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Brasserie Lipp

#11 of 1,448 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cité
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rue de la Confederation 8, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 318 80 30
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brasserie Lip is in Old Town Geneva, tucked just behind a main shopping street. Big, active restaurant, with lots going on at all of the tables. We had mussels for an appitiezer, which were outstanding. All in all, the food was good, very traditional French. Seemed like mostly locals.

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Thank John Jay M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brasserie Lipp is one of my favourite places to have dinner in Geneva. Nice relaxing atmosphere, great food, prices are not cheap but for the quality of food you get, i believe they are decent. ideal for business dinner, casual dinner. Be sure you make a reservation beforehand as it can get very busy after 8pm.

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Thank Rita V
Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I happen to love fish dishes, and i have had few here all of which have been nice ( but not spectacular) the one dish that threw me was the cold Lobster starter which im sure would have been lovely apart from the fact it was underseasoned and cold. whenever we go its always expensive and unless you are really... More 

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Thank Couchsurfer07
Geneva
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant which is lively at all hours. A destination for visitors and locals alike due to the very attentive service and wide variety of dishes including seafood. It can be noisy due to hard floors and lowish ceilings, but there are quieter corners and a large outdoor terrace, covered in the winter by a tent.

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Thank Michael M
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8/10 I had a great time and an exquisite lunch. One of the best restaurants in town. Must have a reservation!!!!

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Thank Mehdi J
Geneva, Switzerland
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352 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the grey november month drags on, the wintergarden of Lipp is the best place to forget your autumn depression - it is done up in bright autumn colours and the food and service are as good as ever. Our companions indulged in seafood (oysters and urchins), my wife had artichokes and I had the medium sized choucroute. All delicious... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years and it's always good. The food is great, a wide choice on the menu with some classics and always some new, seasonal things too. There are some good vegetarian options too, couscous aux legumes is my favourite. The wine is excellent and the waiters are super professional, knowledgeable and kind. Be sure to... More 

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Thank Eszi
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for seafood and it was a great choice. Food was delicious starting from oysters, through mussels and finishing with a lobster. We came there early, at 7,thus it was calm and the server had a lot of time for us. At aroud 8 it got very busy, and the waiters started running around, with hardly any time... More 

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Thank Justyna K
Geneva, Switzerland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy little restaurant on the main shopping street and uncommonly open on a Sunday. Great for people watching and dinner with friends, although quite expensive for the quality of the food.

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Thank leilamswan
Geneva, Switzerland
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best mussels to be found in Geneva, but also great seafood and fish. Service fast and friendly, despite the place is always full. Reservation a must, open 7/7. Wine list extensive and ...expensive !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de la Confederation 8, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 318 80 30

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