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Cafe du Bourg de Four

#117 of 1,582 Restaurants in Geneva
₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, , Cafe
place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 90 76
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“rosti” (36 reviews)
“ham and eggs” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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French, Swiss, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, cozy atmosphere with great service, located in the old town. A great stop for lunch or diner, especially to sample local food and wine.

Thank jorgeetcaro
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We did a search to see which restaurant did the best Rosti. This restaurant was highly recommended and it didn't disappoint. Lovely little restaurant in the old town. Great atmosphere, friendly warm welcome. Book in advance to ensure a seat. The rosti was delicious. They've...More

2  Thank jacquikaye
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Cafe is definitely quirky with all its signs and posters and 'atmospheric' decor and the square outside is lively and lovely and service was efficient and friendly but the food (we had different rosti based dishes) was a bit disappointing and felt and tasted...More

1  Thank P E
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Came here for lunch and had to try the rosti. We were not disappointed. It was absolutely delicious. Service was great, waitress was friendly. Although we found it was a bit pricey (but I guess average for Geneva restaurants).

Thank squarebob243
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Eating out in Geneva is not cheap but this friendly and authentic brasserie is good value for simple meals. You eat either inside or on decking outside. The there is a good choice of food mainly based around rosti. Most customers were locals when we...More

Thank Ocho_Pinos
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I spent a nice evening on the terrace in midst the old city of Geneva. This restaurant is a real recommendation, I was warmly welcomed by the service and he stayed attentive all the time. The food was delicious and not what you normally get...More

1  Thank Automi
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We found this busy cafe while exploring the old town. It is a brasserie that offers traditional Swiss dishes like rösti (shredded potatoes, fried with or without toppings, sort of like superior American hash browns). The service was friendly and the al fresco seating made...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Was here two times. First time me and my wife took rostis in burger - it was really tasty. The day after I realized that I forgot my sunglasses there so we decided to have lunch at the place once again-) Took meat - carpacho,...More

2  Thank Валентин Б
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The cafe looked inviting, so along with group of colleagues we dropped in on a hot Geneva evening for beer. Ended up staying for dinner, which meant others came to join us over the course of the evening, in this very atmospheric diner. Beer was...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went with a group to this restaurant. Had the ham, egg and gruyere rösti. Loved it. Good service. We went on a very warm day and there was no ventilation which ruined the whole experience. I would recommend investing in some fans! Would go back...More

Thank FerrMasli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 13, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 90 76
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It is a straight forward inexpensive restaurant in the old city of Geneva with a general European cuisine, mixed with a few Balkan dishes. It does a good rosti. But the general food enjoyment is let down by a surly and rude waiter.
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