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Fat Hippo Cardiff

Looking for Cardiff's Best Burgers?


Contact Details

17 Church Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BG
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Burger Restaurant Cardiff

Opening Hours

Mon: 11:30 – 22:00
Tue: 11:30 – 22:00
Wed: 11:30 – 22:00
Thu: 11:30 – 22:00
Fri: 11:30 – 22:30
Sat: 11:30 – 22:30
Sun: 11:30 – 22:00

The best byrgyrs around ...

Fat Hippo Cardiff

Find the Best Burgers in Cardiff

England? Smashed it. Scotland? A big fat tick. Wales? It’s your turn!
You can now find our full menu of signature beef and buttermilk chicken burgers at our brand new restaurant on the popular Church Street.

Cardiff, be warned. You’ve not tasted byrgyrs like this before!


Where is Fat Hippo Cardiff?

Fat Hippo Cardiff is based on the popular Church Street, just off where St. Mary Street and High Street meet in the city centre, opposite St John the Baptist Church.  

Do I need to book at Fat Hippo Cardiff?

We do accept walk ins at Fat Hippo Cardiff but we recommend booking a table if you’d like to join us at specific time to avoid any disappointment, especially when the restaurant is busy.

Is Fat Hippo Cardiff a child friendly restaurant?

Yes, Fat Hippo Cardiff is a child friendly restaurant! We have a varied kids menu (for the little Herd under 12), including vegan options, and we can cater for dietary requirements, including gluten-free and/or dairy-free.

We have high chairs and unisex baby changing facilities available!

Have a look at our kids menu and a read of our blog about being child friendly restaurants!

Is Fat Hippo Cardiff dog friendly?

Well behaved dogs are welcome in Fat Hippo Cardiff's outdoor dining area. The restaurant also has selected bar tables that are dog friendly (with managerial discretion). Please contact Fat Hippo Cardiff directly to ensure an appropriate table is available at your selected time.

Does Fat Hippo Cardiff have free WiFi?

Fat Hippo Cardiff does have free WiFi - just ask a member of staff for the password!

Does Fat Hippo Cardiff serve halal meat?

At Fat Hippo Cardiff, the chicken we use is certified halal but the beef is not. If you require any further information about our ingredients or cooking processes, please email our Executive Chef, Dickie on

Does Fat Hippo Cardiff have outdoor seating?

We sure do! Fat Hippo Cardiff has a heated outdoor seating area, smack bang outside the restaurant on Church Street.

Does Fat Hippo Cardiff have wheelchair or pushchair access?

Our accessible facilities in Fat Hippo Cardiff are all on one level.

Do you have any offers or discounts on at Fat Hippo Cardiff?

We're afraid we don't currently offer any discounts at Fat Hippo Cardiff. We do have our Fast Hippo lunch deal and Hippo Hour evening deal running though. Have a read of the further details of these offers.

Can I collect/redeem herd points at Fat Hippo Cardiff?

Sure thing! To collect/redeem Herd points at Fat Hippo Cardiff, please download our app to ‘Create an Account’. If you’re an existing Herd member who has yet to download the app, create a new account with the same email address then verify your account to transfer your existing points!

To collect points, use the app when dining in (just get your QR code scanned by your server) or placing a Click + Collect order. To redeem points, simply speak to your server before ordering when dining in!

You may only redeem one Herd reward per visit, and only one Herd account may collect the points from the table per visit. Please note Herd points can only be collected and redeemed in restaurants and not concessions.

Any questions about Herd points? Pop an email over to our Herd team.

Can I redeem and purchase gift cards at Fat Hippo Cardiff?

Absolutely! You can redeem and purchase gift cards in our Fat Hippo Cardiff restaurant. You can also purchase our gift cards online.

Can I purchase merchandise in Fat Hippo Cardiff?

We don’t house our merchandise on site in Fat Hippo Cardiff but if you head over to our online shop, you can view our latest collections and place orders.

Do you have any jobs available at Fat Hippo Cardiff?

Please keep an eye out on our Careers page to see any job vacancies at Fat Hippo Cardiff.

Where can I get the best burgers in Cardiff?

Two words… Fat Hippo!

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* Please note these locations are smaller Fat Hippo kiosks within another host venue. To make a booking within the dining area of one of these sites, please click the location above and your reservation will be made through the host venue’s system. These venues are solely responsible for all bookings at these locations so please contact them directly with any queries.