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Cuisine of Geneva for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Saint-Prex Among the restaurants devoted to national cuisine we should definitely distinguish Lion d'Or and Les Armures. In addition to the exquisite menu these restaurants have excellent wine cards. The first one is located on a hill in Koloni district. During the meal, the restaurant’s visitors will admire the amazing views of the coast from the outdoor terrace. Besides a rich selection of wine the restaurant offers to its guests to taste the best port in the city. Les Armures restaurant also has its own wine cellar, which stores rare varieties of vintage wines. You will notice subtle notes of French cuisine in the dishes of this restaurant - original sauces, spices and air desserts will surely please every guest.
Hotel d'Allèves is targeted at connoisseurs of the culture of past centuries. The historic hotel is open in an eye-catching building constructed in the middle of the 18th century and is … Open
Leopard Room Restaurant attracts visitors not only by an exotic menu and widest choice of delicacies, but also by the amazing design of the hall. In the center of the restaurant is located a large fireplace, around which are arranged tables. The restaurant’s hall is decorated with ornamental palms. Windows restaurant is considered one of the most prestigious institutions of the city. Here guests will enjoy popular dishes of European cuisine and can order the best Swiss wines. The restaurant has got its name not accidentally. Its large panoramic windows provide visitors with spectacular views of Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva.
Fans of Italian cuisine will like the restaurant named Le Jardin. Its interior is also notable for its extraordinary - it is made in the style of the 30s of the previous century. On warm months of the year the tables of the restaurant are set on the terrace. Le Francis Restaurant offers visitors to taste various dishes of Russian cuisine. Most often the visitors of this place order baked stuffed pike, ham, and pancakes with caviar. Kvass remains the most popular beverage. Copyright
Some hotels in Geneva are particularly liked by travelers, and the high-class Royal Manotel is one of them. The hotel is located in the heart of the city, just 5 minutes away from the main … Open
Geneva residents are famous for their passion for cheese as this product is an important ingredient in the national cuisine. This is the city where travelers can try the authentic cheese fondue that is cooked together with white wine and certain spices. Raclette is a no less popular national dish. This is melted cheese that is served with a variety of garnishes, such as potatoes and pickled cucumbers.
Fans of meat dishes will also not feel bored as the choice of meat delicacies is simply striking in national restaurants. Don’t forget to try longeoles sausages, an interesting local specialty cooked from particular pork species. Caraway and fennel are the only spices added to the meat so it retains its original taste. Bernese platter is one more interesting national dish. Small pieces of meat are roasted and then served with green beans and pickled cabbage. Gourmet travelers interested in finest food will be delighted with Zürcher Geschnetzeltes, tender lamb in a special sauce. recommends best hotels in Geneva
The right choice of a hotel allows making any vacation a romantic and unforgettable one. Couples are recommended to take a look at N’vY Manotel. This hotel is a wonderful combination … Open
Fish dishes are very common in national restaurants of Geneva. Local chefs are particularly skilled in cooking perch and zander. Fish is usually served with a nutritious garnish, for example, boiled potatoes. When it comes to describing local traditional desserts, many would first recall magnificent Swedish chocolate. Indeed, it is possible to try all kinds of chocolate in the city. There are hundreds of cafes and specialty shops that offer candies and other chocolates. However, Geneva is also famous for its wonderful pies. Don’t forget to try delicious pies with fresh berries and fruits. Pear pie is one of the most popular in the region.
Lake Geneva Despite the fact that Geneva is one of the leading cities in the world in terms of the number of Michelin restaurants, local people are still in love with simple and nutritious food. Just like many years ago, fresh bread with jam remains one of the most popular breakfast variants. There are many high-quality bakeries in the city. Early in the morning, there are always long lines of people waiting for fresh bread and buns. If you purchase freshly baked bread and a jar of jam in a local shop, you can have an authentic breakfast that Geneva locals eat in the morning.
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Upscale travelers who do not want to save on dining should not forget to visit Domaine de Chateuvieux restaurant that is located in Geneva suburbs. This dining venue is open in a unique old castle, a part of which is occupied by a luxurious hotel. Famous chef Philippe Chevrier is the head of this high-class restaurant, so all dishes are cooked in accordance with his own recipes. The menu of Domaine de Chateuvieux includes many rare delicacies. Among the signature dishes of the restaurant, it is important to mention lobsters with pickled ginger and rabbit stew with apricot sauce. The choice of Swiss wine is also nothing but amazing.
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Where to go for dinner in Geneva: recommended cafe and restaurants

L’Opéra Bouffe
Where: Avenue de Frontenex 5, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 736 63 00;
Restaurant Le Lyrique
Where: Bd du Theatre 12, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 328 00 95;
Brasserie Lipp
Where: Rue de la Confédération 8, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 318 80 30;
Relais de L’Entrecote
Where: Rue du Rhone 49, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 310 60 04;
La Favola
Where: 15, rue Jean-Calvin, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 311 74 37;
Domaine de Châteauvieux
Where: chemin de Chateauvieux 16, Peney-Dessus, Satigny, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 753 15 11;
Café Huissoud
Where: rue du Stand 51., Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 310 25 83;
La Perle du Lac
Where: rue de Lausanne 126, Geneva; Telephone: +41 (0) 22 909 10 20;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Geneva
♥   Restaurant 'La Finestra' Genève Rive Gauche. Type - Italian. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Neptüne' GENEVE. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Philippe' Genève. Type - Meats and grills. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Bottega' Genève Rive Gauche. Type - Italian. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria della Bottega' Genève. Type - Italian. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie Lipp' GENEVE. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Jacky' Genève. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Rouge et le Blanc' Genève Rive Droite. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il Lago' Genève. Type - Italian|Mediterranean cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Miyako' GENEVE. Type - Japanese. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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