From gourmet cuisine in sophisticated restaurants to traditional recipes in family-run restaurants when it comes to food and halal meals. Geneva is a great place.
1. Rasoi by Vineet at Mandarin Oriental
This 1 Michelin star restaurant by renowned chef Vineet Bhatia offers without a doubt the best Indian haute cuisine in Geneva. and maybe even Switzerland! The delicious à la carte and vegetarian gourmet menus combine traditional recipes with innovative techniques to create spectacular combinations that pamper your taste buds. The chic atmosphere is just as breathtaking.
2. Arabesque Restaurant
The Lebanese Bib Gourmand restaurant, located in the prestigious 5-star President Wilson hotel, is ideal for a business meeting or romantic dinner thanks to its exquisite Middle Eastern decoration and delicious Lebanese dishes. Worth 14 Gault Millau points and considered the best in town! Only certified halal meat is served à la carte. Seasonal menus and gluten-free dishes are available on request.
Quirky decor, friendly staff, good live music and delicious food make this exotic restaurant near Geneva city center one of our favorites. The fusion cuisine offers delicious Lebanese and Moroccan delicacies. Only certified halal meat is served. In fact, 80% of the products used in their juicy dishes come from French and Swiss manufacturers. They also prepare Ramadan menus and we love them for that!
Don’t be fooled by the outside of this quaint restaurant. If you want to try fresh and authentic Turkish food, you’ve come to the right place. The chef’s specialties include grilled halal meat and fish as well as the always delicious mezze. If you are out with friends, we recommend that you start your meal with a mixed starter platter to try them.
5. Le Diwane
This charming Lebanese restaurant is just a short walk from Geneva train station and Quai du Mont Blanc. This is a great place to say goodbye to this wonderful city or take a break from sightseeing. The menu offers a wide range of savory meat and vegetarian dishes and the atmosphere is always inviting. Don’t be surprised if you keep coming back during your stay! The only downside is that it’s open late – from 11:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
This Pakistani and Indian restaurant is just a few steps from the UN headquarters and is ideal for lunch with colleagues or going out with friends. The spices complement traditional recipes, which are served in generous portions and watered with refreshing mango lassi. If you are a fan of samosas like us, you will find that they are deliciously crispy! Only certified halal meat is used in the kitchen for your reassurance.
It is one of the oldest Persian restaurants in Geneva and is also considered the best thanks to its home-style cuisine and warm hospitality. The atmosphere isn’t as lively as you’d expect from a Middle Eastern restaurant, but it’s perfect for a relaxing evening in the city. The most recommended dish is the kebab – which you can order with rice or salad as a side dish – and the daily menu.
“Your feedback and appreciation matters a lot, please write in comment section below if you have any suggestions. Please share on your social media by clicking the icons below if you’ve liked our efforts.” 🙂