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La Clemence

#207 of 1,595 Restaurants in Geneva
$$ - $$$, Cafe
place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 312 24 98
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

As this cafe is situated in a prime location in Geneva Old Town, the manager and his staff have ZERO interest in providing good service to their clients. On one occasion, they refused to serve a group of 8 of us, when SEVEN of us...More

Thank amoeba33
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear amoeba33, Thank you for coming to La Clémence. After checking with the staff, it seems that things didn't happen exactly how you and your friend are explaining here. Our staff is curteous, professional and the vast majority of our customers are satisfied with our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice location but terrible service (or policy as they call it): so here the story. I sit with a friend in one of the outside table. I order a bottle of SanPellegrino and I ask for some lemon juice. The waiter says they only have...More

1  Thank pier_ponchwwa
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear pier_ponchwwa, Thank you for coming to La Clémence. After checking with the staff, it seems that things didn't happen exactly how you are explaining here. Our staff is curteous, professional and the vast majority of our customers are satisfied with our services. We rarely...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have had several afternoons in the sun, there was a good vibe and good music in an awesome location in the old town!

Thank SietskeSophie
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SietskeSophie, Thank you very much for stopping by La Clémence and for taking the time to write this nice review! We hope to see you back soon. La Clémence team

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great location especially if the sun is out sat on the terrace watching the world go by. Close to the old town if you’re visiting that part of Geneva. You may have to hover around to get a table! But drinks were expensive at 21CHF...More

Thank AndySING73
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AndySING73, Thank you very much for coming to La Clémence and for taking the time to leave this review. We strive for progress and appreciate your frankness. Regarding our prices, we are aligned with the other businesses in the Old Town, the central location...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Large terrace with plenty of tables in the sun in the heart of la Cité. People hover to get the next table to come open but turnover was reasonable and we didn’t need to wait long. Perfect spot for a beer on a cool but...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

What an awesome find. A quick stop for a warm cup of coffee, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. A great find.

Thank DonPackett
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This bar/cafe is situated in the old town and is superb for a bit of people watching. Service was great and the toasted sandwiches we ate were nice. Both drinks and food were moderately priced and once again the service was great.

Thank Sprost1
Reviewed 11 January 2018

La Clémence is what they call an "incontournable" for any one visiting Geneva or living in the city. Its terrace puts you right in the middle of Geneva life surrounded by reminders of its long history. The terrace is a must in summer, but, thanks...More

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our drinks while visiting Geneva recently, although January it was a mild night so sat outside, nice atmosphere & friendly staff

Thank jonnyboy67
Reviewed 2 January 2018

In summer, great terrace (open in winter too with blankets). Right on the square. Great place for a coffee with friends in 'Old Town' Geneva -- very animated in the evening on the terrace where it's great to have a glass of wine or drinks...More

Thank DTAsia
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faylrogers
17 February 2017|
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Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hi faylrogers, We are not sure exactly. There is a picture before 1900 and it was already a café named Café des Ormeaux. It is pobably 200 hundred years old. Sorry for not giving a precise answer. Regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Bourg-de-Four 20, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Bourg-de-Four
  • Neighbourhood: Bourg-de-Four
  • Phone Number: +41 22 312 24 98
Description
Located in the Old Town's center, La Clémence is one of the oldest bar in Geneva. Our beautiful terrace receive you every day for a coffee or a refreshing cocktails with friends. We also serve little snacks if you are hungry (croque-monsieur, chocolate fondant or even croissant in the mornings).
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