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Restaurant Gazelle d'Or Village Africain

rue de Lyon 55, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
+41 22 340 33 50
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (4 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue de Lyon 55, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Long wait before getting a table. Very cool place, couches and typical decoration are great!!! Not a lot of wine choices but it’s fine for a night with friends!!

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had passed by this restaurant many times before and always wanted to try it as we had never tried Ethiopian cuisine before. On an afternoon stroll we decided to see if they are open. Although the kitchen was closed and only pizza was available,...More

Thank KateZg
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Having spent time in the Horn of Africa, we love to enjoy an evening at La Gazelle d'Or where one immediately gets into the atmosphere of a restaurant in Addis Ababa. The food is excellent, wonderfully spiced and well presented injeras, with tender lamb, beef...More

Thank Muverans
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Try this restaurant if you want truly authentic Ethiopian cuisine. The injera and wot, which is my touchstone in an Ethiopian meal, were amazing. The lentils, lamb tibs and beef were first class. Don't expect poshness but try this place, preferably in a group of...More

Thank Prema K
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a good example of - dont judge a restaurant by its outside looks and location. Situated a short walk from the main trainstation in a diverse area of Geneva the first impression was somewhat "okayyyy" what will we be expecting especially as...More

Thank Sebastian P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Food was very tasty. Somewhat new for me which made it even better. There was a huge group of maybe 19 people. We shared the big baskets between 4. There was plenty of food to go around. Plentt of things to try. The communal basket...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

leave the streets of Geneva and you walk into a village like atmosphere that reminds you of an Ethiopian/Eritrean village. The family run restaurant serves excellent Ethiopian Ingera served with lentils and vegetables with different choices of meats. a nice place for relaxation and enjoying...More

Thank Pradeep K
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Totally unexpected decor and ambiance inside the restaurant. The food is good, consistent and always served with great attitude and conviviality. The pizza was better in the past but I'm sure it will pick up again.

Thank Heathaba
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This restaurant is offering great african ambiance and dishes. The taste of dishes doesn't change in years, same as good and positive energy of people which welcome you and serve you in restaurant.

Thank sanyusha
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We have been going to La Gazelle d'Or for over 20 years now and the place is always as good. Tasty food, good service, nice atmosphere, welcoming owner. We recommend it!

Thank VPythonGeneva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Lyon 55, Geneva 1203, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 340 33 50
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