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) #846 of 1,503 Restaurants in Geneva ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, European
rue de Coutance 8 | 8 Rue de Coutance, 1201, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 74 98
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cassoulet” (2 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
“sud ouest” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
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rue de Coutance 8 | 8 Rue de Coutance, 1201, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
Neighbourhood: Saint-Gervais Les Bergues
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Reviews (41)
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in this place by chance for lunch. We entered this time warp which does not look as if it has been updated in many decades. We were promptly given a table which should have been a tip off. We ordered the plat du jour...More

1  Thank Priceofruby
Reviewed 15 March 2016

An event in the 2nd week of December not to be missed; you will "live" Geneva of1604; th costumes, the smells, even the (usually) cold December wind. Make space for L'escalade !

Thank grykristian
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Centrally located near Bel Air and Manor is the only good thing about this place. The effort put on by the waiters to create an up eat atmosphere cannot disguise how bad the food actually is. Had a plat du jour "coquelet with baked potatoes...More

8  Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Went as a family of five on Saturday night. Accent is on the French "Sud Ouest" but other choices are available. Trio de foie-gras is excellent especially the bloque.. Salads are fresh and tasty.Beware they are big.. Meat dishes were good with interesting sauces.. My...More

Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Best of the bests. The duck menu is just from the heavens. Foie gras is a must but what I liked more was the grilled liver

Thank nuno m
Reviewed 20 November 2013

If you like venison, then this is the place for you! We dinned here during the feature of the menu de la chasse, the dishes of which could be ordered as a set menu or a la carte. We selected the a la carte route...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Going to this restaurant was a spontaneous idea. My wife and I were actually on the way home when we saw this inconspicuous restaurant. Luckily we decided to have a spontaneous dinner as the food was excellent. I had duck filet with foie gras and...More

1  Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 11 December 2012

food is average, on the greasy side, the place is quite crowded, waiters not extremely friendly. not much else to say about it.

3  Thank Tibor M
Reviewed 14 November 2012

Have been going there since the team of the Auberge de Coutance took it over. I've never been disappointed. In the past month I've been there 3 times to have the chase which is really good. Took twice the 'selle de chevreuil' which is cooked...More

Thank tweetybaby
Reviewed 17 October 2012

I got to Geneva on Saturday night. I didn't know everything would be closed on Sunday (my only full day in Geneva), so I am forever thankful that I found L'escalade at 7 p.m. on Saturday. I chose the "Duck Menu" and it was unbelievably...More

2  Thank Noel T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 69
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Coutance 8 | 8 Rue de Coutance, 1201, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Saint-Gervais Les Bergues
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Gervais Les Bergues
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 74 98
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