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Following the closure of the Bar de la Presse on 28 May in Building C, the Bar Serpent in Building E has re-opened from 31 May.

Also, please note that the Grab ‘N’ Go located on the 2nd floor of the H Building is open from 8 July.

The Cafeteria is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day.

Please remember to keep safe distances when eating in these facilities; it is recommended to sit only one person per table inside, and a maximum of four per table outside.


Main Cafeteria

At the heart of the Palais des Nations, on the ground floor of the building, the cafeteria remains open all day for breakfast, lunch and coffee-breaks.

Every day at lunch-time, the cafeteria, the social hub of the UNOG, is visited by no less than 1500 people. Discover healthy cuisine with a large choice of dishes, to be enjoyed on-site or as take-away.

A daily selection of fresh fruits, home-made desserts, sushi, sandwiches, snacks, as well as salads and appetizers are available to choose from. 
The cafeteria offers indoor seating for 600 people as well as 200 outdoor seats on the terrace, during the summer.

Open Monday to Friday
Lunch hours: 11:30 to 14:00
A building Level 0

Payments will only be made by credit cards, contactless payment and ELDORA’s electronic badges. No payment in cash will be accepted.

Serpent Bar 
E building Level 1
Open M-F / 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This bar can be found on the first level of Building E and, thanks to its enormous bay windows stretching for almost 100m, it has a spectacular view of the park and the lake. This is the place where all the conference speakers in the building meet.
It can accommodate more than 220 visitors (seated).

Pasta Corner
E building Level 1 - currently closed

Grab ‘N’ Go
H Building Level 2
Open M-F / 24 hours (closing at 3:30 p.m. Fridays)

This self-service bar will be open 24h/24 from Monday to Friday.
A range of hot takeaway meals, prepackaged sandwiches and salads, viennoiseries, cold and hot drinks, fresh fruits, ice creams and snacks will be proposed in the different displays. The food offer will be limited at the beginning and will increase with the H Building occupancy rate.

Payment will only be made by credit card or prepayment ELDORA badge through an automatic cash register.

ELDORA badge
Prepayment badges are available for free on request from ELDORA at Bar Serpent, and can be loaded at the terminal located at the Bar Serpent or via the link Badges » E-Gourmet Eldora (

Vending machines
All vending machines are operational. For location of all the vending machines in Building H, please visit the website:

Serpent Bar
Serpent Bar Outside

Nutrition information and Environmental Impact