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Cottage Cafe

rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (54 reviews)
“spelt bread” (5 reviews)
“carrot soup” (4 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's one of the prettiest settings in Geneva with a view over the lake towards the fountain and a nice sunny wide open space to relax in. The food is nice too. It's not cheap, but the quality gives it a good value for money,...More

Thank Neonindigo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

atmosphere is very nice and service was quick and efficient (blond chic lady). prices are according to international Geneva plus "by the lake"... I had a salad as well as my friend and both were very nice.

Thank adri p
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Overall, this is a lovely place with amazingly delicious and nicely served tapas. The waiters are really nice and the view and the climate of the place are just the cherry on the cake. When I went there with a friend, we kind of had...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This was a great find while I was in Geneva. We were just walking around around the city center and was looking at the Monument to the Duke of Brunswick. The cafe is just behind it. Great outdoor sitting area with wonderful view of the...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Admittedly, the waitress was a bit cross that we even wanted to eat there, the kitchen was closing at 2pm, but this was 1.40 - which seemed to be her main problem. Anyway we were "allowed" to stay and eat, on the condition we ordered...More

Thank WelshStephanie
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

During summer especially during Geneva festival it is better to stay away from the lake including Cottage cafe..They become so much $ervi$e minded and they dont hesitate to force clients to leave early.In my experience with CC they very rudely asked us to finish our...More

Thank Paquisman
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I had tea here one day and returned for lunch the next. Service varied - the first day they were indifferent, but quite pleasant the next. I really enjoyed the patio with its views of Lake Geneva. The fruit and vegetable salad was excellent! If...More

Thank Martha123
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Visited Geneva for the day travelling from Lyon so we only had time for a coffee and gateau at this very picturesque cafe situated 100 metres from the river Rhone at around lunch time. It appeared to be a popular cafe with those who were...More

Thank anthonygD2122LV
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with colleagues. Very friendly and quick service. All three choices - salad, lasagne and the fish were quite large portions. Very healthy - lots of salads and vegetables. Very reasonable pricetag. Beautiful location with a view to the fountain and river.

Thank Carri G
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the Cottage Cafe 3 times during our short visit to Geneva. Sit outside, sip a cappuccino, take in the late view and the fountain and don't miss the Bircher muesli for breakfast. At 8 fr, it's a memorable meal.

Thank kathkenn
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Nicky C
7 May 2017|
Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
i forget the prices, but i had a great hearty soup and a quiche, i think. give it a try.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:15 am - 12:00 am
7:15 am - 12:00 am
7:15 am - 12:00 am
7:15 am - 12:00 am
7:15 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 60 16
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