The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

On lookout for the best burgers in Christchurch? From overflowing stacks to simple cheeseburgers, we’ve got you covered.

Given the range of amazing produce on offer – coupled with world class chefs – it’s hardly surprising that the standard of New Zealand burgers is off the charts. Christchurch is no different.

Ready for a feast?

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1. Bacon Brothers

You’ll find these beauties at either their burger bar, farmer’s markets or from their food truck. They pack in just about as many fillings in one burger as is humanely possible. How could anyone resist this?

The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

2. Velvet Burger 

A proper chilled out burger bar where people can really chill and feel at home. Velvet Burger place a big emphasis on only using the best ingredients possible, and with great selection of beers and even wine, there is something for everybody.

The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

3. Slick Burgers

Their burgers are both super inventive and melt-in-the-mouth-tasty. The buzz of the place alongside the passionate owners and staff make it feel like fun every time you visit. All eating experiences should be like this.

The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

4. Burgers & Beers Inc.

As they say themselves: “an extremely uncomplicated thought process brought us to the facts that a lot of people enjoy burgers, & a lot of people enjoy beer, so we just decided to make a lot of people happy by combining them.”

The result? A place with little fuss, a great product and some of the friendliest staff in the country.

5. Smash Palace

This old school open-air diner has been serving up burgers and beers for a number of years, and they’re downright delicious. They scratch make all their buns, chutney, patties, pickle and aioli.

Our pick? The Kiwi with beetroot, egg, cheese, mayo, lettuce and gherkin, or any of the regular specials.

6. Burger Joint

Burger Joint started off as a funky food truck, and now have a brick and mortar store in New Brighton. Burgers here are thick and juicy, with a creative option of Moroccan lamb with feta and “a little spice”.

Burger purists will love the Bomb, which has bacon, beet-relish, egg and cheese.

The 7 Best Burgers In Christchurch

7. BurgerFuel

BurgerFuel has been doing so much for the NZ burger scene for decades that they simply have to be on the list. Their branding, burgers and shakes are all on point and as well as seeing them at festivals when you’re out and about, the big international expansion is on. A brand that Kiwis can be proud of.

New Zealand Burgers at their absolute best.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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