The 50 Best World's Best Burgers

The 50 Best Burgers In The World

Want to know where to find the world’s best burgers? We’re seriously passionate about burgers here at Big 7 and know our readers are obsessed with what’s one of the simplest yet tastiest meals in the world.

After releasing our rankings for countries across the globe – including the USA, Australia, South Africa, Canada and Europe, as well as 50 different cities – it’s time to select the very best in the world. These are the burgers that you’d travel miles to eat and the absolute best in their class.

It’s a long list but one that you should consider working your way through, one superb burger at a time. You’ll find these burgers in some of the most visited cities in the world. 

The World’s 50 Best Burgers

50th. Burgers – Got Beef, Wales

Nothing beats a good burger and they are the real deal here. Keep it simple with bacon and cheese and double up the patties for the ultimate cheat meal.

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49th.  Heff’s Burgers – Abilene, Texas, USA

More proof that the best burgers don’t have to just be in the big cities. Heff’s Burgers now have nine stores since they started back in 2009. Once you’ve seen and tasted one of these bad boys it’ll be hard to go back to any other type of burger ever again.

Heff’s Burgers in Texas

48th. L’Artisan du Burger – Dubai

They make an art out of making good burgers and pour so much love and devotion into each burger, that you’ll be addicted as soon as you taste one of their magical creations.  The perfect size to pick up in one hand and devour.

L’Artisan du Burger in Dubai

47th. Franky’s Kitchen – Stockholm, Sweden

Franky’s Kitchen started in 2014 from a 12 sq meter street-grill in central Stockholm, but since then word of mouth has spread across the city and the burgers are worshiped far and wide.

Franky’s Kitchen Hamburger in Stockholm, Sweden

46th. Harry’s Bar & Burger – Providence, Rhode Island

Harry’s Philosophy is simple: The highest quality ingredients: 100% pure Hereford beef, fresh local produce = incredible taste and satisfaction. With an ethos like that, there’s nothing less than perfection.

Harry’s Bar & Burger in Providence, Rhode Island

45th. RocoMamas – Stoneridge Centre, Johannesburg

This wildly popular chain has been keeping people in burger heaven for years with their huge portions, big flavours and affordable pricing. The absolute dream burger for somebody who loves them big and full of toppings. You’ll never leave here hungry.

RocoMamas Hamburger in Johannesburg

44th. Star Burger Хрещатик – Kiev, Ukraine

This is one of the most popular restaurants in the city and it’s not hard to see why with their American menu that features everything from great fried chicken to their super juicy burgers.

Star Burger Хрещатик in Ukraine

43rd. Burger Gourmet – Qatar

The huge range of toppings and varieties here means that there’s something for everybody. Throw in some great shakes and side dishes and you can forget about the diet – but have a wonderful meal.

Burger Gourmet in Qatar

42nd. Submarine Burger – Zagreb, Croatia

They focus on super quality organic ingredients here, which you can taste in the end product. There’s a huge variety in the toppings and meats you can order, meaning you might never have the same burger twice.

Submarine Burger in Croatia

41st. Capital Bar & Grill –  Colombo, Sri Lanka

The high-end restaurant inside the Shangri-La Hotel serves up a burger that is unbelievably tasty and a real struggle to get into your mouth in one go. One for the burger purists.

Capital Bar & Grill Burgers in Sri Lanka

40th. Burgerlich- Hamburg, Germany

With restaurants in both Hamburg and Dresden, they serve up the perfect sized burgers that are juicy and full of flavour. Wash them down with some good German beer and this is all you need in life.

Burgerlich Hamburger in Germany

39th. Corner Burger Mt Eden – Auckland, New Zealand

Corner Burger serves craft burgers and beers to a super loyal customer base who all rave about the place. The burgers are picture perfect so make sure to grab that Instagram shot before firing it into you.

Corner Burger Mt Eden in New Zeland

38th. Taste Burger – Warszawa, Poland

They focus on cooking the burgers fresh here with amazing ingredients (everybody talks about the bacon) and the end result is an understated, elegant and delicious burger.

Taste Burger World's Best burgers

37th. Ohana Lei’Pomo & Grille – Tampere, Finland

Locals have voted this the best burger in the area three years in a row and it’s not hard to see why. Huge portions and epic flavours that will have you hooked.

Ohana Lei’Pomo & Grille Burgers

36th. Shoreditch Bar and Kitchen – St Julian’s, Malta

Sure, Malta is an island with some gorgeous fish and Mediterranean food but forget that for a night out in Shoreditch Bar and Kitchen, with some of their cheat meals washed down with a couple of beers. A top top burger.

