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Restaurant L'Hippocampe

46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 98 36
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea bream” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“lobster” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
££ - £££
46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We were impressed by the quality of the lunch menu (16.5 Euro), the professionalism and the eye for detail. I would surely recommend this place!

Thank Hendrik D
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I'm disappointed to say that my family and I didnt enjoy the restaurant one bit. The best thing that one of us ordered was a burger and this is at a seaside restaurant! The mussels I ordered were dry and raisin like. The service was...More

Thank azzla
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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
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13 August 2016|
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Response from mariecat61 | Reviewed this property |
It is mostly about fruits de mer...
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
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
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