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“Superb Fondue in a Bistro Setting”
Review of Au Vieux Carouge

Au Vieux Carouge
Ranked #16 of 100 Restaurants in Carouge
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Swiss
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Don't be fooled by the fact this place is tucked away on a little back street! The fondue is absolutely amazing. My favourite is the moitie-moitie (the Swiss Version of fondue). You do feel like you're sitting very close to your neighbours but it helps make the atmosphere what it is - intimate and cosy.

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Thank NatashaB15
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Reviewed January 15, 2012

nice climate, the two ladies would go tirelessly between the tables serving tasty and creamy fondue and instructing visitors on how to better cook it :)

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Thank piopz
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Reviewed December 6, 2011

Small, crowded, authentic are the words to describe this tiny haven of what restaurants in Geneva used to be. The chalet-style decor adds to the charm. This is really the only place to have fondue in Geneva. You can also ask for the "religieuse" when the fondue is done. Make sure to drink the Patron's special reserve of Fendant (white wine) from Le Valais (NOT Vaud). For dessert, the meringue with fresh cream. And some kirsch to wash it all down. The prices are low, but it is cash only. Make sure to reserve in advance.

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Thank barbaraGeneva
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Reviewed October 3, 2011

Great little local restaurant in Carouge. Very small menu, with a variety of Fondues, rostis and other swiss things. Service is very attentive and polite, the whole place had a wonderfully warm feel about it. The fondue is I think the best I have ever had. The rosti is not greasy, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Delicious.
Fondues around 24 - 28 p.p. (they are rather large)
Rostis around 22 - 26
Definitely good value for Geneva! There is an underground car park very near by if you come by car.
Do book as there are only a few tables.

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Reviewed May 16, 2011

If we weren't looking for it (thanks to reviews on TripAdvisor) we wouldn't have found it or thought to walk in. It's a very cozy little place off the tram line, but with an old faded sign. Maybe 10 tables so can be crowded but the staff was very welcoming - we were squeezed in between reservations but grateful they fit us in. The fondue (moitie - moitie) was excellent followed by meringue with double cream - yum!! We sat shoulder to shoulder with locals and we're told we hit the jackpiot - they were right!

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Thank traveler2757
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