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La Potiniere

) #320 of 1,531 Restaurants in Geneva €€ - €€€ French, , European
Jardin Anglais | 2, Promenade du Lac, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 310 28 28
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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French, Bar, European, Delicatessen, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jardin Anglais | 2, Promenade du Lac, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good place on the lake for a few drinks and bite to eat. The place was packed and had a great selection of drinks. Well worth it for a pre dinner drinks.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a June afternoon my husband and I walked over to Jardin Anglais on the side of Lake Geneva. The view was spectacular and the gardens were so pretty. We stopped for lunch at La Potinere. It was perfect! We had Chardonnay and an appetizer...More

Thank Jimmie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely don't go there for service! They are horrible, you wait endlessly to order and again for drinks to arrive. And when your unlucky you get the waiter which is not responsible for your table... They brought back the credit card to the wrong table...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there when the Geneva after work crowd had filled the place. It was a lot of fun. Our server was a really sweet guy and announced it was his first day on the job. His sincerity was so charming and made us feel...More

Thank staylonger
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We have been sitting for more than a hour and no sign of the food we have ordered. I'd tried to contact the waitress but she compleetly ignored us. Finally the burgers arrived, it wasnt so special. Mc donalds serves beter burgers. The buffet wasnt...More

Thank Jzmn C
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very busy braserie but the location and the service, food is great. Staff very nice and positive. Food was delicious.

Thank yasemin_tu
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We were lucky and went to a gorgeous Sunday lunchtime for brunch. The setting is fabulous in Jardin Anglais right by the lake. There are 2 brunch options the basic buffet table for CHF 43 (roughly the same as USD) or the Gourmand option for...More

Thank Billiam121
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If the weather allows it, you will be at one of the best spot by the lake here. Drinks are fine, service okayish, the gentlemen did well, but the ladies sounded rather condescending. Didn't feel like it was particularly clean. I may give it another...More

Thank Nyckolson
Eric S, Gérant at La Potiniere, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear Nyckolson, Thank you for your comment, Concerning our personal, we will highligh what happened last Sunday, and we will try your best to resolve it, Have a nice day,

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Well situation, by the lac, nice setting. This is a perfect place to have brunch with your visitors. The brunch buffet is not as rich or refined as for example the one of Cafe Restaurant du Parc des Bastions, but it is also cheaper. The...More

Thank Zatash
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A pause inside les Jardin des Englais a coffea Break a Le potiniere , wonderful french Brasserie, surrounded by huge glass windows with an amazing view on the lake. Especially now with minus 4 grades.

Thank GAIART33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jardin Anglais | 2, Promenade du Lac, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 310 28 28
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We have a passion ... The new management of the Potiniere has restored this beautiful institution Genevoise letters n oblesse. Located in the English Garden in the front line of the lake, the decor is inspired by the late nineteenth century (Art Deco), and the focus is on the wine passion (selected natural wine, biodynamic, prestigious wines) and culinary passion (discovery card). We also organize your private events: banquet, seminar, birthday, wedding ... We wait for you ...
Passion Wine & Food
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