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.

L'Hippocampe

3 boulevard de Russie, 03200 Vichy, France
+33 4 70 97 68 37
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
20 Nov 2016
“Great for fish”
4 Aug 2016
“Lobster love !! ”
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, European
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 boulevard de Russie, 03200 Vichy, France
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (229)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

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 10 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
Reviewed 31 August 2011

The specialist for fish dishes they propose really good food, very traditional (not molecular stuff here) service is typically French : quite efficiient but cold. so ib the end, it is what you look for when in a "restaurant gastronomique", since that's what it is,...More

Thank imardell
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant Bar Le 58
198 reviews
.11 km away
Empire Cafe
154 reviews
.23 km away
Keck's Cafe Nature Shop
67 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Les bords de l'Allier
172 reviews
.44 km away
Eglise Saint-Blaise de Vichy
211 reviews
.21 km away
Les Sources de Vichy
368 reviews
.53 km away
L'Opera de Vichy
108 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Hippocampe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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
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