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Cafe du Soleil

) #7 of 1,503 Restaurants in Geneva €€ - €€€, French, Swiss, European
place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
+41 22 733 34 17
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (421 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On business in Geneve and fancied a cheese fondue. This place is amazing. Walked in and it was very busy and the owner managed to get me a table. I would advise booking! The fondue was excellent and the service equally amazing. I would highly...More

Thank hesco_ben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Café du Soleil just before heading back to the airport as it's conveniently only a 10 minute bus ride away. Their Gruyere fondue was delicious as was the wine. The waiting staff were pleasent and relaxed, as was the lovely outdoor seated area...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my husband in May as I had previously been here with work colleagues and enjoyed the experience. The first thing that hits you is the smell - its cheese. So if you don't like the gentle waft of it everywhere you...More

Thank jamester74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a great fondue which is a traditional Swiss dish. And the vegetarian dish is judt amazing. A traditional Swiss restaurant. A great small balcony when the weather is nice.

Thank malakoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several times, we read and heard about cheese fondue at Café du Soleil in Geneva, and we were keen to try it. My wife and I are aficionados of cheese fondue ; over the years, we had fondue in a number of places in Switzerland...More

Thank severus75
Adriano D, Responsable relations clients at Cafe du Soleil, responded to this review

Dear Severus75, We are wowed by your comment, it is such a pleasant read for all our team! Thank you very much, we hope to see soon and wish you a great evening. Best regards, Café du Soleil team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, our first night in Geneva and this was an amazing place to stop. Wonderful community vibe, great servers, the most delicious fondue, the wine and desserts are good too. Be sure to try the pineapple & basil (amazingly delicious and refreshing). One of the...More

Thank Katerine_Steve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We there in Cafe du Soleil for a lunch on a weekday. Although not in a busy center area, it was packed with what seemed to be locals . The staff found us a table, and we enjoyed an. Excellent fondue and overall very good...More

Thank Svit_ana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe du soleil is situated in a small neighborhood in Geneva that is close to the intercontinental hotel. I've heard that their specialties are fondue and steak - but instead I tried their Lake fish which was delicious (and not overly buttered like other places)....More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bistro style. Pleasant atmosphere. Inside service and on the terrace in good weather. Great fondue and much more: other cheese dishes, traditional Swiss dishes, meat, salads, daily specials and delicious desserts. Friendly and efficient service. Near the international organizations.

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this place twice during my 4 day trip in Geneva. The first time I went, I ordered the chefs special which was duck leg with crispy potatoes. It was the definitely the best meal I had during my stay. The meat of...More

Thank Crystalle L
Adriano D, Responsable relations clients at Cafe du Soleil, responded to this review

Dear Crystalle L., We would like to thank you very much for visiting us and for your kind review! We are glad that you enjoyed your two stops at Café du Soleil and we would be more than happy to see you again when you...More

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Dž P
hi, is it possible to make a reservation for tomorrow night (14th of March) at 7:30pm for one? i always stop by for your fondue when i'm in Geneva. :)
13 March 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you very much for contacting Café du Soleil through tripadvisor. We decided to stop taking reservation on this channel because we need to centralize the process for better organization. Please book directly by... More
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Nevena P
Hi, Is it possible to make a reservation for tonight at 19:15h for two? Thanks a lot, Nevena P.
24 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Dear Nevena, Your table for two at 19:15 tonight is confirmed. Thank you very much for your booking. Best regards, Adriano
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Hi we would like to reserve a table for two at eight pm please on the night of the 15th of February.Sean
10 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Dear Sean, Thank you very much for your booking at Café du Soleil, your table for 2 the 15th of February at 8pm is comfirmed. We look forward to receive you and wish you a nice week-end! Kind regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 733 34 17
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Le Café du Soleil is one of the oldest restaurant in Geneva (around 400 years old), well known for serving the best fondue and delicious malakoffs. Our restaurant also offers a varied menu to satisfy everybody and daily specials for lunch made with love. During summer, our beautiful terrace will welcome you or our air-conditionned room.