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rue Adhemar- Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
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07:15 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 07:15 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Will fell on this place while walking round Lake Geneva. Just behind the statue in this little green square with vies of the fountain was what looked like a little wooden cabin. On inspection it was a cosy little café with a lovely log fire burning outside. Although only 4 degrees the sun was out and with cosy covers on... More 

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Thank Walker6969
Geneva, Switzerland
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A reunion of old friends gathering in Geneva is always a special occasion - and this small, quaint restaurant proved to be a perfect choice for tasty food, excellent wine, very good ambiance, friendly service and laughter all around. We went for dinner and they only serve tapas. The list is long (provided in French and in English) and we... More 

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Thank Cecilia J
Mainz, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Situated on Place des Alpes, this Café and restaurant is charming and offers a nice view of both Brunswick Monument and the Jet d'Eau. Guests can choose from a broad variety of international tapas of high quality. But beware: You will pay not only for the food served, but for the view offered, too. So be prepared for a price... More 

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Preveza, Greece
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Although you need a reservation for inside, there is no reason to be worry because outside is the beauty. With the lake at your feet (and a blanket also at your feet) a beer or a coffee during the night is almost magical ... if the weather is .... perfect.

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Thank Theodoros O
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Cottage Cafè is not only an affordable place where you can have lunch or enjoy your break, but also a magical spot! Highly recommended during your stay in Geneva!

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Dublin, California
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134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch at cottage café was simply amazing, the view, the service, the food, the vibe, the ambience...all the stars aligned here to make it a lovely lunch for us. Risotto, fusilli finished with chocolate fondant with thyme ice cream, everything bite was like food poetry. Fresh ingredients, fresh flavors, crisp veggies, deep flavors and smiling faces makes this place the... More 

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Thank Ninaad D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was something after 10 pm my friend and I wanted to have nice glass of wine. We went to this cafe and found a nice table. We asked for the menu. Some people were still eating or having dessert. The waiter wanted to bring us the drinks' menu. Right after having served a couple on the table beside us... More 

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Thank Britta G
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Be ready to pay extremely high prices for very small tapas of average quality. Cheaper to book plane to Spain and have them there.

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Thank Trip A
Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

They have good coffee and toast for breakfast, i like the orange juice as well. located in small and beautiful garden in the middle of Geneva.( near the leak). i love it and i recommend it to enjoy the atmosphere.

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Thank Bashayer A
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a light evening meal here on a warm September evening. We reserved a tablet as it's always busy. The service was good, the food excellent and the atmosphere friendly. The four of us orders 8 tapas and shared. Loved everything but the price - ouch! But it was value for money and not bad for Geneva.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
07:15 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:15 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:15 - 00:00
Thursday
07:15 - 00:00
Friday
07:15 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Adhemar- Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 60 16

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