Today, 23 August 2018, is International Burger Day! There are loads of days dedicated to all sorts of mundane things but, International Burger Day? Now that’s something worth celebrating. With tons of varieties, toppings and patties, it’s no wonder that burgers are a firm food favourite around the world and it is no surprise that there’s an entire day dedicated to them. If you’re a fan, check out these 10 best places to grab a burger in Cape Town:
Hudsons, The Burger Joint – multiple branches
With branches in Gardens, Claremont, Stellenbosch, Greenpoint and Parkhurst, Hudsons is a Cape Town classic. Try their unique burger creations with options for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans! Bonus: Hudsons does some wicked milkshakes so save space for dessert! (Want to know more? We popped to Hudsons in April this year to review their delicious slider offering – read our full review here).
Rocomamas – multiple branches
Specialising in smashburgers, this casual eatery offers affordable and delicious burgers along with a selection of mouthwatering milkshakes. Build your own or choose from their unique menu and enjoy! With branches in Durbanville, Greenpoint, and Somerset West there’s sure to be a Rocomamas close by.
Royale Eatery – CBD
This famed Long Street burger joint has been in action since 2003 and the burgers are still held in high regard by Capetonians. With more than 50 options from beef and chicken, to lamb, fish, pork, ostrich and veg, you can be sure Royale Eatery is one the best in the burger game. Save room for their delectable ‘shakes in unique flavours that you can mix and match!
Mondiall – V&A Waterfront
Situated at the V&A Waterfront, the Mondiall burger hatch is the perfect pit-stop for hungry shoppers. Made with 100 percent pure Angus beef, these burgers are simply to-die-for! Choose from a classic cheeseburger with all the trimmings, a double-patty burger or the burger of the week which changes regularly. There’s also a full sit-down restaurant where you can grab Mondiall’s famous Wagyu Burger – either way this is a burger destination of note. (Pssst, read our full review of Mondiall here).
Gibson’s – V&A Waterfront
With a ridiculously extensive variety of burgers, including gourmet, designer, and ‘Rolls Royce of Burgers’ sections, Gibson’s is a must-visit if you’re in the V&A Waterfront area. Try The Sunday Blues Brunch Burger served with cheddar cheese, a fried egg, bacon and barbecue sauce for a real treat, or their slider selection to nibble on. (Want to know more? We reviewed Gibson’s tasty burgers, read the full review here).
Woodies – Claremont
Situated on Belvedere Road, Claremont, Woodies serves juicy Halaal burgers with a twist. Try the monstrous Triple Stack burger with three beef patties and toppings, or the Colossus with four patties if you’re up for a challenge.
Eat Out The Box – Wynberg | southern suburbs
This nifty joint in Wynberg boasts tasty takeaways for easy midweek meals. Choose from regular or old school burgers at prices ranging from R49 to R92. Hungrier ones might enjoy The Hangover with balsamic onions, cheddar and bacon, or the Kamikaze with bacon, avo and wasabi mayo. (Want to know more? We reviewed Eat Out the Box in May 2018, click here to read our full review).
Junior – Gardens
Located in Gardens, this fast food burger joint is anything but ordinary – think a gourmet takeaway that’s conscious of its ingredients. Choose from just five burger options including a vegetarian and fish choice, sit down and indulge in a conscious meal!
Burger Fair – Bellville
Cheap, fun and delicious, Burger Fair in Bellville serves up a unique drive-in experience, perfect for if you’re on the go or want something different! Pick up three steak burgers, three portions of chips and three sodas for just R80! And try out their double-thick shakes if you’ve still got space. (Want to know more? We took a road trip to Bellville and reviewed Burger Fair – check out our full review here).
Stacked Diner – Gardens
This spot in Gardens flips burgers made with local free-range, grass-fed beef with a selection of toppings. Vegetarians can delight in a delicious patty made with beetroot, quinoa, black mushroom and sweet potato, and top your burger with as many free toppings and sauces as you like! Be sure to sample their twice-fried fries and frickles (crispy fried pickles) too! (Want to know more? We reviewed Stacked’s delicious burgers and moreish waffles, click here to read our full review).