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La Clemence


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Located in the Old Town's center, La Clémence is one of the oldest bar in Geneva. Our beautiful terrace receive you every day for a coffee or a refreshing cocktails with friends. We also serve little snacks if you are hungry (croque-monsieur, chocolate fondant or even croissant in the mornings).
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Bar, Cafe
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We ordered tarte tatin and a hot chocolate viennois and was delicious. Cosy place usally packed, nice view on the top of the old town. Owners must pay attention to the WC, there wasn't any soap (No savon) and was dirty.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hellas19561958
B D, Public Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Dear Hellas, so glad you liked the tarte and hot chocolate. We will pay closer attention to the soap in the bathroom :) Thanks again for taking the time to write a review!

Reviewed October 23, 2018

cosy little bar, tucked away in the town. Good selection of beers and friendly staff. Just the sort of place to be on a rainy day!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 52julieB
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Good location for a drink on one of the tables outside in the old town square. A tea and coffee cost CHF 10. The coffee was decent, but tea quite average. Would probably have enjoyed it more with a beer, but good nonetheless.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KaiserFerris
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Great location in the heart of the old town of Geneve. Great atmosphere Outside seating Good drink menu. I recommend the Calvin’s noir beer . Limited offer of sandwiches . They can offer more choices to eat Service can improve ! All in all a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank R0temT
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

La Clemence is located at a little square on the Place du Bourgeois-de-Four and is a nice place to sit down and have a drink. The staff is quite friendly

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank willemb89
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Great location, on the square. Very good for a rest while walking in the old town... good selection of drinks

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018

La Clémence is nice any time of day. Specially when you feel like sitting on a terrasse on a sunny summer afternoon or when you're wandering through the old town with friends in the middle of the night and don't know where to go. It...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank swissxpl0rer
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Great staff, always friendly even if they are busy. I live right next to the place so i come quite often and i always have a great time. They try to create events now and then to boost the old town night life. Super location...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Loïc F
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This cafe is in the historic square and close to the Cathedral and the lake. It was a sunny day so I sat outside and enjoyed the sun. Nice drinks and helpful staff. A good place to stop , drink and rest in the old...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ScottishTemplar
Reviewed May 23, 2018

As this cafe is situated in a prime location in Geneva Old Town, the manager and his staff have ZERO interest in providing good service to their clients. On one occasion, they refused to serve a group of 8 of us, when SEVEN of us...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank amoeba33
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at La Clemence, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Dear amoeba33, Thank you for coming to La Clémence. After checking with the staff, it seems that things didn't happen exactly how you and your friend are explaining here. Our staff is curteous, professional and the vast majority of our customers are satisfied with our...More

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February 17, 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hi faylrogers, We are not sure exactly. There is a picture before 1900 and it was already a café named Café des Ormeaux. It is pobably 200 hundred years old. Sorry for not giving a precise answer. Regards, Adriano
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