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Starling Cafe

International, Continental
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Route Francois-Peyrot 34, Geneva 1218, Switzerland
+41 22 747 02 47
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Dining options: Breakfast, Buffet

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awful! Too spicy!

The place is nice and calm to eat for a business lunch. My experience was awful since I ordered a vegetarian course: wok of vegetables and tofu with green curry. It was extremely spicy and looked more like a coconut milk soup with some vegetables. It's true that there was a lot of tofu (generous... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Vic_Sanjuan
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The place is nice and calm to eat for a business lunch. My experience was awful since I ordered a vegetarian course: wok of vegetables and tofu with green curry. It was extremely spicy and looked more like a coconut milk soup with some vegetables. It's true that there was a lot of tofu (generous proportion) but as I had... More 

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Adam_Domok, Guest Relations at Starling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Vic_Sanjuan, Thank you for having taken the time to publish this review on the Starling Café at the Starling Hotel & Conference Center. All remarks, should they be positive or negative are essential in our relentless aim to improve our standards and services. We are concerned to learn that, on this occasion, we could not to surpass your expectations... More 

Indore, India
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Cafe is an average hotel coffee shop with a pleasant environment and very helpful staff. The food selection is quite sufficient and tasty.

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Adam_Domok, Guest Relations at Starling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Aashish70, We cannot thank you enough for publishing this nice review on the Starling Café, and for having rated us with five stars. It is with pleasure that we read that the Starling Café lived up to your expectations including the pleasant environment, the selection of the food and most of all, Starling’s trademark efficiently different service. I sincerely... More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Only had breakfast, but ate here > a dozen times over several trips. Decent selection, but I have a personal bias against runny scrambled eggs on the hot food section. Omelette bar looks good but it opens too late for me to take advantage. Also, it is a European thing but the "cold" still and carbonated mineral water is only... More 

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Kristof_Kadar, Guest Relations Assistant at Starling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear DDRDA99, We sincerely thank you for having taken the time to publish your comments on the Starling Café. Your remarks are of the greatest importance and value to us. It is with pleasure that we read that over numerous stays, have been satisfied with your breakfasts overall. However, I am truly concerned that we did not succeed in exceeding... More 

Clifton, Virginia
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164 reviews 164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Not a lot to say but it is a hotel cafe and I have breakfast here every morning. I think it average in every way, nothing sticks out as exceptional. If you are here on business and need to eat it is servicable.

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Kristof_Kadar, Guest Relations Assistant at Starling Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Pjay99, We sincerely thank you for having taken the time to publish your comments on the Starling Café, after having reviewed the hotel as well. Your remarks are of the greatest importance and value to us. It is with pleasure that we read that your stay was a success overall, however, I am truly concerned that we did not... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The Cafe is an average hotel coffee shop with a pleasant environment and very helpful staff. The food selection is quite sufficient and tasty.

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Friesenheim, Germany
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I arrived latish on a Sunday night. The delightful young lady serving on the terrace allowed me to eat there, although she was about to close. The food was fine, the waiting staff, led by said waitress, were attentive and very friendly

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Yorkshire
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129 reviews 129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

We arrived on a very, wet, cold December night, not intending to eat on the hotel premises. We were at the hotel for one night, the hotel restaurant was closed so the only option was to eat at the bar. Not a great deal of choice but we ordered Gorgonzola sauce on penne and chicken curry, which were beautifully presented... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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80 reviews 80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

I had breakfast here a number of times, and it all starts with a long line until you get in (the receptionist is also the cashier), then you need to find a table, which is often difficult. The selection is good, but not unusual for a hotel of this standard. It would be good to have a 2nd chef for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I stay in this hotel alot of the time. I do wish they woould either change their menu from time to time. Or put more choice on it.

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Address: Route Francois-Peyrot 34, Geneva 1218, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 22 747 02 47
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
Cuisine: International, Continental

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  • Address: Route Francois-Peyrot 34, Geneva 1218, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 747 02 47

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Continental

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