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Hippopotamus

16 Avenue Felix Faure, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
0493924277
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Ranked #961 of 1,374 Restaurants in Nice
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centre
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centre
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
england
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I saw more than one Hippopotamus so I assume it's a chain restuarant but this one was just opposite the square on the corner by the tram line, so a good location. However when we arrived no one greeted us or even acknowledged us and when we eventually did get some service it appeared to be reluctant.. The tables were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We have visited many hippopotamus restaurant all over the world and the service and staff and the food was always great. But Nice Hippopotamus has a very poor staff which is never smiling, the menager is very disrespectful in terms of attitude and the AC above our table was dripping water literally into our plates.the food was below average compared... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Situated in a nice place opposite the square we thought we had a chance of some decent food! Wrong!! The waitress was very rude telling us off when we asked to be served. Ordered spicy Cajun chicken and chips. It was dry and definitely not spicy. My wife's salmon was far from fresh and her baked potato was full of... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The "restaurant" is situated in a wonderful place near Place Massena, so it alway has customers, mostly awful Russians and their terrible and loud and bad behaving kids, who don't know where else to go. It's a restaurant chain with food which is decent enough in other cities. But in Nice seemingly everything will do, since most of the people... More

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Portsmouth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed in the IBIS by the railway station for three nights to see the Monaco Historic Grand Prix (May 2014) - see separate review. We walked down a road suggested by one of the Tour Managers but found only Chinese and Pizza style places. Eventually, having walked further than intended we hit a main road on which stood the... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My fiancé and I were craving a good burger so we're prepared to pay a bit extra for one. We waited to be seated inside as it was quite warm today and were shown to our table - at the same time as a French couple. The waitress started talking to us as she seated us in French so I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Everything else was ok except for the steak. What destroy the experience was the fact that the waiter kept insisting the steak was good when it was like chewing leather. We had to leave most of the steak untouched despite having complained twice (very disappointing service) . Paying was never an issue but quality of both food and service was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

Ordered a surprice steak for 2 and it came out hard as last year`s bread. After mentioning to the waiter, he shrugged it off. Another waitress came and seemed to accept the change but then the same waiter insisted he can't do anything about it and we have to pay for a lousy steak. Bad experience and definitely our worst... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Recommend this place. Steaks so delicious No fault. Going back tonight Good meal for money you pay Central also 👍👍👍👍

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Newcastle-under-Lyme
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101 reviews 101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This restaurant specialises in beef and has a wide range (including even self-constructed beef burgers). Its Charolais beef was delicious.

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