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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” (473 reviews)
“salad” (91 reviews)
“bread” (55 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well known restaurant specialized in cheese fondue. I am eating there on a quite regular basis, be it for business or for private reason. Being a regular customer is a proof that this place is quite special. Why? Let me tell you. When I...More

Thank Guillaume B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are an American and think Melting Pot is fondue, you must come to Cafe du Soleil and experience exactly what you have been missing. The wait staff are extremely friendly and cordial. It is a relatively small restaurant in a quiet suburban setting...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again had a delicious fondue with friends in this lively restaurant in Petit-Saconnex. I can certainly recommend it.

Thank Leyla T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in to try out their Malakoffs, which is a dish I've eaten before at the 'classic' Malakoff joints on the Cote. The cafe itself is an olde-world building in a very quiet suburb of very quiet Geneva; it looks as though it will be...More

Thank TheOldTiger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaxed and unpretentious place that serves excellent fondue paired with very good wine. The only problem that it was a bit crowded (as expected on a Saturday night) so it was quite noisy. Service staff were friendly.

Thank john92c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiny pop old-fashioned restaurant located not faraway from the city center. Good and fairly priced fondue; enjoyable atmosphere (loud groups of English-speaking expats apart). Loved their Sunday lunch opening, so unusual in Switzerland!

Thank intheplace187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We showed up on a Sunday, no reservation. "Pas de problème", they said and seated us upstairs as downstairs was already full by 12:30. Within 30 minutes the upstairs was full, too. We soon learned why: excellent fondue and desert that is simple and very...More

Thank Jimmie S
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe du Soleil, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jimmie S, Thank you very much for choosing Café du Soleil and for leaving us this nice review. We hope to see you soon again for some more cheese! Kind regards, Café du Soleil team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wether it's fondue, malakoff or raclette, you will eat the best cheese dishes hear at Café du Soleil. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank Alain B
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Javier C
5 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
14 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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