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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$50 - $90

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> L'Hippocampe will be closed from January 14 to February 05, 2018 for annual closure. It's time to treat yourself to gourmet dishes!
$50 - $90
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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
French, European
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a delicious degustation menu of both food and wine. The service was good and the restaurant had a romantic ambience of world class standing. The waiters were friendly and we really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant at the Meridien - One of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our last night in Noumea and we thought we would class it up a bit. Even though this place is a little expensive it is worth every penny. A beautiful bottle of red and starters of foie gras and crab cannelloni were elegant and sophisticated...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 38AshleyC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L'Hippocampe delivered a special experience for a birthday celebration. Discreet dining areas are created by the clever use of transparent curtaining and plants. Lighting is subdued, but sufficient for reading menus. Staff are well trained and attentive. We ordered three courses: Carpaccio of crevettes (prawns...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Susanne_Bellamy
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Well worth a visit if you are holidaying in Noumea . Quiet , restrained with well presented local and international cuisine .

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed May 31, 2019

My wife and I dined here for my birthday dinner. We enjoyed excellent food and service. Recommended for a nice dinner in Noumea. We enjoyed a seafood cannelloni style appetizer, but the dinner and desserts were the highlights. I ordered the mahi mahi with creamed...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank litos24
Reviewed May 1, 2019

We ate dinner here during our stay at the Le Meridien. They had a special menu celebrating avocado, and we booked in for this experience. My husband has coeliac disease and we let them know via email in advance. They altered each dish slightly so...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mary L
MI_New_Caledonia, Responsable relations publiques at L'Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

Dear Mary L, thank you for your taking the time to share your experience with the online community. We are very pleased to know that you had a nice moment at the Hippocampe. We hope to welcome you and your husband again soon. The Méridien...More

Reviewed April 28, 2019

Surprised to find a resort restaurant which lives up to its promise and serves food of a standard which would match some of Melbourne's world famous establishments. Worth the extra cost.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Paul D
MI_New_Caledonia, Responsable relations publiques at L'Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

Dear Paul, many thanks for your valuable feedback. We are very pleased to know that you had a nice experience at our restaurant. We hope to welcome you again soon. Le Méridien Nouméa team.

Reviewed April 16, 2019

The lovely ambience and environment, the excellent service and knowledgable wait staff and the delicious food and wine, made this the best restaurant we frequented in Noumea. In fact we went there 3 times in the week we stayed in Noumea.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kathyki
MI_New_Caledonia, Responsable relations publiques at L'Hippocampe, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

Dear Kathyki, thank you for sharing your experience with the online community. We are very pleased to know that you appreciated your experience at the Hippocampe restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Le Méridien Nouméa team

Reviewed April 10, 2019

Excellent fine dining, very interesting and inventive cuisine well-executed. Flawless service. Atmosphere is a bit too much of a hotel, but still elegant. Lovely evening, but the focus is the excellent food,

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Despite the cyclone season and the gloomy wet weather, we had a very pleasant evening in this quiet elegant restaurant. We're offered a poached-egg starter with a very interesting sauce. The scallop dish with mango puree was excellent. Although the snapper was a bit overcooked...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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