There is nothing better than a great burger. A juicy patty, with melted cheese, pickles and a toasted bun is our idea of heaven. We’ve many favourite burger joints in Leeds and have thought long and hard about where we’ve had some of our favourites. In a bid to inspire you to get out there and try out these beautiful creations, we’ve put together the best burgers in Leeds for you to judge.
We are sure that other Leeds residents will have their own faves, and we are sure that they will be amazing, as, over the years, Leeds has really upped its game when it comes to eating out. So, make sure you share your favourite burger with us!
Looking for a tasty burger then look no further than Almost Famous. Born from a need for something super juicy dripping down your arms with 100% prime cuts of beef sat on a soft charred bun with melty cheese and creamy tangy sauces. And, we have to say they’ve produced the goods.
Created using Aubrey Allen beef which is placed in the top 1% in the world Almost Famous has created some of the tastiest burgers in Leeds that you’ll have to return more than once to try the whole menu. Almost Famous, Alexander Court, Great George St, Leeds LS1 3AL
Fancy a tasty burger in Leeds city centre? Found in the famous independent music hall, Belgrave Patti Smith’s burgers are top-notch. Belgrave’s cool aesthetic is the perfect backdrop to enjoy these no-nonsense dirty burgers, served simply on a slice of paper.
These burgers are all about the taste, we’ve been known to have gone back for a second when having a few bevvies good ol’ Belgrave. Starting out as a temporary kitchen takeover, they became so popular they are now a part of the furniture. Belgrave Music Hall, Cross Belgrave St, Leeds LS2 8JP
Nation’s of Shopkeepers’ laid-back vibe is a welcome greeting, there is some great artwork on the walls and a warm greeting will always be expected.
Their burgers are some of the best burgers in Leeds and are unique and cool creations, our favourite is ‘The Boss’ which comes with a Double beef patty, cheesy sauce, bacon, tobacco onions, Sriracha hot sauce, and crushed hash brown. You will never have a bad burger at this spot, and the sides and beers are just as high quality. A Nation Of Shopkeepers, 26-27 Cookridge St, Leeds LS2 3AG
4. Fat Hippo
Located in the cool area of Leeds Headingley, which is thriving with new restaurant openings at the minute. One that has taken the suburb by storm is Fat Hippo. They serve up packed American BBQ-style burgers bursting with flavour.
The mouthwatering menu includes a range of juicy burgers topped with unique flavour combinations. Fat Hippo’s double pattie burgers come stuffed with amazing fillings with ours being the ‘PB & Double J burger, which is a double pattie, topped with chunky peanut butter, bacon jam, and smoked chilli jello all between brioche buns – heaven! Its quirky flavour combos are putting the Newcastle-born burger joint on the map. 8 Otley Rd, Headingley, Leeds LS6 2AD
Founded in Newcastle, MEAT:Stack is an American cheeseburger and breakfast place does some of the best burgers in Leeds city centre. The independent burger places serve up ‘real American’ cheeseburgers focusing on quality, flavour, simplicity and of course oozing cheesy goodness.
Their burgers are packed with bespoke cuts of beer cooked in a raging grill, covered in cheese and stacked either double or triple then steamed to make everything ooze. Sauces are made in-house and served with amazing sides including ‘parmesan truffle’ fries. 3 Bishopgate St, Leeds LS1 5DY
Oooh, now these are on our list of places to try. Archie’s serves up a range of tasty treats including burgers, shakes, waffles and other goodies. Archie’s knows how to make a menu stand out on a menu. Some of our top favourites are the Chicken Cheetos Burger, which is a taste sensation with every bite, and also they’re The Lotus Shake, which is a Lotus biscuit milkshake that is so moreish.
The food speaks for itself, but mix it with its award-winning and Instagrammable interiors it’s no surprise why top celebs like Conor MacGregor, Kel Mitchell and Kevin Hart have praised the burger joint. Their beautiful hot pink paradise has pink neon cheeky quotes covering the walls and unique hot pink booth seating that is perfect for Instagrammable opportunities. Trinity Kitchen, 44 Briggate, Leeds LS1 6HD
The burger joint is thought to be another one of the unique and best Leeds-based burger places and has previously been described as a top-tier eating experience. With its ‘colossal burgers.’ being praised for their quality. They also call themselves the birthplace of the gravy cheese fries inspired by all the gravy-glugging Northerners out there – which piqued our interest.
Our favourite burger on the menu is the ‘Clustercluck Burger’, a cheeky fried chicken burger with green chillies, red onion, mayo and lettuce. The rest of the menu looks like great eats as well! MEATliquor, Albion Street, LS1 5AT
Honest Burgers are made in their own butchers, so the brand knows exactly what is going into each burger. Originally from Brixton, they’re grown rapidly into what they are today.
On top of having its own butchers, Honest Burger Leeds will make many of its items in-house, which includes chips, relish, and even pickles. The British chain has set its standards high and they intend on keeping it that way.
They serve chicken, beef and vegan burgers, so there is something for everyone. The burger that built the business the ‘Honest’ burger consists of red onion relish, smoked bacon, cheddar, lettuce and pickles
[Featured image: Almost Famous]