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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
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (240 reviews)
“onion rings” (37 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
11:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
American, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
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1 - 10 of 543 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I was in Jesmond recently with my husband and passing the Fat Hippo just on lunch time so thought we would pop in. This being our first visit however, we were rather taken aback. It is not what we expected at all. The room we...More

Thank theauldwife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and very helpful staff. I had a naked burger which was average at best. Chips were extremely greasy however. The kids enjoyed theirs though. Overall, I felt poor value for money, as the bill was over £50 for 4 adult burgers, 2 kids...More

Thank acsweenie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visitied the Fat Hippo in Jesmond. We found the burgers were out of this world. The service was great, food was hot and a very fair price. Also....try the milkshakes!!

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly restaurant with good selection of burgers. Will go again although best to go during quite times.

Thank Chris N
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you return very soon! Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, fun, burger restaurant. The menu is simple, but great. The burgers are superb! Staff are really friendly and efficient. Thanks

Thank StuandGwen
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Defiantly book on a weekend as the Fat hippo is understandably busy - the burgers are home made , cooked to perfection and juicy loveliness ! Highly recommend - great options and choices of additional items

Thank Richard G
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Great to hear you had such a good time Underground! We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you return. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Ate here on my own several times while working in Newcastle and staying in West Jesmond. Absolutely fantastic place, lovely food, lovely vibe and a great selection of interesting beers

Thank laregledujeu
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review! Glad to hear you enjoyed our burgers and beers. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Fat Hippo does the kind of hipster burger we're now well-used to. It is good for a quick dinner with friends, and not expensive, but it's nothing special. I prefer burgers from Honest or GBK but Fat Hippo isn't bad for a cheap week night...More

Thank Tom W
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. Here at Fat Hippo we like to set ourselves aside from other chains by providing good quality food at a reasonable price. We understand our style isn't for everyone however we hope this doesn't...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Working in Newcastle for 4 days so have been trying different places each night. Massive thumbs up for Fat Hippo. Juicy, tasty burgers with interesting combinations on the menu. I had the Fat Hippo burger which was delicious & loved the Fat Hippo sauce. Brownie...More

Thank Pogwig
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

I'm pleased to hear we were on your list of places to try and I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. There's always room for dessert, especially for our brownie! Hope to see you return. Thanks, Mercede

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I have previously left a review on Fat Hippo Durham stating how the trip from Newcastle is worth the drive. However tonight decided to stop by the Jesmond restaurant as was already in the area. Unfortunately the food was very disappointing, burnt burger buns, burnt...More

Thank Dryden F
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Apologies that you didn't enjoy your visit this time at Fat Hippo Jesmond. We appreciate your feedback and will be passing on your comments to the executive chef who will look into this. We hope this doesn't stop you returning. Thanks, Mercede

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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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