, no attention to customers and I wonder why the Swiss cannot process euros and swiss francs simultaneusly. I didnt like the arrogant attitude of the cashier. It also beats me...More

Thank אביב ו
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Confederation 2, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 810 30 28
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