Using the method of straight roasting, Mokafe produces aromatic, great-quality coffee that wafts through this small, comfortable establishment. A lovely spot for a drink and a quick snack, with its intimate, welcoming environment, this café provides a genuinely memorable coffee experience along with some delicious sandwiches.
9 Rue de la Madeleine, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 310 36 74
Nestled along an unassuming road in Geneva, be careful not to walk straight past the well-hidden Birdie Food and Coffee; a café that provides simply delectable drinks. Always serving premium Arabica coffee from mainly single origins and using a range of methods to prepare it, along with baristas who really know what they’re talking about, this is a place for those who really love their beans and brews. Complement your coffee experience with a lovely bagel, wrap or pastry, all freshly made in this cosy café.
40 Rue des Bains, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 320 29 00
Conveniently located in the heart of Geneva’s centre, the buzzing Café Remor is famous for being one of the first ice cream shops in the city, opening in 1921, and has since evolved into a vibrant and animated establishment. It serves a range of tea, coffee, and even cocktails (as well as its famous ice cream). One can really get a feel for its extensive history thanks to the lovely traditional decor and crowds of local patrons.
3, Place du Cirque, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 328 12 70
With its quirky American décor and ambiance, the Bagel House Café serves some of the best bagels in Geneva. The coffee is also delicious and the wide range of food options as well as the friendly vibe will encourage patrons to stay for several hours. An alternative to caffeine overload, there is also a good selection of fresh fruit juice and thick, American milkshakes.
3 Rue du Marché, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 79 132 80 85
Situated in a lovely second-hand bookshop, housing an impressive selection of around 11,000 titles, Les Recyclables café is a veritable paradise for literature and coffee lovers. Patrons can enjoy a tea or well-blended coffee in this intimate, bohemian setting, as well as a good range of full meals throughout the day or a few alcoholic drinks in the evening.
53 Rue de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 328 60 44
True to its name, the Cottage Café really is a lovely traditional cottage; one that transports patrons to another time with its nostalgic, cozy décor and romantic views. Located in the beautiful park of the Square des Alpes, just on the banks of sparkling Lake Geneva, this café is a great place for a simple, well-brewed coffee or a long dining session with tapas.
7 Rue Adhémar-Fabri, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 731 60 16