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...Burgers

Date: 09.09.11 Category:

“Not too greasy, or too cheesy – the perfect burger should be dense and juicy with substantial girth.”

After considerable research, and in no particular order, below is my shortlist of burgers in London that really do cut the mustard.

Hawksmoor
The Hawksmoor Hamburger – £15
Frequently touted as the best burger in town, don't skip the chips – they're cooked not once, not twice, but… thrice.


Opera Tavern
Mini Ibérico Pork and Foie Gras Burger – £5.95
A delicious little morsel of succulent Blackfoot Ibérico and melting manchego that could only be improved by doubling its size.


Bar Boulud
Frenchie Burger – £12.75
Famed for his burgers, Daniel Boulud adds a touch of frou-frou with confit pork belly, tomato-onion compote and morbier cheese.


Hoxton Grill
Cheeseburger with chips or salad – £11
A winning East London take on an all-American classic from the capable hands of the Soho House Group.


The Admiral Codrington
8oz Cheeseburger served with pickles and hand-cut chips – £14
A highly-stacked monstrosity that lures crowds of well-heeled Chelsea locals into this cosy, atmospheric pub.


Rivington Grill Shoreditch
Rivington Luxury Burger with all the trimmings – £12.75
Presented on a board brimming with all of the necessary trimmings, you can make your burger as luxurious as you like.


Spuntino
Ground Beef & Bone Marrow Slider –£4.50
Arrive early to secure a highly sought-after seat at the bar from which to enjoy this meaty little mouthful.


Goodman
Goodman Burger with chips – £13
However difficult it may be to sidestep the steak at this swanky Mayfair restaurant, their 8oz burger is charred to perfection.


Harrison's
Cheeseburger and fries – £11
Catering especially well to families, a mini version of their juicy offering is included on the kids menu at this popular Balham brasserie.


 

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Opera Tavern

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Opera Tavern

Restaurant

"Fear not; there is no need to sing for your supper at this tapas bar and restaurant in Covent Garden."

23 Catherine Street, London WC2B 515

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Bar Boulud

Bar Boulud

Restaurant with bar

"Holding 3 Michelin stars in NYC, Daniel Boulud has opened Bar Boulud, a sophisticated French brasserie under The Mandarin Oriental."

Mandarin Oriental, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1 7LA

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Hoxton Grill

Hoxton Grill

Restaurant with bar

"A classic American grill offering a relaxed atmosphere throughout the day and night."

81 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU

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The Admiral Codrington

Admiral Codrington
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The Admiral Codrington

Pub

"The Admiral Codrington - a Chelsea favourite - is back in business. "

17 Mossop Street, London SW3 2LY

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Rivington Grill Shoreditch

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Rivington Grill Shoreditch

Restaurant

"Simple but effective; Rivington is a stylish and relaxed retreat in the heart of buzzing Shoreditch. "

28-30 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DZ

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Spuntino

Spuntino

Restaurant with bar

"From the team that brought us Polpo, Spuntino will be serving up sharer plates and cocktails from their newest Soho site."

61 Rupert Street, London W1V 7HN

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Harrison's

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Harrison's

Restaurant

"Informal but vibrant, this is a neighbourhood brasserie that hits just the right spot whether you are there for a family lunch,..."

15-19 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9EX

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Goodman

Goodman

Restaurant

"Now with two London sites, Goodman is renowned for serving up phenomenal steak."

26 Maddox Street London W1S 1QH

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