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L'Hippocampe

3 boulevard de Russie, 03200 Vichy, France
+33 4 70 97 68 37
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (2 reviews)
“waitress” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, European
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
3 boulevard de Russie, 03200 Vichy, France
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Superb food and friendly service. We speak/understand a small amount of French but the waitress was lovely in explaining to us the menu. Opted for fillet steak which was superb and my partner had monkfish which was also great. Lovely wine and relaxed atmosphere. Had...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Lively restaurant with a good menu de jour, and a good choice of wine. Friendly service and not rushed. The souffle dessert was excellent!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our first night in Vichy. Very pleasant surprise. We opted got the lobster special menu for 2, it was fantastic. The service was great and the riesling was beautiful!!

Thank PaulieS84
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Friendly understanding staff post bariatric surgery and they went out if their way to accommodate. Hubby had a top class meal.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We solely selected this restaurant based on a review that said the chef kindly provided off menu vegetarian dishes. However our experience was more in line with the other comments about poor service here. When we requested a vegetarian dish we were sharply told this...More

Thank HiddenCaviar
Rémy B, Propriétaire at L'Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016
Google Translation

Madame malheureusement nous ne pouvons pas tout faire. Je pense que vous forcez un peu le trait et c'est votre...More

Reviewed 19 August 2015

Another visit to this specialist restaurant and the food is as good as the last time. Excellent Lobster set Menu. BUT and it is a big BUT, the service is as slow as ever. Our meal took 3 hours for four courses and we only...More

Thank Trust1959
Reviewed 9 December 2014

This is the kind of restaurant that makes you happy to be in France: High quality food freshly cooked just for you and served in a visually gratifying way. In this restaurant you can actually see the cooks in the back of the restaurant as...More

Thank Angkor2010
Reviewed 28 September 2014

The menu is nearly all fish which was perfect for us.....nicely varied and well presented. Lobster seemed a favourite with the locals but we opted for turbot and mussels and were well pleased. The wait staff seemed a bit overwhelmed by it all though the...More

Thank nonamama
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We went to this restaurant three times during our stay in Vichy and the chef was really kind to prepare vegetarian dishes for me, entrees and main dishes, prepared at the moment because there was nothing on the menu. Unlike some comments below, the service...More

Thank sandysuperfuzz
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Excellent seafood if you are prepared to wait for it to arrive. Staff need to raise their service to the same standard as the food. Pleasant environment but a little cramped.

Thank Trust1959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 boulevard de Russie, 03200 Vichy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Allier  >  Vichy
  • Phone Number: +33 4 70 97 68 37
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