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Summer refreshments bars in Geneva

With the arrival of the fine weather, numerous refreshments bars open their doors in Geneva’s parks. The public can enjoy drinks, snacks, music and entertainment.

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Buvette de la pointe de la Jonction

A la Pointe

The A la Pointe summer refreshments bar, located at the Pointe de la Jonction, offers the public the chance to make use of deck chairs and the amenities along the banks of the Rhône and to meet artists.

Times

The refreshments bar is open:  

  • From Monday to Saturday, midday to 10 p.m.
  • Sundays, midday to 9 p.m.
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personnes assises au bord de l'eau, dont un homme qui joue de la guitare

Barje des Lavandières

The Barje des Lavandières, which parks its trailer on the Promenade des Lavandières from May to October serves up a selection of drinks, local snacks and free cultural entertainment.

Dates

From 29 April to 31 September 2022

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Buvette de la Barje des Sciences

La Chaloupe à Vapeur

The Chaloupe à vapeur (formerly the Barje des Sciences) hosts dance afternoons and evenings in front of the Science Museum from May to September. It serves up a selection of drinks, local snacks and free cultural events. Dependent on the health measures in force, the events programme will be available soon.  

Opening times and dates

From mid-May to September:

  • From Monday to Friday, 11.30 a.m. to midnight
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m. to midnight
  • Sundays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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La terrasse du 99

Aux 99 Cafés

On the terrace of Le 99 community centre, a summer refreshments bar offers residents the chance to meet up in a convivial atmosphere to enjoy a selection of drinks and snacks.

 

Opening times and dates

  • 20 June to 7 July 2022, from Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 .p.m.
  • Wednesday 6 and 13 July 2022, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. BBQs are available to residents for a “European evening”.
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Buvette du parc des Chaumettes

Parc des Chaumettes refreshments bar

In a shady location opposite the HUG, the Parc des Chaumettes refreshments bar is open throughout the summer.

Dates and times

From 28 June to 8 July and 16 to 26 August 2022

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m
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Buvette du parc des Franchises

Summer lounge in les Franchises

The refreshments bar in Parc des Franchises serves drinks and snacks in its relaxation area.

Dates and times

From April to September, every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Buvette du parc Bertrand

Parc Bertrand trailer

The Parc Bertrand trailer serves drinks accompanied by an events programme at weekends.

Dates and times

From 18 June to 25 September, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Guinguette du parc des Acacias

The Acacias guinguette

Run by young people, the Parc des Acacias guinguette, welcomes the public with deck chairs and refreshing ice creams throughout the summer.

Opening times and dates

From 5 to 16 July and from 9 to 20 August 2022, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Buvette un été à Beaulieu

Beaulieu en été

The Beaulieu en été refreshments bar organises a wide range of entertainment: tales, massages, brunches, etc.

Opening times and dates

From 2 July to 21 August 2022 (times available soon).

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La Canopée

La Canopée

La Canopée is a relaxation and fitness venue on Quai Gustave-Ador, near Baby-Plage. With a refreshments bar, pétanque area and hammocks, the site is an ideal place to relax while offering entertainment and sports classes every day.

Dates

From 9 June to 11 September 2022

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Buvette Bronzette sur le Quai du Mont-Blanc

Bronzette - Quai du Mont-Blanc

A summer entertainment site by the water’s edge at the foot of the Jet d'eau, Bronzette, serves up a selection of local products from June to September, accompanied by original entertainment for a broad public.

Opening times and dates

From 1 June to 15 September 2022.

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Buvette l'Estivale au quai du Rhône

L'Estivale - Quai du Rhône

With a restaurant-bar and a temporary stage at the water’s edge, L'Estivale offers the residents of Geneva the chance to meet up and relax.

Dates and times

From 1 May to 30 September 2022, every day from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (non-stop food from midday to 10 p.m.)

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Buvette les Jardins du Rôhne sur le quai du Général Guisan

Les Jardins du Rhône - Quai du Général-Guisan

Located at the heart of Geneva, Les Jardins du Rhône serves drinks and snacks at affordable prices.

Opening times and dates

From 2 May to 30 September 2022:

  • Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

May close in the event of bad weather.

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Jardin des Nations refreshments bar

Run by the association La Barje, the Jardin des Nations refreshments bar serves home-made lemonade, local beers and snacks. Several cultural activities are also organised throughout the summer.

Times

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
  • Fridays, 3 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Ces bars et terrasses de plein air sont tenus par des jeunes et/ou des associations partenaires de la Ville de Genève, dont le Service de la jeunesse et les antennes sociales de proximité assurent la coordination. Bronzette, L'Estivale et les Jardins du Rhône sont le fruit d'un partenariat public-privé. 

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Article modifié le 11.07.2022 à 09:47