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Cafe du Bourg de Four

#144 of 1,591 Restaurants in Geneva
€€ - €€€French, , Cafe
place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 90 76
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ham and eggs” (2 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“roti” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Swiss, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very charming bistro in the old town . Here you have all ingredients for a great evening . The food is good , chandeliers en each table , live music every day and very nice service .

Thank 32aleks9
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Your röstis are the best, so why try and follow the burger trend?? We’ve been eating here for years and got tempted by your tenderloin burgers, but they don’t deserve to be on the menu! The pepper sauce is overwhelming, the steak is not cut...More

Thank joelleclerc
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Seriously. Super delicious food. A little mandatory (but not really) French. Great space and ambience. Also - strong drinks. Could not ask for more.

Thank lukas1west
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Nice, cozy atmosphere with great service, located in the old town. A great stop for lunch or diner, especially to sample local food and wine.

Thank jorgeetcaro
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We did a search to see which restaurant did the best Rosti. This restaurant was highly recommended and it didn't disappoint. Lovely little restaurant in the old town. Great atmosphere, friendly warm welcome. Book in advance to ensure a seat. The rosti was delicious. They've...More

2  Thank jacquikaye
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Cafe is definitely quirky with all its signs and posters and 'atmospheric' decor and the square outside is lively and lovely and service was efficient and friendly but the food (we had different rosti based dishes) was a bit disappointing and felt and tasted...More

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Came here for lunch and had to try the rosti. We were not disappointed. It was absolutely delicious. Service was great, waitress was friendly. Although we found it was a bit pricey (but I guess average for Geneva restaurants).

Thank squarebob243
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Eating out in Geneva is not cheap but this friendly and authentic brasserie is good value for simple meals. You eat either inside or on decking outside. The there is a good choice of food mainly based around rosti. Most customers were locals when we...More

Thank Ocho_Pinos
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I spent a nice evening on the terrace in midst the old city of Geneva. This restaurant is a real recommendation, I was warmly welcomed by the service and he stayed attentive all the time. The food was delicious and not what you normally get...More

1  Thank Automi
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We found this busy cafe while exploring the old town. It is a brasserie that offers traditional Swiss dishes like rösti (shredded potatoes, fried with or without toppings, sort of like superior American hash browns). The service was friendly and the al fresco seating made...More

Thank Amy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 90 76
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Description
It is a straight forward inexpensive restaurant in the old city of Geneva with a general European cuisine, mixed with a few Balkan dishes. It does a good rosti. But the general food enjoyment is let down by a surly and rude waiter.
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