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Fat Hippo Jesmond

35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
+44 191 340 8949
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (367 reviews)
“onion rings” (40 reviews)
“dirty fries” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
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1 - 10 of 522 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a quirky, rustic venue, the staff are friendly and helpful. Monday – Friday they have deals on. Food is beautiful, always hot with a good selection. We found this place by chance and it’s one of my favourite restaurants.

Thank Red-wine59
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit at Fat Hippo Jesmond. We hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time i've been here and loved it both times. All 3 of us got different burgers and all were amazing and very filling. All burgers come with fries and none of us could finish everything. Staff were very friendly and service...More

Thank jmilla17
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassor at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such a positive review! I will pass on your lovely comments to the restaurant manager. Look forward to seeing you again! Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the place so different, clean, tasty, nice, yummy, love love love. Stinky Pete is the best salad nice fries nice .

Thank Bev W
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased to hear you enjoyed your food so much at Jesmond! Stinky Pete is also my ultimate favourite burger, you chose well! We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Living close by we come here if we want guaranteed fast service with great burgers. If you can get the week deal then it's definitely worth it - the mac and cheese balls and dirty skins for starters are really good. As for burgers, the...More

Thank Beth T
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words! As an independent group of restaurants we really appreciate the continued support we have from customers like you. We look forward to seeing you return. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Only a couple of other couples in there yet they managed to get every one of our orders wrong ! Got two of our chips wrong and a burger wrong! Yet there were as many staff as customers ! Very confused how you can get...More

Thank Emma B
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

We're glad to hear you received such friendly customer service, but its disappointing to read that there was a mistake with your order. With regards to your experience with our service this is something we will be investigating to make sure training is implemented where...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The food is really tasty and the staff are friendly. We spent spent a while arguing over who had the tastiest burger but we couldn't decide because they were all gorgeous. I had the Candy Man burger with Dirty Fries and a Fat Hippo IPA....More

Thank Stephen B
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Great to hear you enjoyed your burgers so much! We look forward to seeing you return again. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Fat Hippo - Jesmond. 2 courses for £11.95. We ordered extra onion rings and upgraded the fries to dirty ones with cheese sauce and bacon. There was 3 of us with drinks it was £50. Lovely place, small but cosy. Worth a visit. Would return...More

Thank melanieann88
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

I'm pleased to hear you had such a great time! I have passed on your comments to the restaurant manager, we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Heard good things about this place on our hen weekend stay in Jesmond. Wow, it was all very true. The burger we had here was amazing. So tasty and incredible. Highly recommend to anyone!

Thank Samantha T
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. Glad you had such a lovely time! Hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fat Hippo in Jesmond the best burger I've ever had. The Fat Hippo was my choice of burger. The sauce they put on it is outstanding. Will definitely be back very soon!

Thank James M
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! We're glad to hear you had a great time. We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We really wanted to like the fat hippo after having an amazing burger from them at an event elsewhere but were left feeling a bit dissapointed. The restaurant itself is well decorated but seems a bit sticky and unclean, however the staff were speedy and...More

Thank EnJM
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Ambassador at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

We're sorry to hear you felt disappointed by your experience at Fat Hippo Jesmond. If you would like to discuss your visit further, please contact our general manager Matt on matt@fathippo.co.uk Thanks, Mercede

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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