best burgers in glasgow

Looking for the best burgers in Glasgow? Well, if there’s one food that unites people from all walks of life, it’s the beloved burger. In Glasgow, you don’t have to look far to satisfy your burger cravings. From classic beef patties to creative plant-based options, Glasgow has a burger scene that will leave you drooling. So, prepare your taste buds for a journey through some of the most mouthwatering and delicious badass burgers in the city. See our list below of 18 burger joints in no particular order. Warning: This blog might make you hungry!


BRGR lives up to its name by serving up incredible burgers at unbeatable prices. Their classic and specials burgers offer a burst of flavours, with options like haggis, pepper sauce, cheddar, lettuce, and caramelised onions. Vegetarians and vegans aren’t left out, as BRGR also offers Halloumi, Moo-Less and Cluck-Less options, ensuring everyone can enjoy a delicious burger.


  • 6 Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AB
  • 526 Great Western Road, G12 8EL

2. El Perro Negro

When we are talking about the best burgers in Glasgow, of course we need to include the winner of the National Burger Awards in 2021, El Perro Negro, who know how to craft an exceptional burger. Their tag line is Beef from small farms in the UK, always grass fed, always dry-aged.

Their “Black Dog” burger features bone marrow butter, burger cheese, Lawson black pudding, caramelised onion, pickles, and burger sauce—a truly drool-worthy combination. They also offer unique options like the “Top Dog” burger with bone marrow and Roquefort butter, double bacon, caramelised onions and black truffle mayo, and the “NYC” burger with pastrami. They also have a veggie and vegan option – the Simplicity Burger and three varieties of fries.


  • 152 Woodlands Road, G3 6LF

3. Partick Duck Club

Partick Duck Club adds a unique twist to the burger scene with their “Duck Club Buns.” These soft milk buns are filled with creative ingredients like Moroccan lamb and feta, crispy halloumi with homemade sweet chilli jam, and even slow-cooked duck with seared pak choi and pomegranate mayo. They also offer a colourful, meat-free bun with tandoori paneer and more.


  • 27 Hyndland Street, Mansfield Park, Partick, G11 5QF

4. Bloc +

For those seeking an upgrade from fast-food burgers, Bloc + offers the “Mad Mac” burger that they describe as “better than the real thing.” It features a double smashed beef patty, trailer trash cheese, special burger sauce, and crisp iceberg lettuce, all served in a maple-glazed sesame bun. Other special burgers include “The Sloppy Jock,” a beef patty with Scottish haggis smothered in peppercorn sauce, and “The Bru Boy” with pulled pork slow-cooked in Irn Bru.


  • 117 Bath Street, G2 2SZ

5. Bread Meats Bread

With three branches across Glasgow, Bread Meats Bread is a burger lover’s paradise. They offer a wide range of burgers, catering to all tastes, from classic to speciality, and even plant-based options.

The “Royale with Cheese” is a timeless classic, but don’t miss out on their extraordinary creations like the “Chad Hogan” burger, a double cheeseburger topped with smoky BBQ pulled beef, tangy BBQ pulled pork, crispy fried onions, gochujang mayo, and pickles. However, the real showstopper is the “Luther” burger, which swaps the traditional bun for a caramelised glazed ring doughnut, stuffed with a cheeseburger, candied bacon, gochujang mayo, and crispy onions.


  • 65 St Vincent Street, G2 5TF
  • 90 Provan Walk, Glasgow Fort Shopping Park, G34 9DL
  • 701 Great Western Road, G12 8RA

6. The Meat Bar

True to its name, The Meat Bar serves burgers made from three different cuts of the finest Scottish beef. The “Double Dip” burger features a beef patty, thinly sliced beef brisket, smoked cheddar, caramelised onion, pickle, and French’s mustard, all on a brioche bun. And yes, you can dunk it in an extra boat of pouring gravy. The “Trailer Trash” burger is another highlight, with a beef patty, cheddar, candied bacon, french fries, and peppercorn sauce.

