La Cigogne

Place Longemalle 17 1204 Genève Switzerland Map
Average price CHF75.00
9,5 /10
1110 reviews
98 reviews
En arrivant sur la place Longemalle, à part le mobilier urbain flambant neuf, on se laisse en général vite frapper par la devanture d’inspiration néogothique de l’hôtel La Cigogne et son restaurant du même nom. Construit au début du XXe siècle, l’intérieur de ce bâtiment résolument art-déco déploie des vitraux fleuris incisés dans un revêtement acajou. Quand les modernistes de la fin du XIXe ont eût fini d’aplanir les remparts de la ville, un passage plus marqué a commencé à colorer la ville. En particulier le quartier des rues-basses avec la place Longemalle, donnant anciennement sur un port de commerce peu ragoûtant, qui a vu une de ses bâtisses d’habitation se muer en palais romantique. Revenons à nos barigoules et autre mousselines. Le service est très attentionné avec le (devenu trop rare) service sur guéridon, avec bien sûr découpe à table, pour cette cuisine traditionnelle française racée.


Le chef, Nicolas Pasquier, a connu quelques itérations fructueuses à Paris avant de se décider à descendre sur Genève. C’est à l’Auberge du Lion d’Or, sous les ordres d’Henri Large, qu’il entre dans les assiettes genevoises, avant de prendre les rênes de La Cigogne. Il nous propose une carte résolument tournée vers le large avec du rouget, du cabillaud ou encore du turbot dans une tradition de carte courte.

INSIDER tip

Un moment d’aparté et singulier au centre ville à savourer dans un cadre néo-gothique magique !

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Special offers and Menus

Special offers are only available by booking online with TheFork.
You'll be able to select the menus in the last step of booking, if available for your criteria.
Special offers

Menu Festival "tout compris" CHF 69

Prix par personne.

This menu includes : amuse bouche + starter + main course + dessert + petits four + coffee or tea + 1/2 bottle of mineral water and 1 glass of wine per personn

  • Mise en bouche
    • du moment
  • Starter
    • Fresh watermelon, tomato and cucumber tartare with mint
      or
      Crispy « arlettes » with black olives, creamy goat cheese and marinated mackerel fillet
      or
      Terrine of raw fish, exotic vinaigrette
  • Main course
    • Monkfish skewer with rosemary, bacon cream, linguini with vegetables
      or
      Braised veal cheeks with carrots and chanterelles
      or
      Tuna and foie gras with celery and green apple tartare
  • Dessert
    • Fondant chocolate biscuit, raspberry mousse, peach sorbet
      or
      Blueberry marmelade with lemon zest, blueberry sorbet, verbena ice-cream
  • Coffee, tea or herbal tea
    • and petits four
  • Boissons
    • 1 verre de vin genevois, 1/2 eau minérale par personne

Please note: Only available with the online booking. cf confirmation email

Restaurant prices

Average à la carte price
CHF75.00
(average à la carte price based on a two-course meal excluding drinks)

Drink prices

  • CHF8.00
    Half bottle of mineral water
  • CHF12.00
    Bottle of mineral water
  • CHF8.00
    Glass of wine
  • CHF45.00
    En flaske vin
  • CHF20.00
    Glass of champagne
  • CHF135.00
    Bottle of champagne
  • CHF7.00
    Coffee
Prices and menu can change. Those prices don't take into account any promotion and are VAT included.

How to get to the restaurant La Cigogne

Services

  • American Express , Mastercard , Visa
  • Bar , English spoken , Open in August , Pets allowed , Wifi
Excellent
9,5 /10
Only clients who have dined at the restaurant, after booking on TheFork, can leave their opinion.
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Food
9,5
Service
9,6
Setting
9,2
Value for price
Interesting
Noise level
Quiet
Waiting time
Fast
69/1110 reviews
Patrick A.
Foodie
(22 reviews)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 7 Aug 2018
Price for menu du marché (CHF 49.- for combination of starter and main course) is fair in consideration of quality and display. Paying CHF 12.- for a Badoit and CHF 7.- for an espresso is however "over the top" - especially that the espresso was just average!
Loida B.
Conqueror
(8 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 23 Jun 2018
My family and myself were very happy to come back to this restaurant . We made the reservation to try their menu Estivale and we’re never disappointed. The food and the quality of the service is always impeccable . We highly recommend the restaurant! Thank you.
Bruno M.
Conqueror
(6 reviews)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 21 Jun 2018
Tres bon restaurant en plein centre. Excellent service. A refaire
Ilona L.
Foodie
(21 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 15 Jun 2018
Exceptionnel!
Alexandre F.
Foodie
(24 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 2 Jun 2018
Very good menu, great service! Will definitely come back
Hande H.
Conqueror
(9 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 22 May 2018
Everything we chose from the menu was delicious and was of perfect size. The lamb shank my husband ordered was a full shank on bone, deliciously cooked with fruits and spices with a light, fluffy bulgur on the side. My entree strawberries and tomatoes with mascarpone sorbet was a delight! Fresh, salty, sweet, crunchy! It was a subtle dance of flavors and textures. My main dish tuna with risotto was also delicious. and the panna cotta also.... Overall, a lovely experience of fine dining at a reasonable price. Highly recommend it!
Janice N.
Foodie
(12 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 21 May 2018
Comme d'habitude, excellent
Kate M.
Foodie
(18 reviews)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 17 May 2018
Excellent choice for fine dining in Geneva. I ordered the market menu : ceviche of cod with pink radishes, roasted cockerel in a spicy sauce, jacket potato with grilled tomato and tonka panna cotta, diced pear, with amaretto ice cream. Everything was very tasty although the portions are pretty small.
Paula B.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 15 May 2018
Very positively impressed with the food. The service was great. The ambiance was cosy and elegant at the same time. I would go there again and highly recommend it.
Werner P.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 15 May 2018
Ideal foran excellent meal among friends in a cosy setting. Next best idea to inviting them home.
Yana C.
Foodie
(14 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 27 Apr 2018
Great food and impeccable service. Professional and attentive staff that is not common these days.
Definitely recommend
Andre S.
Foodie
(24 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 13 Apr 2018
Still one of the best restaurants in Geneva !
Gilles M.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 12 Apr 2018
worst kept secret in Geneva - La Cigogne is the place to be for business lunch. The food is delicious, the service is perfect, the price is reasonable
Philippe D.
Explorer
(3 reviews)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 7 Apr 2018
A cozy restaurant in a small hotel of high standard.


Friendly and attentive service, attention to detail and hotel etiquette, and a correct menu. Overall a good experience and value for money (for Geneva standards).


The food was well presented, savory and cooked to (text-book) perfection.


Overall, only positives.


For it to achieve a "very good" rating we would have welcomed a little bit more originality and boldness in the menu.
Burkhart K.
Foodie
(78 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 1 Apr 2018
Very nice restaurant, excellent and attentive service and perfect presentation of all food of our menue.
We will come back.
Edoardo G.
Conqueror
(9 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 30 Mar 2018
They should get one star from Michelin.
Everything was just perfect!
Quality, service and ambiance.
Good wine selections, include local ones.
Congratulations!
Miguel S.
Conqueror
(7 reviews)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 29 Mar 2018
Great service and food. We tried the menu and it was a fantastic choice. I will definitely return.
Duyen D.
Foodie
(13 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 24 Mar 2018
De la classe, beaucoup d’attention, de l’excellence !
Azza T.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 10 Mar 2018
Excellent mets. Excellent rapport qualité prix.. L'acceuil est attentioné. A recommender vivement.


AT
Jean-Michel A.
Foodie
(43 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 5 Mar 2018
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