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La maison du Gateau

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route de Florissant 57, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Nice outdoor terrace, nice cakes and pastries. Service is very uneven and slow. If you have lots of time you may enjoy it.

Thank Coldefry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Very poor service. Very slow and dont really care about their customers... Weekends are even worse... So slow and not enough staff... I never waited under 15-20 mins to have a drink. Nice patisserie but the service is so bad and the prices to high for a poor service like that. The restrooms are awful! Public restrooms are better than... More 

Thank Christine V
Geneva, Switzerland
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288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,445 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

A haven for people looking for a bustling place on a Sunday afternoon in Geneva. At 5.30pm it was almost completely full. Patisseries are delicious and you get great polite and fast service with a smile. Prices are reasonable given the location and quality. A weekend favourite

2 Thank genevatopreviewer
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The Maison du Gateau is a high scale tea-room that seems to attract people who like to park their Ferrari right outside and watch from the terrace as others ogle their car. There is a wide selection of pastries and salty food to nibble on and the cakes are a work of art. But the prices are ridiculously expensive considering... More 

3 Thank radroumi
Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I used to live close to this place and go there all the time to read a book while having a cup of coffee and a piece of cake. My favourite ones are the black forest and moelleux au chocolat. Service is not great, they take a long time to take your order, but if you're patient, the pastries are... More 

1 Thank cintiacosta
Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Had a light lunch with the family. Friendly and helpful staff. Lovely fillet of fish in my lunch. Excellent and large omelette with lots of salad. All in all, a pleasant experience. Will come back for more casual meals. The only drawback was no high chair for the toddler.

1 Thank ishwish30
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123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A good place for a coffee with some cakes but also for lunch. Food is very good and there is plenty of outdoor seating. An enjoyable moment

3 Thank Beat0067
Charlwood, United Kingdom
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103 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on a spring weekday. The place seemed very popular, as it was impossible to get a table outside. Plenty of space inside. Order the Plat du Jour - braised chicken thigh skewers with apple sauce, carrot pie and green beans. A green salad - well dressed - and basket of bread preceded the main and started... More 

Thank Crispness
Geneva, Switzerland area
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

They've been around for years, and have reinvented themselves --good interior renovations (no more benches with stuffing emerging...:-)). Delicious baked goods, sweet and savory, fine breads and a decent luncheon menu. Perfect for meeting a friend.

Thank Dinnerout66

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Restaurant Details

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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route de Florissant 57, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: 41227890800

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