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  • 142 West Regent Street, G2 2RQ

7. The Butchershop Bar and Grill

The Butchershop’s “Butchershop Burger” is a lunch menu gem. This classic burger is all about the succulent and juicy beef patty, served with tomato and rocket on a brioche bun. On Tuesdays, don’t miss their “Burger vs Steak Frites” special, offering two burgers or two dry-aged rump steaks, or a mix of both, complete with skinny fries and a bottle of house wine for two.


  • 1055 Sauchiehall Street, G3 7UD

8. Chilos

Chilos is a go-to destination for those craving gourmet burgers with a Mexican twist. Their “Gozilla” burger with British Certified Aberdeen Angus Chuck Beef, Aberdeen Angus sliced steak with Chilos secret seasoning, caramelized onion, mexican cheese, melted mozzarella cheese, 2 x melted cheddar cheese. Their Mexican Burger includes fresh crispy Kentucky chicken fillet, mexican cheese, lettuce, mayo, red onion, nachos, Mexican sauce all on a seeded bun. Chilos’ commitment to bold flavours and quality ingredients makes it a must-visit for burger enthusiasts looking for a Mexican twist.


  • 480 Paisley Road, Glasgow, G5 8RE

9. Buck’s Bar

Buck’s Bar, with two city centre locations and also on the Southside, takes fried chicken to the next level with their buttermilk fried chicken burgers. These towering creations feature a full buttermilk fried chicken breast, bursting out of a brioche bun with a choice of chips or slaw. Choose from a variety of mouthwatering flavours like the “Ninja Chicken” with tonkatsu glaze or the “Hot Cock” with Nashville hot sauce. They also have a great vegetarian and vegan selection, including Southern fried jackfruit and seitan patty in a plant-based bun.


  • 111 West Regent Street, G2 2RU
  • 96 Trongate, G1 5EP
  • 1021 Cathcart Road, Glasgow, G42 9XJ

10. Dennistoun Bar-B-Que

Dennistoun Bar-B-Que is a Texan-inspired diner known for its BBQ-smoked meats and hearty burgers. If one patty isn’t enough, they offer the “Kinney” burger, a mustard-fried doubler burger with cheddar and pickle and the “Columbia” a tasty cheeseburger with bacon, pulled pork, slaw, and BBQ Sauce. The “BBQ Brisket Bun” is a standout with smoked beef brisket, BBQ sauce, pulled pork, and purple slaw.


  • 585 Duke Street, G31 1PY

11. Fat Hippo

Fat Hippo Glasgow is known for its top-quality ingredients and unique burger flavours. They offer a wide range of options, including beef and boneless buttermilk chicken patties. Don’t miss their innovative creations, like the “Born Slippy,” with a double patty, American cheese, garlic butter mayo, braised pork rib meat, jalapeños + hot honey. Pair your burger with their fantastic sides, such as tater tots, waffle fries, and onion rings. A great choice for your hunt for burgers in Glasgow.


  • 86 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5UB

12. Kimchi Cult

Kimchi Cult brings a fusion twist to Glasgow’s burger scene with a Korean-inspired flair. Known for their inventive and bold flavours, Kimchi Cult offers a unique selection of burgers that incorporate the vibrant and spicy flavours of Korean cuisine. One standout is the “Korean Fried Chicken Burger,” featuring Panko chicken thigh with gochujang hot sauce and blue cheese dressing. Kimchi Burgers, Real French Fries, Korean Fried Chicken and Bibimbap are among the Korean-Style Fast Food items on their menu, as well as an extensive vegan selection. If you’re in the mood for something adventurous and a little spicy, Kimchi Cult is the place to go.


  • 14 Chancellor St, Glasgow G11 5RQ

13. Kelvingrove Brewdog

Brewdog is renowned for its craft beers, but they also offer a delectable selection of burgers at their Kelvingrove location in Glasgow. Whether you’re looking for a classic cheeseburger or something with a creative twist, Brewdog has you covered. Vegans and vegetarians have  a good choice of vegan burgers all served on beetroot brioche buns. Meat lovers can indulge in the “Jackpot Burger,” which includes a 7oz beef patty, chorizo, black pudding, blue chees and BBQ sauce. Pair your burger with one of Brewdog’s craft beers for the ultimate culinary experience.


