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Restaurant Le Petit Lac

quai de Corsier 14, Corsier 1246, Switzerland
+41 22 751 11 44
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“filet” (10 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (3 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
quai de Corsier 14, Corsier 1246, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch looking at the lake. Make sure you do a reservation for it. The prices are fair and the food is very good. Had the fish, very fresh but it could have more salt/seasoning. The view with worth it!

Thank LFCaceres
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a disappointment when the filet de perche (from the lake) arrived swimming in butter although I asked for the butter to be put in a separate dish. Plate changed and we could start eating. A further BIG disappointment when the bill came, Frs. 52.00...More

1  Thank Elizabeth S
petitlacprop, Gérant at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Madam, we're sincerly sorry about your last experiece in our restaurant. You must be right about the perches that should be served in an other way in order to not make it "swim in butter". We'll change that immediatly. On the other hand, you...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner and had a very good meal. The setting is perfect for a beautiful sunset. We had the menu - gaspacho - filet de perche ( choice of sauces) - dessert crème brûlé. 2 problems: service was slow and head waiter did...More

Thank pamrob
petitlacprop, Gérant at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear guests, we thank you for your comment. Concerning the gaspacho, we had recently change the recipe, so, it will not happen again. We hope that next time you will enjoy the whole of your meal, including the timing of the service... Waiting for welcome...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

The dishes are nice and use local fish and vegetables. If not it is clearly indicates. The vine selection has some good local products as well. In my taste, the desert menu lacks creativity and is too much of a movenpick menu. The major downside...More

Thank Zatash
petitlacprop, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Sir Thank you for your review. As excuse let's say that we are not a "auberge communale" meaning that our financial cost as a private restaurant are not comparable. Beside that after a check of the Floris menu overall we are still 10 %...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

This lovely restaurant is a pearl on a nice day from late Spring to mid Fall because of the large outdoor table area meters from the lake. If you want the iconic Geneva Filets de perche from Lac Léman, you'd better check whether they expect...More

Thank Pcloutier
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Slow, slow, slow... Very slow service. Good is average at best: perches were very dry, desserts with disappointing textures...More

1  Thank Barono74
petitlacprop, Gérant at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear guest, we are really sorry about your experience last week in our restaurant. We appologize for that and want you to accept an invitation for you and the personn of your choice, to have a meal or diner, as you prefer. In order to...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went by myself during a weekend on a business trip and I'm happy to have ignored some negative reviews Service was great as well as the foodMore

Thank Daniel B
petitlacprop, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Dear Sir, Thank you so much to have trust in us. It's a real pleasure to know that people are able to experienced our restaurant by themselves. We are very happy to have given you a good time, and hope to have the luck to...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is a bit remote from the center of Geneva and probably attract more the locals than the tourist you can even come by boat and anchor in front of the restaurant. The food is excellent but this is Switzerland and the prices are...More

Thank MichRens
petitlacprop, Gérant at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Dear Sir, We thank you for this comment about our establishment. It's a real pleasure for us to be aware of our custumer satisfaction. We hope to see you soon and wish you a nice week-end. Regards

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This nice restaurant is situated on board the lake, a very picturesque place. We wanted to enjoy the view and the meal yesterday afternoon. But the awful service spoilt the whole impression. We waited for the menu for a long time, then the waitress brought...More

Thank Aurora V
petitlacprop, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Dear Madam, first we want to thank you for your compliment about the food. Then we want to apologize for the unpleasantness linked to the service. Please, would you like to tell us when you came at the restaurant to allow us to understand what...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

I lived in Geneva for ten years within walking distance to this charming restaurant on the lake. It's always my favourite place to go . In the summer sit outside on the spacious patio covered with the leaves of old trees, threaded with lights.. Watch...More

Thank espritdeshar
petitlacprop, Propriétaire at Restaurant Le Petit Lac, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Dear costumer, thank you to have taken time to write a comment about us. We're glad to be aware of your satisfaction. Hope to see you soon. Regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai de Corsier 14, Corsier 1246, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Corsier
  • Phone Number: +41 22 751 11 44
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Ideally located close to the Lake Geneva 15 minutes from Geneva on one side and 10 minutes from the French border to the other, the restaurant gives you an unique setting for entertaining your guests in a spirit of conviviality. Large terrace by the water for sunny days and 3 rooms heated by the fireplace where grills sing in winter ...
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