GOOD FOOD, MESSY FINGERS AND JUICY BURGERS; WALLOW WITH THE FAT HIPPO TAKEAWAY TEAM AT THE GREAT NORTHERN WAREHOUSE!
A mouth-watering new addition to the Great Northern Warehouse, Fat Hippo, opens this week this week and is taking over the kitchens at new bowling alley, Lane7 (due to open once Lockdown restriction ease), on a takeaway basis.
Born in 2010 with roots in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Fat Hippo is often lauded as one of the best burger companies in the North. Recognised for quality ingredients and quirky flavours, plus a vegan, gluten-free and kids’ selection to feed all of the family. This is, as the brand itself says, ‘good old fashioned, roll up your sleeves and get it all over your face’ food.
The juicy burgers on the menu will include the Tropic Thunder (jerk bacon, candied pineapple and Hellacious Hippo hot sauce), the Wild Bull (smoked bacon, Cajun waffle fries, barbecue sauce, ranch sauce and jalapeños) and the PB & Double J (chunky peanut butter, bacon jam and smoked chilli jello). Also alongside the range of beef burgers are boneless buttermilk chicken patties.
All sandwiches come with hand cut chips on the side as standard and are served in toasted brioche buns.
Despite a thoroughly meaty menu, there are vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options available too, using plant-based patties, Cajun ‘facon’ bits and vegan cheese.
Michael Phillips, who founded Fat Hippo in the North East in 2010, said: “The last year has been difficult for everyone, especially the hospitality sector, but we just couldn’t turn down the opportunity to work with Lane 7 again and bring Fat Hippo to the North West.
“The Great Northern is the perfect location for us to be based and we can’t wait for the people of Manchester to enjoy ‘the good kind of gluttony’.”
Although diners won’t be welcomed inside for the foreseeable future, Fat Hippo will begin trading as a takeaway only site from this week.