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35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
+44 191 340 8949
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

4 of us dined here and found the setting to be very cosy. Staff very welcoming and went out of there way to supply us drinks that they didn't have on the shelf. The ladies wanted malibu and coke so the man went to the shop and bought the malibu!! Although food is on the expensive side (still cheaper than... More 

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Thank Gavin C
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was only my second visit to Fat Hippo, and the meal was flawless. Very quick service, gorgeous food and all very reasonable priced. Will definitely be returning!

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Thank Ell B
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review! We're glad to hear you had a great time at Fat Hippo Jesmond. We look forward to see you again. Thanks, Mercede More 

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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best burgers in the North East! Always faultless, and love the fat hippo fleet who regualrly pop up at my work at Quorum, and the pop up stall at the Quayside market. Would recommend the lunch menu with is burger and chips for £5, if you're after a slightly lighter lunch...still a mountain worth of burger though

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Thank Claire L
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Hi Claire, thanks for taking the time to leave us a rating. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your food, hopefully see you again! Thanks, Mercede More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff cant do enough, food great, prices good, reliable quality and love the portion size, Im a girl who likes her food and this suits me down to the ground. Most of all though what makes it pleasurable are the kind, helpful and lovely staff

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Thank Tina A
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear you had such a lovely time! Thank you for your kind words, I will pass on your comments to the restaurant manager. Thanks, Mercede More 

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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a solo trip as was in Jesmond on business . Fell upon this place as the place I was going was closed . Really different burger menu - had the peanut butter and bacon jam burger though really messy was very very good . The dirty fries that came with it were also very good . Plenty of... More 

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Thank Martin F L
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Really pleased you enjoyed our food and what we do at Fat Hippo! We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks, Mercede More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere with friendly staff. The menu has a lot of different types of burger dishes, few starters and few other dishes. It also has kids menu. We had a Texas burger, potatoes with bacon and cheese and a kid's burger. All were nicely served and tasty. Good place for children, young and older people.

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Thank John K
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us great feedback! Glad to hear you enjoyed your food at Fat Hippo Jesmond. We hope to see you again in the future. Thanks, Mercede More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Book to avoid disappointment. Great burgers in a fun little restaurant, staff are also great. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank lpeg500
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again! Thanks, Mercede More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely believe that the other terrific reviews for this restaurant are accurate, but unfortunately the first time I ordered take away from Fat Hippo, I bit into my burger to find a fingernail clipping inside the meat. Suffice it to say I will not be eating here again.

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Thank Lilith213
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some details of your experience. If you would like to discus your take-away in detail, please email Matt, our general manager matt@fathippo.co.uk Thanks, Mercede More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Good atmosphere in a non typical venue which is bigger than it looks. Quick service and juicy buggers. Can't ask for much more!

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Thank Veevers84
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! We're glad to hear you had a great time at Jesmond! Thanks, Mercede More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I decided to go here on recommendation from colleagues who praise the juiciness of their burgers. I admit I prefer chicken but thought it was good that non-beef (even vegetarians!) are not sidelined at this place as other establishments tend to let "cow" dominate their menu. I found it in Jesmond and from the outside, it looks almost too small.... More 

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Thank Jason P
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We appreciate you speaking to management to deal with the situation and I am happy they sorted this for you. We look forward to seeing you again! Thanks, Mercede More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Cuisine
American, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 340 8949
Description
Fat Hippo specialise in the good kind of gluttony: making indulgent burgers that have you loosening your belt buckle before you've even started!

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