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avenue de la Paix 12, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 919 24 26
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Seattle, Washington
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582 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reserved a room for a large group dinner at this restaurant - which is inside a beautiful manor. The food was delicious and well-presented. The steak was tender, I enjoyed their cold leek starter soup (with some type of green sorbet) and the chocolate covered cherry that came with the dessert was delicious.

Thank loveDCA
Alain C, Guest Relations Manager at Restaurant Vieux Bois, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We acknowledge good receipt of your message and would like, first of all, to thank you for having taken the time to share your comments with us. We do appreciate your feedback, you may rest assured that all your positive feedback have been forwarded to the concerned managers. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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415 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Eating and drinking well, while giving a new generation the chance to develop their skills and tricks in the professional restaurant business is a gratifying experience. Located right next to the main UN entrance, Vieux Bois is convenient for those having meetings at the UN. Service is prompt and under stric surveillance. I had a delicious pressé of salmon and... More 

Thank robert_bos53
Alain C, Manager at Restaurant Vieux Bois, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Restaurant Vieux bois with the TripAdvisor Community. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant and your meal during your lunch. Comments such as yours are quite important and useful for us and our students. Looking forward to the... More 

Los Angeles, United States
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Vieux-Bois in its beautiful setting sits in front of the United Nations Plaza in Geneve and directly across the street from the International Red Cross Museum. The food and service were superb and the students wonderful to interact with. Many speak English (use the English speaking menu if you don't understand French expertly). Mario was able to find us a... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Alain C, Manager at Restaurant Vieux Bois, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience at Restaurant Vieux bois with the TripAdvisor Community. We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant and your meal prepared by our Chef, his team and the students of Ecole Hôtelière de Genève. Comments such as yours are quite important... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a business lunch at this restaurant. Service was comparable to similar restaurants elsewhere. The table was very well set. The location adds its own aura being close to the UN and the Red Cross. Food was of very high quality with fine ingredients. I had Surf and turf, beef and lobster juice and my friend Grilled sea bream,... More 

Thank Amathai
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I've had lunch on the terrace and dinner in the private dining room; both great experiences. The friendly catering students make excellent waiters and waitresses, and the food is not only delicious but each dish is a work of art.

1 Thank KevinFitzUk
Kyotango, Japan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Very good food. The quality of their service totally depends on the very person who serves for you. Generally speaking, they are good.

Thank くま2016
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230 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Good restaurant just next to the entrance to the Palais des nation across the Red Cross. A good menu. Good service. A bit snobbish as often used for official and diplomatic lunches and dinners.

1 Thank anvas
Geneva, Switzerland
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The Vieux Bois is actually parto of a hotel school and most of the staff is made up of trainees, which mean that you will find them at their best, while most of the patrons are actually diplomats from the nearby UN. So if you plan to visit the nearby UN building or the International Museum of the Red Cross... More 

1 Thank Alessandro C
Dublin, Ireland
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185 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This restaurant is located in a hotel and catering school close to the Red Cross museum and the primary entrance to the United Nations building. Lunch here is superb. If you are part of large group, you would be well advised to book in advance. Service is very good. Prices are moderately expensive. A great place for a long indulgent... More 

2 Thank Bones6t
Manila, Philippines
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975 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

We were a group of 15. Our lunch took place in a pretty function room painted with flowers in the corners. We were served a 4 course meal. I liked the starter of fois gras cassata. In general, the food was tasty and plated nicely. The wines served were of good quality. I was told that the meal cost 71... More 

1 Thank Coellum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$64
European, French, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue de la Paix 12, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 919 24 26
The Restaurant Vieux Bois is a part of the Hotel Management School of Geneva (Ecole Hoteliere de Geneve | EHG). Ideally situated, in the diplomatic district, next to United Nations, in the magnificent park of Ariana and benefiting from a magnificent terrace in summer, the restaurant Vieux Bois welcomes a demanding clientele, among which the delegations of the international organizations, the political personalities, the actors of the economic and artistic world. Today the Restaurant Vieux-Bois is one of the better places to eat out. The gastronomes appreciate its menu which change every 6 weeks, Its service banquets 7 days a week noon and evening, and especially an impeccable service by the students of the Hotel Management School of Geneva (EHG) that fully complies with their motto. "The Excellence in the service of a Profession"

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