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“Excellent service, excellent food and value for money - well worth visit during your stay in Cyprus” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hippopotamus - CLOSED

Hippopotamus
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating
Altrincham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Excellent service, excellent food and value for money - well worth visit during your stay in Cyprus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2012

Having originally been put off by the name, my family and I eventually decided to try the restaurant. After all it always appeared busy.

Great choice of menu, containing quite a few of the typical Cypriot Dishes, including Dolmados, Kleftiko, Stifado, Kebabs and Lountza & Halloumi.

Their kebabs have to be the best in Coral Bay, always succulent and never over-cooked, and always a favourite of mine. Why go to a kebab shop when you can go here - they will even do it as a take out if you like me you are unable to finish two large skewers, with chips, rice and vegetables.

Starters, my favourites have to be the Lountza & Halloumi or the Scampi. Always a difficult choice, so I normally get my husband to share. They always serve my scampi with tzatziki rather than the normal tartar sauce knowing my fondness for the dip.

Would recommend to anyone who wants and easy and simple meal, without the fuss.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank KarenWroeArtist
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15 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“nice!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2012

Having been in coral bay all week with ok food it was great to have a scrummy curry in the hippopotamus. nice friendly and no-one at the door to drag you in. it was a decent price and yes i have to say the best chips in cyprus too.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tracey e
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Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth a shot!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2011

Second day in Paphos - and having spent the afternoon at Coral Bay we were walking back up to catch the bus. We started to see all of these set menu offers and the one that appealed was this (we also went back).

Friendly staff nice terrace area - very nice food (ESP the suckling pig!) - food was plentiful - and the homemade desserts struck a chord.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jdreview
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Bansko, Bulgaria
Level Contributor
124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“If you want cafe food served by waiters with attitude....”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2011

Sadly I got confused about which restaurant we had previously visited (which was actually the 4**** Othello next door) and ended up in Hippo.
Dredful service, food with no taste more suited to cafe style and staff with 'must we serve you' attitude. Don't bother going there.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Fee2travel
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