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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” (478 reviews)
“bread” (57 reviews)
“salad” (92 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 yesterday via mobile

On a short trip to Switzerland and keen to try authentic Swiss food, so we booked a table here on the strength of the very positive reviews on TripAdvisor. The restaurant was busy with a great vibe, the staff were attentive, friendly and speak great...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday lunchtime, a lovely cosy restaurant which is very reasonably priced in comparison to the rest of Geneva. The cheese fondue was brilliant. Would definitely go back.

Thank cccurrie88
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our times and the atmosphere was very local but other places had better fondue and definitely better fries. It might be a matter of taste. The dessert on the other hand was to die for. The meringue was just amazing.

Thank rihamasri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bit of an institution in Geneva and I believe this restaurant has been here for over 20 years and it was recommended to me by my mother who lived in Geneva a long time ago. FOOD (CHF 50 for two without wine)...More

Thank NicoDaBear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food. We did not book a reservation and took a chance by turning up. We had food on Sunday evening and must say was very nice. Cheese Fondu was outstanding. Steak and chips were a bit cold. The butter on the steak was...More

Thank simon p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really awesome cheese fondue. There's only one variety so no hard choices. You get bread served along with it. Be sure to grind fresh pepper on it to make it extra yummy. Friendly staff, fast service. English is being spoken well. Place looks really not...More

Thank NL_Koen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Just the best restaurant I’ve been to in ages. Friendly staff, amazing food, fun lively relaxed atmosphere. Dog and cat friendly(yes I did say cat). Highly recommend to anyone visiting Geneva.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You go to this place to spend a nice evening with friends or a romantic dinner. The food is very good. The Malakofs are downright excellent and the "frites" are gorgeous. The ambiance is typically "old Geneva" and the service is quick and very attentive...More

Thank FedericoCarminati
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 3, the table was situated at the income (which brought over a cold breeze every time someone walked in). The food was good and they have really good wine. The service was nonchalant (the staff was constantly talking at the...More

Thank Ana Maria P
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A weekend trip to Geneva saw us come to Cafe Du Soleil for cheese fondue. We had booked a table in advance and I would recommend doing this as they were fully booked. I emailed them before I flew out. The cheese fondue was delicious...More

Thank Shammi07
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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