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“Not Bad, Not Great”
Review of Le Grill

Le Grill
Ranked #100 of 1,791 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $67 - $123
Cuisines: International, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Place de la navigation - Bus No.1
Description: Le Grill, Prime Steakhouse, propose un décor minimaliste où le noir et rouge dominent, une vue stupéfiante sur le lac Léman et le Jet d'Eau, une cuisine ouverte ainsi qu'un un immense grill et plancha. Le Chef Malaizé propose une cuisine au fil des saisons, authentique où le produit est mis en avant, une cuisine d'une exquise simplicité. Ici on vénère la viande et les amateurs seront comblés!
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had a meal yesterday evening at le Grill. It was a long awaited, supposedly, special dinner and we were quite excited at the prospect of a Grilled steak...mmmm. The meat was rather disappointing. A restaurant "specializing" in steaks should have it down to a fine science! The meat did not rest and our plates were covered with the beef juices. My husbands steak was sooo hot he had to let it cool off. They also did not get the preparation correct and overdid both of our steaks. I asked for medium rare, and got medium. It should be perfect for that price, perfect! The restaurant is comfortable. The staff are very friendly and are quite good and the view cannot be beat, but the steaks, well....When le Grill grows up, it may be lucky enough to call itself The KEG.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Yes, it's the real deal for us "meat lovers".
Even without a reservation, they found us a lovely lake view table on a weekend evening.
The service was welcoming and friendly.
The atmosphere was easygoing and warm.
You can also check out the chefs grilling.
The menu was simple and the meat was delicious!!
We really enjoyed it very much and hopefully visit it again soon!
Enjoy and Bon Ap.!

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Thank luluzinja
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

The service is just terrible! I spent 55 minutes waiting for a grilled entrecote and the restaurant only had a few tables full. It wasn't the first time I had to wait a lot but was for sure the last time I went there.
The staff is super unqualified, I had to ask 4 times where was my food... and they didn't even apologize. Instead they served tables that arrived latter first. By the end tried to give the food away for free like if that sorts out the huge lack of quality of the service. Really bad attitude. Doesn't worth 10% of the price.

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3  Thank Edward M
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

We took a cooking class held at Le Grill with Executive Chef James Norman. The food is fantastic... really a nice experience. It's upscale dining, a modern setting, phenomenal service and wine pairings, and just a great time had by all. Go!

Thank toddhames
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

I know I have reviewed this restaurant in the past but visited it on the 16.4 and must admit that I was surprised positively again. The food is excellent presentation very nice taste is very appealing. Service is good and kind. And the view of Geneva lake add to the atmosphere.

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Thank Yosef L
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LavalleyT, General Manager at Le Grill, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2013

Dear Madam, Sir,

Thank you very much for choosing Le Grill Restaurant at the Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience and flattered you reviewed our restaurant twice. We hope to have the honor of serving you again very soon.

With Kindest Regards,
Thierry Lavalley

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