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Hippopotamus

French, Steakhouse, Grill
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21 avenue Dutartre, 78150 Le Chesnay, Versailles, France
33139546666
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of drinks in here during the day and then returned in the evening to try the food. During both visits, we found the staff to be very helpful and very courteous And polite. All having a good under standing of English as our French was very poor to say the least. We both had steak and... More 

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Thank beakybird2
Chicago, illinois
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Yes, I know, Hippopotamus is a chain and we are in France, where you are supposed to find much better dining experiences... but... with the kids we have been to many different places in Versailles, including some much fancier restaurants, and others less so... and what the kids consistently tell me is: it feels homy and the food is good.... More 

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Thank Coffeesip
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Food was ok but overpriced. The steak was cooked well but sides were cold and service was lacking though maybe this was because we were tourists. Fine for closeby the hotel but wouldn't return.

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Thank Cluggers1
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on the recommendation of a French friend. They said this was a good place for the family to eat. They were not wrong the steak was amazing and the kids burgers were lovely real meat and not the usual rubbish. Highly recommended.

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Thank Iainthom
Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

This looks like a french Applebee's. Some beef, some fries, some sandwiches. I'm giving two stars because they never have change. Tifay they didn't had 20 euros in change. Unbelievable

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Thank franksands76
Louveciennes, France
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

The place is very convenient as close to Parly 2 mall with a private parking. Staff is welcoming you nicely and you can choose your seats. Service and food are of good quality.

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Thank Aladin2b4u
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The staff are courteous and friendly, there is no need to book and we were shown to a table upon arrival. The food is good and there is a big range of cuts of beef. If you're a carnivore, choice is limited to a number of salads and 'fish and chips'. If you are offered a table for two, the... More 

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Thank James P
Timisoara
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Food is not bad, actually my choice was a good one - I love beef and they do a good job - I do not know about the rest

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sitges
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed nearby Mercure hotel- 3 mins walk. Service good, nice attitude of staff . Steak good. but the rest very average and no taste and "factory food. "

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Paris, France
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I hear a lot that it was no more the reference for real good steak.....and it is true . I order the more xepensive for one person , coeur d'aloiyau....ith bearnaise sauce.....and I get a very hard peice of beef , cold , without any taste , serve with ex-frozen french fries and a bearnaise sauce that is directly coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 avenue Dutartre, 78150 Le Chesnay, Versailles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Yvelines  >  Versailles  >  Le Chesnay
  • Phone Number: 33139546666

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