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rue Adhemar- Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
07:15 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 07:15 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Among the big buildings, you find a small cottage decorated with lot of love....it gives you a cozy feeling on a cold evening. Be it their figs n cheese or cray fish in lemon or potato cheese fondue or hummus....whatever we tasted on the menu, it was worth ordering again. There tea with fresh herbs and then small sortie of... More 

Thank Farhat M
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a surprise walking along the river. The special location and the good cuisine makes this place a "must try"

Thank Mario_TripA
Bucharest, Romania
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is absolutely adorable. In summer, they have a cozy terrace just across the road from Leman lake. Inside, the atmosphere is intimate and friendly, with lovely decorations. Books and boardgames are provided. Food is great and desserts are stunning.

Thank Aura V
Rome, Italy
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place while wandering along the river around lunch time. Was thinking only of a coffee and pastry when we arrived, partly to get out of the freezing weather. The dining area is small and cozy, the staff warm and accommodating (and patient with my high school French ). We had a carrot soup (creamy, smooth, with ginger and... More 

Thank Tony S
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 ladies who visited the Cottage Cafe for breakfast on the recommendation of the hotel we were staying in. It's in a great location over looking Lake Geneva. The place itself is very quirky, very relaxed and people brought their dogs in (not everybody will think that's ok but I think it's marvellous) There was... More 

Thank Carole W
Washington DC
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Blowing a gale in Geneva - I darted into this little cafe to escape the wind and cold. Don't want to leave now! Lovely coffee, food, and staff. Ambiance is perfect with French music playing.

Thank rfk757
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Avery simple menu but what a breakfast. Spelt bread and gone made jam with coffee. Hit the spot good value, quirky place but friendly and efficient. Will be returning

Thank carolcT1139AA
Cairneyhill, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We only had a coffee in here on our way back from a walk round town and before going into our hotel (Le Richemond) which is right next to the Cafe. Such a weird and wonderful building sitting in a small square between some of Geneva's grandest hotels. Its a bit like it was thrown up out of the lake... More 

Thank BruceCam2549611
Les Praz-de-Chamonix, France
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Will fell on this place while walking round Lake Geneva. Just behind the statue in this little green square with vies of the fountain was what looked like a little wooden cabin. On inspection it was a cosy little café with a lovely log fire burning outside. Although only 4 degrees the sun was out and with cosy covers on... More 

Thank Walker6969
Geneva, Switzerland
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

A reunion of old friends gathering in Geneva is always a special occasion - and this small, quaint restaurant proved to be a perfect choice for tasty food, excellent wine, very good ambiance, friendly service and laughter all around. We went for dinner and they only serve tapas. The list is long (provided in French and in English) and we... More 

Thank Cecilia J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, 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

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