National Burger Day (Thursday 22 August 2019) is upon us once more and, as you might expect, it's inspired several London restaurants to turn out burger specials for the occasion. Here's what planned this week.
The 24-hour+ party
37-38 Margaret St, Marylebone, London W1G 0JF
What: Meatliquor's newest branch will be pulling an all-nighter for National Burger Day kicking off at midnight at Wednesday 21 August. (although they'll actually be going 39.5 hours non stop from 11.30am on the Tuesday!).They'll be doing breakfast burgers on the day itself from 6am through to 11am and there'll be £3 Jager mules for the full 24 hours (oh, and toothbrushes and shaving kits for anyone who needs them).
The discounted one
Victoria, Spitalfields, Bloomberg Arcade
What: Bleecker Burger are taking 20% off all their burgers on the day. But you need to be on their mailing list to get the voucher, which is being sent out the day before.
Doing the double
Various London location
What: It's back to basics for the burger slingers at Patty & Bun. Their one-day-only special is The Burger Day Banger - Double Beef Patty with Aged Beef Fat Mayo, Double Smoked Cheddar in a Brioche Bun for £7.
Doing the double #2
Fitzrovia & Devonshire Square
What: The Double Dirty Dip Donut Burger, on for two days only this sweet/savoury combo comprises of two aged-beef patties, smoked chilli jam, quick pickle peppers, tattie rosti, jalapeño and bacon cheese melt, stuffed inside a dip-glazed donut bun (£13).
The supersized one
ME by Melia Hotel, 336-337 The Strand, WC2R 1HA
What: STK are putting on a Supersize Sharer Burger for the day - the 1.5kg whopper features a beef and chorizo patty with chilli lime marinated tiger prawns, chipotle and cheddar cheese in a smoked bacon and parmesan bun and served with parmesan truffle chips. It'll feed 2-3 people and costs £55.
The slider selection
12 Cockfosters Parade, Barnet EN4 0BX
What: This award-winning North London kebab spot is putting on The Islak Burger trio for National Burger Day. The Istanbul-inspired dish features three Wagyu beef burger slides in Aleppo sauce with a Pastirma (cured beef), Kasar (cheese) and traditional slider to enjoy.
The vegetarian special
Shoreditch, Soho and Notting Hill
What: New on the menu to this Shoredtich spot is owner and chef Martin Morales' veggie ode to his home country - it's stuffed with corn and curd cheese and then finished with a sweet rococo chilli sauce.
The unofficial party
Street Feast Hawker House, Canada St, Rotherhithe, London SE16 7PJ
What: The yearly celebration at Street Feast is coming back - and this time it's being renamed Bundance, taking place at Hawker House in Canary Wharf. As usual, it's a gathering of some of London's best burger providers, some serving up special burgers that you won't get anywhere else.
Monsieur Le Duck in Clerkenwell are doing a a 50% off on their dirty duck burger which features a fried duck egg on top on National Burger Day. The first 25 are free and from there on after they’ll be 50% off, meaning they will be £7.50 instead of £15 (Clerkenwell).
Bonfire by Searcys, overlooking the lake at The Barbican are celebrating National Burger Day with a 50% discount offer on all burgers (Barbican).
by CHLOE are choosing National Burger Day to launch their new Bacon Cheezeburger. It's a beet-lentil-walnut patty, cheddar cheeze and shiitake bacon in a potato bun (Various locations)
Avenue are offering a free beer if you order their cheeseburger today (St James).
The Vurger Co have their vegan Classic burger on offer for £5 all day (Shoreditch).
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