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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” (454 reviews)
“bread” (55 reviews)
“salad” (90 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 2 days ago via mobile

Because of its excellent rating on tripadvisor, we tried several evenings to book a table in this place. Every evening, really, it is packed. One evening we had to work late and we were able to book a table at 09H00. We arrived at 08H55,...More

Thank Koen67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ah, finally, a not overpriced, cozy restaurant with smiling and efficient service. Great food and desert. Book early as this place is quickly crowded.

Thank CochraneBrussels
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately for the locals the secret is out: the best fondue in town is outside of the downtown. Excellent food, decent service, and prices within reason (this is Geneva after all). Given that this is more of local joint, just remember to be friendly and...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with office colleagues. The cold winter, cosy seating and communal style eating of the cheese fondue makes this a superb bonding experience. A must visit for anyone visiting Geneva with colleagues and wanting to avoid hotel food! :-)

Thank Viv74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to like this place because of the overall positive reviews... Fondue-wise, it tasted ok - first time having fondue so can't really compare it to anything. However, halfway we found a bug in our fondue, and then the service just went completely downhill from...More

Thank ccstwb
Adriano D, Responsable relations clients at Cafe du Soleil, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ccstwb, Thank you very much for coming at Café du Soleil and for taking the time to leave us a review. We believe that mistakes allow progress and we sincerely apologize for your experience even though some points needs to be clarified. Your comment...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the Fondue, In my opinion it was fantastic, I would go back again definatly, After we had a steak each with fries, The meal was spot on and good value for money, 86chf inc 2 beers, we good value for Geneva

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I was invited with a group of people and we orders cheese fondue, it was ok but not so special as I heard about the place.

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I was very hungry and it was late evening in Geneva, it was difficult to found place around 10 in the evening for cheese fondiu, TripAdvisor helps me and I visited this cafe. I really enjoyed not only cheese fondiu but salad was good too....More

1  Thank Aleksandra A
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a delicious Swiss fondue ! Restaurant very busy but great atmosphere and very friendly service !!! Highly recommendable !

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Café du Soleil is an iconic place for cheese fondue, both winter and summer. This restaurant has no frills, the decor is very simple and rustic, with old wooden tables and misfitted chairs. Fondue is served by the gallon-load here. Service is quick and...More

Thank Catherine M
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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