5 Burgers You Need in Yer Belly

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Try out these mouthwatering burgers, stat.

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You can’t go wrong with a juicy burger piled high with toppings, and these five tick all the right boxes.

Next time you’re in the mood for a burger, try one of these brilliant creations. There are loads of different burger joints for you to choose from in Leeds, but we’ve rounded up five that steal the show, from a proper American-style smash burger to a veggie feed even the carnivores will love. So what are you waiting for? Tuck in!

Beef Smash from Patty’s Burgers

Patty's Burgers, Belgrave Music Hall

You can take things back to basics with the proper, simple-does-it Beef Smash from Patty’s Burgers. Find them in the corner of Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen flipping Yorkshire steak mince patties and carefully placing them inside seeded buns with all your usual toppings. Crisp lettuce, fried onions, pickles and smoked cheese, all with a generous helping of their house-made burger sauce – yum. Vegan? They do a plant-based version too!

Patty’s Burgers, Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8JP.

Honest from Honest Burgers

Honest Burgers

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Dreaming of beef? Honest have got the good stuff. In fact, all their burgers are made from the juiciest cuts from small farms in the Scottish Highlights. That means that each and every burger is extra tasty and bursting with flavour. Their Honest burger is the stuff of legend, and while it’s undeniably simple, every component just works. It comes with a cooked-till-pink patty, topped with tangy red onion relish, smoked bacon, cheddar, lettuce and pickles.

Honest Burgers, 2 Cloth Hall Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HD.

West Coast Classic from Meat:Stack


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Cheeseburgers are what Newcastle burger legends Meat:Stack do well, and they’ve brought their magic touch to Leeds. Sometimes nothing beats a proper back-to-basics burger, and nothing’s more proper than their West Coast Classic. An ode to Cali, they put the cheese and the burger together, bring in their signature Stack Sauce and top if off with crisp shredded lettuce. Beefy, smoky and saucy, it’s a lesson in stateside fast food that you won’t be quick to forget.

Meat:Stack, 3 Bishopgate Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DY.

Vada Pau from Manjit’s Kitchen

Manjit's Kitchen Vada Pau

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The vada pau is a staple of Indian street food, and you don’t need to go far to get your hands on it because you can find it right here in Leeds at Manjit’s Kitchen. This masterpiece of a veggie burger, also known as the Mumbai Sandwich, comes with a spicy potato filling that’s battered and deep fried, sandwiched between a beetroot burger bun and layered with tamarind, green chutney and dry garlic chutney.

Manjit’s Kitchen, 333 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS4 2HD.

Sriracha from Cantina

Sriracha Cauliflower Burger at Cantina

On the search for the best vegan burger in Leeds? Cantina may well have it. This is one of the first all-vegan eateries in the city and their burgers are pretty iconic. And if you’re bored of seitan and Beyond Meat, you can’t go wrong their Sriracha. Inside this spicy, totally delicious burger, deep fried rosettes of cauliflower meet kimchi and get a drizzling of sriracha carmel and a sprinkling of sesame seeds. Whether you’re meat-free or not, it goes down a treat.

Cantina, Old Red Bus Station, 104 Vicar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7NL.