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Golestan

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rue de Monthoux 58, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 76 76
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Wed 18:00 - 23:30
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fan of Persian food.but he food is okay. Service is friendly and appropriate. My friend who loves Persian food loved it

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Thank Peter T
Jakarta, Indonesia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ran into this place as I walked around looking to find a restaurant that serves food I haven't tasted. Iranian food is what I couldn't find in Jakarta, my hometown. It's a cozy, small restaurant with homey ambiance and very good food.

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Thank ipong3110
Geneva, Switzerland
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was my first visit in an Iranian restaurant. I asked about the menu and got some good recommendations. Try the Tahdig with two different sauces, it is one of the Iranian national dishes. The staff was quite friendly and the food portions were large and quite good. Try the Ayran, a yoghurt drink. Very refreshing and fits good to... More 

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Thank yoyannik
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We ran into this place by total accident but surely liked the food! Good quality with very nice authentic Persian décor! Also check out the Persian grocery store next door!

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Thank ali a
Geneva, Switzerland
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230 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

First time in a Persian restaurant, I was very curious. The tastes were unlike any other cuisine I know, and much more exotic than, say, Lebanese food. Things that sound strange (like a kidney beans and spinach dish) actually taste good, although overall the dishes seemed slightly bland and the only spicy sauce they had was Tabasco. Service is minimalist... More 

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Thank Xeni25
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Me and my mum went here mid december on a sunday night around 8pm. The service was quick and the food was amazing. We had mast-o-museer which is like a yoghurt that contains garlic, it comes with pieces of hot bread - amazing for a starter. Then we shared a kebab barg served with rice and some fresh onions, wasn't... More 

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great food for the evening and morning folks for your birthday and your wedding too. Alright thanks for your information

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San Diego, California
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Variety of Iranian food and reasonably priced. Good portions and nicely located in between the train station and the lake. Would've been five stars if the service was slightly better

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Thank Bandar149
Muscat, Oman
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We dined twice at this location when staying in Geneva. For those who require a wheat-free and gluten-free diet and are not vegetarians then Persian food is an option. We enjoyed some nice meaty meal options with rice and mixed in barberries. The venue is a basic diner, clean and cosy. Staff is helpful and some knowledge of French can... More 

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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Average. High price The Rice is steam rice not like the Persian rice. OK if you don't have another choice.

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Thank Salman S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Monthoux 58, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 76 76

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