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Le Lacustre

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Rues-Basses Longemalle
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5, Quai General Guisan, Geneva, Switzerland
022-317-40-00
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 62
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Next to the lake, good people watching

Yes, it's not an inexpensive place to eat, but eating anywhere in Geneva, on the whole, is an expensive ordeal. The service is not great either, but many places in Geneva verge on rude, so I just deal with it. I've found that service staff in Geneva generally expect you to treat them with respect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Yes, it's not an inexpensive place to eat, but eating anywhere in Geneva, on the whole, is an expensive ordeal. The service is not great either, but many places in Geneva verge on rude, so I just deal with it. I've found that service staff in Geneva generally expect you to treat them with respect, and the service they deliver... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stopped here for Sunday Lunch while in town on business. Many places are closed on Sunday and one place I stopped seemed bothered that I inquired about eating. I came upon this place near the waterfront. It was great service and a very nice salad and bread. Service was better than many. Overall a pleasant experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

You would expect a place in this location to have really good service and food. You would not be disappointed. I was impressed with the friendly service and the food was above average. We had smoked salmon with pasta and it was delicious. The atmosphere on a sunny weekend next to the Rhone and views of the jet d´eau is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Beautiful location...very good food...reasonably priced for Geneva....our waitress Tatiana was very nice and courteous...but the service was slow probably cause of the low number of staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

In front of a beautiful landscape, this restaurant have the best pizza I've ever eaten. Thé pasta are good too. This restaurant is for everybody family, friends, or business lunch. The staff is wonderful, really good service :) if you stop in Geneva go to the Lacustre good Italian food ;)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The service was a bit slow during lunch, but the location is very nice and the food was excellent. My wife has celiac (gluten free) and they were able to offer GF pasta and we also split a very nice salad with lots of grilled vegetables. If you are okay waiting a bit between ordering drinks, food and getting the... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I got to the restaurant at 12:30. Our menu was brought to us at 1 ! The main course was still not there at 2 !! Do you think I even got an apology ? An effort of the bill ? Nothing. Worst service I have ever experienced and although the food was very tasty and good, I will never... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Don't bother. First no tables, then we found one for the 6 of us. The drink orders but no drinks. Then food order. Then food arrives but no couverts/utensils. At least the ravioli & gnocci were tasty but the pizza was below average. Better places in Geneva to go than this tourist trap.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a nice meal here. Pasta and fish. Swiss wine. Great location to see the sunset and people-watch along the waterfront esplanade. We had an outdoor table - friendly wait staff and quick service.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Rude, awful staff. Slow and unbearable. How can they get this so wrong for such a long time and not try and improve? Demanding a tip was the last straw.........

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Additional Information about Le Lacustre

Address: 5, Quai General Guisan, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone Number: 022-317-40-00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Rues-Basses Longemalle
Average Prices: USD 55 - 111
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5, Quai General Guisan, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Rues-Basses Longemalle
  • Neighborhood: Rues-Basses Longemalle
  • Phone Number: 022-317-40-00

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55 - 111
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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