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Cottage Cafe

rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 60 16
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (54 reviews)
“spelt bread” (5 reviews)
“carrot soup” (4 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for breakfast and although the menu is very limited, the Bircher Muesli is to die for! Honestly the best breakfast I have ever eaten. Cosy atmosphere, would say it’s more of a winter venue than a summer venue as it’s quite small...More

Thank Chellesta_3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice authentic restaurant with delicious food in a gorgeous location net to the lake. Make sure to reserve the table though. It is very popular!

Thank Olena N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cottage Cafe is a little bit quaint however, don't be put off. It is not do big, decore is a bit like a homely room with books. Service is professional. We were there for evening tapas and drinks. Tapas dishes are not big but easily...More

Thank Noela R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Cool & cozy little place in the little parc next to Lac Leman with the Brunswick Monument, between Hotel Ritz-Carton and Le Richemond. Light snack type foods with interesting combinations, good cocktails & wine offered in a casual & cozy atmosphere. Prices reasonable.

Thank Jimmie S
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

What a surprising find. It was a cold day, a few snowflakes. This little Swiss hut looks like somewhere you'd find in the Alps and not in an urban city center. It was winter and people were outside wrapped in furs and blankets with their...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

It's one of the prettiest settings in Geneva with a view over the lake towards the fountain and a nice sunny wide open space to relax in. The food is nice too. It's not cheap, but the quality gives it a good value for money,...More

1  Thank Neonindigo
Reviewed 22 November 2017

atmosphere is very nice and service was quick and efficient (blond chic lady). prices are according to international Geneva plus "by the lake"... I had a salad as well as my friend and both were very nice.

Thank adri p
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Overall, this is a lovely place with amazingly delicious and nicely served tapas. The waiters are really nice and the view and the climate of the place are just the cherry on the cake. When I went there with a friend, we kind of had...More

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This was a great find while I was in Geneva. We were just walking around around the city center and was looking at the Monument to the Duke of Brunswick. The cafe is just behind it. Great outdoor sitting area with wonderful view of the...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Admittedly, the waitress was a bit cross that we even wanted to eat there, the kitchen was closing at 2pm, but this was 1.40 - which seemed to be her main problem. Anyway we were "allowed" to stay and eat, on the condition we ordered...More

Thank WelshStephanie
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Nicky C
6 May 2017|
Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
i forget the prices, but i had a great hearty soup and a quiche, i think. give it a try.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
7:15 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Adhemar-Fabri 7, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 60 16
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