Geneva

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Recommended Geneva hotels

Recommended Geneva hotels

 Geneva has an extraordinarily high concentration of luxury accomodation options, most of them strung along the shores of Lake Geneva and all of them,...

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Restaurants and cafés

Izumi

Izumi

5 out of 5 stars

The newest restaurant from the luxury Four Seasons Hotel is this Japanese-fusion affair from the Nobu stable, and it’s a welcome addition to a country...

Le Thé

Le Thé

Had the emperor of China resided in Geneva, this Quartier des Bains corner would have undoubtedly been his restaurant of choice. Refined and mostly steamed...

Shopping and markets

The best shopping in Geneva

We want to show you just how creative your shopping in Geneva can get – once you know where to go. The block around Place du Molard may be well stocked with...

Geneva's best designer shops

Geneva's best designer shops

Geneva is not just about luxury watches and big brand names. There is much more to high end shopping in town than ladies who lunch tottering over the cobbles...

L’Apollinaire

L’Apollinaire

Poetry and art inspire the décor of this uptown multibrand store. 

L’Adresse

L’Adresse

A concrete floor, funky multicoloured chairs and vintage leather sofas make up this half bistro, half boutique concept store.

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More things to do in Geneva

The 15 best things to do in Geneva

The 15 best things to do in Geneva

It’s a funny old place, but get under its skin and you’ll discover an interesting array of things to do in Geneva, from the international to the...

Geneva’s best museums and attractions

Geneva’s best museums and attractions

With a reputaiton of a world class city in a spectacular setting around an Alpine lake, renowned for its complement of global institutions, Geneva museums and...

Jet d’eau

Jet d’eau

Don’t fight it: as possibly the most recognisable image of Geneva (you can even see it from the plane), it’s practically the law to get your photo...

Théâtre du Léman

Théâtre du Léman

The former casino in Geneva’s Grand Kempinski Hotel is now a successful events venue staging theatre, music, comedy and various commercially-minded spectacles...

Bars, nightlife and live music

Chat Noir

Chat Noir

4 out of 5 stars

Away from the city centre, this live music club in Carouge promises a fun night out. Upstairs there’s a bar and restaurant serving burgers, steaks, tapas and...

L’Usine

L’Usine

If you’re seeking something different to the overpriced slick clubs aimed at Geneva’s moneyed jet setters, you’ll certainly find it...

Le Cheval Blanc

Le Cheval Blanc

4 out of 5 stars

Sporting a funky bar lit in neon colours and a basement venue, Le Box, which stages live music events and party nights, with anything from French chanson to...

La Verre à Monique

La Verre à Monique

4 out of 5 stars

This is the sort of place that makes you forget you’re in Geneva. A self-proclaimed speakeasy, it evokes the dirty glamour and clandestine excitement of...

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Hotel Warwick Geneva

Hotel Warwick Geneva

With contemporary, understated decor throughout the rooms, a sleek business centre, a modern bar and restaurant, this is a solid choice for an unstuffy, urban...

Hotel d’Angleterre

Hotel d’Angleterre

There are numerous luxury hotels strung along Geneva’s mega posh Rive Droite, each proffering five star service, idiosyncratically decorated rooms and...

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