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French, Steakhouse, Bar, European, Grill
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1 B boulevard de Strasbourg, 31000, Toulouse, France
+33 5 62 30 36 60
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The Worst Service Ever. My first time writing a one star for a Restaurant. Waited 40 min and still no entree. I told the waitress I had to leave because it was taking to long. Food was still not ready. I had people come in after me and finished their entree. Never coming back.

Thank glenn11897
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Me and my Fiancee chose to eat here after a few drinks and it was very busy which definitely isnt a bad thing as they managed to find us a table pretty much immediately. We both had the chicken burger and a drink and it came to 20 euros each which I thought was a bit much. The service was... More 

Thank Kurt M
Calvi, France
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Vet good food and the quantity served is overwhelming. The staff is very nice and friendly but it does take a lot of time for the food to be ready because it is very crowded all the time. But with a little patience, it is worth it. Also there is a big chance you might have to wait at the... More 

Thank Alexandra Elena T
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent steaks. It's the real test when you have a blue steak and it melts in the mouth. English menus and an English speaking waiter that helps!!

Thank Kip H
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I usually don't go to places rated lower than 3, but this seemed to be nice, so I wanted to give it a try. The steak was tender, fries and green beans very good, and a lovely creme brûlée to end. I had to give it a review as the current value doesn't represent reality :)

Thank Simone Z
San Diego, California
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147 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We were in need of an early dinner before many of the restaurants in the area were open. I'm somewhat wary of chain restaurants but Hippopotamus did a good job. Nothing fancy...cold beer, nicely cooked steaks and quick and friendly service. I'd be happy to eat here again

Thank DBinCA
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and me spent a week at Euro 2016 and started in Toulouse. We went here purely by chance and were greeted by a very friendly waitress who was very patient with her English guests relying on long lost French from forty years ago! We had a mixture of dishes two us had steak brochettes which were beautifully cooked... More 

Thank SteveM196
Cardiff, UK
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This family-style restaurant offered a decent choice of food at reasonable prices. Some restaurants were over-priced - this was not. Staff were good and well organised although there could have been more. Nothing special but reasonable, particularly for families.

Thank r11let
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We found this place while visiting Toulouse for the European Football Championships. The menu is strong on beef dishes but I chose the fish and chips offering which was excellent. The rest of the party were delighted with their choice from the range of beef dishes. The restaurant has a selection of beers including bottles of Grimbergen, a familiar Belgian... More 

Thank John R
Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

The food was really nice ( I had the fish and chips ) and it was really close to the centre. Sadly as soon as we finished our desserts and started to watch one of the TV's one of the waiters came over and put the bill on our table without us asking. My Dad and I found this slightly... More 

Thank Joshua K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Steakhouse, Bar, European, Grill
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 B boulevard de Strasbourg, 31000, Toulouse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Toulouse>  > Belfort
  • Neighbourhood: Belfort
  • Phone Number: +33 5 62 30 36 60

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?