  • 1397 Argyle Street, G3 8AN

14. Locos

Locos is a casual eatery in Glasgow known for its mouthwatering burgers and friendly ambiance. Their menu includes a variety of burgers that cater to different preferences. The “Locos Classic” burger is a favourite among patrons, featuring a juicy Angus beef patty, mayo, lettuce, gherkins, onions, cheddar cheese, and Locos sauce on a toasted bun. For those with a bigger appetite, the “Krispy Burger” features 2 beef patties piled with extra toppings like 2 turkey rashers and onion rings. Locos offers generous portions and a relaxed dining experience, making it a go-to spot for satisfying your burger cravings.

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  • 1 Old Dumbarton Road, G3 8RD

15. Munch

Still on the hunt for the best burgers in Glasgow? Munch is a popular family-run cafe based in the heart of Glasgow’s southside specialising in comfort food, including burger, freshly made desi breakfast,wraps, paninis, pizzas. Their “Classic double cheese Burger” is a no-fuss favourite, featuring a beef patty, lettuce, tomato, onion, cheese, and Munch sauce. They also offer various options including tasty buttermilk chicken burgers, smash burgers, fish burgers and spicy bean burgers that can be bought on their own or as a meal. Munch’s casual atmosphere and extensive menu make it a go-to destination for those seeking a satisfying burger.


  • 48-50 Gower Street, Bellahouston, Glasgow, G51 1PH

16. Primal Feast

Primal Feast describes itself as a “hip-hop-inspired restaurant that serves up mouth-watering smash burgers, grilled chicken burgers, pulled lamb burgers, and pizzas that’ll have you nodding your head in satisfaction”. They take a wholesome approach to burgers, focusing on high-quality ingredients and flavour combinations. Try their “Andre 3000 Burger”, a triple smashed Beef Patty with Lettuce, Red Onions & Tomatoes, Monterey Jack Cheese & House Sauce, or their “Bring Da Melt” Burger, with premium pulled Lamb, Jalapeños, two Monterey Jack Cheese & House Sauce.

Vegetarians can savour the “Island Boiz Burger” with grilled pineapple & mushrooms, peppers, sweetcorn, caramelised onions & chilli jam. Primal Feast want you to head over to the Southside to experience the harmony of hip-hop and burgers like never before.  


  • 84 Victoria Road, Glasgow G42 7AA

17. McFlys

McFlys is a hidden gem in Glasgow, serving up a delicious selection of loaded chicken wings, buttermilk chicken burgers, fresh salads and zesty slaws. All their burgers feature marinated chicken breast, fried in a buttermilk mix and tossed in their house spices then served on a toasted brioche bun. Specialities included their Harajuku burger with crunchy sweet gari slaw, wasabi mayo and baby gem lettuce, and their Buffolo Burger with buffalo sauce, coriander aioli, pickled celery, blue cheese crumble and baby gem lettuce.


  • Dockyard social, 95-107 Haugh Rd, Glasgow G3 8TX
  • Maxs bar, 73 Queen St, Glasgow G1 3BZ
  • West End, 41 Purdon St, Glasgow G11 6AF

18. Five Guys

Nearly finished on our hunt for the best burgers in Glasgow! Here at number 18 is the Amercian burger chain Five Guys which has taken Glasgow by storm with its deliciously simple menu and unwavering commitment to quality. Burgers come with two patties as standard and with a variety of toppings and condiments, from classic cheese and crispy bacon to grilled mushrooms and jalapeño peppers, your ideal burger becomes a reality.  Located in the heart of Glasgow, it’s a go-to spot for a classic, high-quality burger and a side of perfectly crispy fries, all served in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere.


  • 57-61 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5TF
  • Glasgow Fort Shopping Park, Unit K8-K14, Provan Walk, Glasgow G34 9DL 

Each of these Glasgow burger spots offers a unique and delectable experience, from Korean-inspired creations to classic favourites. Whether you’re a meat lover,  a vegan, or somewhere in between, Glasgow’s burger scene has something to satisfy every palate. So, embark on a burger adventure and savour the diverse flavours the city has to offer.

Looking for more food choices other than burgers? Check out our blog ‘9 Cool Places To Eat In Glasgow‘.

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