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Les Armures

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rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 310 34 42
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09:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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196 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant, attached to the hotel of the same name, is located right in the heart of the old city in a 17th century stone house. Operating since 1957, the restaurant acquired over the years a good reputation (celebrities and head of state dined here) with a traditional and seasonal cuisine. The décor is built around the full-size knight armor... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The name "les Armures" means armours and they are inside the restaurants and take you company while you eat. It is the right restaurants if you want typical swiss food like fondue, raclette, but you can have a lot of other meals and all of good quality. It is a good place to go with friends. The inside is very... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Famously visited by Bill Clinton during his heyday, this is a really fantastic restaurant to experience excellent service and food in an excellent atmosphere and location. Based in the old town, this restaurant is one of the oldest in Geneva and is part of an award winning hotel. We did not stay in the hotel but had fondue at the... More 

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Thank Mika E
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a delicious food and very good wine. I just think they needed to offer more options of bread with the fondue.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here, loved it both times. Very warm atmosphere and good service. Both times, we had the lovely cheese fondue and this time, we tried the fondue chinois, with thinly-sliced beef slowly cooked in stock. On the menu, they tell you where everything is sourced, which is great because you can choose to have only local products.

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The veal with cream sauce was heavenly. The fondue fromage which my husband had was absolutely delicious! The restaurant is attached to the hotel on top of a hill in the old city. You can walk up the hill or take the tram #36. It is very expensive but if you're in Geneva and want to enjoy fine Swiss dining,... More 

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Lebanon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a must visit restaurant for its raclette, one of the most tasty raclette i ever had. The chevre chaud salad is excellent, very very tasty. The pinot noir wine is a good one with the fondue. Amazing atmosphere outdoor next to the "armures". The smell of the cheese is strong indoor. I would recommend sitting outside. As for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here based on the great reviews. We ordered the cheese fondue and raclette to start, both were amazing. The cheese was delicious and hot, bread was a bit stale but we didn't really care after dunking it in the fondue. I think I liked the raclette better though and wished it came in a bigger... More 

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Singita Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Experience without fault The room was comfortable and well designed old school but extremely well appointed The breakfast and services was great and non intrusive Overall excellent experience

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with friends on the dual reputation that it was an institution that served classic Swiss fayre, and was the Clinton's favourite fondue place in Geneva when (Hilary?) was working at the UN. Restaurant is very kitsch and nicely set out in the armures theme - suit of armour in the corner, weapons on the walls, etc. Food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, Swiss, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 310 34 42
Description
Avec son ambiance chaleureuse et decontractee, le restaurant vous offre ses specialites suisses comme la raclette ou la fondue, ainsi qu'une cuisine francaise de qualite. Vous pourrez decouvrir egalement une genereuse carte de vins suisses et d'excellents produits du terroir.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?