There’s nothing as splendid as a succulent burger made from the finest selection of beef; served with a touch of local flavour to have you licking your fingers.
Grab a friend, take a trip and experience first-hand the top seven spots that serve the best burgers in Pretoria.
7. Hudsons – The Burger Joint
Hudsons burger patties are some of the best there is – that range from 180g to 250g of awesomeness. Their beef burgers are made using free veld fed beef and are served medium rare to unlock the flavour. Try their Badass burger which includes two juicy beef patties, each stuffed with habanero chilli, topped with jalapeño jam, white onion & cheddar.
18 Pinaster Ave, Hazelwood, Pretoria, 0081
6. Turn ’n Tender
The burgers at Turn ’n Tender are superb, without trying to be gourmet or fiddly. They arrive in manageable portions made with good-quality products, and are served with excellent, crispy potato chips on the side. Speciality options include the smoked mozzarella and biltong burger as well as their tremendous Jack Daniels treat; stuffed with onions, chilli and some good marmalade.
Menlyn Maine, Pretoria
5. Ed’s Diner
At Ed’d Diner, every burger is crafted with care – right from the brioche buns down to their special selection of house sauces, beef patties and cheese. They’re more than just about great food though. The restaurant also offers a tranquil and relaxing in-door setting – where you can enjoy a grand meal in a 70s-style space. Head out to Ed’s for the finest gourmet burgers, grills, and pizzas served with ice-cold beers and cocktails.
Located in Centurion and Parkview Shopping Centre
4. Burger Bistro
The burgers at Burger Bistro are the kind you’d want to eat in a park or on your couch or in a bathroom at work – so no one asks you for a bite. Their burgers are flame grilled to perfection and served with some of the finest lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. Every burger comes standard with a 200g home-made burger patty and a freshly baked bun, alongside a pile of delicious hand-cut chips.
The Burger Bistro was founded by Corné Read and Jan-Hendrik van Staden, whose awful amount of time and passion for food led to the creation of what has now become one of the most prefered burger restaurants in Pretoria. Today, the Burger Bistro has grown exponentially, with restaurants scattered across different locations within the city. Try their succulent Godfather burger with a delicious lavender milkshake. Yum!!
Click here to locate a Burger Bistro near you.
3. Ribs and Burgers
Ribs & Burgers made a name for itself by putting a new spin on ‘trendy, fresh, quick, casual’. Serving traditional, succulent ribs with their unique basting and sources, burgers made from the best ground, free range beef and other delights for the discerning foodie, combined with friendly service, eclectic design and furnishings and warm welcoming atmosphere, R&B is quickly becoming the talk of the town.
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RocoMamas offers a selection of American-style burgers, served with fresh cut chips and seasoning. This fast-food enterprise has restaurants in three locations within the city, and has become quite legendary for their ‘Smashburgers’: 150g of smashed beef which you can add your choice of toppings onto. Each burger comes standard with tomato, cheese and their delicious Rocomayo.
The people’s fave….
Steers ( Voted Best Burger and Chips)
Our readers have spoken. Steers has been voted the best place to get a takeaway burger and chips in Pretoria. The fast-food restaurant is one of SA’s leading and most recognizable brands, and is renowned for serving the most delicious flame-grilled burgers and handmade chips. Their 100% beef patties are fried to perfection; topped with some of the finest own-made sauces and condiments. Steers is ranked among the best performing home-grown food franchises in the country.
Have you tried their mouth-watering Mega Ribster meal?
What are you waiting for? Head to a Steers near you https://steers.co.za/store-locator /
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