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Cottage Cafe

7 Rue Adhemar-Fabri, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41(0)22 7316016
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Ranked #72 of 1,162 restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Swiss
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Geneva, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Let's face it: it is not cheap, you also pay for the location. But unlike other places relying only on their strategic location to charge way too much for what you get, the quality was not forgotten. Try one of the home made pies, they are delicious.

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Brussels
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Good tapas food in the center of the city with an excellent view on the mountains and situated in a quiet place. Just in front of a fountain and monument.

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Ithaca, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Set in the park, this cottage is cozy, and the menu is wonderful - food is fresh and large portions, and the wine list impressive. A wonderful way to start the visit to Geneva!

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Location: perfect - looking out at the lake. Ambience: fabulous - one feels like she is in the woods when in downtown Geneva. Food: excellent - original, tasty, and in tapa size portions so one can try a number of dishes, such as baked figs stuffed with chevre, fresh local asparagus with slices of baked parmesan, eggplant with gorgonzola, quinoa... More

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Doha, Qatar
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We found this cute cafe by accident whilst looking for somewhere else. It's a lovely venue used mainly by locals (on the days we were there, mainly for post-work drinks). Situated in a public garden near the lake, the atmosphere is casual and friendly. The cafe offers a great range of drinks and seemingly good food, although we ordered nothing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This cosy building, originally the home of skilled craftsmen who built a monument nearby, is stuffed with fairy lights, books and eclectic furniture. There is a large terrace outside, from which you can see the lake. I opted to eat inside as it was not all that warm. The menu is a bit like tapas, 'small plates' although they weren't... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A bohemian relaxed atmosphere inside, books and magazines within easy reach. The food is really good and tasty, the menu changes quite often. Each dish is varied and original, a bit of fusion where vegetables have a place of their own, not the quaint decoration. Everything really tastes homemade, the desserts are also fabulous. On a sunny day the tables... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Great little spot in the park with nice ambiance, a great selection of tapas plates and some good wine selections. We were looking for more of a formal restaurant and stumbled across this hidden gem.

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sydney australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Not bad food at reasonable prices and then all downhill. What a waste of a very nice site opposite the lake and in a small park. The seemingly ample number of floor staff appeared to have experienced mass myopia when it came time to try, and try very hard, to get someone's attention so I could order dessert. People came... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Came here with a friend for dinner. Ended up being totally surprised by how nice this place is. We had 5 mezze with 2 cups of tea & 2 desserts (The tea was gorgeous!). Definitely going there again!! Pros: - Mezze and tapas are AMAZING ! - The inside is cozy and intimate, really cutely decorated - The outside seating... More

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