Starred restaurants in Geneva
Fine dining in Geneva
With no less than twelve starred establishments, Geneva has turned into a true destination for haute cuisine and features exceptional restaurants, whose fame has now spread beyond our borders. Come and meet uniquely talented chefs and let yourself be surprised by their ever more innovative cuisine. Enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic experience during your stay in Geneva!
Somewhere between excellence and refinement
Awarded one star in the Michelin Guide since 2010, the establishment is an institution in the field of gastronomy. An essential reference on the Geneva culinary scene, Le Chat-Botté‘s constant sophistication is enthralling and amazing. In the heart of the Hotel Beau-Rivage, chef Dominique Gauthier treats his guests to contemporary French cuisine with Mediterranean influences. With a menu that changes with the seasons, Le Chat-Botté offers, in addition to its famous signature menu, a vegetarian menu and a business Lunch.
The most intimate
Enjoy a unique sensory experience with chef Armel Bedouet and his restaurant L’Aparté. With a capacity of only 15 privileged guests, the establishment, awarded a Michelin star in 2020, never ceases to amaze with the quality of its dishes and service in a cosy, intimate atmosphere where the chef himself comes to present and detail his creations. Every day the Breton chef transcends seasonal products through ever more creative recipes that include Stiffened langoustines, Dry bacon from Valais, Buddha’s hand and Lemon jelly.
Bayview by Michel Roth
Since 2012, Michel Roth has been making Bayview’s kitchens shine. A “Meilleur Ouvrier de France" and holder of the prestigious “Bocuse d’Or” award, the famous French chef revisits classic French cuisine with elegance and gourmandise, such as his Truffled potato cappuccino or the Perfect chick egg from Ferme de la Prairie. Within the Hotel President Wilson, in a sober and elegant setting, the restaurant enjoys a privileged location on the shores of Lake Geneva. A timeless break in a pure gourmet setting.
Le Flacon in Carouge
Young chef Lucrèce Lacchio has taken over the reins of the starred Carouge establishment, succeeding chef Yoann Caloué. In a cosy, mouth-watering atmosphere, facing the open kitchen, you’ll enjoy sparkling and colourful suggestions, featuring local and seasonal produce. Original creations will tickle your taste buds and take you on a journey to the heart of Geneva’s terroir. The short menu changes according to market produce and the chef’s inspiration completes a surprise menu of 5 or 7 courses. And at lunchtime, enjoy a star-studded 3-course lunch with different suggestions every week.
A stroll through the Geneva countryside
Serge Labrosse welcomes us in a lush green setting in Troinex. A few minutes from Geneva, nestled in the surrounding countryside, La Chaumière is not lacking in assets. The restaurant charms its guests with its authenticity as well as with its creative and modern touch. Croque-Monsieur de pied de cochon, burrata & truffles as a starter, Codfish loin, smoked aubergines, chorizo & miso juice, and purple artichokes as a main course and Pear in two textures, granola, caramel fleur de sel for desert. Gourmet and colourful creations that will delight your taste buds!
Temple of the fish
The reference for fish and seafood in Geneva. For nearly 25 years, Jean-Marc Bessire and his wife Corinne have been passing on their love of the sea and its treasures to their guests. A passion brilliantly transcribed in elegant and generous plates. Directly from the coast of Brittany or from Switzerland, Le Cigalon’s fish are top quality. Don’t miss the Wild meagre from the coast of Brittany and its fermented pepper cappuccino or the Special Roumegous oysters from Charente Maritime.
Domaine de Châteauvieux
★★ MichelinIn the heart of the vineyards
Philippe Chevrier, an emblematic figure of Geneva’s gastronomy, requires no introduction. At Domaine de Châteauvieux, just a few minutes from Geneva and in the heart of the wine-growing region, he enhances and revisits French cuisine in a wonderfully cosy setting. Noble products such as Blue lobster from Brittany cooked à la plancha or Simmental beef filet and royale d’échalottes. In a 16th century building, the chef and his team welcome their guests for a delicately gourmet moment where prestige and taste become one.
★ MichelinTransalpine getaway
In the lively Eaux-Vives district, which has become famous for its gastronomic diversity, Tosca celebrates Italy, and Tuscany in particular. Immerse yourself in the heart of the Italian Renaissance in a majestic setting where Botticelli and Michelangelo’s frescoes and paintings stand side by side. The chef, Saverio Sbaragli, who trained at L’Arpège in Paris, offers a hearty cuisine that will awaken all your senses. The Ravioli del Plin with pheasant, Parmesan cheese, and salmis sauce and the Fregola sarda, crayfish and black lemon are delicious.
★ MichelinThe purest Italian refinement
In the heart of the sumptuous Four Seasons Hôtel des Bergues, the starred restaurant Il Lago transports us to the north of Italy for a most refined gastronomic journey. The signature dishes of chef Massimiliano Sena – genuine works of art with new tastes and flavours – are characterised by their elegance and precision. You will fall for the Carabineros shrimps, yellow tomato del Piennolo, and provolone del Monaco with black truffle. For pasta lovers, the Pappardelle with Breton lobster, dill and Amalfi lemon, are divine.
The first Chinese starred restaurant in Switzerland
The only Chinese restaurant with a Michelin star in Switzerland, Tsé Fung takes you back to 1930s Shanghai. With its spellbinding decoration, it offers an idyllic setting in the heart of La Réserve, a luxury establishment in Geneva. The menu is signed by Frank Xu and features the best of Cantonese gastronomy and of China as a whole. Don’t miss the authentic Pekingese style Peking duck, in 2 courses, or the Langoustine dim sum.
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