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5, Geneva, Switzerland
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was my first visit though my friend had been a couple of years ago. I can't say what was going on in the kitchen but the first pasta dish was completely tasteless. The second dish tasted bad. The wine was nothing to write home about. Indeed the head waiter had not heard of a very well known wine my... More 

Thank Nicola H
Geneva, Switzerland
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39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Went for a business lunch, it was not full so was able to eat and talk properly, we chose the menu of the day it was very nice and also a good house wine.

Thank David M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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549 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

The concierge at my hotel told me about this place, describing it as honest and trustworthy. We decided to give it a try and were given a table facing the street. No big deal, however, as we understood this was a good place for truffles, a true delicacy. In fact, they celebrate truffles as a festival, putting them on many... More 

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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The restaurant is very nice and cozy. I love the room with the wall paintings. We tried the Pavé du boeuf with white truffles and it was very good. For dessert I loved the vanilla ice cream with white truffles. Service is very good. Even if you have not had truffles before, it is worth to try them for a... More 

Thank CecilHorus
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

One of a few restaurants open on a Sunday night in Geneva. The interior décor was lovely, romantic. An Italian restaurant with a French feel. Food was excellent as was the service. By Geneva standards, was affordable.

Thank Alan P
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145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Ate at the restaurant for the first time this week. I was not impressed. Upon arrival we were met by an unfriendly waiter who looked down on us. We were put in a section of the restaurant that seemed reserved for customers he did not like the look of! The restaurant was pretentious - with truffles and live lobster in... More 

Thank DallyHerts_
Geneva, Switzerland
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

This is a delightful restaurant centrally located, the inside is of the Epoch era. The staff were welcoming and as soon as we were seated offered a glass of prosecco it being an Italian restaurant. It was also the truffle season several dishes contained truffles and there was a 4 course truffle menu which my wife chose, I decided to... More 

Thank 208Geordie
Grimbergen, Belgium
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

I had the salad as a starter, (very good) and then the penne siciliana, it was very good and nice atmosphere was very good, staff was very friendly

Thank Vero V
Geneva, Switzerland
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288 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

A conveniently situated restaurant in central Geneva close to Jardin Anglais. Initially comes across as a touristy institution but after the food one realizes that this is a good restaurant. The restaurant was short staffed and the owner/manager was having a bad day ...despite this the meal was outstanding especially the generous garnishing with truffles

Thank Miles2gob4Vsleep
Geneva, Switzerland
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

I ordered penne AOP. They brought some weird pasta with tomato sauce. I told to the waitress that this was not what I ordered. She insisted that these were my penne AOP. Not wanting to argue with her, I did not insist, but asked to see the cook. Who never came to see me. I finally complained with another waiter,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 736-88-54

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?