Best Burgers in Edinburgh

We’ve done the tough job of testing out Edinburgh’s burger restaurants to give you our best picks

Best Burgers in Edinburgh

The Cambridge Bar


Although Edinburgh jumped on the burger bandwagon sometime after Glasgow, it has done a fierce job at catching up. New independent burger bars are battling queues at the door, chain restaurants are branching out around the city and old favourites are upping their burger game. Take a look at some of our favourite places to get your chops round some good-old tasty burgers.

Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide - £5.95 (plus p&p)

The Cambridge Bar
20 Young Street, New Town, EH2 4JB
Loaded homemade burgers, craft beers, ales and live sports add up to a solid reputation for the Cambridge Bar. | read our review of The Cambridge Bar

56 North
2–8 West Crosscauseway, Southside, EH8 9JP
Stylish bar showcasing a great gin collection; also specialises in steaks and burgers cooked in Bertha the charcoal oven. | read our review of 56 North

The Huxley
1–3 Rutland Street, West End, EH1 2AE
Quintessential West End bar with decent burgers, whose huge windows make a great spot for people watching. | read our review of The Huxley

The Mash Tun
154 Easter Road, Leith, EH7 5RL
Unpretentious neighbourhood sports pub with good beer, good grub, and a good pub quiz. | read our review of The Mash Tun

Red Squirrel
21 Lothian Road, West End, EH1 2DJ
Strong range of craft beers and burgers with slick, speedy service in Lothian Road. | read our review of Red Squirrel

Stockbridge Tap
2 Raeburn Place, Stockbridge, EH4 1HN
Busy, unpretentious boozer with good food and great selection of cask ales and whiskies.
read our review of Stockbridge Tap

You may also want to consider: Charwood, Jeremiah’s Taproom, Sygn, The Whistle Stop Barber Shop Bar & Diner

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.


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