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Fat Hippo Leeds(Headingley)

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Contact Details

8 Otley Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2AD
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Burger Restaurant Leeds

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

Heading to Headingley!

Fat Hippo Leeds

Find the Best Burgers in Leeds

Ey up Leeds!

You may have spotted us in Trinity Kitchen or during our little staycation at Leeds Festival so it was only a matter of time before we made it permanent.

You'll find our burger restaurant in the home of Yorkshire cricket, rugby and of course all you students - Headingley! It’s time to add the best burger pit stop t'infamous Otley Run, our restaurant is THE spot to go for the best burgers in town.


Where is Fat Hippo Headingley?

Fat Hippo Headingley is based on the popular Otley Road, located next to The Box in Headingley, a vibrant suburb just outside of Leeds city centre. Popular with students and families alike, Fat Hippo Headingley is close to independent shops, bars and only a five minutes’ walk to Headingley Stadium.

As we’re based centrally in Headingley, we are only a short walk from several of the bus stops along Otley Road and a 15 minutes’ walk from Headingley train station. We are only a 10 minutes’ drive from Leeds city centre and parking is available on the surrounding streets of Otley Road.

Do I need to book at Fat Hippo Headingley?

We do accept walk ins at Fat Hippo Headingley 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 Headingley a child friendly restaurant?

Yes, Fat Hippo Headingley is a child friendly restaurant! It’s the ideal stop if you don’t fancy heading into the city centre or for some pre-match grub with the kids before the rugby or cricket at Headingley Stadium. 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 and all of our facilities are on one level!

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

Is Fat Hippo Headingley dog friendly?

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

Does Fat Hippo Headingley have free WiFi?

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

Does Fat Hippo Headingley serve halal meat?

At Fat Hippo Headingley, 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 Headingley have outdoor seating?

We sure do! Fat Hippo Headingley has a covered and heated outdoor seating area, smack bang outside the restaurant on Otley Road.

Does Fat Hippo Headingley have wheelchair or pushchair access?

Our facilities in Fat Hippo Headingley are all on one level.

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

We're afraid we don't currently offer any discounts at Fat Hippo Headingley. 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 Headingley?

Sure thing! To collect/redeem Herd points at Fat Hippo Headingley, 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 Headingley?

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

Can I purchase merchandise in Fat Hippo Headingley?

We don’t house our merchandise on site in Fat Hippo Headingley 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 Headingley?

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

Where can I get the best burgers in Headingley?

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.