Geneva has a good mix of international restaurants from high-end to budget and offers perfect options for air show business and pleasure.

Lake Geneva 
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Le Chat-Botté

13 Quai du Mont Blanc (inside the Hotel Beau-Rivage)

Tel: (22) 716 66 66

A grand restaurant located in one of Geneva's finest hotels. It is decorated with rich upholstery and beautiful tapestries and sculptures. The cuisine is contemporary but inspired by French classics. Dishes such as delicate fillet of perch from Lake Geneva are served by top-class waiters.

If the weather is pleasant you can dine on the flower-bedecked terrace offering wonderful views of Lake Geneva and the Jet d'Eau.

You must pre-book.

Planeta Rodizio

15 rue de la Servette

Tel: (22) 740 10 22

Cheap and cheerful Brazilian restaurant where you can get stuck in to as much grilled meat as you like and help yourself to the freshly filled salad bar. Don't forget to order a caipirinha or a pitcher of sangria to wash it all down with.


10 rue Pierre Fatio

Tel: (22) 311 80 33

This is a fantastic authentic Italian restaurant very popular with the locals.

The décor features a Roman motif and works of art on the wall by the restaurant owner himself. The menu features dishes such as the popular osso buco (braised veal shanks), and creamy gorgonzola risotto. There is also an excellent wine list. Roberto's also has a sister restaurant Chez Léo (12 rue Pierre-Fatio). This quaint restaurant has paesana-styled fare.


2 Place de la Navigation

Tel: (22) 544 51 51

Cheese fondue and raclette are just a couple of traditional dishes on the menu at this popular Swiss chalet restaurant. Traditional Swiss music and yodelling add to the atmosphere. A great relaxed place to be if you are with a rowdy group from marketing.

Terrasse Grutli
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Café du Centre

5 Place du Molard

Tel: (22) 311 85 86

This seafood restaurant dates back more than 100 years, making it one of Geneva's most popular and nostalgic dining spots. You can order anything from plates of whelks to a dozen fresh oysters. Away from the fish they also do excellent traditional weiner schnitzel. And if you're not hungry but fancy a crisp glass of white wine you won't be disappointed by the extensive wine list.


Hotel d'Angleterre

Quai du Mont-Blanc 17

Tel: (22) 906 55 14

Enjoy international cuisine in this fine restaurant, which offers panoramic views of the lake and distant mountains. Windows also serves afternoon tea daily with a wide selection of teas, pastries and cakes for your enjoyment if you have escaped the show a little early and need a break before dinner.

Source: Flight Daily News