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La buvette des Bains des Paquis

quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 738 16 16
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fondue” (113 reviews)
“bread” (22 reviews)
“plat du jour” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 510 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must do in Geneva, especially during the winter months! Reservation required, otherwise the place is packed and slim chance to find a table. We were a group of 20 people, most of them very young. The talking, laughing, even singing, helped, I...More

Thank IAndTheWorld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked by the lake and felt so hungry! The map showed me the closest restaurant and here we are! Food and drinks are so cheap... Great environment with live band! Such a busy place on a Sunday night!

Thank snowlee
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The fondue tastes very good, but it's also the heaviest I have had in Geneva. The cleanliness of the place is what it is, but if you don't mind that you can spend a nice time eating fondue with a lake view.

1  Thank gingerandhoney
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Out on the Quai it catches the last of the evening sun. A very popular spot. Serves fondue and a dish of the day and a few other things all inexpensive especially for Geneva. Nothing fancy but the food was good and it appears to...More

Thank Doctoronz
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Decided to break our journey to the airport and have dinner at this wonderful restaurant. Location could not be beaten with stunning views of lake, city and mountain. Excellent food belies the simple setting. Plat du jour is incredible value - not just by Geneva...More

Thank Jens S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Very good and fresh oysters and a house white wine made my day. Great view and simple setup. Could be a little more friendly, though (maybe language barrier).

Thank ricardovares
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Casual "buvette" at the lake baths. Winter they serve fondue in the evenings, also available at lunch on Sundays. It's a"first come..." kind of place and you have to find a spot to sit before they bring the "caquelon". Friendly atmosphere and saying is large...More

Thank NRJ_68
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you have less then 24 hours in Geneva, like we did, then you should seriously consider this place. We wanted to experience an authentic fondue dinner, and this establishment provided exactly what we were looking for! Four of had fondue for 3 (more than...More

3  Thank Lewis_R_B_2016
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I visited here on a sunny Saturday for lunch and it was great, and also full of people. Very good cheese fondue. The restaurant is rustic, so do not expect much in terms of service or decoration. It is basically a self service place with...More

Thank algongar
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

You just can't beat this place for drinks and a bite to eat. This cash only venue has lots of seats and loungers and serves wine, beer and fondue as well as plates of charcuterie and crudités. Just a wonderful place to watch the world...More

Thank woodsie9
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Nearby Attractions
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.00 km away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Loren L
Is this restaurant wheelchair accessible?
18 May 2017|
Response from woodsie9 | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so from recollection.
Nichelle C
Hi, Nichelle. What would you like to know about this restaurant? Do you serve fondue in June?
3 May 2017|
Response from Peter-Altorjai | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I was there in October, but i see no reasons not to serve fondue in June ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Mont-Blanc
  • Neighbourhood: Mont-Blanc
  • Phone Number: +41 22 738 16 16
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