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Bistro Gentiana - Cafe des artistes

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Swiss, European, French, Central European
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Promenade 53, Davos 7270, Switzerland
+41 (0)81 413 56 49
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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped by this restaurant after the Swiss Alpine Marathon, for lunch. It was less than 8 minutes away from the Davos Platz train station. I was warmly greeted by Jens, who knew I was coming in, as we had corresponded via e-mail when I made my reservation. Upon my request, he sat me outside, where I could indulge in... More 

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Pincourt, Canada
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I stopped in Davos on a weekend road trip through the Austrian and Swiss Alps. Gentiana was a great choice for a stop. The owners were very nice and helpful and made my stay in their restaurant very enjoyable. I had a small salad as a started followed by the classic cheese fondue, which I would come back for to... More 

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Davos Platz, Switzerland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Kirchner art, locals local downstairs, my father's favourite liver.and onions, wooden floors and small private dining rooms for fondue upstairs. I forgot, snails.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Fondue was great. We had the bacon and cheese one. I have had fondues that make you feel crap afterwards, this was super tasty and felt great!! Service was really nice, and felt like a real family owned place rather than just trying to push people in and out.

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Thank chrisskulte
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115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We visited Gentiana especially for the fondue. And that was the best choice we made the whole week. A-ma-zing cheese fondue. We finished the whole pan and we polished it off with a nice Riesling and a beautiful Primitivo del Salento, which fitted perfectly with the fondue. And a special mentioning of the staff. so friendly and polite and helpful.

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Thank JW S
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Delicious, more, more, more... the best Fondue I have ever tasted. I had the Kase Fondue mit Kirch, it was the best Fondue I've ever had the pleasure to taste and enjoy... Thank you to the restaurant owners, who make the experience even more special. You must book as there are two sittings - 6.30pm and 8.30pm... You won't be... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

We ate here for my Mrs's birthday. It was a fabulous experience. The Morchel fondue is to die for! The service was very very fast, friendly, and all-round superb.

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Thank foobarpie
Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My husband and I were finishing off a European driving tour and thought Davos would be a good one night stay. After reading some reviews I thought we should try Bistro Gentiana. To my delight it was straight across from our hotel, which was a bonus. This was my first fondue I have ever had and it was delicious, Jens... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We went here to have a cheese fondue, it was superb. We followed by having coffee and the most excellent grappe. It's small and more expensive but you do need to book, but well worth it. It's known for it's snails. We are definitely going back.

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Thank Louise S
Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you want to get a good fondue in a small cozy space this is the place to go. The service (was there a long time ago) was friendly and the salads were good. Didn`t try any of the desserts. Very cozy and great when it is snowing. Will visit this winter again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $41
Cuisine
Swiss, European, French, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade 53, Davos 7270, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Graubunden  >  Davos
  • Phone Number: +41 (0)81 413 56 49

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