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Things to do in Saint-Jean - Charmilles

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Concert Hall
“L'Usine is where the alternative scene takes its roots in Geneva. There is 2 concert venues (Le Zoo + Le Rez), a bar (La Makhno), a theater (TU), a cinema (Spoutnik) & a bunch of artists workshops.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Head down here to see the meeting of the two rivers, Le Rhone and L'Arve. Its also a nice spot to have a few drinks, picnic and sit by the river on a nice day. The area around, Jonction, is well worth exploring on foot”
  • 17 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
Restaurant
“Excellent modern Italian food, with a great terrasse in the summer. Better reserve. Closed on Sundays ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Large shopping center (clothing, shoes, groceries, cafe, bars, electronics, jewelry, hair dresser, pharmacy, ATM, etc.)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
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“Excellent dim sums and teas. Beutiful decoration as well. Make sure to book as the place is tiny!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Best cocktails in Geneva fun bar. Try the pot of "tea" (but you need to have a group)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Primarily a bar, but after a certain hour everyone pays a nominal fee (e.g. CHF 2) then you can go into the (tiny) basement and watch the entertainment - anything from poetry to jazz, funk to club...”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The place is lovely, the moment you enter the restaurant you feel like in Thailand. The outside terrace look amazing.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local café/restaurant opened from breakfast to midnight (or latter), frequented by locals and nice people. A good and cheap place to have a drink or eat something simple. 30 to 50% off on lunch or dinner if you book on "lafrouchette" app.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Department Store
“One of the most common supermakets in Switzerland. Practical and affordable”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 7 locals recommend
Concert Hall
  • 3 locals recommend
Place to eat
“A very local place, and very good value. Simple, big portions for a bargain in Geneva.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
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“C'est vegan, gluten and lactose-free! There is fresh juice and fresh almond milk. Food is delicious! There is a very good brunch on saturday. People are coming there on the morning and until 2-3 o'clock but after, this is very calm. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Excellent modern Italian food, with a great terrasse in the summer. Better reserve. Closed on Sundays ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The place is lovely, the moment you enter the restaurant you feel like in Thailand. The outside terrace look amazing.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Local café/restaurant opened from breakfast to midnight (or latter), frequented by locals and nice people. A good and cheap place to have a drink or eat something simple. 30 to 50% off on lunch or dinner if you book on "lafrouchette" app.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“C'est vegan, gluten and lactose-free! There is fresh juice and fresh almond milk. Food is delicious! There is a very good brunch on saturday. People are coming there on the morning and until 2-3 o'clock but after, this is very calm. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
South American Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fancy Vietnamese? Comparatively inexpensive for Geneva and you get an OK service. I order chicken Pho (you can also get duck). It comes in a bowl, with rice noodles in fragrant broth and vegetables.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

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