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Le Lyrique

) #394 of 1,533 Restaurants in Geneva ££ - £££ French, European
boulevard du Theatre 12, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 328 00 95
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“entrecote” (2 reviews)
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French, European
££ - £££
boulevard du Theatre 12, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Italian food but lacks care in preparation. Fried calamari and zucchini appetizer was good in concept, very lightly dusted before frying, but served soaked with frying oil. Beef tagilata well prepared but not a great piece of meat and the country fries were uninteresting...More

Thank js485squid
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

It's been many years since I visited this classic restaurant and it was always for dinner. Arrived without a reservation and the place was packed. Typically during this situation a waiter would make many faces and grunts a few times with his disapproval. However, the...More

Thank Priceofruby
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant for a business meeting, but already at the entrance I was waiting quite long to get seated to my reserved table. The experience continued: I ordered carpaccio and asked if its possible to get it with rocket, apparently yes, but it...More

Thank carolin j
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nice setting and especially so when outside on a pleasant evening. Service was prompt and the food was well presented and delicious. Good vibe in the restaurant. Would easily come here again.

Thank KMcCorry
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I had lunch with some friends. The place is very elegant . Reminds old style Parisian restaurants. Nice place to have business meetings or romantic dates. It's a popular place to have dinner after watching a play in the theater. The service is excellent and...More

Thank Rotem T
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We arranged to have our business dinner there and ordered food in advance for a group of about 20 people. The setting was nice but the food was nothing to write home about.There are other restaurants where the service is up to par and the...More

1  Thank 103t0urist
Reviewed 5 August 2016

A local institution, this is one of the few restaurants in Geneva worth frequenting because the experience feels special enough to warrant the price. Beginning with the setting, the restaurant is stunning on the outside (located on the beautiful Place de Neuve) and the ornately...More

Thank CravenCottager1879
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Friendly service, they like kids, good food, chic brasserie. Prices are typical for Geneva but the brasserie is worth a detour.

Thank david s
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Have been eating at the Lyrique several times a year over a long period of time. Same ownership and many waiters have been there for ten years or more . Friendly , elegant place with a more upscale white tablecloth restaurant side and a more...More

Thank Claurisam
Reviewed 31 May 2016

It will be interesting to see what impact the big works on the Grand Théatre will have on this restaurant which traditionally would attract after show crowds in the evenings. The interior is very nicely kept and reminiscent of some of the best looking café...More

2  Thank genevatopreviewer
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: boulevard du Theatre 12, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Hollande
  • Neighbourhood: Hollande
  • Phone Number: +41 22 328 00 95
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