York’s one of the most beautiful cities in England and is known for cobbled streets and old style architecture that takes you back in time. Taking in this wonderous city can be tiring and you can work up quite an appetite. If you’re after a good beer or the best burgers in York, you’re in luck, as The Yorkshireman has done the legwork for you and found some of the tastiest burgers in town.
Stepping off the train you are greeted by ancient walls that surround the city. Inside these old-fashioned walls is a city catching up with the rest of Yorkshire. In recent years, York has began to open up new and exciting venues that are offering some great food choices for the floods of locals, and tourists alike, that take to the city each day.
What you get from York, which makes it unique in comparison to other cities in Yorkshire, is such unique venues. As it is such an old city that is moving forward, the mixture of this new and old can be seen within this list of the great burgers of York.
Just two minutes from the Shambles and York Minster, American-style burger joint Solita serves up some of the best Wagyu burgers, wings, and steaks in the game – and trust us when we say, the sides are worth making room for. Opening just yesterday, October 5, the brand new restaurant joins sister site The Old House in town, and is run by the same company, Shoot The Bull.
Situated in the up and coming outskirts of York, Brew York‘s beer hall is a stylish and hip venue that optimises the cities move to becoming a modern city.
One of York’s newest venues, Brew York is vast becoming one of the hottest offerings York has in its arsenal. This independent brewery, as well as offering great beers, has some mouth-watering food picks, especially its choice of burger.
Unit 6, Enterprise Complex, Walmgate, York YO1 9TT
A progressive Smokehouse & BBQ canteen, Pavement Vaults has a great choice of burgers. Open for five years now, this smokehouse will tantalise your taste buds. The chefs were trained by three-times UK National BBQ Champion Andy Annat, so you know that the burgers are going to be something special.
2 Piccadilly, York YO1 9NU
House of Trembling Madness
With a number of local award-winning suppliers, Trembling Madness brings you a great selection of food, from the pub classics to some snacks with a twist. But their burgers are extra special, with a choice of ‘Blue Wellington Cheese’, ‘Beer Cheese & bacon’ or a ‘Spicy Bean Burger’. Although the choice is slim, the standard is high.
14 Lendal, York YO1 8AA
Tank and Paddle
Created in a former merchants building in the heart of York, Tank and Paddle has had a huge £400,000 transformation. In doing so, they’ve created a cool vintage styled craft beer joint. Along with the new design comes a great new menu with a huge selection to choose from. The burgers sound out of this world, with choices such as their Sloppy Joe Beef Burger, Katsu Chicken Burger, Breaded Buttermilk chicken burger as well as many more.
Merchant Exchange, Bridge St, York YO1 6DD
York Everyman offers a bar menu where you can enjoy a drink or order hot food or snacks in the foyer or to your seat in the cinema. Made from the finest quality beef, and served on soft brioche buns with baby gem lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle, the Spielburgers are something to pine for. The 1216 is a personal favourite which comes with red Leicester, harisa mayo, cured bacon, pickles ad potato scraps. You’ll need a bib as it can get messy!
Odeon Buildings, York YO24 1AJ
Manahatta is a part of the hugely successful Arc Inspirations that is fast-growing in the North of England. Bringing you a taste of New York, they have a great selection of tasty burgers that have fun, New York-themed names such as The Manahatta, Chicken Sidewalk, and if you’re feeling really hungry The Godfather.
3 Little Stonegate, York YO1 8AX
The Botanist in York is absolutely beautiful, with a very warm welcoming feel and great service. The venue has a garden-inspired, earthy feel to it that is seamless across the brand without being repetitive. The menu offers a variety of meals – but the burgers are delicious and well up there with the other options that York has to offer.
15-19 Stonegate, York YO1 8ZW