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Rooftop 42

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French, Bar, European, Gastropub
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rue du Rhone 42, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 346 77 00
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here last night and only called in for "a drink" ended up staying the whole evening and having a bite to eat. Had a couple of guys on singing which were great to watch and listen to performing then later a DJ (think the owner). Played some great tunes and even after my wife constantly nagging the poor chap... More 

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Thank JimKX
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect table outside with great views of the lake and elsewhere. Only criticisms are price of cocktails and the fact that nearly everyone was smoking on the terrace. Indoors the waiter was superb and the food faultless. Do not expect a cheap night out here tho!

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Thank Kevan H
Knivsta, Sweden
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view but the drink we're not made with love and quite expensive. Trendy place and long wait in the bar.

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Thank dohgren78
Bonn, Germany
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I visited the rooftop-bar on a sunny afternoon and really enjoyed the wonderful view. I got to know the place from an App that recommends tips from locals. As much as I liked the bar, I went there three times before it was actually open. Their opening times are rather strange for a city like Geneva. Obviously I could have... More 

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Thank Sascha S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

We had a quick drink at rooftop 42 last weekend. We loved the view and the service and drinks were great. It was fairly expensive, but no more so than other similar places in Geneva.

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2 Thank Alex L
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Not bad but two waitress forgott to bring us the milk we have ordered... Location is top! Drinks are good.

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Thank Philippe H
Engelberg, Switzerland
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

It's nice and great view,staff is friendly ,a bit expensive but it's most of the fine bars in Geneve are expensive,great location and quite beautyfull Interior...great view from top..

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1 Thank Jaswinder S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

This place was reccomended by a friend who works in the area. I was a tourist in Geneva and had wonderful experiences everywhere until going to this place.Even if my fiance and I were dressed up nicely a Big black fella at the bottom floor blocked us from approaching the elevator with some rude intimidating manners, he said that I... More 

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5 Thank eli phas b
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice rooftop bar where all the people gather after a day of expo. Met some friendly clients here so was good way to talk more informal. Met some other people as well. Diner inside was good with fine wine. Again next year? Yes, quite sure about that! D.

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Thank Danyel1971
South of England
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247 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2016

I am a member of an organisation that meets twice a year in Geneva and books out places like this for a "cocktail" on the evening between our meetings. The quality of the service and the snacks at Rooftop 42 was, in my book, the best we have ever had. The location is a bonus, too. There was plenty of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $121
Cuisine
French, Bar, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Rhone 42, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 346 77 00
Description
Like all big cities, Geneva now has its rooftop open to the public. Above the Rhone Street, rooftop 42 is pleased to welcome you from Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00 To 2.00. You will love the place and enhanced by the view of the harbor. Your taste buds will marvel thanks to European and Asian dishes revisited by our Chef. Your mind will intoxicate cocktails prepared with finesse and agility by our bartenders. At nightfall, the rooftop 42 will turn into a party place where singers, performers and DJs will make you We look forward to welcoming you. The team of 42 rooftop

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