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“Very rude service”
Review of Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus
Ranked #890 of 1,470 Restaurants in Montpellier
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Comédie
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had just come from the aquarium and we were having good time. We are on holiday in France and the service has been excellent. until we got to this restaurant where we had to deal with one of the rudest waiters I have ever dealt with in my life. He is the only white waiter with a beard.

No please no thank - nothing. We speak French but this guy was not a happy person - just bored and pissed off with his life and thinks its ok to take it out on the customer. Well, it is not and I really hope the owners fire him. What a waste of an afternoon.

In a previous review I chose the wrong Hippopotamus restaurant which I have now asked Tripadvisor to remove. To be clear, the food was good the value ok. Its that particular waiter which lets down this venue

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Thank 900francophile
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Overall a good restaurant
*Service: staff is friendly and willing to welcome you
*Cleanliness: very clean and organized.
*Atmosphere: modern but calm at the same time whether outdoor or indoor tables.
*Food: steak was above average. Entrées are good. Dessert was really delicious (tarte du jour)
*Price: I can call it a mid-range restaurant. If you go to the pre-set menus they have, you will get yourself a good deal.
Over all 8.5/10 worth the visit

Thank Hasan Y
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

This grill restaurant is in Antigone, just opposite to the Palais de la Région.
The area is nice and not dangerous, and you can have a walk along the river Lez after your meal!
Grilled meat is gorgeous and served with a large choice of sauces and vegetables. Deserts are delicious as well.
Kids menus are also available.
The restaurant offers a large free parking area.

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Thank BurgerQueen78
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had the 55€ Coeur d'aloyau to share... despite the description stating that this meat is superbly tender... we were extremely disappointing by the poor quality of the meat... Even had to send it back to the kitchen as "well done" actually arrived "rare"... Have had much better meat in the Toulouse Hippopotamus. They had also run out of baked potatoes so doubly disappointing... I would not recommend this particular branch...

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Thank LAURENCE B
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

good steak, good salad. a bit expensive and it was hot even inside. the staff is very friendly and kind and some of them speaks English :)

Thank Vladx
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