Eat Your Way Through Geneva
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SWITZERLAND: Predominantly influenced by Swiss, French and Italian, when you visit Geneva expect dishes that hero fresh fish caught from the famous Lake Geneva, mouth-watering meat specialties, and locally-grown produce. But wait, there's more! Geneva is also famous for its incredible pastries and sweet treats! We've rounded up the Top 5 recommendations for you to discover the full range of culinary delights that Geneva has to offer.
Chez Ma Cousine
If Swiss-style fast food and a lively Old Town atmosphere is your thing, look no further than Chez Ma Cousine. This bright-yellow joint is a top pick for families and travellers alike, with great value and no pretension. It's all about simple, quality home cooking here. Think grilled chicken served with a heap of crispy, sautéed Provençale-style potatoes and a fresh salad. For dessert, take your pick from irresistible classics like chocolate mousse or “tarte tatin” (apple tarte). The wine flows freely by the glass or bottle, and service is quick.Be warned, they don't take reservations so plan ahead or be prespared to wait - it's worth it!
Crêperie Du Molard
If you're on the hunt for authentic Breton crêpes and a traditional cider to wash it down, you can't go past Crêperie Du Molard. Whether you're keen on sweet or savoury, or both, they've got you covered. And, if you aren't a fan of crepes, no worries - vegan and gluten-free options are available. The service is spot-on, quick as a flash and they've got a keen eye for detail. Plus, always sporting a massive smile on their face. All in all, a feel-good place to while away the hours!
Boulangerie Pierre et Jean
If you’d like to sample great baked goods whilst in town, you can't go past Boulangerie Pierre et Jean. With two renowned Swiss pastry chefs at the helm, they offer everything from sandwiches to croissants, pain au chocolat and some outstanding interesting creations of their own. The staff are friendly and attentive, and the prices are very reasonable. What more could you want?
Brasserie du Midi
Check out this trendy brasserie in the heart of the quartier “Les Grottes”. Brasserie du Midi serves amazing Italian-French cuisine, with a side of international snacks and dishes. Not to mention delicious pasta, homemade pizza from the stone oven, and even classic meat fondue. Veggie lovers and salad enthusiasts will also be in heaven with the wide variety of vegetarian options on offer. And the best part? You won’t break the bank with their affordable prices. Our verdict: It's a down-to-earth alternative to the more upscale spots in Geneva.
Le Flacon is a distinguished gourmet restaurant in Geneva, boasting a Michelin star. In addition to delicious à la carte dishes, Le Flacon offers surprise menus with wine pairings that change regularly. Dishes are refined and use only the finest ingredients to create flavours and aromas that are both intense and flavoursome. The loft-style atmosphere - with raw red brick walls and a high ceiling creates a chic and inviting ambience - and during the summer months, the stunning terrace provides an idyllic setting to enjoy a meal while taking in the beauty of the surroundings.
My Other Address in Geneva
Our new Adina Hotel Geneva debuted in Switzerland in 2023. Situated in the vibrant new district of “Quartier de L'Étang”, you're in walking distance of Geneva's biggest shopping mecca, the “Balexert”, and some of the city's well-known retailers. Plus, you can easily access all of top foodie tips in just minutes by foot or using public transport. Let Adina be your base to exploring Geneva's culinary delights. Check out our latest offers!