La Terrasse is one of the many bars by the lake or the rivers in Geneva that appear with the first days of summer and unfortunately disappear when fall draws near, so make the most of it now during the next few months. You will forget that you are in Switzerland as this rather feels like a chic bar by the sea, maybe in the South of France… La Terrasse is located right next to Bains des Pâquis and offers you an amazing view over the port with the beautiful sailboats and the whole lake. (Check the Bains des Pâquis article.)
Every morning I drive by La Terrasse on my bike on my way to work, I think “What a great place to watch the sunrise and start the day”. But then I am too lazy again to get up this early and prefer to frequent this bar after work with my friends and colleagues. While the prices for the drinks are rather high, you’ll find a very diverse crowd from bankers, hotel guests, to students and interns of the international organizations mingling here for after work beers. La Terrasse also serves exquisite burgers and tapas and at least once a week there is a concert.