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Auberge du Lion d'Or

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Cologny ££££ French, , European
place Pierre-Gautier 5, Cologny 1223, Switzerland
+41 22 736 44 32
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
place Pierre-Gautier 5, Cologny 1223, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good, although portions are tiny. Don't go here if you're hungry! Only the multiple desert choices were excellent. The view from the terrace is great, but as soon as it gets hot, the heat is intense under the awnings. The waiters...More

Thank Daniel1200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the view on the lake is magnificent, the service is quite disappointing. Your orders are poorly met and waiters are very arrogant.

Thank MomaliGvaBey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What more to ask for? A beautiful terrace with some view of the lake (less so than from the restaurant, but still). Good cuisine based on excellent products. Discrete and efficient service. A truly fine address.

Thank antoinebach
Reviewed 23 May 2017

More than 10 days ago, my friend and I were invited at an art vernissage at the Gallery Bel-Air Fine Arts in Geneva. As we were offered a cup of Champagne and found the cocktail pretty good we talked with one of the waiters who...More

1  Thank incahueca
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I was there for business. Food was fantastic. View, despite thick clouds, superb. Environment quiet and nice. Service: friendly and pleasant. And, in fairness, despite this place is not cheap, i found it reasonable for the quality I highly recommend.

Thank Antoine C
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This review is for the gastronomic restaurant. First of all the view from the restaurant is to die for! Just fantastic! Also the setting and the service were excellent. However, we were not really impressed by the food they served. In the tasting menu there...More

Thank Jamesfood
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I'm always concerned that a large group won't get the quality needed, but they were wonderful: catering also to the vegetarians and all the other crazy demands.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

This Michelin starred restaurant blows other people away. My husband and I found it alright but couldn't understand what the fuss is about. The dishes are very nicely presented. One also gets a good view of the lake. However, when we were there the sun...More

Thank Coellum
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Geneva is known as one of the cities in the world, if not the one, that has the most good restaurants per inhabitant.There are indeed many good restaurants here, but not many have the same level of perfection like the Lion d'Or. The view over...More

Thank Cedric_Martin
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Settled in Geneva for decades, Irish born Chef Tommy & his acolyte Gilles Dupont are boosting the "bonne cuisine" in the Geneva area. Besides the beautiful view & terrace overlooking the Lac Leman, you will find an attentive -international French European cuisine ( awkward I...More

Thank Salomon S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Pierre-Gautier 5, Cologny 1223, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Cologny
  • Phone Number: +41 22 736 44 32
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