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rue Emile- Yung 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
+41 22 346 58 10
08:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is truly an odd restaurant - but in a good way! The decor is "edgey" and yet the menu is very traditional, but again in a good way. Two very big pluses - the chef can cook, and cook very well!!! And the wine-list and blackboard wine suggestions are very good too. I had marrow bones for a starter... More 

Thank ArneHFrandsen
Geneva, Switzerland
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666 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Was there for a business lunch. Service was efficient, no problem. We only got the dish of the day which was not exceptional but tasty and well presented (one undercooked plate came back ok after a few minutes). The place has a classical, cosy decor and is ideal for quiet talking. Prices are on the high side and the location,... More 

Thank JMGeneva
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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502 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went there with a few friends on a weeknight. Place was busy. All the food we had was good and portions big enough. Wines are on the high side but the Portuguese one we had was good and reasonable. The owner came to talk to us and offered a night cap!

Thank Ludo-Owen
Geneva, Switzerland
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had a buyclub voucher, which as soon as it was seen we were put in a tiny seating area at the back hidden away next to the kitchen. there was plenty of space up front and we had both come from work so it was either the voucher, the dress or the face we were speaking english. other than... More 

Thank Couchsurfer07
Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had dinner last night at Le Senat for the first time. From the minute we stepped onto the terrace we were impressed. The interior is beautiful and we were greeted by pleasant staff who asked if we would like to have a drink at the bar or go straight to our table. Very nice gesture, not rushed. The service... More 

Thank tknet_ge
Geneva, Switzerland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We got to this restaurant thanks to a voucher that gave us 50% off on food. And I will go back there even if I don't have any vouchers! The service was nice, which is something that is missing in Geneva, food was delicious, the waiter was attentive and helpful, he recommended us a very nice wine. The decoration of... More 

Thank Iryna P
Geneva, Switzerland
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87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015

The first time I heard of this place was from friends that referred to it as an institution. One of those places that has always been there and more importantly, has remained there. There's a reason for that: it completely deserves it. Le Senat has very classic decoration, an air of elegance not usually found nowadays in restaurants that are... More 

1 Thank Xanderking
Geneva, Switzerland
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I was very much looking forward to visiting Le Senat, having heard much about it, and by chance having found a Groupon deal to try it out (and return to if we were happy). Having booked mentioning the voucher, I put the frosty welcome down to that - an attitude I do not understand since they are the ones selling... More 

Thank ground_otter
Baku, Azerbaijan
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014 via mobile

I've been in Geneva 4 days and visited restraunts every day. This restraunt is the Best one because i received the food and service i expected. I ordered sea food (mussels) and carpacio. It was excellent.

3 Thank Nuriya79
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

While the food is delicious, the service is terrible. I have been there twice and both times we have been treated by two waiters as if they were doing us a favor by serving us. They also made out of place remarks and even took our order while chewing some food. Such a pity that a nice restaurant is ruined... More 

1 Thank JF D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Emile- Yung 1, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 346 58 10

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?