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18 boss burgers you need to try in Liverpool

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18 boss burgers you need to try in Liverpool

Updated August 2023

The burger is one of the most beloved and iconic food creations in the world and in Liverpool, you are spoilt for choice.

We’re so lucky that Liverpool has a load of amazing restaurants to choose these belter burgers from, whether you prefer classic beef burgers, a stunning gourmet one, or veggie alternatives.

When it comes to exceptional burger options, Liverpool stands out with an impressive array of choices. Our vibrant food scene boasts numerous restaurants that have mastered the art of burger craftsmanship.

So burger lovers get on these 15 boss burgers you need to try in Liverpool…


Known for its brilliant steaks, Hawkmoor also cooks top a mean burger too. The Hawksmoor Hamburger debuted in 2008 and has been a mainstay ever since. Made from grass-fed beef and bone marrow nuggets, the juicy patty is topped with melty Ogleshield cheese and all the fixings. The best way to eat it hasn’t changed either… with fries and a cold tinnie.

Starting on 21st August and running until 31st August*, Hawksmoor will offer this classic combo for their 2008 price. Burger, fries and drink for just £16 in Liverpool instead of the more innovative 2023 price of £25.25.

Available in all Hawksmoor restaurants from 12 – 6 pm*

To redeem this offer, write “National Burger Day” in the special request box when booking online or quote this phrase to the host when calling the restaurant or upon arrival. Walk-ins welcome.

Find out more here.

Free State Kitchen

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Free State Kitchen serves a contemporary twist on American classics, with quality, locally sourced produce at the heart of their menu.There’s a reason they’ve won awards for the best burger. The Double French Onion Burger at FSK is without a doubt a phenomenal burger.

Layered between the 2 Beef Patties is Garlic Butter, Swiss Cheese, Caramelised Onions, and Dijon Mustard Mayo… It is a true flavour explosion.Find out more here.


Burgers in Liverpool
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Healthier Fast Food! PICNIC is the beautiful in-between where you can indulge in your fast food favourites without the guilt! They’re on a mission to tackle the high street standard by making fast food better for everyone. Get on their Southwest Burger!

Toasted brioche bun filled with chicken or quinoa patty, grilled cheese, onion, tomato, lettuce, hummus & chipotle sauce – there’s even a vegan option available.

Check them out here.

Juke Burger inside The GPO

Credit: Juke Burger
Credit: Juke Burger

Juke Burger, located inside the GPO in Liverpool, offers a great selection of gourmet burgers that are sure to satisfy any burger enthusiast. Renowned for using the highest quality meat and buns baked to perfection JUKE Burger is bringing the flavour of Urban America to the GPO.

Take their Old Skool – a classic mix of double beef patties, cheese, pickles, ketchup & mustard… simple – but sometimes that’s just what you need!

Find out more here.

Poppin’ Burgers 

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Credit: Poppin’ Burgers

Poppin’ Burgers, situated inside the Excelsior Pub on Dale Street in Liverpool, serves up mouthwatering burgers bursting with flavours that will leave you craving more. It’s a great way to fuel yourself up for a bev with your mates.

Their BBQ Baby is a smashed beef patty smothered with cheese, topped with crispy bacon and bbq pulled pork! What a winner!

You can follow them on Instagram here.


Credit: Pattersons
Credit: Pattersons

Pattersons is a restaurant based on Gradwell Street (as well as a stall at the Baltic Market), that specialises in fried chicken, using their own secret recipe.

Pattersons are famous for their fried chicken, and their Firecracker burger is bound to blow your mind! It comes with their famous fried chicken, chilli cheese, lettuce, jalapeños, Nashville hot sauce and sour cream. Get your drink ready, this is gonna be a hot one!

Find out more here.

Down The Hatch

Burgers in Liverpool
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This Duke Street restaurant’s aim is to “provide you with wholesome, home cooked soul food.” Everything is 100% plant based and you’re guaranteed big portions. That’s no exception when it comes to its burgers, and there are loads to choose from, like Mac’s Big Break, Salt n Peppa Fella and more.

Find out more here.

Honest Burgers

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This place is all about honest, sustainable burgers. They do have various sites across the country but somehow manage to create a real local, independent feel. Any burger is well worth trying off the menu here, but we would recommend you check out the ‘Liverpool’ – honest beef, halloumi from Hafla Hafla and a load of salt and pepper spring veg.

