BRGR

BRGR
526 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EL
  • Telephone 0141 339 1199
  • Food served Mon–Sat noon–10pm; Sun noon–10pm
  • Email
  • Website www.brgr-glasgow.com
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Brgr

Hip utilitarianism reigns at this simple but satisfying burger shack at Kelvinbridge, also specialising in milkshakes, sides and cut-price beer.

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Behind the brash red and white livery on Kelvinbridge, BRGR is a no-frills burger joint where the food is fast, fresh and really good value. Inside is stripped-back wood and brick with industrial lighting, the menu a straight-up selection of meaty burgers freshly prepared on the premises, while a generous veggie/vegan menu keeps right with the times. The burgers come wrapped in foil, easy to handle with or without the cardboard ‘hawder’, and with a kitchen roll on each table all eventualities are covered. The Blue and Bacon’s thick beef patty is topped with a tangy ooze of blue cheese and crisp salty bacon while the Special O’Cajun has a whole chicken breast, spiced and fried, crammed in a brioche bun and topped with a deliciously crunchy and cooling red cabbage slaw. Poutine makes an excellent side, a tray of chips smothered with thick herby gravy and crumbled cheese curds, a plastic fork planted triumphantly in the middle. With coffee both decent and cheap and milkshakes made with Corolla ice-cream, the pedestrian draught beers (Belhaven Best, Tennents and Magner’s) are mitigated by a fridge full of craft beers from the likes of Brewdog and Innis & Gunn.

The List's rating
8

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PWH visited BRGR on 12 March 2019
  • High point: A fantastic burger for the price
  • Low point: Tables for two a bit wee
  • Notable dish: Daring vegan chilli burger
  • Average price: £10 (lunch); £10 (dinner)
  • Delivery: Deliveroo/UberEats/JustEat
  • Provides: Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: The Kinks
  • Capacity: 36
  • Largest group: No booking
  • Open since: 2014
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 3