We definitely don’t need an excuse to tuck into a good burger but… on National Burger Day, it would be rude not too. These are the ones to try now
By Victoria Peake
The Halloumi at Honest Burger
Head to Honest Burgers to get a bite of The Halloumi. This limited-edition burger has been dreamed up by Honest Burgers and British halloumi producer Kupros Dairy, and features a juicy beef patty, Kupros halloumi, smoked bacon, smashed avocado, warming harissa mayo, rocket and pickles. It’s served with Honest’s signature homemade rosemary salted chips
The Bolognese Burger at The Little Yellow Door
The flatmates at The Little Yellow Door have created the Bolognese Burger to celebrate National Burger Day. It combines two traditional comfort dishes, The Burger and classic Bolognese Sauce, and is topped off with lashings of grated parmesan.
Double Dirty Dip Donut Burger at Mac & Wild
London’s favourite Scottish restaurant, Mac & Wild has created the Double Dirty Dip Donut Burger for National Burger Day. Expect a flavourful blend of two aged-beef patties, piled high with smoked chilli jam, pickled peppers, tattie rosti, jalapeño and bacon cheese melt, all stuffed inside a dip-glazed doughnut bun.
Mamounia Lounge in Mayfair is ensuring that vegans and vegetarians will not go hungry with a healthy vegan burger made with chickpeas, fava beans, coriander, cumin and quinoa, served in a homemade bun with red cabbage, tomato, lettuce and mint. The Knightsbridge site will be serving their famous brunch burger: a minced beef patty served with turkey bacon, batata zaatar and harissa yoghurt in a brioche bun.
The Burger Day Banger at Patty & Bun
Patty & Bun strive every day to create the best burgers possible using the freshest ingredients. To celebrate the big day, they’ve created The Burger Day Banger: a double beef patty, aged beef fat mayo and double-smoked cheddar in a brioche bun.
The Masala Omelette Pao at Brigadiers
The team at Brigadiers have created The Masala Omelette Pao. This consists of a brioche bun, lamb burger, masala omelette made with onions, tomato, ginger, coriander, cheddar cheese and masala ketchup.
Moving Mountains X Unity Diner
With melted vegan cheese, onion jam, pesto, basil vegan may and fresh tomato in a pretzel bun, the Moving Mountains burger at Unity Diners is a must-try for anyone on the hunt for a vegan option. Every Moving Mountains Burger is 100 per cent raw plant meat, 0 per cent cow and looks just like a regular patty.
With including Tom Hardy and Ed Sheering, where else would you want to be on National Burger Day? Top tip: try hacking the menu! The Monster Burger is a not-so-secret, off-menu burger, made with as many toppings as is humanly possible, or try ordering the Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger – a burger patty sandwiched between two grilled cheese sandwiches.
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