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35A St. Georges Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2SU, England
+44 191 340 8949
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a burger and ended up being there over 2 hours - the food took over 50 minutes to come with the table next to us who had ordered 20 minutes after us getting their meals first. The bit we were sat in had a constant cold draught and the service was appalling. I was shocked by this... More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quaint little restaurant. Staff were great good service. Gastro burger was delicious very filling. Love the sweet potato fries would come again just for those! Good happy hour price.

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Thank Jude P
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited fat hippo jesmond tonight. Had the veggie burger with cheese, pesto mayo and rocket. Disappointing burger, soggy mush inside the bun. Clearly not crispy or as nice as the fat hippo underground. l left feeling quite sickly. Wouldn't buy again.

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Thank Gunturk
Ripon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely burgers, great choice of chicken or beef. The loaded potato skins make a perfect starter. The staff are friendly & helpful. The music was a bit loud but I could have asked for it to be turned down & I`m sure they would have, I just didn`t like to ask.

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Thank helen6632
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fat hippo never disappoints. The burgers are always gorgeous. I'm gutted the Cajun chicken burger is not on the menu anymore, however there is still a great choice of food. Strawberry milkshake was amazing!

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Thank Ra1994x
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty straight forward - if you want a good burger then this is the place. Straight forward menu with vegetarian options

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Thank Richard_ncl_82
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51 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the fat hippo with work colleagues on a business trip. Be warned its a busy place so you may be better off booking if there's a few of you. It's a casual place to eat so no need to dress up. If you like burgers, this is definitely the place to get one. We all really enjoyed our... More 

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Thank Dropbear2014
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience at Fat Hippo! We do indeed have another restaurant in Newcastle (located in Jesmond) and one in Durham :) More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cosy and welcoming restaurant. Nice staff, great food. Opted for the veggie gastro burger and a side of sweet potato fries and I wasn't disappointed. Also great timing as we hit on 'hippo hour' right after work and got a great deal.

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Thank Vikki125
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manger at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you made the most of our Hippo Hour offer! :) More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Burger lovers dream. But also great for the non burger addict. Good for couples friends and family

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Thank Patrick T
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words :) We're pleased to hear you're a fan of Fat Hippo! More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last night having pre-booked and received a warm friendly welcome from the staff. We were ushered to our table which was ready and noticed immediately that the venue had undergone a makeover with new furniture and new colour scheme. Overall we liked the new style which seems very much in keeping with the venue and type of food... More 

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Thank R S
FatHippoRestaurants, Brand Manager at Fat Hippo Jesmond, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're pleased to hear that our recent refurb has gone down well and that you enjoyed your meal. Hopefully we'll see you again soon :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $13
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?