National Burger Day: Where to find the best burgers in Bristol

Bristol’s love of burgers doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. As if you need another excuse to chow down on a delicious juicy burger, it’s National Burger Day on Thursday 24th August, so sink your teeth into our top picks of places to go for a damn-good burger in Bristol.

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Grillstock’s first permanent smokehouse, located on the Clifton Triangle, is now a well-known low-and-slow barbeque staple in Bristol. Grillstock is all about authentic, unhurried wood-smoked meat – that’s why all of the barbecue meat is freshly smoked on-site for up to 18 hours. If you’re really hungry why not try the Lockjaw burger, which features two 5oz burgers, pulled pork, beef brisket with melted cheese and pickles?

Those in the know flock to Asado to enjoy a menu of hard-to-beat burgers. It’s a gluttonous-lovers paradise, with burgers coming piled high with oozing cheese, garlic mayo, onion and chimmichurri. Get your napkins ready and make sure you keep an eye out for the specials.

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Oowee Diner
This fun, retro diner has been the talk of the town since it opened its doors. Think dirty fries, juicy patties smothered in sauce and topped with cheese, and delicious thick shakes. 

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Burgers, dogs and beers – it’s what HUBBOX do best. Think award-winning handmade burgers made from traditionally farmed South West beef, proper smoked pork and beef hotdogs, paired with a considered range of the finest craft beers. 

MEATliquor began as a burger van in London in 2008. Following its understandable popularity, MEATliquor put down permanent roots in Bristol in 2015, and as the name suggests, you’ll find plenty of meat burgers and booze to see you through ‘til next time. 

Three Brothers Burgers
Super tasty burgers, great craft beers and ciders are on the cards at this groovy venue located on Welsh Back in Bristol. Make sure you snap up the fantastic lunch deal, where you can get a burger and fries for just £5. 

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Atomic Burgers
The team will bring a lip-smacking, belly-filling burger to your table in no time. Menus feature cult-reference-themed burgers that match the cool, nostalgic surrounds of this laid-back joint.

YoYo Gourmet Hamburger
One of Bristol’s best and most cherished burger establishments, YoYo has been serving great food in Clifton since 2008. The unique and often exotic burgers include such ingredients as ostrich, whole lobster and the highly prized Japanese wagyu beef.

Joele Forrester

Joele feels Hermione Granger’s pain of having a strange name and longs for people to be able to pronounce her name correctly (like guacamole!). Never one to take the lift, she still gets out of breath climbing the three flights of stairs to the office and is a lover of bookshops, vegetarian food and flavoured tea.

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