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Cottage Cafe

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rue Adhemar- Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
07:15 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 07:15 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Washington DC
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Blowing a gale in Geneva - I darted into this little cafe to escape the wind and cold. Don't want to leave now! Lovely coffee, food, and staff. Ambiance is perfect with French music playing.

Thank rfk757
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avery simple menu but what a breakfast. Spelt bread and gone made jam with coffee. Hit the spot good value, quirky place but friendly and efficient. Will be returning

Thank Carol C
Cairneyhill, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We only had a coffee in here on our way back from a walk round town and before going into our hotel (Le Richemond) which is right next to the Cafe. Such a weird and wonderful building sitting in a small square between some of Geneva's grandest hotels. Its a bit like it was thrown up out of the lake... More 

Thank BruceCam2549611
Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Will fell on this place while walking round Lake Geneva. Just behind the statue in this little green square with vies of the fountain was what looked like a little wooden cabin. On inspection it was a cosy little café with a lovely log fire burning outside. Although only 4 degrees the sun was out and with cosy covers on... More 

Thank Walker6969
Geneva, Switzerland
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A reunion of old friends gathering in Geneva is always a special occasion - and this small, quaint restaurant proved to be a perfect choice for tasty food, excellent wine, very good ambiance, friendly service and laughter all around. We went for dinner and they only serve tapas. The list is long (provided in French and in English) and we... More 

Thank Cecilia J
Mainz, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Situated on Place des Alpes, this Café and restaurant is charming and offers a nice view of both Brunswick Monument and the Jet d'Eau. Guests can choose from a broad variety of international tapas of high quality. But beware: You will pay not only for the food served, but for the view offered, too. So be prepared for a price... More 

Preveza, Greece
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Although you need a reservation for inside, there is no reason to be worry because outside is the beauty. With the lake at your feet (and a blanket also at your feet) a beer or a coffee during the night is almost magical ... if the weather is .... perfect.

Thank Theodoros O
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Cottage Cafè is not only an affordable place where you can have lunch or enjoy your break, but also a magical spot! Highly recommended during your stay in Geneva!

Thank martibuo
Dublin, California
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134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch at cottage café was simply amazing, the view, the service, the food, the vibe, the ambience...all the stars aligned here to make it a lovely lunch for us. Risotto, fusilli finished with chocolate fondant with thyme ice cream, everything bite was like food poetry. Fresh ingredients, fresh flavors, crisp veggies, deep flavors and smiling faces makes this place the... More 

Thank Ninaad D
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was something after 10 pm my friend and I wanted to have nice glass of wine. We went to this cafe and found a nice table. We asked for the menu. Some people were still eating or having dessert. The waiter wanted to bring us the drinks' menu. Right after having served a couple on the table beside us... More 

Thank Britta G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:15 - 00:00
07:15 - 00:00
07:15 - 00:00
07:15 - 00:00
07:15 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?