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L'Hippocampe

Le Meridien Noumea | Pointe Magnin, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 26.50.00
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (4 reviews)
“pavlova” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Le Meridien Noumea | Pointe Magnin, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Le Meridien at the end of June The food at the main restaurant - Le Sextant - was poor whilst service was good L' Hippocampe however was in another league Very nice decor, impeccable service and imaginative dishes Whilst it is expensive...More

Thank alec11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was perfect, timing of everything made this a great experience. Entrees we're the best, main course was very good but a little heavy for out taste.

Thank Von1955
Reviewed April 28, 2018

It's certainly a nice place, and clearly viewed as the top of the line fine dining place in Noumea. We did the tasting menu - which was good, but not fantastic. Beef was exceptional, with the table bread being very poor - it was all...More

Thank NickLanigan
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant setting, atmosphere and service is a clear 5/5, BUT the food was very, very average! My husband had the pigeon - which was small and so rubbery, it was inedible! Our mistake perhaps in hoping it was local poultry (?). My fish came...More

1  Thank SamSMelb
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We had a lovely birthday dinner in the private dining area. The food was very nice, service was pretty good - the best we had in Noumea but still a little patchy with wine service - perhaps was due to our lack of French. We...More

Thank Cathy D
Reviewed March 25, 2018

We saved this stylish, fine-dining, silver service restaurant in Le Meriden Hotel as the location for our last night in Noumea and it did not disappoint. Our expectations were met. The service was polished, friendly and efficient. We received an amuse bouche of cream of...More

Thank Houlihan2
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Our meal at L’Hippocampe was our last in New Caledonia and after an awesome stay at Le Meridien isle de pines we were keen to see what they’d offer. It started rather disappointingly as we’d waited at reception to be seated at our table but...More

Thank Sgmay
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Ordered a parot fish that was hopeless over-cooked. It was like rubber. The staff aplogized and did not charge for it.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Very nice table decorations. Staff friendly, after I asked to slow down coming with dishes, they where a bit confused what I wanted. Being solo, everything goes faster, you eat faster, because you do not have a conversation in between. - The food was well...More

Thank Christl V
Reviewed December 1, 2017

From the impeccable service, to the magnificent food, excellent wine list and beautifully romantic atmosphere... L'Hippocampe is five star dining and a must for any serious foodie visiting Noumea.

Thank Southhaven4
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$53 - $94
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Le Meridien Noumea | Pointe Magnin, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 26.50.00
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Description
> L'Hippocampe will be closed from January 14 to February 05, 2018 for annual closure. It's time to treat yourself to gourmet dishes! < Le Meridien Noumea's "signature" restaurant L'Hippocampe is the perfect place to enjoy and appreciate the best in refined and creative cuisines. For business lunches or a romantic dinner, it is the ideal place to stimulate your tastes buds in an elegant and intimate ambiance.
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