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Le Socrate

) #193 of 1,533 Restaurants in Geneva €€ - €€€ French, European
rue Micheli-du-Crest 6, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
+41 78 664 67 78
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
French, European
€€ - €€€
rue Micheli-du-Crest 6, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I saw that this place had decent reviews on both Yelp and TripAdvisor that wasn't overly fancy. What's awesome is that if you make reservations on THE FORK (Via TripAdvisor), you get 50% off your dinner!!! Arriving just 15 minutes early to our 7pm reservation...More

Thank Tu-Anh N
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We came back again to this small and nice restaurant. We had souris d'agneau and joue de boeuf.....truly tasty!!! We also had home made babbà al rum, again just delicious. They have an amazing wine choice!!! The service is always funny, efficient and professional!

Thank Derby155
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Nice ambience wasn't enough to offset poor food. For full disclosure we had booked through la fourchette (not that this should matter of course). My lamb tasted more like mutton (it's April). My wife barely touched her main course as it tasted strange (which I...More

Thank eoin3000
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

had an amazing meal here, the quality of the food, wine, coffee, etc. is unquestionable. but as a waitress myself i got a negative impression when i was "handled" in a kind of unwelcoming, snide manner by a waiter. the rest of the team seems...More

Thank c_cubon
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I was at Le Socrate with a friend of mine that had a voucher on thefork.com. Food was great, there is a wide choice of French typical receipts: I advise the lamb with mashed potatoes that was simply excellent. Great thing is that we got...More

Thank GiuseppeCuoco
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is nice to find an old fashioned restaurant in Geneva still. The service was excellent and the wine by the glass good and reasonably priced. The service excellent. We chose traditional fare, slow cooked lamb in a succulent wine sauce, for our mains, the...More

Thank suemike_12
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Food is objectively very good, but the service was incredibly rude ! To be fair, we were benefitting from a discount offer. But we were refused water when we asked for it... And the waiter was very rude : "given the fact you are benefiting...More

2  Thank François-Xavier H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for a nice three course menu and everything was perfect: nice entrée (mushrooms), main course (wonderful pieces of meat) and delightful dessert (warm chocolate cake) I would recommend it to every colleague visiting Geneva!

Thank PhilLucerne
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very nice local bistro with excellent food and friendly service. Quite and nice neighborhood.Good wine

Thank Humeyra E
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice place where you can find the usual options of a french bistro, with the addition of 1-2 special chef dishes depending on the season. The ambience is lovely, reminding you of a different era and the service is excellent. The...More

Thank Nikolas V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$87
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Micheli-du-Crest 6, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 78 664 67 78
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