Shoreditch Bar and Kitchen in Malta

35th. Projekt Burger – Kranj, Slovenia

Projekt Burger have perfected a classic burger with their unique sauce that is the stuff of legend. It’s just the right size that you don’t have to worry about it falling apart and can fit it all in your mouth. Well, just about!

Projekt Burge

34th. Estonian Burger Factory – Talinn, Estonia

Estonian Burger Factor do big bold flavours, and with lots of special burgers making regular appearances this the absolute dream. Lots of great house beers to wash them down with too.

Estonian Burger Factory

33rd. The Burger Junction – Kerala, India

This is a wildly popular spot where they serve everything from wings to nachos and other popular bar snacks. The burger can’t be missed though, because it is one of the tastiest things you’ll ever eat. Sheer joy in every mouthful.

The Burger Junction in India

32nd. Burger Joys – Hong Kong

Burger Joys prides itself on its USDA Black Angus beef patties that are cooked in red wine and butter, and served in a fluffy brioche bun. The perfect sized burger.

Burger Joys in Hong Kong

31st. Block Burger – Reykjavík, Iceland

A proper burger joint where they put all the focus on creating a world class hamburger experience. No need for tons of fancy toppings or huge portions. Just a well sized burger that ticks every single box.

Block Burger

30th. B, de Burger – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This is a country that is famed for its world class meat around the world, but it feels like they’ve kept the very best right here to make what is easily one of the most perfect burgers in the world.

B, de Burger in Brazil

29th. Broebbeleir – Brussels, Belgium

Not only are you getting a world class burger here, but you also get to combine it with the famous Belgian “frites” and their beer, which is widely regarded as the best in the world.

Broebbeleir Burger

Joint 28th. 8oz Burger and Co. – Seattle, Washington, USA

8oz Burger & Co has become a local favorite for burger lovers’ in the Seattle area and you’ll soon see why once you’ve taken a chunk out of their sustainably sourced beef burger. There’s over 16 burgers to choose from.

8oz Burger and Co.

Joint 28th. Social Burgerjoint – Helsinki, Finland

Social Burgerjoint have four locations around the city and started off by making their burgers super classical in style and taste. Just about big enough to get into your mouth but the double patty is only for the serious eaters. Delicious.

Social Burgerjoint Burgers

27th. Sweet Ecstasy – Manila, Phillipines

One for the true burger aficionados. They don’t over complicate things here and just focus on making what is quite honestly a ridiculously good and wholesome burger.

Sweet Ecstasy Burgers

26th. Golden Eagle Spur – Lagos, Nigeria

They place a big focus on sourcing the very best ingredients and it shows in the end product. The perfect place to come and chill out with friends and enjoy what’s easily the best burger in the country.

Golden Eagle Spur Burgers

25th. Burger – Bread Meats Bread – Glasgow And Edinburgh

This incredibly cheesy burger is a cheat meal-and-a-half. Their burgers are stacked high and taste every bit as good as they look. Throw on some loaded fries and a bottle of beer, and this is the stuff of legends.

Bread Meats Bread Burgers

24th. Burger Bar – Netherlands 

With three locations around the city, this is easily one of Amsterdam’s most popular burger joints with both tourists and locals. Perfect after a few beers. Make up your own creation, or go for one of their classics.

Burger Bar in Netherland

23rd. Three Buns – Jakarta, Indonesia

With locations in Singapore and Jakarta they have a hugely loyal band of super fans who swear by their burgers. Big juicy patties, perfect buns and sauces that bring the whole experience together perfectly.

Three Buns

22nd. Electric Owl – LA

Situated on a plot of land that was once a train station, Electric Owl’s décor is modelled after the look and feel of a bygone era, evoking train travel culture and dining car luxury. This is the place to come if you want an incredible burger while enjoying a view of Sunset blvd. and a backdrop of the Hollywood hills.

Electric Owl

21st.  Alden & Harlow – Boston, Massachusetts

The secret burger at this rustic-chic restaurant is unlike any you’ve tried before. A blend that includes Creekstone Farms brisket, short rib, and beef makes for the juiciest, most tender patty in town. Just remember – there’s limited availability each night, so arrive early.

Alden & Harlow

20th. Burgermeister – Berlin, Germany

This iconic burger eaten on the go, simply in your hand as you wander around the city, is one of life’s great joys. Why complicate it with extra toppings when the double cheeseburger with bacon is this close to perfection?

Burgermeister in Germany

19th. Burger Joint . – Argentina

To say that Argentinians are passionate about their beef would be an understatement. Their steaks are known the world over, but these burgers are every bit as good and absolutely exploding with flavour.

