Edinburgh burger joint named in European top 50

A global travel site has revealed that an Edinburgh-based burger restaurant has made its list of the 50 best places to grab a burger in Europe this year.

Published 28th Feb 2019
Updated 8 th Aug 2023

Nothing beats a good juicy burger and as such, it’s often one of the first things we reach for when arriving in a new city, because of both its reliability and deliciousness.

Now travel website Big 7 has revealed their list of the ultimate burgers from across Europe and where to get them should you be travelling the continent any time soon.

Voted for by the site's 1.5 million strong community on social media alongside a panel of food experts, Online reviews, previous media coverage and notable blogs were also included in the overall rating for each of the final 50.

The UK scored highly overall in the list with London’s Burger and Beyond taking the top spot and no less than 7 restaurants making the top 50 from cities such as London (Mac & Wild, 30th, Bleeker Burger, 13th, Patty and Bun, 4th, Burger and Beyond, 1st), Liverpool (Almost Famous, 39th) and Manchester (Hawksmoor, 21st).

• READ MORE: Bread Meats Bread, Edinburgh, restaurant review

Narrowly missing out on the top 10, Edinburgh's own Bread Meats Bread placed 11th on the list, while the Hawksmoor chain, which has a venue in West Register Street in the capital, also made the list for their Manchester venture.

Edinburgh burger
BMB came in at 11th on the list. Picture: Bread Meats Bread

Writing about the Edinburgh restaurant, Big 7 wrote: "Bread Meats Bread certainly don’t hold back on the cheese, and some people have even been known to go for the triple patty burger in their order. There’s some serious eating in this one."

Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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