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Alternative underground hang-out

If you're not into clubbing and would rather catch your music acts live, then l'Usine is the place... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2004
Geneva, Switzerland
Always the best food

I always start my meal with their Signature Mushroom Soup, coming from heaven directly. Last time I... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2014
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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1 Dec 2014
“Always the best food”
23 May 2013
“Offers a lot”
A trendy nightclub within the confines of a converted factory.
place des Volontaires 4, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Coulouvreniere Rois
+41 22 781 34 90
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

I always start my meal with their Signature Mushroom Soup, coming from heaven directly. Last time I had lamb chops, one of the best you could find in Riyadh.

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

They do a great job bringing some non-mainstream stuff to Geneva with all their truly great spaces. Some people on Trip Advisor report a bouncer beating up a defenseless guy. I cannot say anything about it. Others say it is sketchy: regarding this, all I...More

2  Thank Alberto T
Reviewed 15 March 2013

L'Usine can be as good or bad as you make it. Do your research first, see who is playing because chances are that they'll actually be playing music you like at some point, and you should probably try and go for that as you probably...More

3  Thank Moon S
Reviewed 28 December 2012

My favorite place to go out ! It one of the last places in Geneva where you can get in and have a good time whatever you're wearing and without having to spend an awful lot of money. This is where you can listen to...More

4  Thank Emilyzz
Reviewed 14 July 2012 via mobile

Very interesting place where you can discover great music groups or DJ. This used to be the top alternative place of Geneva, temple of the musique where awsome groups played few years before being revealed. A must go if you are open and want to...More

2  Thank Bambooly
Reviewed 25 March 2012

This used to be an absolute "In" place in the 80's, big large bar with benches, bit dirty, but everybody was accepted as he was without judgement. Today bar reduced to a little tiny place, still a bit dirty but less atmosphere

2  Thank MTW300474
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Located in a quiet, dimly lit street close to the lake, l'Usine is the hangout spot for Geneva's misfits. As we approached the club, we were offered "something for the night" from a dodgy man loitering the streets. This pretty much set the tone for...More

4  Thank CaptainRhythm
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Excellent line of DJs and a great place to be if you like techno, progressive and house music

2  Thank travelbotts
Reviewed 7 December 2004

If you're not into clubbing and would rather catch your music acts live, then l'Usine is the place to be. A converted gold treatment factory, "donated" by Geneva to the cultural association "Etat d'Urgences" (State of Emergencies) in order to establish an alternative culture incubator...More

16  Thank kpax25
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