The best 18 burgers in Sydney and Melbourne

May 28, 2019 0 By HearthstoneYarns

There’s no denying the power of a great burger. Whether its the perfect patty (from classic beef to chicken or vegetarian), to the extras like crisp lettuce or pickles, there’s more to a good burger than meets the eye. As International Hamburger Day approaches, we’ve rounded up our favourite 20 burger places in Sydney and Melbourne. Tracking down the juiciest, most mouth-watering burgers, these are
team’s picks for getting your burger fix this weekend.


Chicken Confidential, CBD

Chef Luke Mangan is behind these mouth wateringly good burgers. Top chefs doing fast food is officially a trend, but who’s complaining? 

Image credit: Instagram/chicken_confidential

Rockpool Bar and Grill, CBD

Fancy, and definitely a burger for a special occasion, the Rockpool burger is a Sydney staple.

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Soul Burger, various locations

Entirely vegan, Soul Burger will delight even those who cringe at the idea of no meat — trust us, you won’t want to have it any other way.

Image credit: Instagram/soulburgerau 

Ume Burger and Bar Ume, Barangaroo and Surry Hills

Japanese-inspired burgers from Kerby Craig, and with kewpie mayo and plenty of chicken katsu, you’re going to want to get yourself there, well, yesterday.  

Image credit: Instagram/umeburger

Burger Project, various locations

Neil Perry’s go at fast food, Burger Project is fast food done the Neil Perry way, aka the best way. 

Image credit: Instagram/burgerproject

Chargrill Charlies, various locations

Confirmed by Justin Bieber. 

Image credit: Instagram/chargrillcharlies

Jack’s Newtown, Newtown

Making waves for all the right reasons, Jack’s cool-kid burgers are great prices. 

Image credit: Instagram/jacksnewtown

Mary’s, Newtown and CBD

Name a more iconic Sydney burger place, we dare you. 

Image credit: Instagram/marysnewtown

Mister Gee Burger Truck, check their Instagram for locations

Find out what night the Truffle Burger is being sold and get around it, ASAP.

Image credit: Instagram/mistergeeburgertruck

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Rascal Burger, Newcastle

It might be out of the city, but Newcastle’s favourite burger deserves a mention. 

Image credit: Instagram/eatrascal


1090 Burger, Richmond

Chili mayo, bacon and cheese are just a few of our favourite ingredients. 

Image credit: Instagram/1090burger

Fat Bob’s, Moorabbin

Finding it is all part of the fun. 

Image credit: Instagram/grillchillwill

Juanita Peaches, Brunswick

If you like fried chicken, you’ll love Juanita Peaches. 

Image credit: Instagram/JuanitaPeaches

Burger Project, CBD

Like we said, Neil Perry’s version of fast food is one to watch. 

Image credit: Instagram/burgerproject

Danny’s, CBD

Since 1945 Danny’s has been doing a great job of being an ultimate destination for burger lovers.

Image credit: Instagram/dannysburgers

Rockpool Bar and Grill, CBD

Never fails.

Image credit: Instagram/the_burger_beer 

Rockwell and Sons, Collingwood

Including ketchup mixed with mayo, these burgers are something else. 

Image credit: Instagram/rockwellandsons

Royale Brothers, Brighton

The best hole in the wall burger joint you’ll find in Melbourne.

Image credit: Instagram/theroyalebros