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The best establishments for exceptional food and wine pairings

The best establishments for exceptional food and wine pairings

Here is our selection of fine dining restaurants that give wine pride of place. Discover Geneva’s vineyards and Switzerland’s great vintages with food and wine pairings that will enhance your lunches and dinners. A la carte or on the menu, indulge yourself! 

L’Ecorce

In Carouge, this discreet bistronomic address will delight you with the quality of its products and the technicality of its cuisine. For dinner, indulge in a 4-course menu (available for vegetarians too) highlighting seasonal produce and ever more surprising combinations, accompanied by a selection of wines strongly recommended by the staff.
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La Chaumière

Close to Geneva, enjoy all the charms of the surrounding countryside and discover exceptional cuisine with Serge Labrosse in Troinex. Both traditional and modern, the starred chef delivers delightfully authentic and generous dishes. The Surprise Tasting Menu includes food and wine combinations featuring a wide selection of Geneva and Swiss vintages. The best part? Every month, wine tasting evenings are organised at La Chaumière with a surprise pairing menu, featuring fresh, local, and seasonal produce.
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Le Cigalon

For nearly 25 years, Jean-Marc Bessire and his wife Corinne have been sharing their love for the sea and its treasures with their guests. Only a few minutes from the centre of Geneva, in Thônex, the starred restaurant features lake-related wonders according to the market and the season. On the wine side, the Geneva vineyards are neatly represented thanks to a wide selection of red and white vintages. Don’t miss the food and wine pairings!
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Domaine de Châteauvieux

The Domaine de Châteauvieux and its chef, Philippe Chevrier, have been awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide and welcome you to their exceptional culinary world. In the heart of the Geneva vineyards, the establishment has captured the hearts of locals and tourists alike for many years. The wine list is majestic. The different menus are offered with food and wine pairings that focus on Geneva’s vineyards.
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Café de Peney

Still in Satigny, the largest wine-producing commune in Switzerland and the largest in the Canton, discover Café de Peney. The comfy old inn offers a fine menu of regional and national vintages to be tasted by the glass or by the bottle for generous and authentic combinations.
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Les Curiades

Chef Pascal Cloetens and his team welcome you to a charming building in the village of Vieux-Lully in Bernex. The establishment focuses on discovering local treasures, as evidenced by the wine list and its majestic selection of Geneva vintages. Remember to combine your meal with a visit to the local wine cellars!
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Chez Bacchus

In the Rive district, discover the fine-dining annex of the famous Geneva wine merchant Bacchus, a place that is synonymous with passion and pure hedonism. The place offers a unique sensory experience based on wine and tasteful cuisine, ranging from revisited dishes to classic French gastronomy. Let yourself be guided by the expert advice of the sommeliers at your disposal.
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Arakel

Treat your taste buds to a unique trip to Arakel in the Eaux-Vives district, where nearly 500 prestigious bottles rub shoulders with the most refined recipes. Here you’ll shape your palate with great Burgundies and Swiss vintages and indulge in Chef Armando Flaco’s delicate, exotic dishes.
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Beau-Rivage

Facing Mont Blanc, the famous Geneva palace imposes with splendour and majesty a way of life made of excellence and gentleness. Its starred restaurant, Le Chat-Botté, attracts foodies and fine dining enthusiasts from all over the country and beyond, and features a prestigious wine cellar where Swiss vintages are particularly well represented. The plus: an introduction to food and wine pairing is offered over 1.5 hours, in the company of a sommelier from the Chat-Botté team.
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Le Patio

Located on the left bank of the city, this bistro has been an epicurean haunt for many years, featuring exceptional meat and divine seafood. Surf or turf? The choice is yours. As for the wine, a wonderful list of local vintages awaits, to compose your favourite pairing yourself or on the advice of the team.
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Le Flacon

Located in Carouge, Le Flacon Is known for its warm atmosphere and open kitchen, and the sparkling and colourful dishes of young chef Lucrèce Lacchio, featuring local and seasonal produce. With one star in the Michelin Guide, the restaurant gives pride of place to Geneva and Swiss vintages and offers its guests tailor-made food and wine combinations.
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Bistrot Dumas

In the heart of the Champel district, Bistrot Dumas attracts lovers of French gastronomy. Here, the great classics are tastefully and generously prepared in an elegant bistro atmosphere. Discover a secret wine cellar containing several hundred vintages from Geneva and France, as well as a selection of natural local wines, and pick your bottle to pair with your food.
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