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Wine bars

As autumn gets ready to display its most gorgeous colours, what better time is there to rediscover the friendly, cosy atmosphere of your favourite haunts? Great vintages, local gems, sweet euphoria … Here’s our selection of the best wine bars in the city. Come along!

Le Soleil Rouge

Every evening, enjoy the Spanish way of life in this establishment that features tapas, music, and heady wines. In the Rive district, a stone’s throw from Rues-Basses, grab a taste of the best of Spanish gastronomy, starting with its amazing tapas: Albondigas, Chipirones, Boquerones, Corquetas, or the famous Patatas Bravas. As for wine, the finest vintages await, either on the spot or to take away.

Chez Bacchus

Wine lovers take note! The annex of Bacchus opened its doors in 2019. Head to Rond-point de Rive in downtown Geneva to discover a place synonymous with passion and pure hedonism. The menu focuses on a unique sensory experience around wine accompanied by bistronomic dishes to share … or not. A fine selection of Swiss and French wines await, as well as other gems to discover immediately!

Ta Cave

Some 250 vintages await in this establishment on Boulevard Georges-Favon. With its urban and welcoming atmosphere, Ta Cave succeeds in making you feel right at home. The wine and food bar features the best local products and highlights different wines each week, spotlighting varieties from our beautiful country as well as wines from our neighbours.


Wine enthusiasts, head to the bustling Eaux-Vives district to a destination where some 500 prestigious vintages are served alongside the finest dishes … Welcome to Arakel! Indulge in some great Burgundies and awaken your taste buds with Chef Armando Flaco’s scrumptious dishes, inspired by travel memories. Enjoy a refined setting, some great wines, and exceptional service!

Le Blanc Valet

Here’s an establishment that celebrates both life and food, with fresh, seasonal cuisine, local wines (and some great vintages at that), and a party atmosphere, on the terrace when the weather’s warm or in the large room with old stone walls when the temperatures are cooler. Some wonderful wines await to be enjoyed with friends from Monday to Saturday from 5.30 pm.


To Carouge and Qu’importe now to celebrate fine food and togetherness! With its old stone walls and its fireplace, the establishment welcomes you with a single watchword: pleasure. Indulge in some gorgeous dishes and great vintages! The wine list gives pride of place to local wonders but also to French wine-growing regions and Italian vineyards.

Sauvage (Eaux-Vives)

This wine and food bar showcases natural wines, local vintages, and regional cuisine featuring dishes to share. With its stripped-down, minimalist setting, and above all with its selection of natural and organic wines that changes every week, Sauvage will lift the heart of any foodie! The attentive service also appeals to locals in search of cosy moments with friends.

Sauvage (Plainpalais)

A second “Sauvage” to thrill Geneva’s wine connoisseurs! Independent and distinct from the first, the establishment on Rue Dancet welcomes its guests 7 days a week. A wine bar in the evening and a brunch venue on Sundays, Sauvage relies on good humour, an urban and trendy setting, and of course a well-stocked cellar. Let yourself be guided and surprised by Noé, the owner. He’ll know what you’re looking for!

Vert Bouteille

Here's a lovely bistro-style wine bar, with Formica chairs, old stone walls, and old barrels … Vert Bouteille welcomes you in Carouge, near Place du Marché, for a most comforting end of the day. On its beautiful, shaded terrace in the summer and in its bistro in the winter, you’ll delight in the selection of natural wines, the Mediterranean spreads, and the daily tapas. A temple of good life for gastronomes of all kinds!

Mi Food Mi Raisin

Nestled in the heart of the discreet Chemin Neuf, Mi Food Mi Raisin brings together locals and bon vivants. The owner, Martin, welcomes you as if you were at home, in a friendly arcade, where you can enjoy some fine natural wines accompanied by a selection of local charcuterie and cheeses. Here, you’ll eat and drink local. No fuss, just pleasure!