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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Café
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“Croissants - this is the only place in Geneva I have found that they serve decent quality. Also nice place to hang out (free wifi - I think for 30 min). Important, service is very slow! - but this means you can also hang out there as much as you like. Open almost every day and suitable for any time of day”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“Super outdoor terrace to have some rosé in summer. If you want to meet with (or just make fun of them) the local bourgeoisie it's there at lunch time in summer.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“Looking for a place to spend the evening and have dinner, then enjoy a drink, and later to party (especially on Friday/Saturday nights), Halles is the place to be. Located on a river island, this relaxed spot offers cocktails & bistro food, plus music & a garden.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Fondue Restaurant
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“One of the best places for fondue in Geneva! Traditional Swiss restaurant in a residential place. Try the malakof, a traditional cheese dish from Geneva!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“One of the best coffees and only local chain in town (there are 4 boreal coffee shops in total) ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Favourite cafe for coffee in Geneva (as a Melbournian this is important). Worth a bit of a walk to if you want to explore the art galleries in this are”
  • 10 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“A great spot for an evening beer or glass of vino. A short 4-5 minute walk, it's a casual atmosphere with unique features and folky music. They have live bands on occasion.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
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  • 4 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Very friendly and cosy café. Delicious patisserie and wonderful service in a cosy and trendy environment very close to the appartment. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
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“Great outdoor terrace in a park close to the lake, it's good for coffee, lunch or in the evening nice tapas and drinks.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Let's mix with the hipster locals in this unique spot ! Picnic tables, plastic glasses, cheap prices and nice music for a chilling and trendy atmosphere !”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“Low-key, nice vibe. Great place to read the newspaper or meet friends for a coffee / beer. Reasonably good food: burger, salads, etc.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“All the bars in this student street are very nice and lively, but my preference goes to Cafe du Lys these days because of their nice caipirinhas ;)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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  • 6 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Bar / Restaurant on a boat - really chilled and friendly place to sit down, relax and have a drink.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Notre boulangerie préférée. Nous conseillons : le croissant au jambon , le feuilleté au poulet, les pâtés à la viande et les mousses au fruits en dessert. ”
  • 9 locals recommend