The 7 Wellington Best Burgers

The 7 Best Burgers In Wellington


It’s no secret that New Zealand is home to some incredible food – from pizzas to these bucket list dishes – so we’ve gone one step further and found the best burgers in Wellington.

When done right, this classic menu staple is unbeatable. And oh-boy are these places doing it so right.

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1. Burger Liquor

Burger Liquor is one of those restaurants that are just really good fun to eat in. Superb shakes, cocktails and chicken dishes are on the menu, but the one dish to go for here is the classic beef burger, because it’s as close to perfection as you’re likely to get.

Burger Liquor in Wellington

2. Dirty Burger

Dirty burger really pays homage to its own name, the patties here combine ground brisket and chuck and are griddled to perfection. Pair this with a side of their dirty fries which are slathered in cheese sauce, gravy and diced bacon, get ready for a truly dirty feast!.

3. Ekim Burgers 

Ekim Burgers has a super chilled out seating area for after you get your burger, with the chance you’ll be right beside strangers. This actually really adds to the vibe of the place – plus, with burgers this good you’ll be coming back on a regular basis.

Ekim Burgers in Wellington

4. Grill Meats Beer

If you grill really good meats with a focus on burgers and also serve world class beer then you are doing a lot right in our books. The burgers are juicy, the buns perfect and the meat always super fresh.

Wellington best burgers

5. Portlander

The Portlander is more up-market than some of the other spots on the list but who says that high end restaurants shouldn’t be serving up amazing burgers? Not us, that’s for sure. The burgers are absolutely top class and elegant in size with perfect French style “frites”.

Portlander Burger

6. Fork And Brewer 

When a place that serves burgers this tasty also has 40 beer taps to go along with them, you know you are in for a memorable experience. The perfect place to hang out with friends.

Wellington Burger

7. Lucky

Ask any local where to find the best burger in town with no fuss, they’ll probably point you towards lucky. This converted public restroom is now one of the top spots for grabbing a quick chicken burger. They also serve up a mean Halloumi burger; topped with slaw, pickles and a hot honey sauce.

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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