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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” (368 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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131 - 140 of 528 reviews

Reviewed 9 November 2015

After a four and a half hour journey to Newcastle was really looking forward to eating at your Jesmond restaurant however was utterly disappointed when greeted by rude,unwelcoming and obnoxious member of staff (young girl with blonde hair) we ordered breaded chicken burgers and was...More

2  Thank Beth S
a8byg, General Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Hi Beth, It's a terrible shame to read that any customer has a bad experience with us, we certainly regret the incident and our reluctance in needing to reply. I've spoken to the staff working that evening and reminded them despite simply discussing the incident...More

Reviewed 1 November 2015

I have been here several times and always enjoy it. Totally unassuming it serves top quality burgers and a reasonable price, worth a visit!

Thank alan f
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Beautiful, beautiful burgers - rare for those a bit squeamish ask for it cooking more. Cooked perfectly for me with some lovely fries and cheese.

Thank Brodie B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Visited late Friday afternoon, hadn't booked a table and feel we were lucky to get one as the restaurant got progressively busier as the evening went on. There's a special offer, "Hippo Hour", between 5pm and 7pm ( 1 course £7.95, 2 for £10 and...More

Thank JMH50
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Been here twice now visiting students at Newcastle. Food is good, does what it says on the tin. My husband had the burger with the hot sauce and it was a bit much! Burgers are ace, chips are nice, coleslaw is good, lots to recommend...More

Thank CLB1968
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is our favourite place to get burgers, so good! As an American, I am here to tell you that this is the best burger in Britain.

Thank Gwendolyn L
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food at a reasonable price. We went last Sunday for the first time. Turned up without booking and it was really busy. Had to wait half an hour for the table, but the food made it well worth the wait!

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We were introduced to the Fat Hippo by our student son whilst visiting him in Jesmond for the weekend. Great spot, excellent value and friendly staff.

Thank Banj01
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We booked this restaurant when visiting daughter at university as it advertised gluten free on their website. Unfortunately as we had not informed them 48 hours previously they struggled to accommodate her with much the menu off limits. The nacho stater was very good but...More

Thank Les B
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Strictly average, not saying its bad but its not amazing either, worth a visit and the prices are ok too. I had the 4x4 burger and on paper it sounded amazing but when it came to the table it was a let down.

Thank KenneyRaikkonen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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