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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
“mussels” (12 reviews)
“sea bream” (3 reviews)
“covered area” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
46 quai Sainte Catherine, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 22 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 27 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
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh seafood served overlooking the port. Quick and friendly service, even very attentive to our dog! We were able to sit inside the covered area with our dog although if we had wanted I think we would also have been allowed in the restaurant...More

Thank Marjolein P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Located right on the dockside its right in the heart of Honfleur especially with the option to eat outside but the harbour. Food was ok, expensive for what it was and underwhelming compared to other places we ate at.

Thank edw421
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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