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Cafe des Banques

rue de Hesse 6, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 44 98
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“risotto” (7 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
rue de Hesse 6, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really had a good time there with my friends We have been there in march 2017 Food is great service is good I recommend !

Thank WinC1928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late but service friendly, competent and not rushing although we were last to order meals and took our time for aperitif. Had baby calamari as starter and risotto with gambas as main dishes. Very tasty and nicely presented. Atmosphere and interior very nice. Price...More

Thank katja s
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We booked an evening here through buyclub voucher and discovered a great new eating place. The waitress was attentive and helpful, as was the guy a bit more behind the scenes. The wine list very carefully chosen with a good mix of old and new...More

Thank Haze10
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place is located in the banking district in the city center of Geneva. The place is chic,very modern and elegant. We went there for a business lunch and were not disappointed. Service was really professional, fast and went smoothly all along our lunch. The...More

1  Thank Andrea D
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Hello Andrea, Thank you very much for the provided commentary. We appreciate that feedback and are sorry for the lack of "daily" dish during the afternoon but we are glad that you enjoyed the alternative. Hoping to see you soon

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Everything were really good. I had never seen something like this before. I fall in love with this restaurant.

Thank abdullinmx
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here for the first this week after a recommendation from a colleague. Service was outstanding, really impressed and I say that rarely in Geneva. Food was of a good quality and enjoyable. Only improvement area was the lack of beer (only had Carlsberg)....More

Thank Dave H
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thank you very much for your commentary, we certainly appreciate your compliments about our establishement and hoping to see you soon again. Best regards, Cafe des banques team

Reviewed 25 October 2016

Even better than the time I visited last year. Not cheap, but a superbly presented bowl of baby calamari followed by a truly melt in the mouth fillet steak. A hint of the old molecular in the foams, and the flavours come through. It is...More

Thank DaviddwrOwen
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you very much for your commentary. We wanted to let you know that the atmosphere changes depending on the lunch or dinner time. We are expecting your visits again!

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The service was really good, our waiter gave us really good advice on what wine should accompany the meals as well as great explanations of the meals. My only little disappointment was that there was only 2 meals with meat and 2 with fish, but...More

Thank Olga L
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you very much for the commentary. Hoping to get a better grade from you, upon your next visit.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Our concierge at the Mandarin Oriental recommended this restaurant. It was our favorite of the trip. The decor was modern but bistro like and very comfortable. The service was exceptional. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful the whole evening. My husband was having a...More

Thank Stacy M
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thank you! We appreciate your comments and will be keeping the quality at least on the same level.

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was here with a group for a business dinner, so we had one of their set dinners, which in spite of my (low) expectations was actually pretty pleasant. They seemed to be using good ingredients, and execution was also good. Amos bouche followed by...More

1  Thank show_me_the_dosh
CafeDesBanques, Gérant at Cafe des Banques, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hello, Depending on the group size we are trying to provide the best service and best quality food to our clients as well as the delay in serving the starters and main courses. The reason for the set menu is probably a large group that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Hesse 6, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Hollande
  • Neighbourhood: Hollande
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 44 98
  • E-mail
Description
Situated in the heart of the Bank district of Geneva, The Cafe des Banques invites you to enjoy quality food with French and Italian influences, using fresh seasonal products. Its unique flavored dishes and selection of Swiss, Italian and French wines will insure you a pleasing moment.The Cafe des Banques offers a modern and refined atmosphere, perfect for business lunches, dinners with family or friends and private parties.
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