Oh and we need to mention the rosemary salted fries which come as standard with every meal – next level fries!

Find out more here.


Credit: Byron

Liverpool ONE restaurant Byron makes burgers inspired by those in the USA and the team are big on flavour. There are loads off burgers to choose from, including veggie and vegan options and watch out for the specials that come up every so often.

Find out more here.

Burgerism at Jimmy’s

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Originally a really popular take out site in Salford, Burgerism has now opened up inside Jimmy’s on Bold Street. You can order for eat in, collection and delivery and expect juicy, smashed burgers, loaded with cheese inside delicious buns. Sold yet?

Find out more here.

RICHIE’S at Baltic Market

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The home of cheeseburgers, nugz, loaded fries and SO much more. You better be ready for their Flamin’ Hot Cheetos mozzarella sticks and don’t worry vegans and veggies – they’ve got delicious vegan burgers too!

Their ‘RICHIE’S Vegan Cheese Boi’ is made up of a vegan bun, Moving Mountains patty, vegan cheese, and all of the toppings! Let’s be honest… it really does look like a real life burger emoji!

For more info you can follow them on Instagram here.

Albert’s Schloss

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Albert’s Schloss, the Alpine-inspired Cook Haus and Bohemian bier palace on Bold Street is always a good option for food and a night out!

You need to check out their Baron Burger – it comes with a 7oz chuck, short-rib and smoked beef-fat patty, taleggio cheese, crispy maple bacon, caramelised onion, crispy onion, and truffle mayo! It is absolutely delicious! Find out more here.

Almost Famous

Burgers in Liverpool
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Almost Famous burgers were born from a need for a super juicy dripping down your arms no nonsense burger. They creations are mouthwatering, they’re innovative, and they’re MASSIVE.

So one thing that Liverpool is famous for loving is “Salt and Pepper” and no we’re not talking about the 80s pop sensations. We’re talking a proper Salt n Pepper chicken from the chippy… now imagine that… but on a burger… this is what we love about Almost Famous, this is one of their best burgers on the menu… This is Liverpool!

Double cheeseburger, salt n pepper chicken n chips, chip shop curry sauce, wonder onions, peppers, chillies, iceberg lettuce, peppered mayo… go ‘ed – This is a Scouse House exclusive!

For more info click here.

Fat Hippo

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Not shy of pushing burger boundaries, Fat Hippo are known for their quirky combinations and daring flavours. Just recently they launched a collaboration with Project Doughnut where they made a ‘Simpsons inspired’ doughnut burger! Did you get to try it?

Well it might be too late for the Big D’OH but it certainly isn’t too late to try out the Swiss Tony – Double patty, Swiss cheese, smoked bacon, mushrooms, Cajun onion strings and truffle mayo. Get napkin this can be a messy one!

For more info click here.

Peaberry Coffee House and Kitchen 

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Credit: Peaberry

Putting a twist on the beloved burger, head dockside to Peaberry Coffee House and Kitchen for a tastebud tantalising Crumplestiltskin. The delicious dish with a difference features succulent buffalo buttermilk chicken and streaky bacon topped with lettuce, tomato and pickles before being sandwiched between breakfast favourites – toasted crumpets!

For more info click here.

Miller and Carter 

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Credit: Miller and Carter

Putting a 30 day aged prime beef burger as the star of the show, Miller’s Steakhouse Dirty Burger combines pulled beef barbacoa, tender sliced fillet tails, onion loaf, smoked cheddar cheese and their special recipe burger sauce, before pairing with a glazed brioche style bun, lettuce, tomato and your choice of seasoned fries or mixed salad.

For more info click here.

What’s Cooking?

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Credit: What’s Cooking

With nine different burgers sitting pride of place on What’s Cooking’s menu, there’s a choice for every appetite or craving. From a Piggy Smalls featuring shredded pork and crispy bacon to an indulgent Easy Brie-zy for fans of brie and cranberry, each burger patty is sandwiched in a glazed sourdough bun with lettuce, tomato, onions and a secret sauce. 

For more info click here.

Revolucion de Cuba

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Credit: Rev de cuba

Seekers of spice can visit Caribbean-inspired restaurant, Revolucion de Cuba for a lip-smacking Royale Burger. Featuring a beef patty topped with smokey pulled beef, cheese sauce, crispy onions, pickles, jalapeños and a rum-infused mayonnaise, take your pick of fries or a cuban salad to complete the delectable dish.

For more info click here.

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