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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (370 reviews)
“onion rings” (40 reviews)
“dirty fries” (10 reviews)
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35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for my Fiances birthday last sunday as a party for 7. The Hillbilly lager is a must try, lovely sweet taste to it. I got the Candy Man burger which i thoroughly enjoyed. The rest of the tables burgers also looked delicious. Will definetly...More

Thank CamRoper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in restaurant week and it was the first time I'd ever been to the fat hippo! I'd been told good things about the fat hippo and they didn't disappoint!!! One of the best burgers I've ever had!!! We will definitely be back!! Well done...More

Thank lils85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place in the Centre of Jesmond just off Osbourne Road. Visited with Friends for the first time last week and loved it. The burgers are possibly the best i've ever had!. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and reasonably priced. If you want quality and...More

Thank colehenderson22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good is really great and good value. Do think the milkshakes at almost £4 are a total rip off. When McDonald's shakes are better you have a problem

Thank RussandPing
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a group of 8 with family travelling from abroad. We had all visited Fat Hippo Underground in April (2 of us live in Newcastle and regularly eat at either Underground or Jesmond Fat Hippo) and everyone agreed this is the more pleasant branch...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hippos are quite fat. And so am I. This was a relief so I could eat the entirety of the delightful burger served to me today. Ranch sauce just the right amount of garlic and chorizo providing a delicious taste in every bite. The bun...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 14 July 2017

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 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 6 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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 3 July 2017 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 9 July 2017

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 18 June 2017 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 29 June 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 19
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
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
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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