If you’re headed to Saxony then you can’t pass up a chance to try out some of the best burgers in Leipzig. While often visited by tourists due to the St. Thomas Church (where Johann Sebastian Bach worked as music director), Leipzig actually has a lot to offer foodies, too.
So, head on out to tour the city, its historic parts and all of the local culture, then settle in for an afternoon or full evening of indulgence. You’ll likely be hungry, which is great, seeing as the best burgers in Leipzig are huge and full of flavour.
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You can stumble into pretty much any Irish pub in Europe and find some super tasty burgers. However, there’s something truly special about the ones at Killiwilly Irish Pub. Not only are they massive and piled-high with toppings, but they’re always changing and super creative, too. They showcase a new burger each month, with this month’s, for example, being the Kahuna, featuring teriyaki marinated beef, pineapple, bacon, Gouda and more.
In addition to serving some of the best burgers in Leipzig, you’ll find that Burgerheart is a great place to go if you’re looking to indulge in some well-crafted cocktails. And, they’ve got quite the extensive menu offering. Order the Chuck Norris to sample a taste of German beef, bacon, tomato, cucumber and BBQ and burger sauce all piled onto a brioche bun. If you love the burgers here then you’re in luck. There are quite a few locations peppered throughout the rest of Germany as well. Enjoy!
Substanz is one hot spot to be, whether you’re ordering a burger or not. This Biergarten doubles as a piano bar and all-around great place to hang with some locals and treat yourself to tasty food. Burgers taste totally handmade and fresh, always loaded with flavour and absolutely dripping with juicy goodness. When served with their thick-cut potato wedges, it’s going to be hard to resist ordering seconds.
McCormacks should be considered elite in terms of international Irish pubs. Travellers and even locals think so, too. Here, you can order a pint of Guinness before deciding which of their seriously massive burgers you’re going to devour. While there’s really no wrong choice here, we definitely suggest anyone that’s loaded up with bacon and ooey-gooey cheese. You won’t regret it, and you definitely won’t leave hungry.
Big Burgester seems to be just as famous for their world-class burgers as they are for their fries. And, it usually hard to find a place that does them both so well. Their burgers are perfectly thick, balanced out by crunchy vegetables and other toppings. Then, they sandwich it all between freshly-baked bread. All of the plus their sweet potato fries with aioli? Um, yes, please. We’ll take two.
Aside from offering guests a pretty extensive selection of beer and whiskey, Dhillons excels in one more thing: serving up some of the best burgers in Leipzig. You can find lots of other traditional bar eats here as well, such as loaded potato skins, Scotch eggs and Irish lamb stew. But, honestly, it’s the burgers that still wow the masses. Pair it with an ice-cold beer and you’ll be in foodie heaven.
Okay, so it wouldn’t be a list of the best burgers in Vleischerei without naming at least one vegan spot. And, honestly, the burgers here are so out-of-this-world that you won’t even know they’re vegan. They’re full of flavour, loaded up with tasty toppings and served with perfectly crispy fries you can smother in lots of sauce.