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Cafe du Soleil

place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
+41 22 733 34 17
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (456 reviews)
“bread” (54 reviews)
“salad” (84 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited with a group of people and we orders cheese fondue, it was ok but not so special as I heard about the place.

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very hungry and it was late evening in Geneva, it was difficult to found place around 10 in the evening for cheese fondiu, TripAdvisor helps me and I visited this cafe. I really enjoyed not only cheese fondiu but salad was good too....More

Thank Aleksandra A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to enjoy a delicious Swiss fondue ! Restaurant very busy but great atmosphere and very friendly service !!! Highly recommendable !

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Café du Soleil is an iconic place for cheese fondue, both winter and summer. This restaurant has no frills, the decor is very simple and rustic, with old wooden tables and misfitted chairs. Fondue is served by the gallon-load here. Service is quick and...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here after reading the reviews on the fondue. I was not disappointed. It was out of the tourist centre, which made it even better. It was a very authentic, little bistro and most people appeared to be local. Fondue is one of my...More

Thank 811Polly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real cafe, crowded. Top for fondue but some other choices too. Ambiance of bistrot. A must try in Geneva.

Thank Beat0067
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we go to the Cafe du Soleil we always have a great evening. They have 'la chasse' on the menu at the moment as well as their usual fondu, steak & chips etc. My partner had restaurant made terrain with perfect balance of...More

Thank Haze10
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best fondue in Geneva...and not only! You can have yummy entrecôte and malalof! What is this? Come and try the Swiss cheese experience!

Thank Alberto P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

In case you are new to Geneva, you must try cheese fondu .Dont forget to book a seat before your attendance. The staff was caring and the side dishes also good. The price is in mid-avarage through Geneva restaurant.

Thank souzanasadollahi
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the quaint interior, and noted mostly local clientele. This isn't a fancy place, nor would the experience be the same if it were. Helpful wait staff recommended a very nice local white wine to pair with our fondue, a very...More

Thank Doug R
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Javier C
4 June 2017|
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Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for late reply. We don't use tripadvisor to take reservation and I didn't see it on time. Hope you managed to come visit us. Best regards, Café du Soleil team
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Dž P
13 March 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you very much for contacting Café du Soleil through tripadvisor. We decided to stop taking reservation on this channel because we need to centralize the process for better organization. Please book directly by... More
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Nevena P
24 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Dear Nevena, Your table for two at 19:15 tonight is confirmed. Thank you very much for your booking. Best regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 733 34 17
Le Café du Soleil is one of the oldest restaurant in Geneva (around 400 years old), well known for serving the best fondue and delicious malakoffs. Our restaurant also offers a varied menu to satisfy everybody and daily specials for lunch made with love. During summer, our beautiful terrace will welcome you or our air-conditionned room.
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