Burger Joint in Argentina

18th.  Bunsen – Dubin, Ireland

Locals are obsessed with this chain and it’s not hard to see why. Bunsen make their own buns, grind the beef and keep things remarkably simply with a small menu. Their shakes are an added bonus.

Bunsen in Ireland

17th. Wolf Burgers

With four locations around the city and burgers that are just the perfect size to fit into your mouth, Wolf Burgers is a classic. Throw some of their loaded fries on the side and you have one of the best meals in the city.

World's Best burgers

16th. Almost Famous – Manchester, United Kingdom

Almost Famous have locations around the north of England and their burgers are so pretty and droolworthy that they take over Instagram feeds like nothing else. They also happen to taste outrageous.

Almost Famous in United Kingdom

15th. Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room – Cape Town

This bar/restaurant serves up some amazing food, as well as cocktails that are among the best in the city. Forget all that though for a second, because you come here for one thing and one thing only. The very best burger in South Africa.

Cooked to absolute perfection with no fuss and just simple elegant brilliance.

Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room Burgers

14th. Short Order Burger Co – Perth

The double patties here are so big you’ll struggle to get it all into your mouth in one go. Once you do though, it’s a juicy bite of proper burger perfection.

Short Order Burger Co

13th. Bamba Marha Burger Bar – Budapest, Hungary

Bamba Marha Burger Bar goes big on the toppings and there’s lots of variety to be had on the menu. The portions are super generous and with fries you’ll do well to finish the whole meal. Simply perfect.

Bamba Marha Burgers Bar

12th. Dish – Prague, Czech Republic

Dish in Prague mince all their own meat and keep their combinations super simple, relying on the quality of the ingredients. A spectacular burger that you can’t actually fault in any way.

Dish Hamburgers

11th. The Company Burger – New Orleans, Louisiana

These droolworthy burgers are absolutely incredible. They make their own buns, pickles and mayo. Not only that, they handcut their own fries and make their own onion rings. Delicious.

The Company Burgers

10th. Burger Burger – London, Ontario

Burger Burger is a place where the room is stripped back and simple and all the focus is on the superstar dish… the burger. They make hand-crafted burgers fresh in-house every day with the perfect combination of sirloin, chuck and brisket. Melt in the mouth.

Burger Burgers in London

9th. RoyAl’s Chicken and Burgers – Perth

There’s several locations around the city, and they’re all the perfect spot to come if you’re in a group and you want to mix things up a bit with the food. Burger and a few wings in one sitting isn’t too much, is it?

RoyAl’s Chicken and Burgers

8th. Gasoline Grill – Copenhagen, Denmark 

These guys are winning awards left, right and centre for their burgers around the world and it’s not hard to see why. Epic levels of tastiness with thicky, crinkly fries.

Gasoline Grill Burgers

7th. Sickies Garage Burgers – Fargo, North Dakota

Sickies Garage Burgers and Brews’ has an endless menu of outrageous Supercharged and Turbocharged burgers, each one tastier than the last. Kobe beef and creative toppings will win you over. These are burgers like you’ve never known.

Sickies Garage Burgers

6th. Five Boroughs – Wellington

Five Boroughs is one for the absolute burger purists: people who don’t like too many toppings and rather something that just fits perfectly in the mouth and tastes superb.

Every single element of the burger has been perfectly thought through. A gem of a dish that shows that when food is this good, less is often more.

Five Boroughs Burgers

5th. Lokal – Miami, Florida

This beautiful sustainable burger joint is all about good vibes and even better food. They use Florida grass-fed beef and Floridian-raised clean proteins for their burgers, which come with a range of toppings.

Lokal Cheeseburgers

4th. Burger And Beyond – London, United Kingdom

This mouthwatering restaurant and food truck serves burgers that are so good you’d hear people whispering about them around London in hushed tones. But hey, we think burgers this good need to be shouted about. Simple, tasty and perfect.

Burger And Beyond Burgers

3rd. The Thurmanator – Thurman Cafe, Columbus

This insanely huge dish is made up of a bun, mayo, lettuce, tomato, pickle, banana peppers, 12 ounce burger, bacon, cheddar, another 12 ounce burger, sautéed mushrooms & onions, ham, mozzarella & American cheese, bun, fries and a pickle spear. Just try to finish it.

The Thurmanator Burgers

2nd. Bar Luca – Sydney

Bar Luca has incredible selection of cocktails and burgers that are both as good as anything you’ll find in the world’s top eateries. Introduce this spot to a friend, and they’ll love you for life.

Bar Luca Burgers

1st. Uniburger – Montreal, Quebec

Uniburger is the top dog when it comes to burgers in Canada, beating off some serious competition. Consistently brilliant; when you throw in one of their famous shakes and those perfect fries you’ll leave a very happy customer.

World's Best Burgers

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