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Cafeteria du Jardin Botanique

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Jardin Botanique, Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch on a Sunday, it wasn't very busy but that's understandable - it was freezing outside. We had a tart and two paninis, lovely food, offered tap water, lovely waitress. Very odd that as soon as you walk in the door a waitress comes over and talks everything through with you, we felt quite rushed... More 

Thank Lucy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Not far from downtown and right along the water. Easy to get to and free. Many greenhouses to see and wide open tranquil spaces. Use it to get to the UN. Well worth a visit. Catch all the Pikachu's!

Thank Erik S
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stopped here for a quick drink after sightseeing. Very pretty suroundings and nice atmosphere. The gardens are beautiful and you have good views from here. Prices were on the higher end, but I think not much more than central Geneva. The food other people ordered looked good altough a bit pricey.

Thank pechito33
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Incredible, two drinks and a microscopic dessert 18CHF!! I leave in Geneva and I know it is an expensive town.... but this is like a price list for a mountain refuge!! I will carefully avoid this place in the future...

Thank Nicolò B
Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Excellent view, great food, winter-time fun with kids! The gardens are beautiful and the view from sitting outside are awesome! We were there in cold January but were delighted by the quality of the food and service. A beautiful peacock walked up to our table and made the visit a highlight for our young child!

Thank Stephen D
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111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Located in the heart of the Botanic Gardem, this restaurant offers both menu and plat du jour. Nice terrasse where to have lung during the summer period. Plat du jour is good, and price is fair.

Thank Eloi A
Ashburn, Virginia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Decent food for a decent price. Easy to get a decent lunch, with comfortable outdoor seating nearby.

Thank Deborah B
Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We stopped here for afternoon tea after a very pleasant stroll through the gardens. The chocolate muffin was fine but the coffee was terrible. After spending a few weeks travelling through France and Switzerland we've experienced very good coffee at most Cafes. Sadly this Cafe served a weak, lukewarm attempt at a coffee that we really should have returned..Lovely gardens... More 

Thank Scott F
Hayward, California
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Stopped for lunch during our walk through the gardens. Food was average - expect to pay heartily for a sandwich and drink. The location is excellent - plants, the lake, peacocks, etc. Nice facilities all around.

Thank Marcia P
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

We stopped here for lunch whilst touring the botanical gardens and other attractions around the the Lake shore. You can choose from the restaurant menu or buffet-self service. The food was average for the price and the staff were friendly. This restaurant/cafes key selling point is its lovely location - perfect for a break on a sunny day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Cafe, European, Swiss, International
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jardin Botanique, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?