HOLLYWOOD heart-throb Hugh Jackman wolfs down a burger after a tough day of filming.
The X-Men star stunned diners in Jamie’s Italian in Gunwharf Quays when he took time out from his busy schedule to pay the popular restaurant a visit.
He joined Oscar-winner Russell Crowe and 12 cast and crew members of their latest blockbuster – a big-screen adaptation of classic musical Les Miserables.
The pair were shooting on a purpose-built set inside Portsmouth Naval Base and Jackman had to cut out the carbs and grow his hair and a beard for a role as escaped prisoner Jean Valjean.
After his meal on Tuesday he tweeted the picture and said: ‘Awesome burger at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Portsmouth. After no carbs for ages... heaven!’
Before quickly adding: ‘And yes, the convict beard and hair are gone.
‘Got to shave it off last night!’
The general manager of Jamie’s Italian Lee Hinton told The News it had been a shock to see such huge celebrities in his restaurant, but his staff had tried not to get too starstruck.
He said: ‘They had a good time here and left happy.
‘We left them alone to enjoy the evening with their guests. There was a party of 14 of them.
‘It wasn’t very busy and they came in wearing hats and scarves, obviously trying to keep a low profile.
‘It was a very pleasant surprise to have them come in and quite an honour to think they chose to eat here out of all the restaurants in Hampshire.
‘They created a bit of buzz and the team here were very exited. There was some giggling from the female members of staff.
‘But being set up by a celebrity chef we do respect the privacy of our guests if they’re famous.’
Meanwhile Phil Vaughan, from Eastney, was left starstruck after he joined the Hollywood stars for two-days of filming.
Mr Vaughan was one of 125 extras who were selected to be a part of the Hollywood blockbuster.
The 46-year-old said: ‘There was this amazing buzz when Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe came on the set. Jackman is a man monster, there’s not an inch of fat on him.
‘He was such a nice guy and took the time to say good morning to all of the extras.’