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Best Burger Places in Edinburgh.


Dylan Mitchell

The Blackbird Chicken Burger Edinburgh

It doesn’t matter where you are in the UK, more often than not a hungry tummy calls for a mouthwateringly meaty burger to wholly satisfy your need for food. But, if you happen to find yourself walking the cobbled streets of Edinburgh, tastecard’s got you covered with a whole range of diverse eateries, serving up plenty of perfectly presented patties within the warm embrace of two golden buns. And, with savings from tastecard like 2 for 1 on meals, the best burger places in Edinburgh are about to get even better.

Where are the best burger restaurants in Edinburgh?

This list of burger places in Edinburgh is sure to satisfy any and all of your burger related needs. Our restaurant recommendations and dining out deals offer succulent burgers that are unbelievably tasty. Get ready to get a taste of America in Scotland's cultural capital with these top burgers places in Edinburgh:

  • The Blackbird
  • Treacle Bar and Kitchen
  • Scott’s On Princes Street
The Blackbird Korean BBQ Burger Edinburgh.

The Blackbird.

The Blackbird, where rice bowls and cocktails meet burgers to create a captivating menu, bursting at the seams with flavour. Choose from their tantalising burger menu to find the beefy bite you’ve been looking for. From beef options to vegan choices, The Blackbird’s got it all. For something unique and exciting, why not try their Korean-inspired burger, the Pork Belly Bun, crafted with crispy pork belly, Korean BBQ, pickled apple, beef tomato, rocket and topped with a perfectly runny fried egg, ready to ooze as soon as you take a bite?

At The Blackbird their culinary creativity knows no bounds. If you’re in the mood for something a bit more meaty, try the Beef Cheek Bun, with ​​Irish stout braised beef cheeks, coffee, crispy onion ring, house pickles, rocket and lashings of sour cream. If it doesn’t make sense now, it will the second you take a bite! 

So, head on down to The Blackbird and see for yourself why it’s one of the best burger places in Edinburgh.

Tuck into a tasty 2 for 1 meal from Sunday to Thursday when you visit The Blackbird with tastecard. EDINBURGH, 37-39 LEVEN STREET

Treacle Edinburgh

Treacle Bar and Kitchen.

Get transported to America all the way from Treacle Bar and Kitchen in Edinburgh with their epic burger menu. Keep it classic with a beef burger or level up your lunchtime with their Spicy Chilli Steak Burger, it’ll blow your head off in more ways than one. This burger is a party of flavours happening right inside your mouth and your tastebuds are invited! Take the edge off and balance out your spicy meat with beautifully melted brie cheese that perfectly compliments the salty meat.

Continuing with their twist on classic burgers, why not try their Pork and Chorizo Burger? This Spanish-style burger is oh so delicious and simply has to be one of the best burgers in Edinburgh. So if you’re on the hunt for a stylish and contemporary burger spot that has all of the classics as well as a menu full of unique and tasty options, you’re gonna love the vibe at Treacle Bar and Kitchen.

Take a bite of our irresistible 2 for 1 meals from Sunday to Thursday with tastecard! EDINBURGH, 130 HIGH STREET

Scott’s On Princes Street Burger Edinburgh.

Scott’s on Princes Street

Located in the Mercure Edinburgh City Hotel, Scott’s on Princes Street is the perfect example of a classic burger executed to perfection. Their Steakhouse burger is made up of a beef patty, BBQ steakhouse sauce, bacon, Emmental cheese, gherkins, and crispy onions for a meal that is an utter flavour sensation. 

So if you’re after a fancy-schmancy dining experience but like to keep it simple and classic with a delicious burger when it comes to your meals, Scott’s on Princess Street is undoubtedly the place to go! Its elegant decor and attentive staff create a luxuriously warm atmosphere, perfect for sipping on a drink and enjoying a burger that is simply decadent! 

From Sunday to Thursday, you can dine in style with 2 for 1 meals at Scott’s on Princess Street. Cheers! EDINBURGH, 53 PRINCES STREET

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Now that you’ve got plenty of suggestions for the best burger places in Edinburgh, why not join to tastecard today and enjoy a whole range of member benefits including 2 for 1 dining and 25% off food and drink, depending upon where you choose to visit? That’s not all though, we also offer cinema tickets and discounted days out across the entirety of the UK!

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