We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant L'Hippocampe

46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 98 36
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea bream” (3 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (551)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L'Hippocampe was the perfect seaside, seafood experience, offering charm and authenticity to a long lingering lunch.

Thank ElaineFrancophile
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Location is key in Honfleur and this restaurant ticks the box. Friendly welcome, good service and tasty food at a sensible price. We dined as a family in the enclosed area out the front so we could people watch and enjoy the view. All very...More

Thank StevefromFrome
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It’s not often in my experience of French restaurants that moules of any kind are not served piping hot but whatever the reason here, I had to complain and send them back. The waiter said ”they’re not ‘ot?” repeating what I had just told him...More

Thank TuftyWumples
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Had a lovely meal here sitting outside overlooking the harbour, what a fab view. Ordered the mussels and they didn't disappoint. Perhaps a little small but that might be because of the time of year?? Fab frittes served with them and delicious bread. Cost wise...More

Thank Lovestravelling31
Reviewed 6 September 2017

a great restaurant! beautiful view of the town! we had wonderful vacation and enjoyed your restaurant very much

Thank lindacelaj
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Last time we ate here it was very good but not at such a busy time of the year All the staff were talking at the entrance and not really taking care of customers outside. It did improve during the evening. Food was reasonably good...More

Thank bugling_8
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This place is on the edge of the harbour and because of that it will always get its fair share of passing trade. It was probably because of this that the manager's attitude was not service oriented. The steak was tough and was left unfinished...More

Thank Piquart
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Super fish restaurant overlooking Honfleur harbour. Well cooked fish, accompanied by fish soup and also mussels.

Thank sarahbM9344SW
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent value and delicious fish dishes cooked on premises. Sea bream, moules, fish soup and pate all recommended.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The Quai Sainte Catherine is crowded with possibilities for eating, and where should you cast you Euros. I simply stopped by the Black board naming grilled Sardines. Nice female staff, OK food, Sardines perfect grilled. I had two coffees, just to see the people passing...More

Thank Michael_Kruse
Nearby Restaurants
Le Breard
999 reviews
.06 km away
Restaurant Les Maisons de Lea
473 reviews
.08 km away
Creperie des Arts
589 reviews
.08 km away
144 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Saint Catherine's Church
2,000 reviews
.08 km away
Le Vieux Bassin
2,698 reviews
.07 km away
Musee Eugene Boudin
304 reviews
.26 km away
Carrousel a Honfleur
87 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from mariecat61 | Reviewed this property |
It is mostly about fruits de mer...
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 98 36
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing