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Chemin Edouard Sarasin, Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 798 10 11
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flambe” (11 reviews)
“beef” (21 reviews)
“rice” (13 reviews)
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Chemin Edouard Sarasin, Geneva, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice moment spent with friends eating "la potence", the specialty of this place. If you are fan of meat you should try. Delicious grilled meat, rice and home made sauces. The chef comes and blaze up the meat in front of you. Thanks to our...More

Thank Tessamy
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Compulsory to try the "Potence flambée au whisky". The beef is tender and the side of french fries, delicious. There is also a decent wine selection and some fish options.

Thank rro2005MAD
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

If I'm not wrong this restaurant exists for over 40 years. I'm going there for 30. Always impeccable. La potence is a must. This is one of the places I'm taking my friends coming to visit Switzerland. The meat tender, the staff friendly. Can easily...More

Thank Mazurczak P
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Sure the meat is great and the atmosphere is cozy but; 1) service is really not what you would expect from this type of restaurant. It is chaotic and sometimes intrusive. 2) for the price we paid (even a bit too expensive for Geneva) I...More

Thank CochraneBrussels
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for the last 10 years and it has always been the best! The meat (Potence Flambé) is excellent and tender, comes with a few sauces and one of which is butter mixed with herbs (which is my fav)....More

Thank Breshna Orya
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Grizzly is a casual restaurant in Geneva with great food and good service. They are most famous for serving their very special flambe beef, which they light on fire and leave to drop over a bed of rice. Overall a really good restaurant and I...More

Thank aahendia
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

if u visit france or Swiss and u dont visit this restaurant, please don't consider ur self visited these countries. you will taste a beef that u will feel it is the first time to eat beef !! words can't describe it .. thanks to...More

Thank Naif N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The meat was tender and tasty. Kids and adults enjoyed it greatly. Deserts were weak, nothing special.

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We started with a very nice salad and the main course of beef arrived with a flourish. The meat was tender, juicy, and the drippings flavored the rice, and we also had french fries as well. A very good meal and very efficient service.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We didn't look for anything complex and went straight for the house's special - the Potence. The meat is really excellent and there is enough of it. It comes with a bit of show which always nice when you go with kids. The waiter was...More

Thank Stephane_D_TA
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29 September 2016|
Response from Nopadol G | Reviewed this property |
They serve other dishes too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 75
Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chemin Edouard Sarasin, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 798 10 11
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