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Fat Hippo Newcastle(Jesmond)

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35a St. Georges Terrace, West Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 2SU
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Burger Restaurant Newcastle

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 - 22:00
Sat: 11:30 - 22:00
Sun: 11:30 - 22:00

In the Heart of Jesmond

Fat Hippo Newcastle

Find the Best Burgers in Newcastle

Join us for burgers at our cosy little end terrace in the vibrant suburb of Jesmond, just outside of Newcastle city centre, a short walk from West Jesmond Metro station.

This is where the Fat Hippo restaurant journey started back in 2010. Welcome to our OG restaurant.


Where is Fat Hippo Jesmond?

Our original Fat Hippo restaurant is based on St. George’s Terrace, located centrally in Jesmond, a vibrant suburb just outside of Newcastle city centre. Popular with students and families alike, Fat Hippo Jesmond is close to independent shops, cafes and the popular Osborne Road.

The nearest metro station to Fat Hippo Jesmond is West Jesmond which is only a four minutes’ walk to the restaurant.

Parking is available for non-permit holders on St. George’s Terrace until 5pm and after 5pm parking becomes available on Thornleigh Road.

Do I need to book at Fat Hippo Jesmond?

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

Yes, Fat Hippo Jesmond is a child friendly restaurant! It’s the ideal pit stop after a busy day at school, a swim at Jesmond Pool or a fun trip to Jesmond Dene. 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 also have high chairs, spacious booths and unisex baby changing facilities available for your little Herd!

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

Is Fat Hippo Jesmond dog friendly?

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

Does Fat Hippo Jesmond have free WiFi?

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

Is Fat Hippo Jesmond halal?

At Fat Hippo Jesmond, 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 Jesmond have outdoor seating?

We sure do! Fat Hippo Jesmond has a covered and heated outdoor seating area, outside the restaurant on St. George’s Terrace – the perfect little sun trap in the summer months.

Does Fat Hippo Jesmond have wheelchair or pushchair access?

Fat Hippo Jesmond has one small step up into our restaurant which our staff will be more than happy to help with, then all facilities are on one level. However, there is not a disabled toilet.

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

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

Keep an eye out for Jesmond’s Restaurant Week throughout the year too!

Can I collect/redeem Herd points at Fat Hippo Jesmond?

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

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

Can I purchase merchandise in Fat Hippo Jesmond?

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

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

Where can I get the best burgers in Jesmond?

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.