The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Geneva's Old Town

The Old Town, Geneva
The Old Town, Geneva | © James Cridland/Flickr 
Colette Lewis

Start a day of cultural tourism with a delicious breakfast in the heart of the city. Celebrate Geneva’s culinary scene in its historic Old Town, with its many fascinating features such as the stunning neo-classical St Pierre Cathedral, which dates back to the 4th century.

Le Demi-Lune Café

1. Le Demi-Lune Café

Bar, Restaurant, French, American, Beer

With both a cafe and a salle à manger, Le Demi-Lune Café offers an interesting range of salads, which can be eaten as starters or mains, and a good variety of traditional dishes, burgers, and even tapas. This eclectic variety complements its original and strikingly exotic decor. La Place du Bourg-de-Four | © Zimmerman76/Flickr

2. Café du Centre

Bistro, Restaurant, French, Seafood

Café du Centre, Place du Molard
Courtesy Café du Centre
Founded in 1933 and nestled in the historic Place du Molard that dates back to the 14th century, the Café du Centre captures Geneva’s vast cultural history with its grand yet homely feel. Priding themselves on being seafood specialists, their Sunday brunch menu comes with a unique twist, adding oysters and shrimp to the classic brunch options of eggs, pancakes and French toast. Coffee | © OiMax/Flickr

3. Mokafe

Cafe, Coffee, Snacks

Priding itself on good-quality coffee, Mokafe is the perfect place to start the day with its range of brews, delicious Swiss chocolates, tasty sandwiches, ciabattas and bagels. If you find yourself in Geneva with not much time on your hands this cafe offers food to-go and deliveries, making this a great alternative to packing a picnic.

4. L'Oranger Tea Room

Tea Room, French, Contemporary

So small that it is easy to miss, L’Oranger Tea Room uses a combination of light and mirrors to give the space an open feel. As you step inside you are greeted by an array of sumptuous pastries, fresh bread and a good range of hot and cold dishes. This tea room is perfect for both a light breakfast or a long brunch.

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