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La Clemence

#163 of 1,582 Restaurants in Geneva
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe
place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 312 24 98
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“old town” (32 reviews)
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large terrace with plenty of tables in the sun in the heart of la Cité. People hover to get the next table to come open but turnover was reasonable and we didn’t need to wait long. Perfect spot for a beer on a cool but...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awesome find. A quick stop for a warm cup of coffee, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. A great find.

Thank DonPackett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar/cafe is situated in the old town and is superb for a bit of people watching. Service was great and the toasted sandwiches we ate were nice. Both drinks and food were moderately priced and once again the service was great.

Thank Sprost1
Reviewed 11 January 2018

La Clémence is what they call an "incontournable" for any one visiting Geneva or living in the city. Its terrace puts you right in the middle of Geneva life surrounded by reminders of its long history. The terrace is a must in summer, but, thanks...More

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our drinks while visiting Geneva recently, although January it was a mild night so sat outside, nice atmosphere & friendly staff

Thank jonnyboy67
Reviewed 2 January 2018

In summer, great terrace (open in winter too with blankets). Right on the square. Great place for a coffee with friends in 'Old Town' Geneva -- very animated in the evening on the terrace where it's great to have a glass of wine or drinks...More

Thank DTAsia
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Lovely place to sit in the sun and have a drink. Friendly staff, buzzy bar atmosphere and gorgeous location

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Really nice terrace in old town Geneva. Only stayed for drinks but portions looked delicious. It looked like the sun would shine there all day. The place was packed, not just tourist but also local people would come there with their dogs. Staff was nice...More

Thank Christine738
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We found this cafe was so popular that they had run out of croissants by middle of the day, but enjoyed hot chocolate and milkshake, with croissants sourced from the next one down. Friendly staff, buzzy atmosphere with seating outside under umbrellas in a delightful...More

Thank Jean762014
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This cafe is in the old town which is a great serene oasis away from the bustle and fakery of all the designer shops of modern Geneva. It is in a beautiful sun trap of a square where there is an ideal blend of those...More

Thank jbcfc
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hi faylrogers, We are not sure exactly. There is a picture before 1900 and it was already a café named Café des Ormeaux. It is pobably 200 hundred years old. Sorry for not giving a precise answer. Regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Bourg-de-Four
  • Neighbourhood: Bourg-de-Four
  • Phone Number: +41 22 312 24 98
Located in the Old Town's center, La Clémence is one of the oldest bar in Geneva. Our beautiful terrace receive you every day for a coffee or a refreshing cocktails with friends. We also serve little snacks if you are hungry (croque-monsieur, chocolate fondant or even croissant in the mornings).
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