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Cottage Cafe

rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (49 reviews)
“spelt bread” (5 reviews)
“carrot soup” (4 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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81 - 90 of 250 reviews

Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

We came across this quaint cafe while walking around the Brunswick Monument. We were looking for somewhere to have breakfast and discovered they had toast, pastries and coffee. On closer inspection of the menu we discovered some wonderful toppings for the toast including a vast...More

Thank Neelat B
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Discovered this wonderful cafe quite by chance after traipsing around Geneva looking for a decent place to sit and relax. Very Bohemian - but in a sensible way with plenty of good books to read, table games and magazines. Coffee and cakes were always excellent...More

Thank MistaPeta
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

ENGLISH This small cafe / restaurant is very close to the lake and Bains de Paquis. It's worth spending for a coffee or tea with good friends or reading a good book. Magical place, very friendly and helpful staff, good food and drinks. I strongly...More

Thank Mia R
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped by to grab a coffee and a dattes and ginger cake on our walk around the lake Leman. Great place to relax on a sunny day in Geneva

Thank morenom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I found this cafe by accident, it is just across the street from the lake and has a cute cottage feel (hence the name). The interior is cozy and has books all around, and the menu has interesting tea infusions and other drinks in addition...More

Thank ziasarra1
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

On a cold foggy day in December we stumbled across a lovely cafe in the middle of a small park near the lake. Great atmosphere with Christmas lights, feather light shades, French jazz and achingly cool staff. Limited breakfast menu but lovely spelt bread and...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I met up with some local friends for lunch here. The ambiance is great - a place with lots of books scattered around always gets extra points from me. The portions were generous and delicious. I expected it to be more touristic but it was...More

Thank Calliopehk
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Small cozy place .. We went for the breakfast and ordered hot chocolate and it was delicious and light.. But the tart that came with ginger jam can't be forgotten.

Thank May A
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The place is decorated like a winter garden, feels like you are a guest at friend's home who just cooked the most delicious mezze for you :)

Thank Den H
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Very nice place - comfortable with beautiful view and then the Swiss hospitality differs - we asked for coffee at 12.30 and we're told we could have it outdoor as inside lunch is served but we were not ready for lunch then. We went in...More

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Nicky C
6 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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