Today is National Burger Day which we feel deserves to be celebrated properly.

To do so, we've put together a list of ten places in Glasgow to visit for a truly fantastic burger.

As if we really needed an excuse...

El Perro Negro 

Winners at the National Burger Awards in 2019, El Perro Negro operated as a pop-up business for years before the opening of their permanent home in the West End.

They're all about creating complex flavour combinations like their Black Dog burger which is made with Bone Marrow Butter, Burger Cheese, Lawson Black Pudding, Caramelised Onion, Pickles and Burger Sauce.

Buck's Bar

The sheer size of Bucks Bar's burgers has to be seen to be believed.

They specialise in all things fried chicken like their Salt'n'chilli burger (pictured above) which is served with Salt’n’Chilli Seasoning, Chinese Style Curry Sauce, Fresh Chillies, Spring Onion and Iceberg Lettuce.


BRGR has locations all over Glasgow and serves up deluxe burgers like the Bacon and Blue Cheese (pictured).

Visit Monday to Friday and you'll be able to order a burger from their main menu for just £4.

The Flying Duck

Pioneers of vegan junk food The Flying Duck's menu features a fantastic selection of burgers that you'll struggle to believe are completely plant-based.

All-Day Breakfast Burger, anyone?


It's a real challenge to eat one of Lebowski's massive burgers like their 'MacBowskis' with a Classic Beef Patty, Cheddar, Macaroni Fritter and Cheese Sauce' without making a mess.

But trust us, it's so worth it.

Van Winkle

Head to one of Van Winkle's bars in either the West End or the Barrowlands for a 'bourbon BBQ Grill' experience you won't soon forget.

Their Battered Halloumi Burger with Sweet Chilli Sauce sounds right up our street.

Thundercat Pub and Diner

As a new sister venue to Buck's Bar, it's no surprise that Thundercat Pub and Diner on Miller street has earned a spot on the list.

Give their Smashed Double Chilli Burger with American Cheese and 'Secret' Thundercat Burger Sauce a go, if you're feeling spicy.

Freddy & Hicks

SouthSide burger joint Freddy & Hicks are local legends thanks to their fresh and exciting burger menu that caters to veggies and meat-eaters alike.

Their Cauliflower Falafel Burger with Beetroot Hummus, Caramelised Onions, Carrots, Pickles & Tahini sounds like the perfect way to celebrate National Burger Day if you're feeling health-conscious.

Smokey Trotters Kitchen

Smokey Trotters Kitchen recently opened their first restaurant in the heart of The Barras with a mission to serve the people of Glasgow some seriously indulgent food.

By owner Robert ‘Big Smokey’ Lorimer's own admission: "You definitely shouldn’t come here if you’re on a diet."

Read our full conversation with him here.

Gallus Street Food

Gallus Street Food took inspiration from events like the Dockyard social and Big Feed to start their business in December last year.

They've since gained their reputation as one of the best spots in the city thanks to their big bold inventions like the McMoo Mountain Time burger (pictured) which uses a beef patty with pickled turnip, handmade black pudding and haggis bon bons.

Read our chat with the owners here.