Woop woop! Tomorrow (Thursday 27 August) is National Burger - not that we need an excuse to indulge in one. As the name suggests, it’s a day when we call all celebrate the humble meat patty – a culinary trend that has endured the test of time. Here’s the low-down on where to head to get your fix of grilled beef….
Herman ze German
London's favourite sausage shop Herman ze German is über excited to join National Burger Day on 27 August by launching the new permanent ze Burger Menu in their Charlotte Street branch. The specially created ze Chicken Melt will rouse even the most traditional burger fans with panko breaded chicken schnitzel, sauerkraut-cheddar melt, spicy sweet chilli mayo, pickled onions and smoked bacon or ze Smokey Beast with panko breaded pork schnitzel, mature cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo, smoked bacon and Herman's homemade BBQ sauce. For more information on ze new tasty Burger menu, visit hermanzegerman.com.
Southwark Cathedral is celebrating the meteoric rise of the humble burger, from fast food to gourmet favourite, with a 20% off promotion on Thursday 27 August. Throughout the day, delicious house made chunky beef and lamb burgers will be served fresh from the BBQ in the Cathedral’s Millennium Courtyard, outside the Refectory. The star of Southwark Cathedral’s summer BBQ menu, the beef burger features pure British beef with crunchy lettuce and tomato in a floured bap with optional cheese and bacon, while the lamb burger comes delicately spiced with chilli and coriander, served in a flat bread. Both burgers cost £7 and come with a side of your choice, with cheese and bacon an extra £1 each.To download a voucher for 20% off burgers at Southwark Cathedral on National Burger Day, visit nationalburgerday.co.uk/venue/southwark-cathedral-refectory.
From the restaurant that brought you the epic Creme Egg burger, and the boozy Bloody Mary Burger, comes the ‘Smoked Old Fashioned Burger’ (£15.50) to celebrate National Burger Day. Based on the aromatic deep flavours of the classic American bourbon whisky based cocktail, this burger is one smooth sandwich.A shiny brioche bun is home to a juicy beef patty topped with melting smoked cheese and crispy smoked pancetta. The moisture comes from a generous helping of smoky BBQ Bourbon whisky sauce with a stack of deep fried bourbon whisky battered onion rings. To enjoy this limited edition burger with 20% off the price on National Burger Day (Thursday 27 August), make sure you visit the Mr Hyde website to register for a voucher.